Name:A' Bhuidheanach Bheag
Hill number:390
Height:936m / 3071ft
Parent (Ma):389  Carn na Caim
SMC/RHB Section:05B: Loch Ericht to Glen Tromie and Glen Garry
County/UA:Perth and Kinross, Highland
Topographical area:HE07 Chuaich-caim
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Spey, Tay
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Firth of Tay
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 66061 77585
Summit feature:no feature: ground 11m WSW of trig point
Col:827m  NN 6599 7898  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 42
(1:25k) OL51W 394W
Observations:ground 600m WSW at NN 65509 77440 is 0.62m lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15/Leica RX1250
Survey of A'Bhuidheanach Bheag.pdf
Comments:summit height measured to be 936.0m and col height measured to be 827.0m
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Carn na Caim, A'Bhuidheanach Mhor & Bheag by obvious route from Layby 87, with SHC.TRG31807/07/2024
With Yeltzbagger and Ketzster. Great day in clear weather.Stevie n Tay19/06/2024
Third of Four summits to reach Two Munro’s and their subsidiary tops, from the lay by on the A9 a Fifteen mile hike with 3500ft of ascent and taking Six and half hours.WAYNE ROWLETT18/05/2024
First munro day of the year, with Alma Aurea. A beautiful day forecast, so we climbed Carn na Caim South Top (914.6m), Carn na Caim (Munro, 940.8m), A' Bhuidheanach (881.1m) and A' Bhuidheanach Bheag (Munro, 936m). Sunny most of the day, clear summits and some snow to enhance the views, but not too much to spoil them. Beautiful 360 views of all the surrounding munro ranges. A drop and pull back up, made harder by slightly more snow in this bit, but another beautiful summit when we arrived. /Dmeltdiceburg31/03/2024
A' Bhuidheanach Bheag from layby on A9.JasonStark06/01/2024
4 of 6: From Carn na Caim. Cloud down as we arrived. We then went out and back to Meall Uaine and the cloud had lifted on our return. With Sam.ChrisR26/11/2023
With Alasdairduchally09/10/2023
After Cairn a Caim, walked south along the ridge. Amazingly the low cloud lifted and rain stopped. There’s actually a path all the way but you have to turn off the main track ( to stay on the mapped track) at nn658793 cairn, not obvious. This takes you down to a place where you can ford the stream easily before ascending to the summit trig. Returned same way to layby on Drummochter PassDenise 04/10/2023
Parked at A9 layby. Carn na Caim S Top, Carn na Caim, A'Bhuidheanach Bheag and A'Bhuidheanach on the way back. Very wet underfoot, showery and tops in cloud initially, clearing a little later. With Gillian and Denise.richard6904/10/2023
Easy ascent fr A9, good path now starts where track ends, and leads right to summit. A glimpse of a view but mostly overcast, though mild and dry. Moorland pleasant w lots of mountain hares.NorfolkPT2127/09/2023
Ran in awful weather from Dalwhinnie, missed out Carn an Caim to avoid Hypothermia!rhif713/09/2023
Way back from SkyeD.Hoyle08/09/2023
Snow and hail and even a bit of sunshine, done after Carn na Caim.colinfielding24/04/2023
Glorious dayShinydiscoba11z27/02/2023
Layby on A9 at NN639820 - Carn na Caim S Top - Carn na Caim - A’ Bhuidheanach Bheag - layby.Mark Jackson16/08/2022
With Martha from AP, also inc. Carn na Caim. Drizzle early on with several heavy showers but gradually drying up but remaining overcast. Blustery SW wind. Not the most exciting mountains!Neily There06/08/2022
RIB, Bran HFB21/07/2022
With Jack Post PhD cycle touring tripfellie21/05/2022
With Karen, perfect winter conditionsHighland Days05/03/2022
Following the book to do this route from the A9. Lookout for a small cairn off the land rover track heading left down. Great views. Retrace your stepsAristotle Chip21/01/2022
Annual NY Munronrowan03/01/2022
With D, Kirsty, Neil, Mags Dave, Roy, Drew and Jacqueline. Good view on first summit out towards cairngomrs, walk along ridge through snow and down for sunset. Up to grantown after.Rodge03/01/2022
Langie Dalwhinnie meet, with Paul & David. A pretty rough day!Grinner-Munros204/12/2021
