Name:Beinn Dearg
Hill number:21
Height:706.6m / 2318ft
Parent (Ma):3937  Creag na h-Eararuidh [Stuc na Cabaig]
RHB Section:01B: Strathyre to Strathallan
County/UA:Perth and Kinross
Catchment:Earn
Class:Simm, Graham Top, Deleted Graham
(Tu,Sim,GT,xG)
Grid ref:NN 69671 19746
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:73.4m
Col:633.2m  NN 6895 1946  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 57
(1:25k) OL47W 368W
Observations:summit 110m WSW at NN 69572 19689 is 2.4m lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15/Leica RX1250
Surveys of Beinn Dearg and Creag na h-Eararuidh.pdf
Comments:Marilyn and Graham replaced by hill 3937 in December 2014
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 188 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Beinn Dearg circuit from Glen Artney. 4 of 4thekirkie pirate16/02/2024
Along ridge from Stuc na Cabaig on a clockwise round fo the hill starting from bridge west of Glen Artney Church.Jossker03/06/2023
Visited all three 700m contours. Small summit cairn. Descended south ridge to narrowest point of river where it is possible to jump across. With Minto.Dangerous Dave13/11/2022
From Stuc na Cabaig. Revisit 16 years later. Descended S ridge.Minto12/11/2022
CK SheilaS25/10/2022
 yorkielad07/06/2022
On way between Mor Bheinn and Creag na h Eararuidh. Good place for a short rest before going on to the Graham.MichaelF28/09/2021
Circuit of 5 tops including 2 Grahams on N side of Glen Artney.IanHHill11/06/2021
Done after the Graham.Play2End07/05/2021
MMC walk starting with Kevin, but continuing on own over the 2 Grahams folllowing the same route as kdbennett. Sunny, windy and essentially dry day. 18k and 6 hoursalexmaclennan19/07/2020
Parked on the gravel bay E of Auchnashelloch bridge, stone-hopping over the Water of Ruchill to keep away from farm building during this time of social distance. A wall and a fence, a tussocky ascent of Sron na Maoile, then a pleasant ridge walk over Sron nam Broighleag, Creag na h-Eararuidh and Beinn Dearg. On the descent, a red deer fawn sprang from the long grass within feet of me and scampered away.Nick Down107/06/2020
From church car park in Glen Artney, E along road, down track past Dalchruin to bridge, then along tracks past Dalclathick, then heading across tussocky grass to S ridge of Sron na Maoile, over summit, along ridge to Sron nam Broighleag to Creag na h-Eararuidh, continuing to Beinn Dearg, descending N then down NE to corner of foresty plantation, over old deer fence and up slopes to Mor Bheinn outside new deer fence, reached summit of Mor Bheinn, returned to col, then up to Ben Halton, descended SW to join old quarry track (crossing new deer fence twice in the process), followed track until it turned E, then headed S initially on grazed grassland, then tussocky grass to sheepfold NE of Dalclathick, joined track round to bridge over stream, and back to car park by outward route.kdbennett26/10/2019
From the church carpark to Dalclathick bridge, then through bracken and grasses to Beinn Dearg. Along the ridge to Stuc na Cabaig and Sron nam Broighleag, before heading back via Sron na Maolle. Decided to make it a circular walk, so waked towards the footbridge near Auchinner, picking up tracks back to the main road. About 3.5 hrs.summitter22/06/2019
a peaceful sunny dayoatcake15/04/2019
Ben Halton - Mor Bheinn - Beinn Dearg - Creag na h-Eararuidh [Stuc na Cabaig] (pitched tent overnight by summit) - Sron nam Broighleag - Sron na Maoile from Glen Artney. Warm, with some rain and thunder.RobertP09/06/2018
Set off from Church CP in Glen Artney on a Sim,G,Sim,G,Sim ACW circuit. Some fine situations. Nice ridge ascent (2 deer fences in glen to climb prior to ridge ascent).ger15/05/2018
Surveyed with Graham Jackson and Dave Marshall Galltywenallt26/10/2017
