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Beinn Mhic Cedidh


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.
783 m (2568 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.
185 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.
MacCedidh's mountain

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.

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

Beinn Mhic Cedidh is a simple hill with one long ridge winding N to Sgurr na Paite (323m) overlooking Loch Eilt. This ridge which is at times narrow and rocky is the most suitable ascent route.

The only approach route to this hill is the A830 road to the N and you will be obliged to make at least one un-bridged river crossing. Do not expect a well trodden path up this ridge!

Hazards you may encounter on Beinn Mhic Cedidh include
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Narrow Ridges, with exposure.
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.
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West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ladhar Bheinn
by Metcheck
Beinn Mhic Cedidh Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Beinn Mhic Cedidh.

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 Routes that include Beinn Mhic Cedidh
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1410 m 14.92 km 5.5 hrs Beinn Odhar Bheag and Beinn Mhic Cedidh  Difficult approach over river but good ascent via well defined ridges. Not Yet Rated 

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me at Summit Beinn Mhic Cedidh 25/03/2012

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

me summit Beinn Mhic Cedidh 25/03/12

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly
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Recently Climbed By
Barry Cross on 18 Oct 2018
Robert Healey on 25 Jul 2018
Douglas Robertson on 30 Apr 2018

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Beinn Odhar Bheag and Beinn Mhic Cedidh
by David McSporran
Beinn Odhar Bheag and Beinn Mhic Cedidh
by Stevie Yates

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