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Bidean nam Bian is a 7 mile loop trail located near Ballachulish, Highland, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and running.

Distance: 7.0 miles Elevation Gain: 4,051 feet Route Type: Loop

hiking

walking

running

lake

views

waterfall

rocky

scramble

snow

Bidean naam Bian has good variety of terrain - from paths to scrambling. The three Sisters of Glen Coe are the most distinctive features of Bidean naam Bian - steep ridges that extend north into the Glen.

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rocky
1 month ago

My husband and I hiked this on our first trip to Scotland and having never climbed! We were unprepared for the the incline and it took us about 3 hrs longer than most (9 hrs). we didn't do the loop but went up the valley and back the same route as we only wanted to get to Bidean Nam Bian. The trail was well marked except what small sections that were under snow (In May) the trail is laid with stones and is like being on a stair climber. The view was amazing the whole way and well worth how sore I was for 3 days after. There is a near vertical climb to get to the top (or back down depending on your route) that was surprisingly easy. I cannot wait to go back and do it again and hit all three of the sisters, but will be much more in shape!

hiking
8 months ago

Randonnée assez difficile. Je n’ai pas pu faire la boucle en entier à cause des conditions météo au sommet et de la neige

hiking
9 months ago

Great wee trail with good variety of terrain from easy paths to scrambling,weather was dry and very little to no wind on the day which made for a good day out,but challenging all the same

hiking
scramble
11 months ago

hiking
muddy
rocky
scramble
11 months ago

Be prepared with a serious map/gps watch. Got off trail many times and couldn’t find our way back. Gorgeous hike but definitely more for an experienced hiker. Rock scrambles were no joke!! My watched said we ended up doing 10.84 miles and over 4700’ of elevation gain

recorded Bidean nam Bian

hiking
Tue Jun 11 2019

Wow! What a trek. This has all the views, going up, on top, and coming down. Serious rock scrambles, different terrain, everything. This one pushed us!

hiking
off trail
rocky
scramble
Sat May 25 2019

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
9 months ago

hiking
10 months ago

hiking
Tue Sep 25 2018