Name:Beinn Dearg Mor
Hill number:1025
Height:906.28m / 2973ft
RHB Section:14A: Loch Maree to Loch Broom
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, High Hills of Britain,
Yeaman, Trail 100
Grid ref:NH 03220 79927
Summit feature:rock on S side of large cairn
Col:342m  NH027784  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 19
(1:25k) 435N 435S
Observations:0.61m higher than spectacular summit 70m ESE at NH 03287 79908
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
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From Gruinard Bay. Gravel bike up the track to Loch na Sealga - needed to lift the bike over the locked gate at the start, then an uncomfortable rough 8.5km to the loch. Left the bikes to complete the hills on foot - struck off to tackle the north ridge of Beinn Dearg Beag, getting onto which was steep indeed. Some good scrambling to be had on the ridge, which felt very untrodden. Continued on to Beinn Dearg Mor, with superlative views. Definitely one of the most spectacular summits in Scotland. Descended by returning to the bealach and down to Loch Toll and Lochain, then the long walk out to the end of the Loch and the bikes. 18km walking, 1240m ascent, 17km cycling. 9h30 total. Will walk the whole way and wild camp next time, the track is better suited to proper mountain bikesRockdoctor07/05/2024
BDB & BDM - solo. Cycled along by the Gruinard River to the bridge before Loch na Sealga followed by a long walk up to Loch Toll a Lochain. Plagued by hundreds of deer keds all day!Dangerous Dave05/09/2023
Done as a circuit of Beinn Dearg Bheag via the north ridge from the Gruinard River, before traversing the ridge to Beinn Dearg Mhor via the bealach. Descent was down the south east coire after the south peak with a traverse straight to the back of Larachantivore. From there I took the bog path direct to Shenaval and up the path to where I could break off and up onto the spine of Sail Liath to get onto the An Teallach ridge. Lots of evidence of the previous Saturday's storm which sat over the mountain with voluminous thunder, lighting and heavy rain for several hours. A massive slide looks to have taken place in Corrag Bhuide with Loch Toll an Lochain looking very opaque from all the sediment still sitting in suspension. Pinnacles taken reasonably direct to Sgurr Fiona and then following a line across to Sgurr Creag an Eich and out to Sgurr Ruadh to descend the ridge that's always enticed me. I had intended to head up Sail Mhor as part of this but the fitness felt a little lacking and aEnnoch22/07/2023
GavinTheobald 331/05/2023
R Steve is this the best Corbett? Met last Corbett bagger. Fantastic day Richard Tait02/05/2023
Beinn Dearg Mor and Beinn Dearg Beag from Corriehallie with John. Parked at Corriehallie car park and followed the track South and then the split off to Shenavall. Crossed the river in fromt of the bothy with no issues and then carefully across the bog to Larachantivore, including a second river crossing. Ascended steeply up to BD Mor's East top avoiding the overhanging crags, and then proceeded around to the corbett summit. Had lunch, then descended down to the bealach and then up to the summit of BD Beag. Descended back to the bealach, then slowly down into Coire Toll an Lochan, then skirted east of the lochan and then down to the path running along Loch na Sealga back to just before Larachantivore, where we then retraced our steps back to Shenavall and back to Corrie Hallie. Big day under blue skies - 10.5hrs in total.mproudfoot29/04/2023
Sick Kid29/07/2022
Walked in from Gruinard Bay, camping at the head of Loch na Sealga. Climbed both Corbetts via Toll an Lochain before walking out. Beautiful day, both stunning summits. Tough walk though - ~28km including the walk out, mostly rough ground, and 1,400m ascent.douglas_easton15/05/2022
Am Bodach26/08/2021
Walked in from Gruinard the day before and camped by Loch Beinn Dearg. Climbed Bheag first followed by Mor. Cloud just down on the tops but cleared afterwards.rjf3510/08/2021
Tom Mundell23/07/2021
Trekking toes23/07/2021
hill walker02/08/2019
Sick Kid05/06/2019
Gruinard - track - Beinn Dearg Bheag by NW ridge - Beinn Dearg Mor - back to Bealach - path by Loch na Sealga - track - Gruinarddavidpettit8430/05/2019
Cycled up to Loch Sealga then intermittent tracks along loch and up past Loch Toll to col, then BDM and BDB. Steep sections higher up require care. Cycling did save time thanks to recent pothole filling.Topographer5713/05/2019
From Carnmore via Lochan na Bearta after hills around Beinn a' Chaisgein Mor, as on first ascent.mae211/05/2019
scott duncan10/07/2018
With: hb; From Shenevall, across two very low rivers & very dry bog (!) to Larachantivore. Slanted and zig-zagged to gain S corrie then up to the E top. Along ridge to main summit and airy top. Descended to bealach then up Beinn Dearg Bheag and N top. Descended back to bealach then down to Loch Toll an Lochain down to path by Loch na Sealga for return to Shenevall.Ian Baines05/06/2018
With: ib; Helen Baines05/06/2018
GavinTheobald 205/06/2018
andrew brown27/05/2018
Neil Midgley23/05/2018
Jim B12/05/2018