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Name:Beinn nam Ban
Hill number:1036
Height:580m / 1903ft
RHB Section:14A: Loch Maree to Loch Broom
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Broom, Catchment Boundaries, Little Broom
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Highland Five, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,5,HF,Y)
Grid ref:NH 10897 90816
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:243m
Col:337m  NH148782  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 19
(1:25k) 435N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 121 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
W Dave Wragg after camping under An Teallach. Dry, breezy, not sunny. Up and down from high point on road. Rounsfell29/06/2019
Straightforward up and down from the quarry car park just south of the hairpin bend.Clive G07/05/2019
Parked in layby under the summit. Walked down road so a complete traverse of the hill could be made. With Kev and Jen.mindlessflogger16/12/2018
Parked 300m before bend in road at high point. 24c, very hot. Direct route to summit with great views all around. Back slightly north to get excellent views of UllapoolCoinneach03/07/2018
AloneRob Pen y Garn13/08/2017
1 of 3: From bend on Badrallach road. 099916ChrisR23/06/2017
Good parking 300m before hairpin bend.Good views down to Ullapool on ascent.NormanW14/05/2017
selfdavidsbatty02/07/2016
From parking near dog-leg in road, up & down by direct route, no problems.Chris Peart11/06/2016
KeithByTheC26/05/2016
From parking area just south of dog leg in minor road. (Great spot for campervan!) Easy up and down.AndrewFinnimore18/04/2016
Overcast, mild, calm, good views although highest tops obscured.iangalbraith22/06/2015
Cracking view of Ullapool. Enjoyed this one!elizyanne14/06/2015
Solo ascent up a gully from the west. Direct, steep and short. Nasty bee on summit.Play2End06/07/2014
Parked in small disused quarry off minor road a few hundred metres south of track to Altnaharrie. Made rising traverse north then east up to corrie on north side of the hill to avoid the cliffs, reaching the top of the corrie at NH 11048 91334. Then south past two small lochans to the summit. Returned by outward route. With AT.Man of Kernow105/06/2014
From near the bend. Some nice scrambly bits. Sunny with great views all round.Martin R15/10/2013
Parked at a disused quarry about 100m south of hairpin bend. A rough ascent with several false summits.Topographer5707/08/2013
With Mora, from minor road at nh099919BLACKHILL03/05/2013
Solo. From small quarry on road to Badrallach at NH098915. Went somewhat northwards to get round a line of cliffs. Went over a very minor top with a small cairn and passed round a small lochan before reaching the summit of Beinn nam Ban.pwbellarby21/06/2012
With ES, IS.amswanston05/05/2012
With AS. Part carried. With ES, IS. eks05/05/2012
With AS. Part Carried. With ES, IS. iks05/05/2012
W jenx from col to old ferry crossing at 100920. Climbed/scrambled to summit in mist.nordicstar15/10/2011
with Jamie while camping on northside of Little loch Broom with surprisingly a wedding party from York there.vegibagger29/08/2008
Parked NW of hill near where road makes a hairpin bend L to Badrallach. Climbed shoulder to top, a cairn perched on slabby rock, and lochan nearby.Aye Jimmy23/10/2007
Parked at elbow on narrow road above Badrallach. Gained height over stiff moor grass to foot of first crags. Manoeuvring left and right got above first set and thereafter it was less of a problem. Summit has sandstone boulder tors separated by grassy areas. To top at 13.45.arranc30/06/2005
DC, JC, DSMartin6630/12/2004
During a New Year week. From just short of the hairpin bend in the road with Martin66, JC & Shaky. Wended our way up through the outcrops for a good view from the top. Back by the same route.NotReallyABagger30/12/2004
steep heathery climb, rocky summit tor, fine view. straight up from rdside 103903 RHW06/05/2001
From the road bend.Eddie05/11/1999
Gavin Theobald07/05/2019
duchally20/04/2019
JulieB20/04/2019
WokingMike20/04/2019
Simon Winton01/04/2019
Tom Mundell08/09/2018
Trekking toes08/09/2018
willyross30/08/2018
lindaross30/08/2018
johnbarnard2523/08/2018
iainwalton10/04/2018
danpquinn22/03/2018
Isbjorn29/01/2018
chrispine07/10/2017
Gallovidian23/05/2017
Martyn115/03/2017
Glenysj2115/03/2017
govanah09/10/2016
hils24/04/2016
kiltedbiggles08/04/2016