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Name:Beinn a' Bheithir - Sgorr Dhearg
Hill number:195
Height:1024m / 3360ft
RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Leven (Loch)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NN 05688 55837
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:729m
Col:295m  NN051543  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 384
Observations:trig point destroyed
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 689 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Sgorr Bhan, Sgorr Dhearg, Sgor Dhonuill from Ballachulish. Descended Sgorr Dhonuill to the west then into Gleann a' Chaolais as the normal path was closed for forestry operations.Geoff Briggs17/11/2019
GMC Fort William week. Large group started out. Richard Smith Alan Thomas and myself split off at the foot of Sgorr Dhearg. Snow at 900 or so meters. Also did Sgorr Dhonuill. jps66619/02/2019
Completed the Horse Shoe with Calum & ChrisJamesSDonald20/01/2019
Ballachulish - Sgorr Bhan (NNE ridge) - Sgorr Dhearg - Sgorr Dhonuill - Sgorr Dhonuill - W Top - Sgorr Dhonuill Far W Top - South Ballachulish.Mark Jackson24/08/2018
From Ballachulish (NN 08359 58451) - Beinn Bhan - Sgorr Bhan - Sgorr Dhearg - Sgorr Dhonuill. Returned back to the col between Sgorr Dhearg & Sgorr Dhonuill then north across boggy ground and through the forest following the new descent path. Short walk along the A82 back to the start.david23020120/08/2018
Usual route from Ballachulish, up to Beinn Bhan and around the horseshoe, descending into Genn a' Chaolais and back on forest road. Lovely sunny day.milimana24/06/2018
Walked with Scotland RamblersHuwel19/05/2018
SoloChris Blake14/05/2018
From South Ballachulish, using forest roads and paths to col WSW of summit, ascent to summit from col, descent by same route. With JS.kdbennett06/05/2018
Climbed with LUUHC on an amended Ballachulish horseshoe - ascended via Schoolhouse Ridge and continued onto Sgorr DhonuillJonathanConey24/02/2018
KeithByTheC18/10/2017
With Mark, Cathy, Grant, Kat and Jack. Miserable weather!robertgn06/08/2017
A surprisingly good path, not clearly mapped, from the Gleann a Chaolais car park. Just followed the signs for Sgorr Dhearg up through the forest to the 757m col.Pete R03/06/2017
Both Sgorr Dhearg and Sgurr Dhonuill from the Forestry Commission car park at South Ballachulish. Very wintry conditions with snow covering both summits.knarf25/04/2017
Came up the ENE ridge of Sgorr Ban in snow - not realising it was GII - rope deployed - then continued the round in good snow/ice but fierce wind - descent gully after Sgorr Dhonuill hard to locate and full of soft snow - blasted by ice crystals - but a good day - with MR some of the way - met JB along the waywychwood12/02/2017
With Charli & Ian up accent from the North East Ridge of Sgor Bhan in the snow.Elwyn_Summers10/02/2017
ballachulish to south ballachulish, sgorr bhan, sgorr dhearg, sgorr dhonuill, sgorr dhonuill west top, sgurr dhonuill far west top, craeg ghorm south top, creag ghorm, down fire break onto tracks collect bike and cycle back to the car.robertphillips04/12/2016
Used the Walking Highlands route for the start of this hike. Tough going on the initial climb to the Sgorr Bhan/Beinn Bhan ridge deep heather/scrub to negotiate, from there on it was plain sailing. Looked like a bigger descent from Shorr Bhan to the col but closer up it was insignificant, the ridge to Sgorr Dhearg that had looked terrifying was now looking like a nice easy walk & it was. Privilege to stand on the top with amazing clear views all around, even The Ben was clear. Descent to the col at 757m had me picking up a geocache, then the climb to Sgorr Dhonuill & the aprehension of the exposure at the top. A brilliant mountain day & munros #134 135LizzieG07/11/2016
Ballachulish horseshoe via Schoolhouse ridge. With Gavin.MorecambeMonkey17/09/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac18/06/2016
Beinn a'Bheithir in the morning, Ben More on Mull in the afternoon. Day 56 of 59 for all Munros.PGCE16/04/2016
From school house arete, good scramble loads of snow and strong windemily17/02/2016
with SUMC. Ballachulish Horse Shoe.AlistairCarson24/10/2015
Second of the day. No sunshine and cloud on the tops - MWIS reporting >90% cloud free summits! although let down by weather enjoyed the climb from the col. back down through the forest to the landrover track then Red Squirrel camping and Clachaig drinking. no stars this night.GravelMonkey19/09/2015
HFPete Pozman06/07/2015
In mist from around 750m - no views at all. Boooo!FCMark13/06/2015
did sgorr dhearg and sgorr dhonuill togetherwendy.calder07/06/2015
Ascended via Sgorr Bhan from Ballachulish in deep snow. Great views to Bidean nam Bian and Glen Coe as well as the Mamores.quadbarrel28/12/2014
Ballachulish. Two munro's at the back of the hotel a slow star due to a rather nice bottle of wine the night before but weather was fantastic with 100% visibility above the clouds.Eileen O'Neil30/11/2014
First real conversation with Jim!Steve199616/11/2014
Ballachulish horseshoejustin99921/08/2014
Solo. Stayed clear at the summit but cloud cover arrived later for the ascent of Dhonuill.Roblex20/08/2014
From car park south of South Ballachulish, through the forest, up scree slope at Coire Dearg, Sgorr Dhonuill, Sgorr Dhearg, then down north shoulder, over uneven ground through trees back to forestry tracks and the car park.welshyboyo04/07/2014
GLENCOE WEEKEVERTON09/05/2014
after Sgorr Dhonuill with Dave, Sam, Roy and Margaretmn2312/10/2013
With Maggie, Dave, Sam and Roy. Fantastic weather. Sunrise over Loch Ness as I drove down. Not a cloud in the blue sky all day. Fantastic views. Scotland at its absolute best! I remember the views from last time. Less forest to get through this time.Maggie12/10/2013
With Mags, Stubbs, Margaret +Roy same day as Sgorr Dhonuill. While waiting for Tasmania Visa couldn't be more pleased with this walk. my 360 i phone efforts, might need some practice.Rodge12/10/2013
a great views of Bacahullish and the bayAristotle Chip23/08/2013
Hill runpaulpitcher01/07/2013
with Dadamelialloyd24/06/2013
With sgorr dhonuill balachullish horse shoepigerg29/05/2013
Climbed up from Ballaculish with Alex. Quite crowded at the top. Nice views. WE picked up the geocache in the bealach.darradog28/05/2013
A nice summit,A little steep & icy near the top..Lots of snow up on the col.completed with Aly & MuttsMc Tango08/04/2013
With Skinny Chris and Phil (MPS), bit of snow and pretty windy, great views.rambler_gary31/12/2012
From Ballachulish over Sgorr Bhan. With Paul & Karen Edmondson.Crib Goch21/10/2012
Mq/da/ra/jaquartley15/09/2012
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=19448basscadet18/03/2012
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave17/03/2012
second ascent, 2 in party, club meet, mist and some light rain, heavy rain on the descent.rum doodle 01/03/2012
A couple of interesting scrambly bits on the east ridge. Nice summit.signyred15/02/2012