Name:Beinn Mholach
Hill number:397
Height:841.8m / 2762ft
SMC/RHB Section:05A: Loch Ericht to Glen Tromie and Glen Garry
County/UA:Perth and Kinross
Topographical area:HC05 Udlamain-chuallaich
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, High Hills of Britain,
Grid ref:NN 58752 65481
Summit feature:large cairn
Col:646m  NN557680  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 42
(1:25k) 385E
Observations:trig point 20m W at NN 58735 65485 is slightly lower
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Cycled in from Dalnaspidal lodge to the end of the track. Then walked a boggy path to the bridge crossing the Allt Shallainn. Couldn't find the path up so went straight up. Found the path coming down though. Just as I got back to the MTB it started to rain all the way back, finishing in heavy rain.Jhimmy06/07/2024
From Dalnispidal with John. Cycled in to the end of the track at the gate before Allt Coire Easan. On foot, following boggy track to footbridge over Allt Shallain, then just before Duinish, head up a grassy track that pretty much took us to the top of Creag nan Gabhar. Followed intermittent path from there to corbett summit. Returned back to the bike via same route, then cycled back out to Dalnispidal. Total times: 3h 14min on foot, plus around 25mins cycling each way.mproudfoot27/04/2024
Parked besides Loch Rannoch and cycled from Annat, via about 4 gates, to Duinish. ATV track helped get up and down Creag nan Gabhar and Beinn Mholach quickly. Then doubled back to climb Gualann Sheileach and Creag a' Mhadaidh in turn before turning attention to Creagan Odhar. Biked down to Craiganour Lodge and back on to road, detouring around a plantation/deer fence en route. 5.15 hrs.summitter05/09/2023
With Creag a'Mhadaidh by bike from Loch Rannoch. Started 7am to beat incoming front, was on summit of Mholach at 9.30am in sunshine and stiff breeze. Got down to bothy just in time to dodge rain. Sat there for most of an hour, then cycled back with out-and-back to Mhadaidh, meeting a Graham-bagger at the cairn. One slight shower on Mhadaidh. Total walking time was 3h 20m, rest was bike or bothy. Morton's really bad in right foot after only an hour walking. Rounsfell08/07/2023
Bike in to end of estate road. Better route choice on return. Bike tyre blew on return and had to push for a mile.langskill29/06/2023
From Dalnaspidal with Anne B and Ralph on the bikes to 623687. Misty but dry and an easy enough climb to the summit with an ATV track helpful.bolton14/02/2023
Left bike at end of L Garry. Boggy flats then path/ ATV track up the bulk of hill (after popping in to the bothy). Mixed but benign weather for February, snow in pockets only. 6 hrs inc bike, returning same way.niallp07/02/2023
With Rhona & Struie from Dalnaspidal Lodge on bikes to end of track at Allt Coire Easan, a fast flowing burn. Walk across to bothy at Duinish. Straight up slope to Craig nan Gabhar then on to summit. Nothing difficult or technical.DampandDusty27/11/2022
Solo cycle from Creiganour Lodge. Excellent track for MTB to Duinish then walked up NE ridge ove Creag nan Gabhar to summit. return same route. Excellent views.John Lee13/09/2022
Late Saturday afternoon walk from Dalnaspidal Lodge. Arrived on the summit about 7pm. Lovely evening with great views. Camped overnight on the summit. Solo.Dangerous Dave27/08/2022
With Sue from Dalnaspdal on bikes along track on W side of Loch Garry to end of track at S end of loch. Walk track on boggy ground to footbridge crossing at Allt Shallainn, then following ATV tracks up NE ridge of Creag na Gabhar, and SW along ridge to summit at huge cairn of Beinn Mholach, return same route. Damp start but improved to windy warm day.Frank14/07/2022
With John. Used bikes to end of Loch Garry. Didnât see anyone, but lots of mummy birds trying to lure us away from their chicks - and plovers on the top. Grand views to Schiehallion and Ben Alder. Lots of frogs too. Veryhappybunny21/06/2021
Parked 150m west of the track to Annat by Loch Rannoch. Enjoyed the farm track up from Annat, reminded me of the Yorkshire Dales, lush grassy track between dry stone walls, mist rising off the loch, lots of sheep. Joined the track from Craiganour, then up to the small dam, faint path petering out with peat hags over Sgurran Dearg, then a straightforward mostly grassy ascent.Owen B24/09/2020
Nice afternoon sun. Met mountain assessment group on summit. In from Bridge of Ericht via Dial-a-bus via the Stob and out to Kinloch Rannoch with stags roaring in the shallow Corrie.davechaffey05/11/2019
Third visit; TGOC 19Colin Crawford18/05/2019
Second visit from Crag a Mhadaidh. What a contrast! Blue sky, chilly wind and good views.MichaelF16/05/2019
