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Name:A' Choinneach
Hill number:573
Height:1017m / 3337ft
Parent (Ma):557  Bynack More
Parent (SMC):557  Bynack More
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Highland (UA), Moray (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NJ 03209 04823
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:77m
Col:940m  NJ038055  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL57S OL58S 403S 404S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 268 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From the funicular carpark, up windy ridge to the cafe then down to the saddle where I picked up the footpath to the summit.Peterb05/05/2018
Bike to Bynack Stable footbridge. Bynack More, A' Choinneach(via Barns of Bynack) & Bynack Beg.duchally19/04/2018
Overnight circuit from Cairngorm Ski centre. High winds, rain, low cloud/fog. No visibility on summits.Ajm031016/08/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac08/07/2017
Solo neil hutton17/06/2017
after Bynack MoreDenise 01/10/2016
Along the summit ridge on way to the shaddows of Loch Avon to find a campsite for the night.RichardM01/10/2016
2 day bothy trip after a night in the hutchison hut went over beinn a chaorainn, beinn a chaorainn beag,A choinneach, bynack more, bynack beg,stac na h lolaire, carn lochan na beinne, and back to the ski centre.robertphillips23/09/2016
From Allt Mor car park via Lochan Uaine track to Bynack Beg, Bynack Mor, A'Choinneach, across The Saddle and up Cnap Coire ne Spreidhe to Cairn Gorm, return to Allt Mor via Ski Centre access roadkdbennett10/09/2016
with FrankTopsaswell08/07/2016
Bynack More assent from Coire na Ciste via 'point 737'.wozzat21/06/2016
Coire na Ciste car park then over Sron a'Cha-no ridge at point 737, down to Strath Nethy to Bynack Beg. On to Bynack More then A'Choinneach. Returned over point 737.garyhoney21/06/2016
A quick run across the tundra to bag this from the Munro. Two cairns?Play2End11/11/2015
With ChristineKeith9928/07/2015
Solo fell run from the shelter stone.Loz_mck12/07/2013
GLMW Hillwalking trip, Bynack More loop.andy2frith08/06/2013
With Ian.Dangerous Dave20/02/2013
SMHC day out Alan Munro, Peter McDonald, Sarah Duff, Sarah Williamson & Liz Gray cloud cover on Cairngorm then views and rain for rest of dayLizzieG15/07/2012
Estimated date - done soloAimless Rambler19/05/2012
Coire na Ciste car park, past Lochan na Beinne over Sron a'Cha-no ridge, down to Strath Nethy to Bynack Beg. On to Bynack More then A'Choinneach.benarbia_820/04/2011
self (Bynack More)davidsbatty01/09/2009
3 of 4: From Bynack More.ChrisR19/05/2009
With Jeanettedickscroop02/05/2009
t168redcon21/09/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit03/09/2007
With Val completeing Cairn Gorm, Bynack More + 2 Top, 20.6km, 1460m, in 7.0hrJamesSDonald01/11/2006
Heading north across the snowy ground from the windy summit of Bynack More I was pleased to find a bit of shelter. yorkie03/05/2006
See Cairn Gorm dbb14/04/2005
JimT12/04/2004
With Dad, Vic, Kevin and Chris Howell. Second of two peaks.mikejacobs01/08/2003
ghaley26/07/2003
From Glenmore lodge via Ryvoan gap/bothy and the sheds (now gone) - tops on way - crampons overtop, back out same route. Frozen solid all the way from car parknordicstar15/02/2003
With Bynack Morhillsman06/08/2001
Solo tripInvicta1424/10/2000
Solo ascentthenomad17/02/1999
With Bynack Moredouglas_easton12/06/1996
en route to Bynack More from Saddle, solo. dry day.niallp29/05/1996
Galltywenallt06/04/1996
Thurs 9th Feb. Sunshine and almost windless, chairlift to Ptarmigan cafe up and over cairngorm summit. View and clarity is stunning, must be 80/90 miles out to Sgurr na Ciche, Wyvis and probably Klibreck. Gingerly down steepening slopes looking down on frozen loch Avon over A' Choinneach and summit of Bynack More and over Bynack beag and down NW shoulder down to nethy Burn and over shoulder in increasing dusk and bitter coldness. Came across a herd of very young deer who'd obviously not yet learnt to be fearful of man. I stood still and one came up to sniff my hand, then another came right up to me, bent its head down and playfully nudged me with its soft downy 'milk'antlersvegibagger09/02/1995
Day trip from Stonehaven. Solo. After ascending Meall a' Bhuachaille and Creag Mhòr. From the summit of Creag Mhòr I followed compass bearings to top of point 860m (SW of main summit of Creag Mhòr), south end of Lochan a' Bhainne, and reached bank of burn flowing from near summit of A' Chòinneach. Burn is in a gorge with steep sides burn in a series of small cascades over rock. At ~860m I crossed the burn and went up to summit area of A' Chòinneach. A few cairns form a cairn at the southern end. The highest point has a cairn and is towards the north end. There is a further cairn a little further north.pwbellarby01/10/1994
Sunny, good views.iangalbraith23/09/1994
From Linn of Dee, BACKPACKINGBLACKHILL14/06/1994
Started day at lowest car-park below chairlifts. Long contour round into Strath Nethy and over Bynacks Beg and More. Continued to this Top, then down to Saddle, and long flog up to Cairngorm.Aye Jimmy01/06/1994
Glenmore- Ryvoan- Bynack Stable- Bynack More- A' Choinneach- The Saddle (Loch Avon)- Cairngorm- Fiacaill a' choire Chais- Glenmore. The leg over A'Choinneach was the best part of the walk for me, past Bynack Barns-more interesting tors; the descent from A'Choinneach was excellent- a very easy ridge with magnificent views to Loch Avon and its corrie in front.pwheeler28/05/1994
Cairn Gorm and Bynack More round from Glen More.Eddie01/05/1994
WOC SheilaS02/05/1993
from Bynack More. Down across tundra amidst boulder outcrops. To little barns of Bynack, down and over to another ex Munro 11.50. to Creag Mhor.arranc24/05/1992
On walk out with big packs (camping and climbing gear)after 2 nights camping at Loch Avon with Cath Heath.Chris Pearson18/07/1991
Backpacking, camped at Fords of Avon. With Andy at Glenmore Logemountainmunki03/07/1991
petey01/01/1990