Ascent of Beinn a'Chaorainn on 2022-08-31

Climber: Nick Down

Date:Wednesday, August 31, 2022
Ascent Type:Successful Summit Attained
Peak:Beinn a'Chaorainn
    Elevation:3451 ft / 1051 m

Ascent Trip Report

From Roughburn up the SW ridge, playing hide-and-seek with the path most of the way, and over the three summits of Beinn a'Chaorainn. All three are magnificently situated, but the North Top feels most remote and lies on an elegant ridgeline.
Summary Total Data
    Total Elevation Gain:2920 ft / 890 m
    Total Elevation Loss:2920 ft / 889 m
    Round-Trip Distance:9.3 mi / 15 km
    Route Conditions:
Maintained Trail, Unmaintained Trail, Open Country
Ascent Statistics
    Gain on way in:2920 ft / 890 m
        Gain Breakdown:Net: 2572 ft / 784 m; Extra: 348 ft / 106m
    Loss on way in:348 ft / 106 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.5 km
    Start Trailhead:Roughburn  879 ft / 267 m
Descent Statistics
    Loss on way out:2572 ft / 783 m
    Distance:4.7 mi / 7.5 km
    End Trailhead:Roughburn  879 ft / 267 m
Ascent Part of Trip: Beinn a'Chaorainn's three summits

Complete Trip Sequence:
1Beinn a'Chaorainn2022-08-31 
2Beinn a'Chaorainn2022-08-312920 ft / 890 m
3Beinn a'Chaorainn North Top2022-08-31 
Total Trip Gain: 2920 ft / 890 m    Total Trip Loss: 2920 ft / 890 m

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