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Name:Beinn a' Bhuiridh
Hill number:262
Height:897m / 2943ft
RHB Section:03C: Glen Etive to Glen Lochy
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Awe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NN 09428 28354
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:169m
Col:728m  NN095288  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 360N 377W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 296 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Great pull up Coire Glas then up onto the top before returning to the car via Monadh Driseig.Fellhugger18/11/2019
Roadside parking NN 0809 2669. First of 12 hills to complete the Ben Cruachan massif - 22.6km / 11hrs. Finished the walk at NN 0280 3198 where I'd left my bike earlier in the day.jonglew25/08/2019
Lochawe station - road to Cruachan Reservoir - Meall Cuanail - Stob Dearg - Ben Cruachan - Drochaid Ghlas - Stob Daimh - Sron an Isean - Stob Daimh - Stob Garbh - Beinn a Bhuiridh - Cruachan Reservoir - Falls of Cruachan station.Mark Jackson20/08/2019
From Drishaig at junction of B8077 and A85, along track into Coire Glas (new hydro track not on [my] OS map helps) then up to the col, S up the north slope of Beinn a' Bhuiridh to summit, returning along ridge to Monadh Driseig and directly back down to start. With JAS.kdbennett27/04/2019
With Colin. Superb weather.iansm11/01/2018
Climbed via Monadh Driseig on a day of good views and showers. Feeling limp and pathetic on the steep bits, but soon felt fab when I saw the views of Loch Awe and Ben Cruachan.Gill04/06/2017
Final part of the Cruachan horseshoe on a perfect day weatherwise. Steep northern flank looked daunting, but a slanting route to the right reached the summit area swiftly. Descended down the eastern ridge to the trig pillar at Monadh Driseig, then a long trudge along the hillside above Loch Awe back to near the dam.Windy Corner07/05/2017
Along the track to just past the quarry. Track continues much further than on map but pick your own line to cut up to ridge. Descended on easier ground to just beyond end of track to easy walking in valley bottom.dickscroop20/04/2017
From the power station, up and down from the north col, then on around the horseshoe to Ben Cruachan.davidpettit8405/11/2016
Dull day with strong winds forecast. Caught the ascent in the window, up by the lead mines to the ridge then followed to the top. Visited all 3 tops to make sure then retraced our step. Winds picked up to match the forecast but by then in our way down by the same route. With NP & AMkenmorti28/12/2015
Via Monadh Driseig ridge and back again, 5.5 hrs. Overcast, breezy on ascent, visibility good short-range. Duller, wetter and windy on descent, very slippy but easy ascent of a fine mountain, with KM and AM.niallp28/12/2015
With Dad and Niallandymort28/12/2015
Weather fair.MountainMac16/10/2015
Cruachan Horseshoe with sidebars.justin99913/08/2015
ghaley25/05/2015
Along the new tracks in Coire Glas to the bealach. Lovely rocky summit. Back to Lochawe via the Hydro track. Ice cream in the shop!Play2End07/09/2014
SelfHighland Days07/09/2014
Cruachan Falls-Meall Cuanail-Ben Cruachan-Stob Dearg (Taynuilt Peak)-Ben Cruachan-Drochaid Ghlas-Stob Diamh-Sron an Isean-Stob Garbh-Beinn a' Bhùiridh-Cruachan Fallscampagvelocet10/07/2014
MMC walk around Dalmally horseshoe. Thick snow. Some wind but good viz. Snowshowed to the top. Steep downclimb to continue.alexmaclennan16/02/2014
JimT13/12/2013
Anticlockwise round from Railway carpark. Beinn a' Bhuridh and Stob Damh in thin cloud and cold wind. Rest of the round included both outliers and Meall Cuanail in bright sun and light wind. 7 hours.alexmaclennan22/07/2013
Solo.Dangerous Dave22/05/2013
With MichelleJamesSDonald01/03/2013
With Mora, from the hydro roadBLACKHILL29/10/2012
selfdavidsbatty24/04/2012
corbett bagging beinn a bhuridh in the morning and beinn mhic mhonaidh in the afternoon/night in the dark.robertphillips28/01/2012
CK SheilaS18/09/2011
1 of 6: From A85 Hydro road Jn at St Conans.ChrisR31/08/2011
Up from power station to dam, then on to Beinn a' Bhuiridh, Stob Diamh and Ben CruachanGallovidian11/06/2011
Clockwise circuit of Cruachan horseshoe in good weather with excellent views.alistairpooler04/05/2011
With Andy H via Beinn a Bhuiridh first then met others for ginger bunny biscuits on summit of Cruachan!)zoob21/04/2011
Did after Ben Cruachan & Stob Diamhduchally10/10/2010
done at same time as dalmally horseshoebuggerlugs15/08/2010
and 05/03/2016chrispine25/09/2009
ran with mike hot daytom smith14/06/2009
AloneSpudGunn30/05/2008
First corbett of the yeargman10/03/2007
Solo. Parked at the bottom of the road that serves Cruachan Reservoir. Walked up the service road to reach the dam. Went up from there directly to the summit of Beinn a' Bhùiridh. Mist above 550m with patchy rain and drizzle. Rocks and grass both very slippery. I descended north with some difficulty on the steep slope and reached the col with Stob Garbh. Descended west towards the reservoir, keeping on the south side of the burn (there is a path on the north side). I walked on the path to the end of the service road and walked down to the car.pwbellarby05/08/2006
Second round ascent.pwbellarby 2nd05/08/2006
Bad snow conditions on Ben Cruachan meant I did this corbett instead. Climbed up from the South-West up steep hill side from the dam.Jhimmy01/05/2006
See Stob Diamh dbb15/10/2005
NUFWS Tyndrum trip. With Ian, Thijs, Ben R & Jon.Grinner02/07/2005
Sunny, cold wind, good views, with Ron and Margaret.iangalbraith23/04/2005
Cycled up from St Conans kirk to dam. Up Stob Diamh, and Eastern tops. Bagged Beinn a'Bhuiridh on way outnordicstar03/02/2005
Walled up from the 'Falls of Cruachan' to thebealach on the eastern side of the reservoir before heading straight up the hillside to the summit. yorkie30/10/2003
MC JC. Climbed from Cruachan Falls station in 1h 50 on a grey day with no wind at ground level but a cold south easterly on top. Good views to Loch Awe lightly obscured by some thin mist.Martin6606/12/2002
Date is made up. Solo ascent of Cruachan roundalexmaclennan01/06/2000
With: solo; Final ascent on my round of the Cruachan hills. Climbed from bealach to N then descended straight down W ridge to the dam and back to the car at Power Station.Ian Baines22/05/1998
From Lochawe, up road to dam, then Ben Cruachan and Stob Diamh and subsidiary tops, and over Beinn a' BhuiridhGallovidian24/05/1997
en route to Ben Cruachan, my last MunroIanHHill27/07/1996