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Name:Ardsheal Hill
Hill number:230
Height:263m / 863ft
RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Linnhe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,2,Y)
Grid ref:NM 99516 56841
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:231m
Col:32m  NN002560  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 49
(1:25k) 376 384
Observations:rock next to trig point may be as high
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 190 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Ceres club weekend. Fab weather away from the hills. Great views all round. Café closed.Play2End01/02/2020
From community hall at Lagnaha Farm, up the grassy track and short path. Less than hr, but fine views to Ben Nevis.N.Morters09/11/2019
On my own. Parked at community centrealwaysinshorts06/03/2019
From Cuil Bay. Followed track to the south west ridge and easily through a couple of fences to the top. Great views but Mrs Mindlessflogger was blown over descended which wrenched a recent skiing injury and put her out of action for a few days. The bays west of Cuil Bay are delightful.mindlessflogger23/02/2019
With Peter J, Andrew M, Chris W. Too grotty for higher hills. Easy parking at the community hall. Straight up the greasy Land Rover track. Last 100 metres or so in the teeth of a gale and cold rain.Owen B18/02/2019
50 minutes return on a clear breezy day via track to mast from community centre.willyross13/12/2018
From community hall car park up phone track. Great view, showers but not on me. En route Stront to Edinb. Rounsfell06/10/2018
Pleasant early evening walk in bright sunshine after driving up from the midlands. A nice way to start the week, we hope.milimana22/06/2018
Solo, quick up and down from the community centre. Nice views.amswanston10/06/2018
1 of 2: From A828. Parked at Duror Community Hall CP.ChrisR11/01/2018
Wet.Jon F17/03/2017
Via track that starts behind community centreSwindon Bagger06/03/2017
Bus to Lagnaha, round back of community centre hall, and up green track (slippery in places) almost to summit, footpath to very top. Lovely sunny morning with glorious views up and down Loch Linnhe and across to Kingairloch hills. Ben Nevis very impressive under snow. Back down the same way.mainnirnamfiadh03/03/2017
Steep grassy track from village hall an easy way, drop down to beach and sea side return makes a pleasant return, Ground lumpy on the tops.TheWicken19/01/2017
should've followd the proper trackscoob03/01/2017
up track towards mast, with mora.BLACKHILL26/10/2016
Walked twice as I left the key on top! Unpleasant wet path back to CuilKev18/12/2015
Easy ascent on grass track from community centre opposite Lugnaha.Topographer5713/10/2015
From the Community Centre via the grass track.rhalstead25/09/2015
From Community Centre - clag was down - saw nowt!Crib Goch10/07/2015
Track from village hallGallovidian18/06/2015
70 min bag from Duror Community Centre, using rough landrover track to start. The views must be excellent but drizzle and a 1500 ft cloud base limited them today. Coffee and Cakes at the Stalker Castle centre after- always a good bet.pwheeler27/05/2015
From the Community Centre via the grass track. Great view of Ardgour.Play2End27/03/2015
parked at community centre grass track to the top.robertphillips16/02/2015
Usual routeAndrewFinnimore07/06/2014
W Jenx as others before. Parked at Community Centre. Grassy wet track to near summit, path off to left. Great views through the mists.nordicstar30/12/2013
From back of community centre at very edge of map. Fine little hill on a dreich day. Then Ben SgluachThearlaichdubh01/11/2013
with Jon, too tired to do anything bigtallblond21/10/2013
Up the track from the community center. Things were getting a bit overgrown in places but easy enough all the same.Columba06/08/2013
Solo Uisdean2521/06/2013
Debs and Ali after driving upMountain Goat23/02/2013
AlanGlenford29/12/2012
Used Jim's approach - an easy climb. Terrific views up and down Loch LinnheChris Peart30/11/2012
Parked at community Hall used an overgrown path of sorts but in the end went off piste to find slim Vanessa. Hostel power off so did before breakfast and just as rain arrived.Dugswell231/08/2012
There's now a track to the mast, and a path thereafter, from the back of the Community Hall (room to park)at NN001563.jimbloomer01/05/2012
Windy, Great VP DC DS MHMartin6603/01/2012
At the end of a wild weather New Year week in Appin. Up the track from the community centre to the SE, sheltered from the gale that was blowing, with Martin66 & MarkH. It was difficult to stand up on the top due to the wind, but what a belter of a viewpoint, even if we took it in more or less flat on the ground! Everything a small hill should be: contrast with Aird's Hill a few miles down the road!NotReallyABagger03/01/2012
Sunny, dry, calm, cold, good views.iangalbraith06/11/2011
Winter ascent. Had to make careful route choice due to avalanche risk and significant loadings of snow in the area just below the summit. Cat 3 avalanche risk at this height and cat 4 on these aspects elsewhere in Glencoe today ! Knee deep snow.assynt_bob13/03/2011
With Ali, Ruth, Anthony and Scott. The others turned back at the radio mast because of the biting cold - not good for 2 year olds! Stunning day and full 360 degree panorama from the trig after decent snowfall on the major hills.paddyirish27/11/2010
Went up for a stormy sunset.ARM13/11/2010
ran on way back from mum and dadstom smith27/12/2009
Revisit. Nice summit, fine Linnhe view, straightforward access from hall car park to SE, altho vegetation hard work.RHW14/06/2009
2nd marilyn today. Another vanessa trig, no 10515. Very still conditions, but drizzly weather, light fading, so last hill for that day !hjaltland04/01/2009
dry overcast, hint of breeze. orange tinged hole in the clouds to WSW with patch of blue sky to end the year withvegibagger31/12/2005
Parked in post office lay by at Duror. Along road, over gate on cattle trod through trees and bracken to open moor and a broad ridge. Over wire fence and followed this and a stone wall for 3/4m over wet bracken, heather and tussock to a cross wall, up to a false summit and to top at 12.55. No cairn.arranc01/10/2005
solodonmeister25/04/2004
Up track for grand sea views.Eddie09/03/2004
With MarionOik20/04/2003
Climbed on a family stay at Fort William.Man of Kernow120/10/2002