Binnein an Fhidhleir

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Binnein an Fhidhleir (Stob Coire Creagach)
Binnein an Fhidhleir mountain.jpg
Binnein an Fhidhleir (Stob Coire Creagach top) seen from Butterbridge
Highest point
Elevation 817 m (2,680 ft)
Prominence 504 m (1,654 ft)
Parent peak Beinn Ime
Listing Corbett, Marilyn
Translation The fiddler's peak (Peak of the rocky corrie [1]) (Scottish Gaelic)
Pronunciation Scottish Gaelic: [ˈpiɲɛɲ ən̪ˠ ˈiʝlɛrˠ]
Location Argyll and Bute, Scotland
Parent range Arrochar Alps, Grampian Mountains
OS grid NN230109

Binnein an Fhidhleir, one of the Arrochar Alps, is a mountain in southern Scotland. It is located above Butterbridge on the north side the A83 road facing Beinn an Lochain to the south. The mountain has several tops, including Creag Bhrosgan (711 m); Stob Coire Creagach, which replaced Binnein an Fhidhleir as the Marilyn in April 2006 [2] at 817 m; one without any name at all at 748 metre; and Binnein an Fhidhleir itself, further to the west,[3] at 811 m. Although Stob Coire Creagach is the highest summit, the name Binnein an Fhidhleir is generally used for the whole mountain.

The shortest route of ascent is directly up the hillside above Butterbridge, where there is a carpark. A number of small crags must be avoided, and the route is steep and unrelenting. Alternatively, the hill may be ascended from further up Glen Kinglas by way of Binnein an Fhidhleir's northern ridge: although longer this route is considerably less steep.


  1. ^ "Stob Coire Creagach". MunroMagic. Retrieved September 23, 2006. 
  2. ^ Alan Dawson (2006). "Update to The Relative Hills of Britain". 
  3. ^ "A circle around the highest top, Binnein an Fhidhleir is located more to the west". 

Coordinates: 56°15′27″N 4°51′32″W / 56.25752°N 4.85899°W / 56.25752; -4.85899