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Name:Na Gruagaichean
Hill number:301
Height:1054.2m / 3459ft
Parent (Ma):287  Binnein Mor
RHB Section:04A: Fort William to Loch Treig and Loch Leven
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Leven (Loch), Nevis
Class:Simm, Munro, Subhump, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,M,sHu,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 20310 65191
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:96.8m
Col:957.4m  NN 20741 65407  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
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Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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From Kinlochleven (Gray Mare's Tail path) to Binnein Mor via Sgor Eilde Beag and Binnein Mor South Top. Returned along ridge to Na Gruagaichean and then back to Kinlochleven. Cloudy overcast conditions.knarf02/09/2018
Solo. Along the ridge from B.Mor S. Top.Dangerous Dave27/08/2018
Kinlochleven - Sgor Eilde Beag - Binnein Mor S Top - Binnein Mor - Na Gruagaichean - Na Gruagaichean NW Top - Kinlochleven.Mark Jackson21/08/2018
With Martin. Scorcher all dayTopsaswell26/07/2018
With AS, IS.eks09/06/2018
With AS, ES.iks09/06/2018
From Kinlochleven (parked by church), followed paths into Coire na Ba, continuing up slopes of Na Gruagaichean, reaching ridge S of summit, then along ridge to summit, onto NW summit, then Stob Coire a' Chairn, N to An Garbhanach and An Gearanach, returning to Stob Coire a' Chairn, followed ridge to S top then Am Bodach, then to col with Sgurr an Iubhair, dropping S to follow track down Coire na h-Eirighe to WHW then back to Kinlochlevenkdbennett27/10/2017
4 / 4FCMark28/04/2017
4th of a longish day. Nightmare to get off of. Think we went the wrong way!akmilne28/04/2017
CUHWC Glen Coe trip. With PF, DH and JG. Ascent from Kinlochleven. Glorious sunshine.AGWilliamson27/03/2017
Salomon Mamores vkLittledave16/09/2016
Reached from Binnein Mor after ascending latter via Sgor Eilde Beag.PeakyPete30/08/2016
ACW round of sqor eilde beag, binnein mor, binnein mor south top, na gruagaichean, na gruagaichean nw top, an garbhanach, an gearanach, stob coire a chairn, stob coire a chairn south top, am bodach from kinlochleven.robertphillips21/08/2016
Loop from Kinlochleven taking in Sgor Eilde Beag, Binnein Mor and Na Gruagaichean.liljonb15/03/2016
From kinlochleven lots of windslab but load of sun and no wind :)emily15/02/2016
With Nick Piotrowski from Mamore Lodge via Binnein Mor. Great winter conditions initially but the weather started to break as we traversed the twin tops and it was really arctic & blustery on the way down the NW ridge.signyred14/02/2016
Long haul up from Mamore Lodge, but clear all day. First of four hills, finishing on An Bodach.Roblex13/10/2015
From Kinlochleven a round of Na Gruagaichean, NT, An Garbhanach, An Gearanach, Stob Coire a'Chairn, ST and Am Bodach.rhalstead26/09/2015
with Jim and Will. 3 Munros so with Stob Coire a Chairn and Am Bodach. 10.40 to 18.10 stayed at Borrodale nr ArisaigDunlawyering16/07/2015
JimT14/07/2015
Third of the day with GHC. Overcast and breezy. back to the hostel via the south ridge. Heard a cuckoo!Play2End24/04/2015
Completed on Day 2 of Mamores traverse from Mullach nan Coirean to Binnein Mor. Good views in all directions.quadbarrel24/08/2014
4 eastern Mammores with Robert Wight from Kinlochleven. Sunny, calm high cloud, and perfect visibility.alexmaclennan29/06/2014
2nd ascent with BrianPeterb12/10/2013
part munros in one dayiannotts08/09/2013
From Kinlochleven landrover track, striaght up very narrow reached summit my gps 1057m tried to go further but couldn\'t get down sharp drop in icy conditions, very windy up to 750m very still thereaftergeoffreybbb20/02/2013
Walked with a group from HF Holidays, starting KinlochlevenCrib Goch22/10/2012
On a two day backpack around the Mamores and Grey Corries. Mainly dry and clear. Excellent views. See my blog post for more details: <a href="http://blog.alistairpooler.co.uk/2012/10/an-autumnal-lochaber-backpack-day-2.html" target="_blank">http://blog.alistairpooler.co.uk/2012/10/an-autumnal-lochaber-backpack-day-2.html</a>alistairpooler07/10/2012
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=22368basscadet09/06/2012
Estimated date - Done solo from Kinlochleven. Deep snow on top.Aimless Rambler27/05/2012
5th + angelaThearlaichdubh14/04/2012
With Tim, in winter conditions, push straight up the side away from the path. Gruelling!Loz_mck03/04/2012
ghaley28/03/2012
with Jacob Richmondrbarker198415/01/2012
Climbed in challenging condition winds gusting 80 mph+ with blizzards on occasions and temp probably lower than -15. Approached from the valley South and then east to summit. Danny, Sarah, Doc, Richard, Rich, John. See photos. Off route to south.mfel5702/01/2012
round of 4 munros squrr eilde mor,binnein beag, binnein mor, and na grugaichean from kinlochleven.robertphillips16/11/2011
with Markgrimjimm30/07/2011
4th of 4! Pretty easy compared to previous 3, but some not to nice eroded areas off! Down via W ridge and path back to Lodge. 22.3km, 2060m ascent, 10hr15. Cracking day! :)bowzi30/07/2011
Did An Gearanach, Stob Coire a'Chairn, Na Gruagaichean, Binnein Mor and Binnein Beag in a circuit from Glen Nevis (DURC meet).jonbowyer10/10/2010
Long day's solo walk from Kinlochleven in fine conditionsbarnz4829/08/2010
with dave, norman, elspeth and almn2305/06/2010
Climbed from Kinlochleven on a gloriously sunny and clear day. With Maggie, Norman, Elspeth and Al.dave neilson05/06/2010
A long walk but well worth it. I did it with binnein beag and binnien mor from Kinlochleven. Hot day.green flash05/06/2010
With Neilsons. Together with Binnein Mor and Binnein Beag, from Mamore Lodge. Lovely hill - great views. Ridge to Binnein Mor is stunning; long drop off before Binnein Beag. Three together means a long walk out.Norman Reid05/06/2010
Steep climb up South ridge.EKMC bus run, from Kinlochleven, with Alison & Renataagentmancuso09/05/2010
Superb winter mountaineering day from Mamore Lodge with PyB.jester6901/02/2010
With Matt, Nick, Hannah Desperate Stan07/11/2009
Camping weekend with Tom Noblemunromurph14/07/2009
DMN Uisdean2513/06/2009
second ascent, 2 in party, goc 09, fine day after heavy rain for the several days perviously. climbed from mamore lodge, taking in binnein beag, binnein mor, pt 1062 and na gruagaichean then descending back to the lodge and onto meannanach.rum doodle 10/05/2009