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Name:A' Chruach
Hill number:10724
Height:482m / 1581ft
Parent (Ma):1424  Beinn Mhor
RHB Section:19C: Loch Fyne to Bute and the Firth of Clyde
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Holy
Class:Tump (400-499m)
(Tu,4)
Grid ref:NS 13123 86548
Summit feature:small cairn
Drop:34m
Col:448m  NS130867  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL37S 363S
Observations:metal fence post embedded vertically in cairn
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 15 users)ByDate of Ascent
Solo. From car park at Benmore Botanic Gardens along the track that runs northwards close to Loch Eck. Then up to Bealach Bernice and Beinn Mhòr. From Beinn Mhòr went down the SE ridge over Capull Cloiche, Creachan Mòr, Creachan Beag, Creachan Beag SE Top (cairn at summit and a large boulder 25m SE which may be as high, so for good measure scrambled on to the top of the boulder) and A' Chruach. Descended SE and then followed a track through forest back to the car park at the Botanic Gardens. There were quite a lot of rhododendrons in the forest in full bloom, no doubt having seeded from the Botanic Gardens. It was a beautiful summer day with good views.pwbellarby06/06/2018
On descent from Beinn MhorIanHHill14/05/2018
Glenbranter-Cruach Bhuidhe-Cruach Bhuidhe S Top-Beinn Bheag-Meall Breac-Meall Breac S Top-Beinn Mhor-Capull Cloiche-Clach Bheinn-Creachan Mor-Creachan Beag-Creachan Beag SE Top-A' Chruach-Benmore Gardenscampagvelocet23/02/2018
parked benmore gardens up track to A chruach, creachan beag se top, creachan beag, creachan mor, capull cloiche, clach bheinn and down to lock eck via large gap in forest and back along track to benmore.robertphillips30/11/2017
Glenbranter to Benmore ridge with Gill Stevens. Last of 12 hills picked off - from Creachan Mor SE Top. Dropped down to the cottage at Benmore Farm in the dark.jonglew14/11/2017
Glenbranter to Benmore, over Cruach Bhuidhe, Beinn Bheag, Beinn Mhor and various Tumps. The starting firebreak was very steep, slippy and nasty, except when you can get through the forestry. Would be quicker/easier/more pleasant to gain height by zig-zagging up the forest road. The walk over the hills is fairly rough, and there is quite a lot of up and down, especially towards the end of the Beinn Mhor ridge. A route for connoisseurs. Look out for Christmas decorations on the trees by the track leading down to Benmore.Gill14/11/2017
From Benmorepeebs08/07/2014
Tricky03/07/2019
Clach Liath05/05/2019
thenomad22/11/2017
weaselmaster27/01/2017
Gavin Theobald24/10/2016
chalky195330/07/2016
foggieclimber30/10/2015
fasgadh29/04/2007