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Name:Beinn a' Ghlo - Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain
Hill number:422
Height:1070m / 3510ft
RHB Section:06B: Pitlochry to Braemar and Blairgowrie
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 94564 72394
Summit feature:flat rock 7m S of cairn
Drop:222.4m
Col:847.6m  NN 9583 7269  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL51E 394E
Survey:Leica Disto D510/Leica RX1250
Comments:summit measured as 1070.0m
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 631 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Ali great day out- long descent on walk outpaddyirish28/09/2019
Ascent of Carn Liath from Loch Moraig. On to Beinn Mhaol and Bràigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain. Descent to coll at Bealach an Fhiodha and ascent of Carn nan Gabhar (Beinn a’Ghlo). Descent from Bealach an Fhiodha and return to track and return to Loch Moraig.raymooremanx06/07/2019
First Munro of the day. Came up the new path then the south ridge to the east of the summit. With Jim F. Clear views, calm.Play2End09/06/2019
Climbed with Lorna, James, Johnny and Milly with Carn Liath. Snowed at summit.Skerryvore06/05/2019
Brilliant day with trimarc2 and GFE experiencing sunshine, hail, snow and wind. Ascent from the car park by the Loch - Beinn a' Ghlo - Carn Liath, Beinn a' Ghlo - Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Beinn a' Ghlo - Carn nan Gabhar and then off over Airgoid Bheinn back. 23km total.Fionalevey03/05/2019
With FE and GE. Part of Beinn a'Ghlo round. Good paths.trimarc203/05/2019
With Karen, Gary Ashmore, Deborah McFarlane & Lynne EdwardsHighland Days30/03/2019
Round of 3 munros, snow free.cjo01/03/2019
Round of 3 Beinn a'Ghlo munros from Loch Moraig - mild, light breeze, no snow, mostly high cloud all daywychwood11/01/2019
Beinn a'Ghlo Munros from Loch Moraig (where there were 5 Whooper Swans)Geoff Briggs20/12/2018
Park at Loch Moriag, Carn Liath to Braigh Coire Cruinn-bhalgain to Carn nan Gabhar, returning via valley.gandrew08/09/2018
Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn nan Gabhar with GuyHuwel08/09/2018
My fourth Munro A tad windy, but we found a good place to shelter and eat lunch. Stunning views!eilidh06/05/2018
Climbed from Loch Moraig- up the track alongside Allt Coire Lagain- to Carn nan Gabhar first- then Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain and finishing with Carn Laith returning down the main ascent route.chillyman808/10/2017
penny Penny Penstaaaaa & fi fi fi firgalloooooojennygraham24/09/2017
With TMD. We walked the Beinn a’ Ghlò range. Firstly climbing Càrn Liath (975m) before continuing to Bràigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain (1070m), then climbing to Airgiod Bheinn (1061m) before finally reaching the ultimate summit of the range at Càrn nan Gabhar, at 1129 metres. From the last summit there is no easy way back, so we dropped very steeply down the side of the mountain to Loch Loch to see the RAF Hercules XV 193 crash site, before making the long walk back through the valley on the track.meltdiceburg02/06/2017
Small cairn on top of rocky ridge. Part of Beinn a'Ghlo ridge walk. Light snow falling and soft snow underfoot.Denise 16/04/2017
Beinn a' Ghlo traverse, back via Glen Tiltquadbarrel04/12/2016
17th Munrolojzi86062101/10/2016
TD & CThis Dog29/08/2016
ghaley24/07/2016
From Loch Moraig a round of Beinn a'Ghlo - Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn nan Gabhar and Airgiod Bheinn.rhalstead12/06/2016
After Carn Liath. Great ridge walking but the drop in height was more than expected.mindlessflogger30/05/2016
This trio of hills present a significant walking challenge which we discovered was a running challenge for many. The guide recommended climbing the closest first. We selected to reverse the order to offer and increasing incentive to complete the trip. After walking the rough track we turned off at the cairn marking the beginnings of a well worn track across the heather leading to a steep ascent via a stoney ridge Airgiod Bheinn which leads on to the col and the summit ridge beyond leading to Carn nan Gabhar with its trig point and 1 metre higher summit cairn, beyond. Moving back, contouring round to the col to Braigh Coire Chruinn-Bhalgain which was achieved with a steep initial ascent followed by a finely graded sigmoid ridge to the Carn Liath with airy views across the rolling surrounding countryside. The well graded descent helped the legs cope with the last miles of this tremendous walk made better by favourable weather conditions.david.walker4015/05/2016
Clockwise circuit of Beinn a'Ghlo Munros from Loch Moraig. On own.MorecambeMonkey23/04/2016
Long day with eldest daughter, Jessicaframeworks20/03/2016
second of the evening. lovely winding ridge all to myself. Bivvied down in the bealach between after this. didnt stop at the top.GravelMonkey05/09/2015
Weather fair.MountainMac13/08/2015
Was bagging the trig on the one next door so thought I'd do this one as well.. With JSW from Australia. Good views. Never met a soul although the saw a couple of folk in the distance.BigJ12/08/2015
Got a lift to Loch Moraig and then Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain and Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain. Dropped down to Glen Tilt/Allt Fheannach via Coire Mearach and then a long walk back to Glen Tilt car park.tsharp03/06/2015
With Laura HowieTopsaswell30/05/2015
With carn liathmunromurph19/04/2015
Dromochter 4 in the morning, Beinn a'Ghlo 3 in the afternoon. Day 49 of 59 for all Munros.PGCE18/04/2015
with Davidamelialloyd11/01/2014
Snow cover and extreme wind chill meant we did not linger long at the top. A good outing over Carn Liath and back via the intervening col.Roblex04/11/2013
Surprising amount of re-ascent for this one coming from Carn Liath. Bagged two more Murdos after.Columba31/07/2013
Circular walk of Beinn a'Ghlo from Loch Maraig. Lovely sunny, light wind, good views walk with Jeff and Ron. 7 hours.alexmaclennan01/06/2013
After Carn Liath a drop of 210m and then another slow slog up to this one but the views today made up for any pain caused, tremendous views across to Airgiod Bheinn and over to the Cairngormstorkm08/07/2012
KeithByTheC09/06/2012
. Glen Girnaig circuit from Loch Moraig car park RHW10/03/2012
With Sarah G and KeithLoz_mck17/12/2011
From Carn Liath, of note fresh snow could be seen looking North to Ben Macdhui and Braeriach. From summit could also seen a number of Deer in the coire.isabelle31/08/2011
Returning to Blair Atholl at end of three-day Forest of Atholl backpack. Stayed at Tarf Bothy. With RuthAGWilliamson22/07/2011
beinn a ghlo group 3 munros.robertphillips23/04/2011
Fairly easy bag from Carn Liath. Sunny and cool.Jhimmy21/04/2011
Drovers Tryst WF Annette Graham Duncan +Chris Blake16/10/2010
with Markgrimjimm25/07/2010
Drop off the top of Liath and a saunter over to a Ghlo, can't really recall much of the walk here...about an hour between peaks. Wind picking up!bowzi25/07/2010
fine ridge walkbuggerlugs20/06/2010
With Greg, very cold and windy on top!akraw08/06/2010