Name:Creach Bheinn
Hill number:214
Height:810m / 2657ft
SMC/RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Topographical area:HC09 Sgulaird-lora
Catchment:Creran, Catchment Boundaries, Etive
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NN 02378 42232
Summit feature:huge boulder 5m S of trig point
Drop:245m
Col:565m  NN 0442 4407  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377W
Observations:boulder is 15cm higher than trig point base
Survey:Abney level
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From layby at Druimavuic up good track for 3miles to col and up following path continuing to Meall Garbh on way to Creach Bheinn. Cloud started to lift while at top.PeterD18/06/2024
From layby NN 009451. Walkhighlands route - track then path (sometimes indistinct) on ridge - lovely walk once off trackcarole engel03/04/2024
R LAST CORBETT! Steve great days and views Richard Tait18/07/2023
Solo MTB from Druimavuic via Coire Budhe track. Very steep and loose in places for MTB (>30%) to col at NN 044 440. On foot from col over Creag na Cathaig, Pt 804 and on to summit. Decent same way, exhilarating on MTB!John Lee03/05/2023
Solo. Good views despite scattered snow showers. Descended west ridge.Nick Canute24/04/2023
Misty, atmospheric. No views todayTamCollie02/04/2023
From Beinn Bhreac. Straightforward plod in hill fog.Owen B23/08/2022
From layby at Druimavuic, estate road E up Coire Buidhe to col. Contoured SE below Creag na Cathaig for protection from wind before steep ascent to Meall Garbh in cloud and across to the trig at Creach Bheinn. One window in the cloud gave us a brief but impressive view out to the W. Returned over Creag na Cathaig as wind had reduced. With Gillian.richard6926/05/2022
Up the track from Druimavuic to its high point then a hot and breezy climb over Creag na Cathaig, Meall Garbh and Creach Bheinn. The flank down Sron Fuarain looked tempting, so we took it to an impressive ridge-end cairn, continuing over to the craggy Creach Bheinn East Top, then contouring to the NW of Beinn Bheag to enable the easiest ascent. Back over to Coire Buidhe and down the track to the camper and ice cold drinks. 5.15hrs.summitter24/04/2022
Dry mild day with views, but murk and wind both increasing from the north as a warm front moves south.NorfolkPT2129/03/2022
Beinn Bhreac (G), Creach Bheinn (C), Beinn Molurgainn (G), Beinn Mheadhonach (G), 21.8km, 9:32. Winter HikeHuwel06/12/2021
With Sal on gloriously hot summer day after running Scottish 6 Days Orienteering. From Drumvaic, loop up the track and back down the north slope via gully to small lochan. Needed beer at Creaggan Inn afterwards...davechaffey01/08/2021
Druimavuic > Meall Garbh > Beinn Sgulaird > Meall Garbh > Craig nan Cathaig > Creach Beinn > Meal nan Caorach > Druimavuic.Winterfloodian30/05/2021
With: hb; Parked at Glengalmadale House. Followed the road 1km to start S ridge of Beinn na Cille where gorse ends. Descended N to bealach then an easy grass ascent of Fuar Bheinn. Took the ridge NW then N to complex bealach then another good easy ridge up Creach Bheinn. Stunning views from summit shelter. Trig destroyed by lightning. Descended into upper Glen Galmadale for wildcamp at 450m.Ian Baines28/05/2021
Solo, loop up the track and back down the north slope. Low to no visibility above 600m and a cold wind at the top.mproudfoot28/02/2021
From layby parking at 008451. To the bealach and over the 2 simms. Great views. Under 5 hours and under 10 miles solo.bolton01/10/2020
9th Corbettlojzi86062101/01/2020
Druimavuic - Meall nan Caorach - Meall Garbh - Creach Bheinn - Meall Garbh - Creag na Cathaig - track down from bealachdavidpettit8410/11/2019
Debs & Tali, late start, Rocky Tops of Beinn Sgulaird as per Pocket Mountains, Central Highlands.Mountain Goat19/09/2019
