Name:Cruachan Dearg
Hill number:1307
Height:704m / 2310ft
Parent (Ma):1306  Corra-bheinn
SMC/RHB Section:17E: Mull and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Island:Mull
Topographical area:IM01 Mull
Class:Hump, Simm, Graham Top, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,Sim,GT,Y)
Grid ref:NM 56847 33192
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:130.2m
Col:573.7m  NM 5697 3288  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 47 48
(1:25k) 375E 375W
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15/Leica RX1250
Surveys of Beinn na h-Uamha Corra-bheinn and Cruachan Dearg.pdf
Comments:Formerly twinned with hill 1306. Summit measured as 704.0m
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From parking on old road by the bridge. Up Allt Teanga Brideig on soggy track to bealach 332m. then steep up onto Cruachan Dearg and continuation to Cruachan Beag, a nice viewpoint. Skirted round CD on return and dropped more directly to track back. With B and R.jenx19/07/2023
Heather. Path dry. Air poor/26c and no wind. Clegs loving it (and us)garbo110312/06/2023
5th and last of the day after starting at 616303. My GPS shows this as slightly higher than Corra - Bheinn. Descended SW to reach the path and then Teanga Brideig where the car was parked. Solo. 7.6 miles and 6 hours 15 minutes. Met Oliver B and Bill T who did the walk NW to SE.bolton03/06/2023
RHSoc weekend on Mull, parking spot at Teanga Brideig closed parked further east. Up wet track to col over Torr na h Uhamha, past a pond with a frogs a jumping and up through fresh snow on a glorious day with great views continuing to, Corra Bheinn, Beinn a' Mheadhain and Cruach Choireadail. With The Kirkie Pirate and Alex C.PeterD26/03/2023
Circuit from Glen More woth Peter d and Alex C. 2 of 6thekirkie pirate26/03/2023
Last day of the RHSoc spring weekend and a delightful 4 Hump round of 600m+ tops in great weather conditions along with Colin W and Peter D. Stunning view over to Corra-bheinn with a light covering of snow above Simm height.Alex C26/03/2023
CK SheilaS17/03/2023
From Teanga Brideig on A849, on a pretty direct route, part of round of 2 Simms and 2 Grahams.IanHHill29/06/2022
torr na h uamha, cruachan dearg, cruachan beag, maol buidhe from teanga bridge.robertphillips08/05/2022
Parked at Knock and biked to NM568371. Gained ridge by climbing Bith-bheinn, on to Cruachan Beag, then along ridge to Cruachan Dearg (straight forward walk). A dog leg out to Corra-bheinn. Useful to have the GPS to help negotiate the return of the top section rocks. Contoured Cruachan Dearg to join the “track” at Creag Mhic Fhionnlaidh (big boggy at the start). Back to bike and out.BaggerGutt27/04/2022
Parked by Teanga Brideig for 2 Simms: Cruachan Dearg and Cruachan Beag.PGCE01/07/2021
On descent of Corra-bheinn. Descended W to Carn Cul Righ Albainn, then back to Knock.quadbarrel09/06/2021
A good circuit from Knock, parking by the gate to the Loch Ba track. Out to Gortenbuie on track, then path disappears then reappears along river, messed up by cattle. Up the fine and very steep NE ridge of Corra-Bheinn, then steep descent to Mam a Coir' Idhar on S side of ridge to avoid crags. Mad looking climb to Cruchan Dearg but climb almost up to first band of crags, head NW below them on sheep tracks and then up easy grass and scree. Onwards to Cruachan Beag and lemming impersonation off the NW ridge of Bith Bheinn eases off to sensible terrain back to the stony track. Note that the track is pretty bumpy, on average flat and with many loose sections and a bike might be more trouble than it's worth.Gill12/07/2020
A round of Corra-Bheinn and Cruachan Dearg. Really spoilt with views over Skye to the north and Jura to the south.Nicky C24/03/2020
