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Name:Bla Bheinn [Blabheinn] [Blaven]
Hill number:1255
Height:929m / 3048ft
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman, Trail 100
Grid ref:NG 52995 21731
Summit feature:boulder by cairn 5m W of trig point
Col:70m  NG496241  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 625 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Route: B8083 parking Coire Uaigneich Bla Bheinn SW Top Bla Bheinn Coire Uaigneich B8083 parking. Stats: 4hrs47, 9.28km, 990m ascent. Weather: clear, although windy at top. Notes: some tricky scrambling pitches on wet rock on ascent.millionmts05/09/2019
Hot and stunning day. Standard route, lots of people.iangalbraith25/08/2019
With Graham Uney and Tom Wells 1st Skye Munrocolinfielding12/07/2019
With Radinagettingonabit01/07/2019
My 64th Munro, with Karl Markham, as he got his last (282th) Munro. The weather was horrible but it was a great day as a huge gang of us slogged up to a clagfest on top, 6.5hrs all in.chillyman801/06/2019
With Jon, Housechild and Vicky.Grinner-Munros228/05/2019
2nd Repeatchalky195320/05/2019
With IMacp. Glorious day, making up for the dismal weather on the previous visit.Owen B15/05/2019
Debs and Tali. Tourist path up and down. Nip out to the SW top, using the ledge while Debs waited with the dog. Annoyingly missed out the Prow. Collected Slat Bhienn & An Stac on the way down.Mountain Goat09/05/2019
A dawn start race against incoming clag, via the 'Tourist' route, which it deffo is not once above the Fionna-choire (FC). The 'motorway' from the car park peters out into a maze of very faint tracks, presumably where people fan out in search for the way onward, above the FC, up R, until the harsh terrain forces then back into a small number of possibilities, where a few scree paths become clear. This is not a hill to descend its upper half in poor viz, with gashes, crags and gullies to catch the unwary. Looked at the SW top but declined the verglass on the scrambly rocks. Just got back to the FC as the viz vanished.Isbjorn Winter Round09/01/2019
With RodOik06/06/2018
From SW top return direct to tourist path. Very hot sunny dayN.Morters27/05/2018
My first Munro! Clouds came in just before we reached the top, so say nothing...eilidh13/04/2018
Wally's last Munro. When I finished in '86 he had 20 left and he's been trying to avoid doing them for 32 years!jimbloomer209/04/2018
Stopped just short of the summit due to awful weather conditions!nell158319/10/2017
From Loch Slapin CP by WalkHighlands route. Glorious day - summit views magnificent!Crib Goch12/07/2017
From Car Park, a round of Bla Bheinn, SW Top, Slat Bheinn and An Stac.rhalstead05/06/2017
Last Graham, Corbett and Munro: ascended Belig via SE ridge; Garbh Bheinn via Bealach na Beiste and Bla Bheinn via Clach Glas. Fantastic day in the Cuillin Hills with Alasdair Raffe and Ewan Lyons (thanks to Ewan for leading the tricky sections)raffemeister07/05/2017
From the east with Steve Smith. Fine walk up and fine views.jonglew05/05/2017
Up tourist route from the east. My final Skye Munro with Jon Glew.SteveSmith05/05/2017
Fabulous viewpoint, pity about the huge pile of messy rubble on the top.alda04/05/2017
with Murray and JulieKonstanci14/09/2016
Up the tourist route, weather was foul. Once at the summit we struggled to find the way we came up so descended down the scree slope. Will have to come back again for the views.tomd405/09/2016
Climbed with Jim, Sarah, Franta, Rike. Great weather in the afternoon, so a late start & easy going pace. Good views of the Cullin ridge from the topelectricfox09/04/2016
Evening ascent. On own.MorecambeMonkey21/06/2015
Start: Loch Slapin Awesome ! Solo.Baggerdaz25/05/2015
With Christine. Fantastic weather for October. Excellent views.Keith9915/10/2014
Bla Bheinn in the morning, Beinn Sgritheall in the afternoon. Day 46 of 59 for all Munros.PGCE24/09/2014
Climbed on my own in the mist not the easiest introduction to the mountains of Skye. Took in the South Summit as well.isabelle19/09/2014
Via Slapinpaul maycock11/07/2014
Done with JessJamesSDonald06/06/2014
Misty day with Francis Blunt (guide) and Robert wight (MMC). Stiff and sore from ridge traverse. Glimpses of Ridge from top through the mist.alexmaclennan03/06/2014
With Ben, good weather but mist on top from west wind. south summit climbed, my first CuillinSimonridout29/10/2013
Via Clach Glas with Nick P, guided on the tricky route by Jamiesignyred06/08/2013
Week in Skye with Mum. Blaven by 'tourist route' - cracking walk up into Coire Uaigneich, then up to E ridge, great rock scenery, crossing to S Top a G2 scramble, then very steep and loose down SE flank. Took in Slat Bheinn and An Stac on way down, lovely hills.Mark Jackson13/07/2013
Solo climb whilst on holiday. Excellent sunny weather and good views all round.knarf11/07/2013
Solo. Figured that I might as well break my Skye cherry. Warm day with mists that teased you with the views they were hiding. Take your pick of paths up! Sketchy path between 2 tops, but all in all a cracking hill and not to be rushed! 9.7km, 1118m, 6hr45.bowzi09/07/2013
With Matt, Simon, Sarah, Marie & LindaPDR196630/06/2013
My last peak. Attempted it with Martin on the 2nd December and arrived at the south summit crossing to north peak treacherous so returned back to camp. I think my missus was glad that I was still alive. Returning three weeks later went up by Coire Uaigneich with crampons and ice axe. Managed it. My final munro. What a corker. Company: Soloiandesbottes23/12/2012
Snowy but clear views at summit.Riverman26/10/2012
2 of 2: From SW top. With Tim.ChrisR21/10/2012
By trade route. Hurrying as set off 2pm. OK view but Black Cuillin summits hidden by cloud. No rain. Rounsfell05/09/2012
Via the tourist path with Ruth.davidpettit8406/06/2012
With I.McSkimming, via Clach GlasHighland Days28/05/2012
Red Cuillin 2nd dayMartin Barratt24/05/2012
honeymoon epicjvrussell823/05/2012
on the hill for 6.30 :o) summit 9.30!! Happy daysjennygraham07/05/2012
maol chean dearg in the morning bla bheinn in the afternoon.robertphillips06/05/2012
climbed with George Murray, Frank McCabe, Collette Haig and her dad and Mark Hamill. We stayed at the Skyewalker hostel at Portnalong. Weather at summit wintry then nice on descentmunromurph05/05/2012