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Beinn a' Mhanaich


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.
709 m (2326 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.
84 of 222 Grahams
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.
Monk's 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
  56   Loch Lomond & Inveraray

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

Beinn a' Mhanaich is the most westerly of the so-called Luss Hills which lie between Loch Long and Loch Lomond.

These are grassy, rounded hills and are readily accessible from the central belt.

It is an area rich with Grahams and Beinn a' Mhanaich along with the neighbouring Beinn Chaorach may readily be climbed in one outing.

It should be noted that there is Ministry Of Defence land to the W of the summit and an ascent (or descent) from this direction should be avoided.

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 Beinn a' Mhanaich

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West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ben Lomond
by Metcheck
Beinn a' Mhanaich Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Beinn a' Mhanaich.

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 Routes that include Beinn a' Mhanaich

We currently have no routes listed for Beinn a' Mhanaich.

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Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Beinn a' Mhanaich

 Baggers Gallery for Beinn a' Mhanaich

My last hill as a young man before the dreaded 4-0 hit me the very next day.

© Gavin White

Image by Gavin White

Lylecraigs Hillwalking Club enjoying their Christmas walk at the cairn on Beinn Mhanaich

© donald brown

Image by donald brown
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Recently Climbed By
donald brown on 14 Jan 2018

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 Shared Members Track Logs
Beinn Chaorach and Beinn a' Mhanaich
by Alan McLean
Beinn Chaorach and Beinn a' Mhanaich
by David McSporran
Beinn Chaorach and Beinn a' Mhanaich
by David McSporran

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James Corrigan
wrote on
September 21, 2011
Taking heed of the warnings that you are getting close to MOD ground i included this one with a large circuit of Mid.Hill Beinn Dubh.Doune Hill.Cruach an t-SidheinThere is a large drop down to 332m so some leg muscle required to gain the summit where there is a large Cairn.Views over and up Loch Long down to Dunoon and beyond are well worth the lung bursting effort.Rather than go down in to restricted land, i dropped down very steeply to Gleamn na Caorainn.This was not in full spate so eventualy got a point to cross and head ed for Glenmollochan and back to Luss.A very long day but well worth the big effort.

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