Aonach Beag

Altitude 1,236m – Grid Ref NN 19767140 – Maps OS Explorer 392 (1:25,000), Harvey/BMC Ben Nevis (1:40,000), OS Landranger 41 (1:50,000)

Hill features
In winter the Aonach's provide great climbing and due to the altitude are fairly reliable and access is easy via the Gondola. The North Face of Aonach Beag provides several excellent ice routes in a remote setting with difficult to find protection, Raw Egg Buttress has excellent summer and winter routes Chanderelle(E3) and Salmonella(VII).

Weather forecast

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10 °C
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9 °C
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9 °C
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9 °C
26 kph

15.8mm rain
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11 °C
28 kph
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Summit of this hill


This summit is listed in Munros, Marilyns, Scotland's 4000ers. It has been climbed in 193 logbooks.

Scrambles and Easy Climbs on this hill

Name of climbTypeGradeTicks
North-East Ridge (Summer)TradD *13
WhiteoutWinterII 2
Queen's ViewWinterIII *3
This Sceptred IsleWinterII **1
The White QueenWinterII 1
Away from the CrowsWinterII *1
The Black PrinceWinterII
DragonflyWinterIII
MayflyWinterIII 1
North-East RidgeWinterIII **20
West Central RouteWinterII 2
EggsclamationWinterII 2
AxiomWinterIII *1

Harder climbs? You can see the full list of climbs for this hill at UKClimbing.com.

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