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


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Height1054.2m
Prominence97m
Meaningthe maidens
ListsMunro, 75
LocationMamores, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid RefNN203652
Lat/Lon56.74363, -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).



Routes up Na Gruagaichean


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.

Peaks : 4 Munros

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

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 !

Peaks : 10 Munros

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



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