With a guide. Lots of nav practice on featureless terrain on a damp, misty day.liljonb17/10/2021
Càrn na Caim and A' Bhuidheanach Bheag from Drumochter - Walkhighlands routehummusg20/08/2021
From lay-by 87, using the stony track up past the small quarry to the cairn 879m on A' Bhuidheanach. Then steep descent to a burn and up onto the plateau and trig point. Returned much the same way, avoiding steep re-ascent of A' Bhuidheanach by a path skirting its east flank. 13.1km, with 750m of ascent.Man of Kernow118/07/2021
From Dalnaspidal north to the Munro, the to Glas Mheall Mor and down SW ridge via GM Beag. With B and R.jenx16/07/2021
Circuit of tops from Drumochter.thekirkie pirate15/07/2021
Carn na Caim S & Main tops and A' Bhuidheanach Bheag, with PR and family, as per Walkhighlands route. Easy terrain throughout.TRG31814/07/2021
Overnight camp at Loch Cuaich, ascent of Carn na Caim following track by Allt a Choire Chaim. Following track and fence line to A'Bhuidheanach, ascent of A'Bhuidheanach Mhor and A'Bhuidheanach Bheag. Return on same route to unnamed peak (902) on Carn na Chaim and descent along old track on NW slope and good track to hydroelectric pipeline. Return to Dalwhinnie along acquaduct track. Hot!raymooremanx30/06/2021
Direct from Layby 87 on the A9. Descended to Dalnaspidal and returned to the start by bike.geoffh1215/06/2021
Parking at Dalnasipdal on the A9, I head up to A' Bhuideanach Bheag (936m) then Meall Uaine, up to Glas Mheall Mor (925m). Returning to the car over Glas Mheall Beag (871m). A few snow flurries but great views in between, 04:50 all in.chillyman822/05/2021
22km loop of the two munros (5hrs in not great conditions)Nicky C21/12/2020
excellent day out walking with Brian Smith and Gus. Good views but cloud came in near end.Kevthecat12/11/2020
Did with Carn na Caimsupermario12/11/2020
Circuit from Balsporran CottagesAjm031026/09/2020
Lots of ups and down - a long way - and some rough. Clare & Skye.Scmccabe 17/09/2020
Ascent from layby 87 on the A9.Dry conditions for the two Munros of A' Bhuidheanach Bheag & Cairn na Caim. Two rather boring grassy hills.knarf16/07/2020
With Sunny and Iain Carn na Caim & A' Bhuidheanach BheagHuwel11/07/2020
An ambitious start to combine this with its next door neighbour. Setting off from lay by 88 buffeted by speeding traffic we ascended the Land Rover track which rapidly became snow covered and a steady breeze helped us up the hill whilst cooling us s as well. Reaching the plateau the packed snow and drifting cloudy made views patchy.. The long trudge across the snowy undulations using sight and compass in this featureless landscape a surreal experience. A line of iron fence posts led us directly to the trig point. Icy winds and drifting spindrift were a major feature. All clothing was donned to keep us at operating temperature. The return walk was exhausting the day was advancing and so we decided to leave the plateau with one summit and head for the car and the surprising Scottish victory over the French at rugby.david.walker4008/03/2020
Glas Mheall Beag, Glas Mheall Mor, Am Meadar & A' Bhuidheanach Bheag from Dalnaspidal.duchally19/01/2020
Done with Carn na Caim - with John and Islay - clag and snow above 600m mproudfoot22/12/2019
Andrew, Chris, Gabby, Gerry, Jane, WillieNHWC14/12/2019
After Carn na Caim. Start point: where cycle path meets A889 just to S of Dalwhinnie.Gayle14/10/2019
With Steve W. from Dalnaspidal. Warm and sunny.Play2End14/07/2019
66th Munrolojzi86062120/04/2019
Climbed Carn na Caim and A'Bhuidheanach Bheag from the A9. Pretty slow going in soft, deep snow. Complete whiteout - thank goodness for the fence posts!Geoff Briggs06/02/2019
With Lionel, Geraldine. Perfect day, sun, lots of snow.Chris Blake02/02/2019
From layby 87 on A9, up track to A'Bhuidheanach, continuing to A'Bhuidheanach Bheag, then on to Glas Meall Mor, returning to A'Bhuidheanach Bheag, along ridge to Carn na Caim South Top and Carn na Caim, descending down same track to A9. With JS.kdbennett23/09/2018