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Beinn Teallach


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.
915 m (3001 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.
282 of 282 Munros
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.
Forge 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
  34   Fort Augustus, Glen Albyn & Glen Roy
  41   Ben Nevis, Fort William & Glen Coe

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

Beinn Teallach has gentle slopes and a rounded outline to the S and W, with ridges SW and SSW, but steeper craggy slopes to the E and well defined ridges NW and NE.

The NW ridge terminates in steep craggy slopes and the NE ridge has a craggy E flank, but easy N slopes, which lead to a broad boggy bealach giving access to Beinn Chaorainn's W slopes.

Normal ascent is via the S slopes and the NE ridge.

Hazards you may encounter on Beinn Teallach 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.
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West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Beinn a Chaorainn
by Metcheck
Beinn Teallach Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Beinn Teallach.

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 Routes that include Beinn Teallach
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1188 m 14.78 km 5 hrs Beinn a' Chaorainn [Loch Laggan] and Beinn Teallach  Moderate climb on easy slopes but with unbridged rivers to cross.  

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Beinn Teallach

 Baggers Gallery for Beinn Teallach

Quick "selfie" on the summit of Beinn Teallach 25-11-13

© robin scott

Image by robin scott

well done lads on a great days walking,

© John Frew

Image by John Frew

Top of Beinn Tellach 08.10.10

© Dave Smith

Image by Dave Smith

Me Allan and Norrie on the summit of BEINN TULAICHEAN. 4/12/09 glorious views in all directions and lovely sun and snow.

© Graham Barclay

Image by Graham Barclay
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Post a few words about Beinn Teallach or read what others have had to say.

Chris Bowles
wrote on
March 28, 2008
Coming from Beinn a' Chaorainn it is a straighforward ascent, and even though it is of modest height it still looks and is interesting. The hill is quite rocky, but the majority of the climb is on grassy slopes with more rocky terrain at the top. A descent back to Roughburn was made by first heading south from the summit then south-east to avoid the crags thus picking up the good track next to the Allt a' Chaorainn.

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