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Name:Ben More
Hill number:1301
Height:966m / 3169ft
RHB Section:17E: Mull and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Island:Mull
Maritime area:Mull & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, SIB,
Murdo, Yeaman, Trail 100
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,SIB,Mur,Y,T100,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NM 52582 33069
Summit feature:OS rivet in centre of large stone shelter
Drop:966m
Col:Sea
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 47 48
(1:25k) 375W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 609 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Beautiful and very blustery day. Missed the path up so took the grassy direct way then down via the endless scree.jpitches20/09/2019
My final Munro. Windy but clear and dry day with Vic, Chris, John W., Chris W., Matty W., Gill and Jerry, and my son Andrew. Champagne and single malt to celebrate. Happy days!mikejacobs24/08/2019
Alan, Andrew, Gerry, Jan, Jane, John, RobertNHWC24/08/2019
From A'Choich then descent via standard route. Beautiful clear day with views to Skye and Ben Nevis.squeegs17/05/2019
Relatively easy day out. Great views between hail and rain showersakmilne10/05/2019
Climbed with Andy...FCMark10/05/2019
From foot of Ben More path (9:45) walked to summit (12:30). Along fine ridge to A'Chioch (13:25) and on to Beinn Fhada (14:55). Continued round ridge to Beinn a'Ghraig (16:40) - fine stony top. Then off end of ridge and down to road, tricky in woods at bottom. Back along road to car (18:30). Some cloud earlier, but fine day with long views.dbb02/05/2019
51 - Forecast said high confidence of settled dry conditions, so we drove across from Central Scotland. In the end got very wet, and saw not a lot of this hill, although it cleared later as we explored Mull waiting for the ferry back.huwthomas18/10/2018
Circuit with D and the ozzies before 9th waveRodge22/09/2018
Parked on the foreshore and followed the well trodden and boggy path to the summit and back. Rained most of the day and no view from the summit. Watched otters on the beach on our return. With LP and RO.wombourne12/09/2018
From parking spot marked on map. Ben More, A”Chico, Beinn Fhada & Beinn Fhada NW top. With AS & Beinn Fhada with AS & PM.CJM25/08/2018
Cracking day starting from Dhiseig. Weather great until nearing summit. Usual cloud down on top. Great views coming off.Wayne Mac08/08/2018
Due to wrong shoes (mountain boots were in repair) and bad weather did I have to abort when ascending halfway from the south where there are no paths.hugoklip17/07/2018
Day hike on last full day of Mull trekJK13/07/2018
Last Munro ! Started from roadside and went up the svrambly route. Part was Juli, Marti, Don, Steve Kennedy.Bookerdddd27/05/2018
From Dhiseig.Winterfloodian25/05/2018
Very boggy in places especially lower third. Weather quite poor, low cloud so no views at summit.anderson2411/10/2017
Last Munro trip with GHC for Jim Anderson. Terrible weather, rain, wind but not cold. It got better the nearer the car we got.Play2End30/09/2017
6 miles MullTash20/07/2017
With Tashpigerg20/07/2017
Fantastic walk along three ridges for Rob Wights third last munro. Sunny dry and perfect viz. circular walk from Knock. 8 hours.alexmaclennan19/05/2017
With Team Extreme. Climbed for the BVAW event. Weather a bit chilly and damp on top but generally not a bad climb.meltdiceburg17/09/2016
Nice to have the summit to myself in evening light, even though it's a mess.alda14/06/2016
With Dave, Jonathan, Alice, Stan and Jamie. From car park (11:25) walked up tourist track to summit (14:10). Very hot and still, cloud on top with intermittent views - and midges. Continued with Alice to Beinn Fhada (qv)dbb08/06/2016
Solo walk from the NWGeoff Briggs01/06/2016
DebsMountain Goat15/05/2016
With Jasmine. Fine day, golden eagle soaring over summit.jonesthesteam10/05/2016
Beinn a'Bheithir in the morning, Ben More on Mull in the afternoon. Day 56 of 59 for all Munros.PGCE16/04/2016
With G. Simple route up and down from parking near Dhiseig. 5 eagles.RT197014/09/2015
3 of 3: From A Chioch.ChrisR03/09/2015
With Ruth started out clear and sunny but rain set in before summit. 10.45 to 5pm 15kDunlawyering06/07/2015
Third ascent and by the third different route this time from the north east via A'Chioch ridge and the steep east face.vegibagger30/05/2015
With MarkConnie01/05/2015
With Sail & Ian.Dangerous Dave07/02/2015
eyenose28/12/2014
With Jim. A cracker of a day and a ridiculously early start to catch 2 ferries. Pathless ascent up Beinn Fhada before over A'Chioch and then a nice scramble to Ben More, packed with folks at the top :/ 15.4km, 1350m, 6hr55.bowzi13/09/2014
with Markgrimjimm13/08/2014
Last Munro me and sueTonyandsue12/08/2014
From B8035 following the ridge up to Beinn Fhada then over A'Choich ridge to Ben More descending via 'tourist' route. With Bod,Val & Nathan.MorecambeMonkey28/06/2014
Straight up and down as weather not the best and cloud gathering and rain threatening.knarf12/06/2014
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave31/05/2014
With Marcus on SIP Race - wind howlin, cold outrageous!Colinmac200516/05/2014
After Beinn Fhada and A'Chioch. Route per Walk Highlands website - terrific walk - dry very windy day, but views spoiled by haze.Crib Goch31/03/2014
Solo from the shore. Misty top. Up and down in less than four hours.Play2End14/10/2013
With Jim, clear view of top on way up, clear view at end no view from top, ascent from west coastgeoffreybbb27/07/2013
Wild camped at the bottom on our cycle trip. Swimming in the stream. Had the summit to ourselves for a man of the mountain. back down for cycling to Tobermory and beyond.GravelMonkey27/07/2013
279th - Solo - Dry, warm, sunny day. First ferry of the day from Oban and then bus to T-junction. Completed a SW to NE traverse of Ben More, nice scramble in descent. Walked out to Salen and bus back for ferry, Would have been nice to stay longer on Mull.RGibbs30/05/2013
With Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu, Coel & Alfie.Dangerous Dave19/05/2013
With Ian, at midnight, on Scottish Islands Peaks Race.Colinmac200518/05/2013
With Sail.Dangerous Dave19/01/2013