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Druim nan Cnamh (Beinn Loinne)


Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
790 m (2591 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
175 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Bony ridge (Elegant hill)

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  33   Loch Alsh, Glen Shiel & Loch Hourn
  34   Fort Augustus, Glen Albyn & Glen Roy

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

Beinn Loinne is the prominent ridge on the S side of Loch Cluanie and can be accessed from either end of the loch. The highest top of Beinn Loinne is the W top at 789m and not that labelled as Beinn Loinne on the map which is 775m.

Beinn Loinne has steep, craggy N slopes whereas there are easier inclines and fewer crags to the S. The SE slopes of this hill has crags, which can be bypassed by going S over Meall Coire na Creadha.

Hazards you may encounter on Druim nan Cnamh include
 Steep slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Crags near summit.
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
Picture Gallery for Druim nan Cnamh

A selection of weather forecasts local to #GetMountain.Top_Name#.

Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ladhar Bheinn
by Metcheck
Druim nan Cnamh Area Map
Legend  Munro  Corbett  Graham  English/Welsh Top  Accommodation

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 Where to Stay
Results by distance 'as the crow flies' from Druim nan Cnamh
Please check the provision of roads in the area.
22.4 km
Woodlands (self-catering)
by Shiel Bridge, Inverness-shire
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Druim nan Cnamh.

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 Routes that include Druim nan Cnamh
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 890 m 16.28 km 5 hrs Druim nan Cnamh  Good ridge walk. Not Yet Rated 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Druim nan Cnamh

 Baggers Gallery for Druim nan Cnamh

James at summit of Beinn Loinne. 8/06/2013. Sgurr Mhaoraich 1027m in the far distance with Gleouraich1035m in the middle and then Spidean Mialach 977m the nearest. Superb day. Hot and sunny.

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

Large Trig of Beinn Loinne. The ridge leading to the East Top behind. 8/06/2013

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

Myself and David Peden at summit 04/05/11

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly

John Donnelly, Kevin Yancouskie and myself on Summit 4/5/11

© David Peden

Image by David Peden
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