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Name:Beinn Bhreac West Top
Hill number:588
Height:927m / 3041ft
Parent (Ma):559  Beinn a' Chaorainn
Parent (SMC):587  Beinn Bhreac
RHB Section:08B: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen)
Class:Munro Top, Subsimm
(MT,sSim)
Grid ref:NO 05285 97193
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:20m
Col:907m  NO055971  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S OL58S 403S 404S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 292 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Linn of Dee Car Park (NO 06278 89774). Good track to Derry Lodge, good track/path up Glen Derry before taking the uphill path marked by a small cairn at NO 04536 94998. Very wet and boggy underfoot most of the way to the summit. Quick detour to the west top before returning to Linn of Dee by the same route.david23020105/10/2019
Debs and Tali from Linn of Dee Car park (£3), up past Derry lodge, turned off main track at NO 0454 9500, small pike of rocks by side.Mountain Goat26/03/2019
Beautiful walk in from Linn of Quoich and up heathery SE slopes of Meall an Lundain in the snow. Easier wintry walking from there onto Beinn Bhreac and the W top. Direct line SE back down to Glen crossing Poll Bhat, then the long walk back.jenx23/01/2019
With Jenx and Bryher walking up Glen Quoich, beautiful clear skies, very cold, snowy day. Up via first marked track to south flank of Meall an Lundain, heather thrash/snow to 650m. Then North into top of Poll Bhat for lunch, taking path and easy snowy slopes to pick off Beinn Breac and West Top before descent to Dubh-Gleann and long walk out to car at road headnordicstar23/01/2019
Solo - camped at 900mTopsaswell08/06/2018
With ChristineKeith9921/05/2018
With Keithchristine9921/05/2018
From Glen Quoich, passed Poll Bhat then the Munro first.Robinho0819/11/2017
With Beinn a' Chaorainn, Beinn Mheadhoin, Derry Cairngorm from Linn of DeeGeoff Briggs06/10/2017
Solo after camp at Loch EtchachanUisdean2518/09/2016
From Linn of Quoich, round of Beinn a'Bhuird (four Munro tops), Beinn a'Chaorainn (both tops) and Beinn Bhreac (both tops)kdbennett03/09/2016
Cycled from Linn of Dee to Derry Lodge then an anti-clockwise circuit of Beinn Bhreac & Beinn a'Chaorainn. On own.MorecambeMonkey27/08/2016
MTB to Derry Lodge from Lin of Dee then a round of Beinn Bhreac, WT, Beinn a'Chaorainn Bheag and Beinn a'Chaorainn.rhalstead21/06/2016
Lin of Dee, via Meall an Lundain to Beinn Bhreac & Beinn a'Chaorainn, back down Glen Derry to Lin of Dee.gandrew18/06/2016
SMHC club walk. Emma's first outing with club 12 walkers in our group 2 men 10 women, its nice to see more women out walking Eaten alive by midgies at the car park & thru the woods up to the bridge.LizzieG20/09/2015
Weather fair.MountainMac16/07/2015
Winter walk on ownLizzieG06/01/2013
4 of 4 : From Beinn Bhreac.ChrisR04/10/2012
Done with Beinn BhreacSteveF26/06/2012
Adding old logsAngelaf26/06/2012
Linn of Dee - Derry Lodge - Beinn a' Chaorainn - Beinn a' Chaorainn Bheag - Beinn Bhreac west top - Beinn Bhreac - Derry Lodge - Linn of Deedavidpettit8408/04/2012
dazza499411/12/2011
With Colin on 3-day backpack around the eastern Cairngorms.alistairpooler23/10/2011
Solodickscroop24/09/2009
selfdavidsbatty12/09/2009
KeithByTheC23/08/2009
With Rod, Andrew, John and Stephen from Linn of Dee while staying at Inverey. Good day but feeling my weight these days. SS07/06/2009
easy tag from the E toptorkm07/06/2009
t147redcon16/02/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit05/09/2007
See Cairn Gorm.Messiaen20/05/2007
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave05/02/2007
CK, club SheilaS28/12/2006
Long day's solo walk from Linn of Dee (Bike punctured)barnz4810/09/2006
Short walk across from the main summit. yorkie30/04/2006
ghaley02/08/2005
Completed Beinn a Chaorainn, Beinn Bhreac along with the tops, 30km 1130m accent in 7hr.JamesSDonald01/04/2005
See Beinn a'Chaorainn dbb22/10/2003
Sunny, patchy cloud, cool wind, good views.iangalbraith30/09/2003
With Duncan, camping in Braemar.Grinner22/08/2003
With Dad, Vic, Kevin and Chris Howell. Second of two tops.mikejacobs03/08/2003
first ascent, solo, goc 03, climbed from my camp in glen derry on the way to braemarrum doodle 16/05/2003
with Conrad!batrigg03/06/2002
with Beinn Bhreac(qv)pwheeler17/06/1999
SMMC day meet, with Liz Mackay, Laurent Eliot, Charlie Prowse, Joe Smith and Gary Luke.clashcityrocker31/01/1997
Galltywenallt16/08/1996
With Rhona Fraser. From Linn of Dee car park on the track up Glen Lui to Derry Lodge and up Glen Derry on the east side. At the end of the trees we made more or less directly for the main top of Beinn Bhreac. There was snow cover at all levels soft in parts but hard high up. We did not use crampons until the summit of the main top. Proceeded to the west top of Beinn Bhreac and then north to Beinn a' Chaorainn and Beinn a' Bhuird.pwbellarby17/02/1996
With: rk stm; Ron and I teamed up with Steve Marsh for this. We were dropped off at Linn of Dee & walked up Glen Derry to top of Lairig an Laoigh then up to Beinn a'Chaorainn & B a'C Bheag then S to Beinn Bhreac & finally W top. We dropped to Derry LodgeIan Baines07/06/1995
Subsidiary Top, en-route to Beinn a'Chaorainn.Aye Jimmy29/05/1995
Late 90sOik02/01/1995