Name:Beinn a' Ghlo - Carn nan Gabhar
Hill number:421
Height:1121.9m / 3681ft
RHB Section:06B: Pitlochry to Braemar and Blairgowrie
County/UA:Perth and Kinross
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Murdo, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,HHB,Mur,Y,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NN 97119 73306
Summit feature:rock at base of large cairn
Drop:658m
Col:464m  NN990726  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL51E 394E
Observations:trig point 140m SW at NN 97047 73187 is probably lower
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Parked at Glen Tilt car park and biked to the bridge at NN956762. Brief walk to rickety bridge at NN958762 then followed path zig zagging up the hill (bit faint in places). Oddly it stops and then recommences again to the south west. Headed on to summits and returned the same way. Great views of the Cairngorms and Glen Tilt. The brief snow storm at the summit didn’t seem fair reward for a return to my final Munro virtually 30 years ago!BaggerGutt05/06/2024
I did the Beinn a' Ghlo group of hills today, with Alex McBride, from the nice new car park at Loch Moraig near Blair Atholl. This is a repeat for us both, but we included a new Munro Top for me, which I had missed previously. 1) Carn Liath (975m), a Munro 2) Bràigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain (1070m), a Munro 3) Càrn nan Gabhar (1121m), a Munro 4) Airgiod Bheinn (1061m), a Munro Top Beinn a' Ghlo, means hill of the mist, but that wasn't the case today. Blue skies today the end and cracking views all day, 09:35hrs all in.chillyman822/07/2023
Solo. https://www.strava.com/activities/9163979602/overviewinvocr29/05/2023
RIB, Bran HFB29/05/2023
Last hill very poor weather with Sharoncolinfielding29/04/2023
ClockwiseD.Hoyle15/10/2022
I didn't fancy the long walk out on tired legs, also Carn Liath was in cloud on approach, so opted to do the circuit of Airgiod Bheinn and the three Beinn A' Ghlo Munros anti-clockwise. It turned out to be a good choice.TRG31828/07/2022
Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn nan Gabhar and Airgiod Bheinn from parking at Monzie.JasonStark09/07/2022
Sunny ghlo w Cnrowan08/05/2022
From CP N of Loch Moraig. Clockwise ascent of the three Beinn A' Ghlo Munros and the Munro Top Airgiod Bheinn.welshyboyo29/03/2022
Solo from Monzie Farm. Crisp, clear autumn day with a cold wind. Spectacular views.liljonb15/10/2021
Loch Moraig car park - Carn Liath - Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain - Carn nan Gabhar - Airgiod Bheinn - car park. Overlooked Cnoc Monzie!Mark Jackson23/08/2021
Beinn a' Ghlò from Loch Moraig - Walkhighlands routehummusg16/08/2021
A round of the three Munros and 1 munro top with Heather. Took 9 hours in total as we were stopping for photo ops which there was many off The descent from Airigod is quite tricky and takes longer than you thinkPilotralph 23/06/2021
Clockwise circuit of Beinn A'Ghlo from Loch Moraig. Sunny but windygeoffh1212/06/2021
A round of Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn nan Gabhar and Airgiod Bheinn from the car park at the lane-end near Loch Moraig. Return by paths and tracks around the massif. 25.1km, with 1475m of ascent. Solo.Man of Kernow106/06/2021
Beinn a'ghlo loop of 3 munros and munro top from Loch Moraig. (whooper swans noisy in the morning! Beautiful!) 22.5km 6hrsNicky C27/02/2021
21.3 miles 5011ft Beinn a' Ghlo walk, start at Blair Atholl Castle Caravan Park, take track up to Loch Moraig, continue on track and path to summit of Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chuinn-bhalgain, Carn nan Gabhar and Airgiod Bheinn,decend by Allt Bealach an Fhiodha then follow route back to Blair Atholl.stephenbuda17/09/2020
great views but boggy path off.gettingonabit14/09/2020
The three Munros that make up Beinn a' Ghlo from Loch Moraig near Blair Atholl.knarf11/09/2020
From Monzie parking, along tracks up Carn Liath, followed ridge to Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain and Carn nan Gabhar, returning to Bealch an Fhiodha and descending S along track, which crosses stream three times before joining the new track round Beinn Bheag, then the main estate track back to Monzie. With JAS.kdbennett06/09/2020
MQ/DAquartley05/09/2020
Whilst bagging Simms - on route to Meall Gharran.PGCE20/07/2020
