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Name:Beinn a' Chlachair
Hill number:349
Height:1087m / 3566ft
RHB Section:04B: Loch Treig to Loch Ericht
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Lochy
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y,P500)
Grid ref:NN 47125 78146
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:539m
Col:548m  NN477771  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 42
(1:25k) OL50 393
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 524 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
briansv650s28/09/2019
carole engel24/09/2019
Fine Munro round with Peter on a perfect still September day.nix_snilloc07/09/2019
dazza499407/09/2019
From lay-by on A86 west of Loch Laggan (NN 43294 83043). South across River Spean bridge then followed excellent Land-Rover track as far as Lochan na h-Earba then good path up to Bealach Leamhain. Short but easy rocky scramble up onto the summit plateau. Small cairn at Beinn a' Chlachair East Top then difficult navigation to the Munro summit through hill fog and across a mass of shattered rock and boulders.david23020120/08/2019
Circuit of Beinn a'Chlachair, its East Top, Geal Charn, Sron Garbh and Creag Pitridh from Moy Bridge . Outstanding views in all directions. Got so absorbed in watching two roe deer at quite close quarters that I fell into a hole between tussocks on the descent from Pitridh. Then, while resting on the sandy beach of Lochan na h-Earba, the wind switched direction and sand-blasted me with stinging quartzite granules...Nick Down123/06/2019
From layby at Luiblea, biked in to stalkers track, track to high point, up rhs of cliffs, faint path, over E.top to summit.iangalbraith23/06/2019
gettingonabit18/06/2019
With Linda Sim & Lorraine Cooper Day started out promising but a couple heavy showers, low cloud on the summit & no sign of it lifting the decision was made to only do the one munro. Was taking ages to navigate our way from the summit, checking the compass bearing every 20 paces. Not much wildlife, heard a ptarmigan that eventually showed itself flying away from us.LizzieG09/06/2019
arjh31/01/2019
From Moy - long walk in and ascended/descended via the west ridge - wet and windy. Snow on approach to summit only. Wind switched to northerly on descent with snow ++wychwood26/01/2019
weaselmaster17/01/2019
Erik B27/10/2018
stephenhaywood28/09/2018
grahamzwilson02/08/2018
DuncanH21/07/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac25/06/2018
barryms12/06/2018
Doug12/06/2018
spallen01/06/2018
weaselmaster07/04/2018
Sick Kid07/04/2018
kitmacleod01/01/2018
Toril14/09/2017
From parking on A86 along tracks past Lochan na h-Earba, and up on to ridge on NE side of Coire Mor Chalachair, round to summit of Beinn a'Chlachair, then NE to East top, descent to bealach then paths to bealach between Creag Pitridh and Geal Charn, up to summit of Geal Charn, back to bealach, up to summit of Creag Pitridh, descent to path along along Allt Coire Pitridh, and returnkdbennett16/07/2017
Hal & Rafe01/07/2017
GMC May June 2017 5th day. Me T Byrn cycled in along path to just past loch. jps66602/06/2017
Direct to summit from north. Down the east side of the coire to the path on the Allt Coire Pitridh. Lost Mrs Mindlessflogger on the descent after stopping to take a photo but she was sitting at the bottom waiting for me. Just managed to complete the walk before the rain came.mindlessflogger01/06/2017
One of the biggest and ugliest piles of rubble I have seen on any summit.alda26/05/2017
walk livi26/05/2017
Another great day out. Route as per McNeish...now I know where Ardverike Wall is too! 3 M's in 7hrAndytomlinson12/05/2017
dalerodgers06/05/2017
hosabel02/05/2017
Cycled in to Lochan over Dam and up to summit with Rob. Grey day summit views.david.walker4029/04/2017
LionelChris Blake10/04/2017
Domino10/04/2017
Fi11/03/2017
scoob11/03/2017
LadyinAyeVan08/01/2017
Kendall28/12/2016
hill walker28/08/2016
A rare very hot day. Biked in from A 86 and walked up to the top of the stalker's path then up the east ridge. Descended more directly down Coire Mor Chlachair back to the path.Roblex17/08/2016
with Liv, Jim, Nicholas and Will plus other 2. Other party Ruth Gordon Oliver Alice Ele Steve and suzanne this one only. The 3 took just over 9 hoursDunlawyering15/08/2016
Drudaig 2016 trip Ateam did all 3 B team Ruth Gordon Oliver Ele Alice Steve and SuzanneDundoctoring15/08/2016
Dunlawyerfille15/08/2016
Tash cycle in late start no views from top +2pigerg08/07/2016
Tash08/07/2016
Cycled to Lochan na h-Earba then anti-clockwise circuit of the 3 Munros. On own.MorecambeMonkey04/06/2016
Badders28/05/2016
prwild25/05/2016