Munro Bagging

Munro Bagging Ben


Munro Bagging from Best Western The Crianlarich Hotel

Munros are Scottish mountains who’s height exceeds 3,000 feet (914.4 meters).  There are 283 such Munros in Scotland and a further 227 subsidiary peaks.  There are over 30 Munro’s who’s starting point is within 20 minutes’ of Crianlarich, of which the following 16 Munros can be conveniently climbed direct from the village of Crianlarich WITHOUT the need for any vehicular transport.  This makes Crianlarich an ideal base for “Munro Bagging”.

  • Ben More (1,174m)
  • Stob Binnein (1,165m)
  • Cruach Ardrain (1,046m)
  • Beinn Tulaichean (946m)
  • Beinn a'Chroin (942m)
  • Beinn Chabhair (933m)
  • An Caisteal (995m)
  • Ben Challum (1,025m)
  • Meall Glas (959m)
  • Sgiath Chuil (921m)
  • Ben Lui (1,130m)
  • Beinn a’ Chleibh (916m)
  • Ben Oss (1,029 m)
  • Beinn Dubhchraig (978m)
  • Creag Mhor (1,047 m)
  • Beinn Heasgarnich (1,078 m)

Here's a webcam view of "our" very own munro and one of Scotland's finest, Ben More. Kindly provided to us courtesy of the Ochils Mountaineering Club.


Munro Bagging


How to access the Crianlarich Munros?

Starting from the hotel in the centre of the village, there are 5 key routes that provide access to each of the Munros listed above.  Depending on which Munro or Munros you wish to climb, one or more of these access routes will facilitate your hike to and from the Munro(s).  Be aware that the maps provided on this website are for illustrative purposes, and are expressly NOT to be relied upon. Normal hill climbing best practice should be used and all walkers should have the appropriate OS Maps and navigational aids etc.
Three Sisters Glen

Munro Bagging - Giveaway

Legend and Brief Description

​Red---Access WHW. Head South before crossing farmyard and A82 to enter Glen Falloch
Purple---Access WHW. Head North on WHW until reaching the track to Connonish
Blue---Access forrestry road behind playground. Follow forestry track towards Grey’s Height
Orange---Access forrestry road behind playground. Follow forestry track towards Ben More farm (accessing via Portnellan Lodges)
Yellow---Access south bank of river via gate under viaduct. Follow until reaching bridge to Inverherive Farm and tracks beyond



We think we are Scotland's most Welcoming Munro Bagggers Hotel - and to prove it anyone who brings us a picture of them on the summit of one of the 16 Crianlarich Munros (as per the list above) is entitled to 1 FREE PINT OF CRIANLARICH ALE OR SPECIALITY COFFEE at Best W​estern The Crianlarich Hotel.  1 giveaway per person, not in conjunction with other deals.  ps - feel free to share this page on Facebook if you think it's a good offer!

Other Munro Bagging opportunities near to Best W​estern The Crianlarich Hotel:

Having completed all of the Crianlarich Munros, climbers can turn their attentions to other nearby Munros and groups of Munros, each of which can readily be attempted in a day’s outing from your base at the hotel.  Note that this list is not exhaustive.

  • Rannoch Moor Peaks (access from Bridge of Orchy railway station, 15 miles from Crianlarich): Beinn Dorain, Beinn an Dothaidh, Beinn Mhanach, Beinn Achaladair, Beinn a’Chreachain
  • Arrochar Alps (access from Inveruglas, Loch Lomond side , 15 miles from Crianlarich): Ben Vorlich, Ben Vane, Beinn Ime, The Cobbler
  • Loch Tay Munros (access from near Killin, 15 miles from Crianlarich): Ben Lawers, Meall nan Tarmachan, Meall Corrranaich, Beinn Glas, An Stuc, Meall Garbh, Meall Greigh, Meall a’Choire Leith

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