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Name:Beinn Mhanach
Hill number:122
Height:953m / 3127ft
RHB Section:02A: Loch Rannoch to Glen Lyon
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 37374 41132
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:315m
Col:638m  NN354417  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) OL48W 377E 378W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 497 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Auch viaduct (cycled from Tyndrum) - up glen to Srath Tarabhan - Beinn Mhanach - Beinn a' Chuirn - back same way.Mark Jackson22/08/2019
Ace day with Joe. From Bridge of Orchy, up Beinn Dorain to Beinn an Dothaidh, continued onto Beinn Achaladair. Climb up to Beinn a' Chreachain looked daunting but was actually fine. Then descended to Lon na Cailliche via 813m spot height. Slogged up to Beinn Mhanach and descended to the south to track to meet West Highland Way back to Bridge of Orchy.JonathanConey06/07/2019
Ascent from Achaladair Farm. Long route up to bealach then traversed round Beinn Achaladair up to bealach then rounded summit. Back via same route. Sunny, clear, little wind. Wonderful.Langbank 06/10/2018
Final Munro! From Achallader Farm to A82 at Auch. With Lionel, Chris, Bob, Susan, Bruce, Ken, Bern and Brian.Geraldine Fardon15/09/2018
Day before Ben nevisTintenty31/08/2018
From Achallader with Beinn a'Chreachain and Beinn AchaladairGeoff Briggs06/05/2018
From Auchquadbarrel07/01/2018
Parked on A82 near entrance to Auch track. This has more fords than Dagenham, but they were negotiable dryshod. Snow above 2,000' and a fierce NW wind, blowing snow plumes from the summit. Superb views, including the surprise view along Loch Lyon. Too cold to hang about above the snow line, though.Nick Down112/11/2017
Solo TGOC2017Aimless Rambler14/05/2017
Parked at Pubil (end of public road in Glen Lyon) and cycled track along N shore of Loch Lyon to the ford in Gleann Meurain (NN394426) (easily crossed in current dry weather). Then up Beinn Mhanach and traversed across to Beinn a'Chuirn. Retraced to col between the two, and roughly followed the old fence line down to Lon na Cailliche (col to Beinn Achaladair). Then more or less straight up to Achaladair S Top and along ridge to main summit. Continued along ridge, down to col with Beinn a'Chreachain, ascended Meall Buidhe, then Beinn a'Chreachain. Retraced from there and along to the 961m top, before descending grassy slopes back to track in Gleann Cailliche, and return to Pubil.kdbennett11/05/2017
Bridge of Orchy station-Beinn an Dothaidh W Top-Beinn an Dothaidh-Beinn Achaladair S Top-Beinn Achaladair-Meall Buidhe-Beinn a'Chreachain-Beinn Mhanach-Beinn a'Chuirn-Bridge of Orchy station started ascent from NN361423campagvelocet08/05/2017
Solo by bike from Glen LochayUisdean2506/05/2017
solo misty, biked in 1hr, ascent 1.15, descent 35mins, rideout 35 minslithosyork22/01/2017
beinn a chuirn and beinn mhanach from A82 cycled in to strath tarabhan.robertphillips20/11/2016
First cycle in without an organised group (2nd ever). Loved it!MoragElizabeth26/03/2016
Up Coire Achaladair to Beinn Mhanach, Beinn Achaladair and Beinn ChreachainGallovidian18/10/2015
Ran this with Davidamelialloyd11/10/2015
Cycled in from layby at high point of A82 along WHW & track along the Auch Gleann then a straight forward ascent from the weir at the foot of the Allt a'Chuirn. On own.MorecambeMonkey08/09/2015
Second summit and first Munro of the day, cloudy and cool on top after horrible wet camping the day before.GravelMonkey14/06/2015
with NickDunlawyering10/10/2014
Cycle, SoloTopsaswell09/09/2014
From Auch, Beinn Mhanach and Beinn a'Chuirn.rhalstead08/09/2014
Up the Auch Gleann with many river crossings which got easier the further up the glen. Started the climb from directly south and eventually the gradient eased near the summit. Fortunately conditions were excellent. Back by-passing Beinn a' Chuirn to the north to pick up a track which led south to the glen.Windy Corner24/08/2014
From Auch Estate - cold, windy. Nasty spindrift on summitwychwood24/03/2014
MMC walk. Achaladair Farm route. Lots of snow so snowshoes on for 6 hours. Good weather and views into Glen Lyon from summit.alexmaclennan01/03/2014
6 of 9: From Meall Tionail.ChrisR04/06/2013
Long walk in from Auch Gleannnickywood120/05/2013
With GHC from the farm. Low cloud, deep snow and poor navigation led to a 'dogs dinner' of a day!Play2End07/04/2013
From Achallader Farm via Dothaidh / Achaladair bealach. Quite a remote hill. Went on to bag B. Achaladair but didn't get to B. a'Chreachain due to a stupid navigation error and deteriorating weather.milngavie_kenny09/09/2012
Parking is 50 metres into the entrance at Auch, private after that. Long walk in, should have taken a mountain bike. Only 2 river crossings to worry about, rest were OK. Started Mhanach at approx NN368397 a water cascade and parallel to a fence. Er, and a long walk back!Jhimmy21/07/2012
One of my last munros. Cycled in after doing Beinn Bhuidhe. Just stayed on summit and enjoyed the scenery. Company: Soloiandesbottes19/07/2012
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=23365basscadet14/07/2012
Martin Astleyhutonthehill05/03/2012
Julie B, Paul, M, Don?. Stayed at farm at Crianlarich. Lost a nice Berghaus beanie hat on the way down. Parked at the farm at start which shortened that walk in. Pushed it on the track back out and was tired the next day.Bookerdddd09/02/2012
Long flat access, quick ascent (from Bridge of Orchy)Hysteresis05/02/2012
On a fresh cold morning with Jim. A few dodgy crossings there and back! Took left fork and ascended Beinn a Chuirn, 4hr. Totally clouded over no views, 30 mins to Mhanach. Back at car in 7hr20. 21.9km, 1075m.bowzi15/01/2012
with Markgrimjimm15/01/2012
sololittle al13/01/2012
Solodickscroop30/05/2011
Climbed with Andrina and Juan (DMC). Excellent day, very sunny with little wind.amcculloch01/05/2011
With Colinalistairpooler27/03/2011
Roy's 60th birthday hike. climbed with Maggie, Roy and Peter (cousin). Long walk in over several fords then short steep climb into cloud. Patches of snow high up. Drinks in Crianlarich and fish supper at Tyndrum real food cafe.dave neilson05/03/2011
Roy's 60th birthday munro with dave roy and petermn2305/03/2011
beinn mhanach, beinn achaladair, and beinn a chreachain, from achallader.robertphillips04/03/2011
G&MG Annette Duncan PhilChris Blake08/08/2010
Glad I did it with other 2 as it would have been tragic to come and do this hill on its own!akmilne05/06/2010
climbed with AndyFCMark05/06/2010
Ascent from Auch. Pleasant walk in on the track under railway viaduct and up the Alt Kinglass. A rounded nondescript summit but good views down Loch Lyon to Lawyers, the Bridge of Orchy hills, ben Alder, and beyond.Roblex17/05/2010
Round of Beinn Dorain, Beinn an Dothaidh, Beinn Achalader, Beinn a'Chreachain and Beinn Mhanach from Auch. Day 28 of 59 for all Munros. 28km, +/-2300m, 10 hours.PGCE26/10/2009
ghaley29/05/2009