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Beinn a'Bhuird: Coire na Ciche

Beinn a'Bhuird: Coire na Ciche.   Photo: Scott Muir

This is the southernmost corrie of the Bheinn a'Bhuird corries.  The south east facing headwall offers some pleasant skiing with many variations in line possible.

Even relatively late in the season, it's possible to ski a long way, or even all the way to the Quoich Water!

Relevant Weather Forecasts

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Relevant Avalanche Forecasts

There are 2 Scottish Avalanche Information Service forecasts worth considering for Beinn a'Bhuird: Coire na Ciche.

The obvious slope facing Southeast holds the snow well, and is at a pleasant gradient (compared to many of the lines described elsewhere on the mountain).   There is plenty of scope for variation in the actual line depending upon snow cover and conditions.

The obvious slope from the southeast.  Photo: Scott Muir
Looking down the line of the slope into the corrie and beyond in deteriorating weather.  Photo: Scott Muir
The line, and possible alternative from within the corrie.  Photo: Scott Muir
Grid Reference: NO097987

Approximate Start Height: 1130m

Approximate Descent: 230m

General Aspect: Southeast

Climbing Grade: n/a

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