A big day from tent up track from head of Glen Artney. A round of the horseshoe including Meall na Fearna, the Graham Creag na h-Eararuith and 13 graham tops. Had hoped for some bounding along on grassy ridges but only got those towards end, the rest a bit messy with peat hags, numerous bumps and tops with multiple claimants to be the high point. had some issues with the forest in crossing to south side, now partly felled and I thought I could work through the felled section on what looked like a track from above. Always a mistake, should have gone round west end as originally planned.A good day nonetheless.dickscroop31/07/2016
4 of 6: from Stuc na Cabaig.ChrisR23/07/2016
Solo. A round of a Graham, two Graham Tops and one Subsimm from the car park at Glenartney Church. Descended from Creag na h-Eararuidh and up to the summit of Beinn Dearg, which used to be regarded as the Graham. There is a cairn at the highest point. Martin R says there ainít one there but there certainly is one in 2016 even if it is rather small. Descended to burn confluence at NN705176. Easily crossed both burns and so SW to join Auchinner Ė Comrie footpath and back to the car park via Dalchruin. Met no new deer fences on my route.pwbellarby21/04/2016
with Jonathan de Ferranti on a very windy dayvegibagger17/04/2016
Curcuit of the two Grahams and tops from Dalchruin w Jenx. 5hrs in a ckear bright day with biting north wind. New deer fences but apart from one climb all have stiles.nordicstar16/04/2016
A fine hill.jenx16/04/2016
Horseshoe from church cp.ngthack05/04/2016
Climbed before the 2015 Gargunnock Beer Festival. Various inc. JC and DC O. Massive herd of deer - approx. 500 on the ridge.Martin6608/08/2015
A pre-Gargunnock beer festival wander from Glen Artney with Martin66, JC, J, Smithy, Harts, Hunts & Otis. Left the road near the schoolhouse & followed track & paths to N side of Allt Coire Choire. I proposed a walk up the S ridge of Creag na h-Eararuidh & then on to Beinn Dearg. My brother wanted to go straight for Beinn Dearg, so everyone traipsed off after him. Mutiny was in the air by the time some of the less fit elements reached Beinn Dearg! So much so that everyone except me, J & Smithy went straight back down in the belief that they had climbed the Graham! We continued round the whole circuit for a great high level walk & bagged the Graham. The best way to do the round would be clockwise though, saving the rough stuff for the descent.NotReallyABagger08/08/2015
self (now Creag na h-Eauairidh)davidsbatty15/01/2015
4 summit circuit from Mailerbeg (parking options)jimbloomer22/03/2014
2 graham round beinn dearg, mor bheinn with pat from carpark near church glen artney.robertphillips11/12/2013
??ancient brit23/04/2013
And 07/09/2022chrispine05/11/2012
solodonmeister11/08/2012
Traverse of Sgiath a'Chaise, Stuc a'Chroin, Ben Vorlich, Meall na Fearna, Beinn Dearg and Mor Bheinn. With PK, RB.amswanston02/06/2012
From Glen ArtneyBLACKHILL04/04/2012
This was the Marilyn when I climbed ithillsman27/03/2012
A rare cloud free day. Started from St Fillans clubhouse, via west bank of Allt Ghoinean and NE ridge. Returned via track down east bank and Tynreoch, longer but easier and drier.Topographer5722/11/2011
Cairn? What cairn is that, then? Ain't one there. Soundtrack courtesy of the barking stagsMartin R16/10/2011
Half way point on the Grahams (#112)Cuillin24/09/2011
Walk with Jim Bull. Low cloud all day, meant navigation with mapdscargill03/03/2011
At the time was considered the main summitN.Morters16/11/2008
Ascended from carpark in Glen Artney, heading on for Mor Bheinn.JohnW07/04/2008
2nd time - 07/03/2016.russell6111/09/2007
With Dave, MikeOik25/07/2005
Sron na Maoile, Sron nam Broighleag, Creag na h-Eararuidh, Beinn Dearg. From Auchnasealloch Kirk, along road for a mile to road end then up, back via Dalchruin.agentmancuso20/07/2004
AAMc HFB15/05/2004
from Cabaig. On compass felt for way ahead over 2 or 3 tumps, missed top at first attempt to find chasm looming ahead, retraced steps in murk to top at 13.30. Rain now persistent.arranc25/04/2003
Self and SallyInvicta1429/06/2002
Clear, snowy, sunny and good views.iangalbraith28/01/2001
Solo.MickyRoss14/02/1999
RHW13/04/1998