Not recommended to approach from Sutherland's Grove / Gleann Dubh. The deer fence around Barcaldine Forest has been recently replaced and there are no obvious points to cross it.dickiewren21/04/2019
With Colin from his van.iansm15/08/2018
From Druimvuic on estate track then east over NE top and on to Meall Garbh main summit. Returned by similar route but taking in Creag na cathaig which I had missed in cloud on way out. Decent enough weather but tops all in cloud so no views which I think may have been quite good otherrwise.dickscroop29/12/2017
2nd attempt. 1st was abandoned due to heavy rain. From Druimavuic along estate tracks then up NE ridge.Returned by a more northern gully straight to track.Jhimmy17/09/2017
MMC Barcaldine round. Alex with Rob and Jeremy. Drizzling and low cloud. Thrash through bracken at start and finish. Rest was trackless wet moorland walking. 20K; 1700m; 9hoursalexmaclennan30/07/2017
Ascented from Druimavuic to the bealach on the new track then along the ridge to the summit, lovely day good viewsNozzer20/06/2017
On TGO ChallengeColin Crawford12/05/2017
The standard route from Druimavuic. The bulldozed track is ugly but gets you up and down the hill quickly. The climb to pt 804 m was rather snowy, being on the lee side of storm Conor, and seemed surprisingly steep and rocky compared with the contours on the map. Somewhat awkward in bendy boots with no ice axe, or did I just choose a daft line?Gill27/12/2016
From Sutherland's Grove car parkdaviemore08/10/2016
From Druimavuic, track up above north bank of the Allt Buidhe, then across and up the steep but comfortable north ridge to Meall nan Caorach. Continued easily ESE then S to the summit.Topographer5701/10/2016
Solo. A bit of unfinished business!Dangerous Dave09/07/2016
Circuit from Druimavuicrjf3525/03/2016
Did after Beinn Bhreac and before Beinn Molurgainnduchally09/06/2015
with Tess. Sunny - and warm when out of the strong, cool, gusty E wind. Good hazy views. From Druimavuic via track to col. Return via M Garbh,M na Caorach dropping down to and crossing burn. 5hrs inc stops. No walkers but cranes and L Rovers on track (hydro works?).niallp21/04/2014
Veryhappybunny02/06/2013
Staying near FW.douglas_easton09/10/2012
round of creach bheinn, beinn molurgainn, and mam hael from druimavuic.robertphillips30/08/2012
Third top today with Jim & Martin on linear walk with 2 more Grahams to follow. Cliff collected us in Martin's van to take us back to my car. GR8 views out to islands.Dugswell206/06/2012
selfdavidsbatty25/04/2012
Clear with sunny spells but with sleaty rain on return. Tired legs. Deceded not to do beinn Sgulaird. With Brian. Time take 5hr 30mis.gercal5312/04/2012
Route 40 on Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit28/05/2011
Galltywenallt27/02/2011
Trig revisit. Great view, wonderful Autumn afternoon, crisp and clear. From WNW, forest track, past 1st hairpin a path heads straight up then stops. Brief fight thru young spruce to tussocky ground which improves with height. Fine hill: followed ridge NE over various Corbett- and Graham Tops, Sgulaird, Stob Gaibhre then descended to Glen Ure and followed farm track back to start.RHW17/10/2010
JimT28/06/2010
CK SheilaS01/01/2010
And 01/09/2021chrispine05/10/2009
Alone.Grinner26/09/2009
Track up by Allt Buidhe, then steeply up over Meall Garbh to Creach Bheinn, then north to Beinn SgulairdGallovidian19/02/2009
MB. Cadderlie Bothy via Abhainn Dalach to Creach Bheinn, Meall Garbh, Beinn Sgulaird, Meall Garbh, Beinn Bheag & return to Cadderlie Bothy. Overcast with light showers.Vin20/09/2008
RBS 8, incl Lynn Y, John K, Gary E, Ian R, Carol, Mairi. We were back almost an hour late, Mairi pulled muscle crossing a fence.langskill29/06/2008
With Pete Milne en-route to Martin Mackay's last munro on Beinn SgulairdSpudGunn07/06/2008