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Name:Beinn nan Aighenan
Hill number:254
Height:960m / 3150ft
RHB Section:03C: Glen Etive to Glen Lochy
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Etive
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 14855 40520
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:343m
Col:617m  NN143415  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 452 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
On own. Very hot.Chris Blake15/05/2019
Glen Etive 9. Beautiful day but cold wind 16+ hrs Creise, Meall a' Bhuiridh, Stob Ghabhar, Stob a' Choire Odhair,Meall nan Eun, Stob Coir 'an Albannaich, Glas Bheinn Mhor, Beinn non Aighenan, Ben StaravHuwel03/05/2019
from glen etive with pete walker, snow at 500m windy high up. goggles for descent and return, cold.lithosyork27/01/2019
Approach via Bridge at Coileitir. Path by Allt nam Meirleachto col at 766m. Emerged into strong westerly winds and driven snow to summit. Hill has a decidedly remote feelwychwood30/11/2018
With Paul DuleyKeith9908/08/2018
Long ascent to bealach then descent to next bealach and steep ascent to summit with some scrambling. Paths throughout. Solo. Amazing views. Last of the Glen Etive munros.Langbank 09/07/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac27/06/2018
From Coileitir (Glen Etive) up Ben Starav by north ridge, along east ridge to Stob Coire Dheirg and descent to 766m bealach, south to Beinn nan Aighenan and return, then continued along ridge to Meall nan Tri Tighearnan, Glas Bheinn Mhor, Stob Coire Albannaich, Meall Tarsuinn and Meall nan Eun, returning from bealach between Meall Tarsuinn and Meall nan Eun along Glen Ceitlein. All the paths and tracks in Glen Ceitlein in terrible state. With SD.kdbennett17/09/2017
Adrian. From Glen Etive.Bookerdddd25/05/2017
xRicardo13/05/2017
From Glen Etive. Wet. Hardly any snow.Jon F18/03/2017
Anti-clockwise route of 3 Munros from Glen Etive. On own.MorecambeMonkey19/09/2016
With Mags+Dave, hot day, from glen etive with B Starav.Rodge21/07/2016
with dave and sam. (T shirt weather)mn2321/07/2016
Lovely sunny day with exceptional views of Loch Etive and Mull beyond to Loch Dochard and Tulla in east. Climbed with Maggie and Sam (who also did Ben Starav).dave neilson21/07/2016
Out and back from Glen Etive. Hot and humid.Roblex09/06/2016
From Glen and then back across to Ben staravemily17/04/2016
Ben Starav, Stob Coire Dheirg, Beinn nan Aighenan, Meall nan Tri Tighearnan and Glas Bheinn Mhor from Glen Etive.rhalstead25/09/2015
Hill 5 of 5 - very steep descent to end long day. Finished by 10pm and pint in Bridge of Orchy hotel.amelialloyd19/09/2015
Path from Glen Etive to Inverchorachan Point, then up Beinn nan Lus and on to Beinn nan AighenanGallovidian10/06/2015
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=46834basscadet11/10/2014
Solo, via Glen Etive,Topsaswell10/09/2014
With Brian R. from the Loch Dochard Camping spot. Back via Coire na Caime.Play2End04/09/2014
4 of 6: From Meall Cruidh.ChrisR13/05/2014
Second of the day with Rois, Eoin, Adam and Rowan.GravelMonkey03/05/2014
solo 5.5hours slightly cloudy before hf weekpigerg28/09/2013
Lovely sunny and warm day. After Ben Starav descended col to bag this. Surprisingly, lots of clambering up steep ridge, looks easy from a distance, it's not.Jhimmy25/08/2013
Tough hill. Completed after Starav. Big drop which means a good climb up.akmilne20/07/2013
Climbed with StaravFCMark20/07/2013
With Colin on a 2-day backpack around the Glen Etive hills. Mainly dry and sunny, with snow above ~700m.alistairpooler21/04/2012
Solo walk from Glen Etive in worsening conditionsbarnz4806/08/2011
a round of 5 ben starav, beinn nan aighenan, glas bheinn mhor, stob coire an albannaich, and meall nan eun,12 hours,walked with david gill walkhighlands.robertphillips18/04/2011
done with ben staravbuggerlugs31/10/2010
ghaley09/10/2010
withAvril, Sid and Alan in misty conditionsmunromurph06/06/2010
long walk in from Victoria Bridge good path most of the way maybe the hardest hill i've done quick remote and a long walk backsry231/05/2010
Wandered along nice ridge from Starav before cutting SE across the hill. Dropped pack at belach, 45 mins up and down to Aighenan then started slog back up towards Beinn Mhor.bowzi19/06/2009
Very long there and back trip from Victoria Bridge on a very warm day.Windy Corner31/05/2009
Round of Beinn nan Aighenan, Ben Starav, Stob Coir'an Albannaich and Glas Bheinn Mhor. Day 23 of 59 for all Munros. 25km, +/-2500m, 10hrs30.PGCE26/04/2009
Clouded climb up the valley under the north side of Starav with James Ede and Michael Pearce. Munro 257 and the final piece in the jigsaw of my Munros east of Etive and west of A82 all of them, unplanned but all being under snowy winter conditions.vegibagger20/02/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave13/10/2008
From camp at col 141419. Walked ridges to Meall nan Eun before descending Glen Ceitlein.mindlessflogger19/07/2008
Day 2 of a 2-day trek- Victoria Lodge to Coletir via the twisting ridge to the E of this Munro. On a worsening day I took a direct line to pt 602 from the forest edge and had enough visibility to appreciate the fine, slabby ridge to the summit.The SMC District Guide is keen on this way though it was very remote, with little sign of footprints. Top in cloud, heavy rain on way down making gorges, robbers' waterfall spectacular. A very fine crossing.pwheeler17/06/2008
235redcon14/06/2008
climbed from South - very fine slabby ridge...maknipe18/08/2007
3rdThearlaichdubh08/08/2007
Munro 103 2007 compleationancient brit15/06/2007
Camped near head of Glen Kinglass, up Meall nan Eun, Stob Coir an Albannaich, Glas Bheinn Mhor, Ben Starav and Beinn nan AighenanGallovidian07/04/2007
Completed Ben Starav, Glas Bheinn Mor, Beinn Nan Aighenan, Stob Coir an Albannaich, Meall nan Eun, Stob Ghabhar + 5 tops, included an over night camp, 38.5km, 5250m, in 21.5 walking (also had 8km bike back to car)JamesSDonald02/04/2007
Start ~ 136468, Glen Etive. Followed track over river bridge and on to Coileitir, then turning up stream and following the Allt nam Meirteach to the 766 col. Descended the joining ridge and climbed Beinn nan Aighenan. With Wombourne, Ron, Pat & Tim.steve hudson26/03/2007