Beinn Chabhair is a mountain in the southern highlands of Scotland. Introduction. Beinn Chabhair is a good 300m ascent from the bealach. Weather = Sunny with occasional cloud cover. From here you can see a long way down Loch Long on a clear day and well into the Trossachs to the east. Nat Park - Loch Lomond and Trossachs. An Caisteal is a summit in the region or range in Scotland. There are a couple of rocky outcrops to bypass, but the way down to the main stream was easy enough without any steep sections and, looking ahead, there were no obvious problems. Another weekend trip up from Glasgow by Citylink I think. So I went down from the col, and skirted the south flank of An Caisteal to reach the bealach below Beinn Chabhair. The only Munro in the Crianlarich area that I haven't climbed yet is Beinn Chabhair which, although it can be climbed from An Caisteal, seems better approached from Inverarnan on the A82. Geography. ... Col between Beinn Chabhair and An Caisteal - geograph.org.uk - 1336822.jpg 640 × 480; 95 KB. There are good views north west to An Caisteal and Beinn a'Chroin which are sometimes combined with Beinn Chabhair to make a long and strenuous day. A 7.00 am departure from Dunbar got us walking just after nine, and back to the car some seven and a half hours later. I also decided to put my boots back on. AN CAISTEAL - ROUTE DESCRIPTION: Location: Glen Falloch, near Crianlarich An Caisteal and Beinn Chabhair from Beinn Dubhchraig. an caisteal, beinn a chroin and tops from glen falloch. robertphillips: 13/01/2016: An Caisteal circuit in the clouds: justin999: 14/08/2015: Up Coire Earb to Beinn a' Chroin, An Caisteal and Beinn Chabhair, then down by Allt a' Chuilinn and back along WHW and A82: Gallovidian: 19/04/2015 An Caisteal and Beinn a Chroin. County/Area - Stirling. Beinn Chabhair is situated 1¼ miles west of Beinn a' Chroin. A double muno walk and a different approach to two munros not often walked together, An-Caisteal and Beinn Chabhair. Jaxter's first solo expedition - an epic race against weather and dark Date: 24th September 2013 Munros: Beinn Chabhair, An Caisteal Route: Beinn Chabhair, An Caisteal & Beinn a'Chroin from Derrydaroch Farm, Glen Falloch In an attempt to make our album recording more productive, our illustrious lead singer banned the rest of us from… The approach starts along a rough vehicle track followed by a steep ascent over grassy hillside to Sron Gharbh at the start of the ridge. The views across to Beinn Chabhair and beyond were spectacular, but slightly hazy, meaning we were going to have a warm day ahead of us. Weather/Conditions: ... By this point I wasn't in the mood for going over to Beinn Chabhair as I'd had initially considered so we headed and did the usual two Munros in a circuit. Saturday 18th April. It is located about 7 km south of Crianlarich and 5 km north of Loch Katrine. Ben Chabhair’s Height: 933m Summit Grid Reference: NN 367 179 Translation: Hill of the Hawk Start Point: Car park at Beinglas Farm Campsite Situated about 4km north-east of Loch Lomond is Beinn Chabhair, “Hill of the Hawk”, a mountain of the Crianlarich and Balquhidder group in the Southern Highlands.With a height of 933m, Beinn Chabhair is the smallest of the Crianlarich mountain group. Oddly both are called Coire a' Chuilinn. Overview. Time to get out and bag some more munros. Map of Beinn Chabhair above the West Highland Way. Inverlochlarig, Beinn a'Chroin & Beinn Chabhair Introduction to Walk 2418. An early 7am start helped get the day off well and the first Munro of the day, Beinn Chabhair, was reached by 9. 244. Beinn a’ Chroin is surrounded by four other Munros which lie round the head waters of the River Falloch, to the north and east lies Cruach Ardrain and Beinn Tulaichean which can be reached by an arduous journey contouring round Coire Earb and climbing the subsidiary top of Stob Glas. About 3 miles north of the northernmost point of Loch Lomond, Beinn Chabhair (pronounced Ben Cah-vair) is listed as by the Scottish Mountaineering Council as Munro no. Beinn Chabhair, An Caisteal and Beinn a' Chroin (13km) Beinn Chabhair, An Caisteal . Took 6 hours total and yes the walk out along the glen is very very boggy! Summit. In fact it was going to be three with the inclusion of Beinn Chabhair, but after looking at the descent and reascent we would have to do, we suddenly felt lazy. All the walking routes up An Caisteal on Mud and Routes can be Date walked: 19/06/2010. Peaks on Route Distance; Beinn Chabhair An Caisteal 13km: Download GPX coordinates. Photo: Johndarm, CC BY-SA 3.0. The next time I visit this hill I will be taking it on its own. There are corries on both sides of the bealach. Summit. A narrow path zigzags along the ridge over Twistin Hill to the summit of An Caisteal (The Castle). Beinn Chabhair is a Scottish mountain. Ascent - 4500 feet / 1364 metres . The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips. The Route . Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. ... Beinn Chabhair. An Caisteal is situated 4000 feet northwest of Beinn a' Chroin. Ascent = 1450m. Beinn Chabhair 7 day weather forecast including weather warnings, temperature, rain, wind, visibility, humidity and UV Walk Summary Main objective for today's walk is the Munro - Beinn Chabhair a lone top in site of An Caisteal and Beinn a' Chroin; tantalisingly close enough to consider bagging these two peaks on this walk as well. Photo: Mick Knapton, CC BY-SA 3.0. This was followed by the drop down to the low belach that separates Beinn Chabhair from An Caisteal and Beinn a' Chroin. Did the route as described with a slight twist as we popped over to Beinn Chabhair after An Caisteal before going back to join the track ti Beinn a'Chroin. Beinn Chabhair. If you don't have the time for this as one big loop, you may prefer to do Bein Chabhair on it's own. Author - Tony Maries. Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km. Beinn Chabhair Weather (Days 0-3): The weather forecast for Beinn Chabhair is: Mild at first with light rain (total 3mm) on Wed afternoon followed by colder weather and light fall of snow, heaviest on Fri nightFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Wed afternoon, min -2°C on Fri morning)Winds increasing (calm on Thu night, near gales from the SSW by Fri night). An Caisteal has an elevation of 3264 feet. An Caisteal Weather (Days 0-3): The weather forecast for An Caisteal is: A light covering of new snow mostly falling on Sun afternoonFreeze-thaw conditions (max 2°C on Sat morning, min -3°C on Sat night)Winds decreasing (severe gales from the WNW on Sat morning, light winds from the … Very windy on top. An Caisteal and Beinn a’ Chroin Located a short distance from Beinn Chabhair, this pair of Munros can make for a great day out for anyone living in the Central Belt. The weather had improved sufficiently to give views of An Caisteal, although the summit itself remained hidden. Looking back Beinn Chabhair was briefly clear of cloud Cold wind. From the bealach this view is looking back to An Caisteal with the steep path clearly visible. Beinn Chabhair Photo Gallery. The ridge from Sron Garbh climbs gently to An Caisteal and bypasses a couple of short rocky sections before making a final push to the summit, which we reached just after 1100, a little over 2 hours after setting off from the car. Grade - hard. These two munros lie off the A82 beyond Crianlarich and offer a good days walking with just a little scrambling. Munros: An Caisteal, Beinn a’Chroin, Beinn Chabhair. An Caisteal summit from Twistin Hill.jpg 2,085 × 1,515; 191 KB An Caisteal, Beinn Chabhair col - geograph.org.uk - 280359.jpg 640 × 480; 59 KB Ancaisteal.ogg 3.4 s; 51 KB It has fine views down to Loch Lomond. It has fine views down to Loch Lomond. An Caisteal is a Scottish mountain situated six kilometres south of the village of Crianlarich in the Stirling Council area. Route map for 'Beinn Chabhair, Beinn A' Chroin And An Caisteal' - a 22.6km walking route near Crianlarich, UK. Route Map of Beinn Chabhair and An Caisteal above the West Highland Way. We were this way for a few days in the van and decided on the pair of Munros near Crianlarich, An Caisteal and Beinn a’Chroin. Route Map: Beinn Chabhair, An Caisteal and Beinn a' Chroin. Beinn Chabhair was a good finish to a big day, there is over 300m drop between Beinn Chabhair and Beinn a'Chroin and the ascent to the summit is a bit of a slog up the grassy slopes. Beinn Chabhair is a 9.4 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. Log in to view a full page OS map for printing. The rocky landscape continues to the west with the ridges of Stob Glas and Beinn Chabhair (Walk 4839). Rather than the usual separate routes for these munros, we'll combine both into a single circular route starting and finishing from Derrydarroch, about 3 miles south of Crianlarich. Take dry clothes. An Caisteal, at over 3,000 feet, qualifies as a Munro.It is located in a popular area for hill walking within a group of seven Munros and fourteen tops which stand on the eastern side of Glen Falloch in the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park.. Eventually the summit is reached at 933m. An Caisteal is 995 metres high. Time - 12 hours 0 minutes. A fairly long walk taking in 3 munros. Time taken = 4 hours 4 minutes. distance = 15km. Beinn Chabhair Comments And Photos. An Caisteal - 995m Beinn a' Chroin - 942m Monday 5th May 2008. Beinn Chabhair is a Scottish mountain. Route Map of An Caisteal. Back Beinn Chabhair, An Caisteal ' - a 22.6km walking route near Crianlarich, UK miles west Beinn. There are corries on both sides of the village of Crianlarich and 5 km north Loch. Ascent from the bealach trip up from Glasgow by Citylink I think separates... Caisteal, Beinn Chabhair ( Walk 4839 ) a clear day and well into the Trossachs to summit... 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