From Dalnaspdal on A9 along tracks S, W side of Loch Garry to Allt Shallainn, crossing by footbridge, then following ATV tracks up NE ridge of Creag na Gabhar, and SW along ridge to Beinn Mholach, return same route. With JAS.kdbennett20/04/2019
Bridge of Ericht - Beinn Mholach - Stob an Aonaich Mhoir - Bridge of Ericht. Couple of inches of snow on the ridge.davidpettit8427/10/2018
Day 2 of a 2 day round of 9 tops north of Loch Rannoch from Durnish bothy: Creag a Mhaigaaidh(G); Gualann Shelleach(Gt);Beinn Mholeach(C) and back to tent. Shorter of the two days, had tiome to walk out but stayed put as train booked for following day.dickscroop14/05/2018
A nice walk, but the weather was vile, a combination of strong winds with heavy rain that was trying to be snow but not managing it. Amazingly, the visibility was excellent all day. The massive flat boggy area at the top of Loch Garry is really something special, but what a shame the Cairngorms National Park is unable to protect it from a a hydro scheme and new bulldozed tracks.Gill27/04/2017
Solo with Lily from dalnaspidal and Loch Garry on a calm, dry ,low cloud dayalexmaclennan28/03/2017
Cycled to top of Corrievarkie track and approached via Beinn Bhoidheachraffemeister12/07/2016
Parking at bridge on B 846, nn 610 590. with mora, hydro roads takes u well on your way,BLACKHILL12/05/2016
Overnight backpack from Dalnaspidal. Glas Meall a'Chumhainn, Stob an Aonaich Mhoir, Glas Mheall Mor, Beinn Bhoidheach, Beinn Mholach, Gualann Sheileach, Creag a'MhadaidhRobertP01/05/2016
Craeag a' Mhadaidh NN 633650 S/F NN 645731 2nd trip down Loch Garry to climb this hill. Drove to loch side then wind assisted trip down looch for overnight camp at 622666. Very cold night but dry. Awful navigation error, didn't check map before setting out and crossed river needlessly, realised mistake at about 624675. Fortunately this gave a straight, if boggy route direct to hill rather than planned use of longer track. No cairn at summit. Dry day with sunny periods, light wind and high cloud. Returned to tent via path and found bothy (not MBA) at 617670, Duinish, not too bad, definitely useable. Returned to camp and packed up. Very pleasant paddle back down loch with no wind at all, decided to camp at loch side and get out in morning. Very cold night and snow showers in morning so brought car down road to get out.John Young01/04/2016
With M. Long walk from A9. Staying Blair Atholl.douglas_easton25/03/2016
From Dalnaspidal (A9), cycled to end of Loch Garry, then on to bridge and up the long east ridge. No cloud above 400m when I set out but gradually higher cloud moved in from the west and hit the summit at about the same time as me.Topographer5702/11/2015
Visibility enough to see the trig from the grotesque cairn and vice versa. Better views from lower. Started from Craigannour Lodge mainly because the autumnal trees nicer than Dalnidspal dreariness.Martin R26/10/2015
Good hill marred by enormous ugly but well-built beehive on topalda11/06/2015
What an excellent Corbett you can see about every mountain in the central highlands. bike and walk in from DalnaspidalNozzer25/03/2015
Cycled in from Dalnaspidal. Great summit with large cairn and a trig. The visibility was tremendous. Must have been able to name at least 50 summits.BigJ25/03/2015
R Rup bikes from Dalnaspidal also did a Graham Richard Tait14/08/2014
Did after Stob an Aonaich Mhoirduchally15/07/2014
2 corbetts cycled up from bridge of ericht and after SAAM.robertphillips10/05/2013
alone. Also 21/4/19 CK SheilaS29/09/2012
Wet and windy day.MichaelF24/07/2012
Trig revisit. Overtopped by a fine beehive cairn 2-3m tall (similar to the one on nearby Chuallaich?). From S, parked at Aulich just W of bridge. Longish walk-in, visited Gualann Sheilach) Yeaman then the trig. Jog-walked back down, intent on S9393 before dark.RHW04/09/2010
Alone, from B846.Grinner29/08/2010
Twa Corbetts from Dalnaspidal. Long cycle down Loch Garry before a pathless hike to first summit.Weather dull turning to rain at times. Peat hag hell between tops Fine views over Loch Erict towards Ben Alder.gercal5320/06/2010
On TGO Challenge. Also 24/04/2023 on a walk from CraiganourPhreerunner20/05/2010
Alone. Via bike from A9SpudGunn29/07/2009
2 of 5: From Creag nan Gabhar.ChrisR16/06/2008
Solo tripInvicta1408/06/2008
Biked track form Dalnaspidal, Redbreast enjoying birding in the Glen. Italian children's shoe commercial being filmed along track. left bike at Duinish. Solo.The Captain10/05/2008
Walked in from Rannoch at Crigannour lodge, picked up track and then cross country to top.nordicstar20/10/2007
MB. Craiganour by Loch Rannock to Beinn Mholach, Creag na Gabhar then Duinish Bothy & return. Very wet & windy day following a fine freezing winters day climbing in the Caingorms.Vin29/12/2006
Cycled in from Loch Garry on a cold and wet day with lowish cloud. Weather slowly improving but had to search for the summit in thick mist.Martin6609/10/2005