Na Gruagaichean in front of Binnein Mor

Na Gruagaichean

Munro peak in the Mamores range

Na Gruagaichean is a twin-topped Munro near the centre of the Mamores range. Its boulder covered summit contrasts with steep grassy covered slopes lower down.


Na Gruagaichean


  Map base ©OpenStreetMap
Height 1054.2m
Prominence 97m
Meaning the maidens
Lists Munro, 75
Location Mamores, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid Ref NN203652
Lat/Lon 56.74363, -4.94031


Na Gruagaichean sits just east of the centre of the Mamores range. Its Munro summit is connected to another top to the north-west via a narrow little gap, easy enough to negotiate in most conditions, but slightly challenging if ice-covered.

With a drop of only 100m between Na Gruagaichean and nearby Binnein Mor, these two Munros are often hiked together from Kinlochleven or Mamore Lodge to the south, using fine stalkers paths.

Combining Na Gruagaichean and Binnein Mor with Binnein Beag and Sgurr Eilde Mor at the eastern end of the Mamores range, makes for a fine day's outing on a circular route using stalkers paths.

For fit hikers and hill-runners, here is also the option of bagging Na Gruagaichean as part of a complete Mamores traverse (or even a longer Tranter's Round or Ramsay's Round).



Hillwalking routes up Na Gruagaichean



1. Eastern Mamores »


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 »


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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Na Gruagaichean from the Devil's RidgeNa Gruagaichean from the Devil's Ridge
Na Gruagaichean from the bealach to the eastNa Gruagaichean from the bealach to the east
Na Gruagaichean from Binnein MorNa Gruagaichean from Binnein Mor
Summit of Na Gruagaichean from its north-west topSummit of Na Gruagaichean from its north-west top
On Na Gruagaichean's north-west top with Ben Nevis behindOn Na Gruagaichean's north-west top with Ben Nevis behind
Na Gruagaichean from Stob Coire a'ChairnNa Gruagaichean from Stob Coire a'Chairn




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