Binnein Beag from Binnein Mor

Binnein Beag

Munro peak at the eastern end of the Mamores range

Binnein Beag is one of the smaller Munro peaks in the Mamores and sits near the eastern end of the range. Its shape is conical with rough scree and boulders covering the higher slopes.


Binnein Beag


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Height943m
Prominence197m
Meaningsmall peak
ListsMunro, 230
LocationMamores, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid RefNN222677
Lat/Lon56.76704, -4.91151


Binnein Beag is a remote little mountain on the Mamores range and sits at the eastern end of Glen Nevis. The lower slopes of this dome-shaped peak are clad in heather, above which rough rock and scree need to be tackled to gain the summit.

If tackling Binnein Beag on its own, the easiest route is probably to come in from Glen Nevis along a fine path which leads to the north side of this Munro, from where a heathery slog gains the summit.

However, being part of the Mamores, most hilllwalkers will want to bag other Munros while visiting Binnein Beag and there are various routes to choose from. I'd recommed the circular route aiming from Kinlochleven - this delights with high-level crests, while taking in the four eastern Mamores Munros.



Hillwalking routes up Binnein Beag



1. Eastern Mamores hiking route »


A circular route on the eastern Munros of the Mamores range heading in from Kinlochleven. Fine stalkers paths lead up rough peaks, including Binnein Mor, the highest Munro peak in the Mamores mountain range.

Ascent : 2000m (6560ft)
Distance : 18km (11m)
Time : 8hr

2. Mamores range hillwalking route »


The Mamores is one of the finest mountain ranges in Scotland, with 10 Munro summits scattered over crests and ridges between Glen Nevis and Glencoe. This route bags them all in one outing !

Ascent : 3400m (11150ft)
Distance : 34km (21m)
Time : 14hr



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Mid-summer sunrise and Binnein Beag, Grey Corries behindMid-summer sunrise and Binnein Beag, Grey Corries behind
Binnein Beag from the stalker's path to the southBinnein Beag from the stalker's path to the south
Binnein Beag's south shoulderBinnein Beag's south shoulder
From Binnein Mor's northern shoulder to Binnein Beag and the Grey CorriesFrom Binnein Mor's northern shoulder to Binnein Beag and the Grey Corries
Binnein Mor from Binnein BeagBinnein Mor from Binnein Beag
Binnein Beag from Ben NevisBinnein Beag from Ben Nevis




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