With Dave Roeder. Parked at Teeanga Brideig (10:05) and followed glen to col and thence to Cruachan Dearg (12:30). Then along twisting ridge via Corra-bheinn (13:35), Bheinn a'Mheadhain (15:15) to Cruach Coireadail (16:00). Down westward to hanging valley then steeply down to road for walk back to car.dbb03/05/2019
Full ridge including Corra-bheinn, Cruach Choireadail and tops in perfect conditions.RobertP01/05/2019
Updating past walksSimon Winton31/05/2018
4 of 4: From Corra-bheinn. Down to the road and into the wind back to the car. Failed to see bus coming along behind me; shame!ChrisR16/10/2017
Corra Beinn and Cruachan Dearg via pat from bridge on old road to south reached by bus. Had planned continuing with traverse across face of A chioch but very windy so cut short. In any event traverse looked problematic.dickscroop15/04/2017
From Teanga Brideig by the route described in the SMC Graham guidebook. Took in Cruachan Dearg, Corra Bheinn, Beinn a' Mheadhain and Cruach Choireadail.davidpettit8429/12/2016
From S, via Torr na h-Uamha, en route to its two NE topsRHW29/05/2015
With Clare, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave02/05/2015
Parked down at bridge on old road, NM563306, took the stalkers track but its in poor shape and after 150m cut up hill aiming for the cut between the Torr and main hill. Continued direct up ridge to summit. Onwards round the group of four main hills.nordicstar30/04/2015
Walked in from SW with Jim Bloomer for a walk around Corra- bheinn with a finish on Crauch Choireadal for a GR8 day out in the sun and wind.Dugswell230/04/2013
Did it with Corra Bheinn on 2 day Graham bagging trek. Did it just in case it became higher.Thearlaichdubh13/07/2012
With Alfie.Dangerous Dave02/05/2012
Started by bridge at Teanga Brideig. Followed path until Torr na h-Uamha. Gained ridge to Cruachan Dearg summit, down to col and up to Corra-bheinn. Descended south ridge to road. Great views of B More and A'Chioch. Lots of mice.Martin R15/04/2012
Park at Teanga. Along an indistinct path shown on the map,leading to col. Underfoot it was like walking in perpetual sludge. It was a 90 minute horror. To the pass and up on grass, dodging rock outcrops to a steep clear clamber to the top at 12.15. Neat cairn of sharp black stones. To Corra-Bheinnarranc09/09/2006
Solo HFB12/08/2005
From A849 at NM 62977 31338 on the way to Ben MoreAlan Moore25/05/2003
On Knock- Corra-bheinn- Cruachan Dearg- Cruachan Beag- Knock walk, on a hot, cloudless day. Back in 2002, we were not sure which of the two 2300 ft + tops was the highest. Visiting both gives the most satisfying looking walk in this remote area beyond Loch Ba's inlet. Pete and I enjoyed it a lot.pwheeler06/06/2002
Solo. MTB from Torlochan to Knock then track to (567370) by Loch Ba. Climbed Bith-Bienn to Cruachan Bheag & Dearg. Continued to bealach by Creag Mhic Fionnlaidh & return through Glen Clachaig. Overcast & misty.Vin21/10/2001
With Corra bheinnRHW29/04/2000
From Glen More, round of Cruchan Dearg, Corra-Bheinn, Beinn a' Mheadhoin and Cruach ChoireadailGalltywenallt16/04/2000
Ascended from Corra-bheinn in perfect weather. Descended to A849 for road walk back.JohnW09/04/2000
Bagged after Corra-bheinn on big day of Grahams and Corbetts. I hadn't annotated the map but Veni, vidi 500', vici. Fortunate for once!Eddie21/04/1995
Liz England (experienced) & me, from Kinloch (S of Loch Beg, which is coast due S of Ben More). While pupils were doing a Gold DoE expedition around Mull.NorfolkPT2127/06/1993
Thurs 5. Cloud 2300-2500' patches of snow, windy. Teanga Brideig- Cruachan Dearg - Corra Bheinn - B a' Mheadhoin - Cruach Choireadail - descent by An Coireadail. Pub.Capt Malbec05/04/1984
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