With Ali great day out- long descent on walk outpaddyirish28/09/2019
Cold start hot finish completed the 3 the same dayKevthecat20/09/2019
Ascent of Carn Liath from Loch Moraig. On to Beinn Mhaol and Bràigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain. Descent to coll at Bealach an Fhiodha and ascent of Carn nan Gabhar (Beinn a’Ghlo). Descent from Bealach an Fhiodha and return to track and return to Loch Moraig.raymooremanx06/07/2019
Second of the day with Jim F. Calm and sunny. Return to good path via the Munro Top ridge.Play2End09/06/2019
Brilliant day with trimarc2 and GFE experiencing sunshine, hail, snow and wind. Ascent from the car park by the Loch - Beinn a' Ghlo - Carn Liath, Beinn a' Ghlo - Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Beinn a' Ghlo - Carn nan Gabhar and then off over Airgoid Bheinn back. 23km total.Fionalevey03/05/2019
With FE and GE as part of Beinn a'Ghlo round.trimarc203/05/2019
With Karen, Gary Ashmore, Deborah McFarlane & Lynne EdwardsHighland Days30/03/2019
And the trigpointcjo01/03/2019
Round of 3 Beinn a'Ghlo munros from Loch Moraig - mild, light breeze, no snow, mostly high cloud all daywychwood11/01/2019
Beinn a'Ghlo Munros from Loch Moraig (where there were 5 Whooper Swans)Geoff Briggs20/12/2018
Park at Loch Moriag, Carn Liath to Braigh Coire Cruinn-bhalgain to Carn nan Gabhar, returning via valley.gandrew08/09/2018
Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn nan Gabhar with GuyHuwel08/09/2018
With Geoffvgiorgio18/06/2018
My fifth Munro. There are three huge cairns on this very long hill top. The third one is the summit. We climbed to the top of all three!eilidh06/05/2018
Climbed from Loch Moraig- up the track alongside Allt Coire Lagain- to Carn nan Gabhar first- then Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain and finishing with Carn Laith returning down the main ascent route.chillyman808/10/2017
With TMD. We walked the Beinn a’ Ghlò range. Firstly climbing Càrn Liath (975m) before continuing to Bràigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain (1070m), then climbing to Airgiod Bheinn (1061m) before finally reaching the ultimate summit of the range at Càrn nan Gabhar, at 1129 metres. From the last summit there is no easy way back, so we dropped very steeply down the side of the mountain to Loch Loch to see the RAF Hercules XV 193 crash site, before making the long walk back through the valley on the track.meltdiceburg02/06/2017
HP of Beinn a Ghlo ridge. Trig on rocky outcrop and HP c 500m north with rock tower. Initially a few views then snowed again.Denise 16/04/2017
With Jack, Joe, Jim, Thea, Jon, Alex, Rachel, Chris, Nathaniel Blair Atholl sleeper train trip (camping)fellie25/02/2017
Beinn a' Ghlo traverse, back via Glen Tiltquadbarrel04/12/2016
18th Munrolojzi86062101/10/2016
TD & CThis Dog29/08/2016
With John mproudfoot28/08/2016
ghaley24/07/2016
From Loch Moraig a round of Beinn a'Ghlo - Carn Liath, Braigh Coire Chruinn-bhalgain, Carn nan Gabhar and Airgiod Bheinn.rhalstead12/06/2016
After Braigh Coire Chruinn bhalgain. Went to all the possible high points. Descended via Airgiod Bheinn for the walk out to Loch Moraig on a path under Carn Liath. A fine days ridge walking.mindlessflogger30/05/2016
This trio of hills present a significant walking challenge which we discovered was a running challenge for many. The guide recommended climbing the closest first. We selected to reverse the order to offer and increasing incentive to complete the trip. After walking the rough track we turned off at the cairn marking the beginnings of a well worn track across the heather leading to a steep ascent via a stoney ridge Airgiod Bheinn which leads on to the col and the summit ridge beyond leading to Carn nan Gabhar with its trig point and 1 metre higher summit cairn, beyond. Moving back, contouring round to the col to Braigh Coire Chruinn-Bhalgain which was achieved with a steep initial ascent followed by a finely graded sigmoid ridge to the Carn Liath with airy views across the rolling surrounding countryside. The well graded descent helped the legs cope with the last miles of this tremendous walk made better by favourable weather conditions.david.walker4015/05/2016
Clockwise circuit of Beinn a'Ghlo Munros from Loch Moraig. On own.MorecambeMonkey23/04/2016