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Name:Beinn Mhic Chasgaig
Hill number:264
Height:864m / 2835ft
RHB Section:03C: Glen Etive to Glen Lochy
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Etive
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NN 22151 50219
Summit feature:boulder 60m NE of cairn
Drop:166m
Col:698m  NN224498  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 384
Observations:cairn is at NN 22110 50175 and is 30cm lower; ground 20m SW of cairn at NN 22092 50164 is also lower than boulder
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 255 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
CK SheilaS11/08/2018
With GHC on a blustery afternoon. Usual route. I thinks I lost my glasses half way up, or was it on the summit? Struggled to return by the same river crossing as the water had risen in the April showers.Play2End20/04/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac01/09/2017
From Alltchaorunn on wet and misty day. Very steep (and not very clear) ascent to beallach at foot of SE ridge then easier climb to flat summit. Descent to WSW to rejoin path further W.RobertP24/05/2017
Being allergic to thrashing up steep, blank hillsides, I eschewed the Alltchaorunn route in favour of the rather nice NE ridge. The slight downside was that the Etive was a bit higher than it looked from the banks...but well worth getting soggy feet.Gill05/04/2017
From Glen Etive. Traversed base of Buachaille Etive Mor; ascended via Coire na Tullaich; visited Stob Dearg; traversed to Stob na Broige; retraced steps to low point in ridge at NN192527 and descended SE to road being careful not to get trapped between gullies formed by burns. Ascended Beinn Mhic Chasgaig (Marilyn 1100!) from Allt Coire Ghiubhasan gaining west ridge. Descended back to Glen Etive via NE ridge. Fantastic temperature inversion all day - very luckyraffemeister20/01/2017
With jontallblond27/10/2015
Circuit from Alltchaorunnrjf3522/07/2014
Partly sunny, warm, calm, good views.iangalbraith20/05/2014
MMC walk. Boggy moor and very wet underfoot but wonderful Himalayan Glen and did not rain the whole time. 5 hours.alexmaclennan19/01/2014
from bridge over river at alltehaoruinn path up river to summit.robertphillips09/01/2013
Linear walk from the ski centre to Glen Etive via Meall a' Bhuiridh, Creise, Stob a' Ghlais Choire and Beinn Mhic Chasgaig.davidpettit8420/10/2012
Party of 17 headedoff to complete Tony Rogers final Corbett. All 17 summited but only 16 waited for cake and whisky. Mixed weather.Dugswell202/09/2012
Joined Tony Rogers on his last Corbett with VR's Dee, Bern, Lionel and Ann and eleven members of the Marilyn Baggers Club which included Ian who has climbed over 1500 Marilyns and Charles who was finishing his Munro round on Ben Vane on 3rd Sept.batrigg02/09/2012
Tony Rogers final Corbett. big party of 13/14 people and day before my final Munro, Ben Vanevegibagger02/09/2012
selfdavidsbatty11/06/2012
From ski centre round the north side of Creise, then up north ridge of Beinn Mhic Chasgaig and on to Creise and Meall a' BhuiridhGallovidian06/11/2011
Climbed from the bridge at Alltchaorunn in Glen Etive with a party of 13 celebrating Manoj Patel's final Corbett. Fantastic weather and views. A very worthy final Corbett.David Gradwell01/05/2011
Final day from Kingshouse, forded the river and up NW ridge. Long pull but easy. Drop down southern flanks to incut gully. Great valley at bottom on walk out.nordicstar23/01/2011
Galltywenallt20/10/2010
With Mora from Glen EtiveBLACKHILL22/05/2010
and 23/02/2016chrispine09/04/2010
Alone, from Glen Etive.Grinner29/11/2009
Second round ascent.pwbellarby 2nd12/06/2009
1 of 3: From Glen Etive: Allt Chaorunn.ChrisR02/06/2009
See Creise dbb16/10/2007
Over bridge then up path past AlltchaorunnGallovidian27/05/2006
Beinn Mhic Chasgaig (NN 221502) S/F NN222521. Tricky river crossing at start & end. Cold broken cloud, snow on ground from 1000'. Good views all round.John Young01/02/2006
MB. Glen Etive from Coiletir to Stob Dubh, Beinn Ceitlein then crossing Allt Coire Ghiubhasan (by passing the 'fortified' bridge at Alltchaorunn!) onto Beinn Mhic Chasgaig, finishing at the Kings House. Fine bright sub-zero day.Vin28/12/2005
MC JC. Climbed from G. Etive up NE ridge. Very good route. Sunny spells, but very muggy and thundery. Stole the summit and escaped before lightning broke. Waded the River Etive on return. Plenty of frogs!Martin6622/05/2005
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave16/10/2004
Spotted this Corbett to the west of the ridge and as it was so close I just had to make the out and back trip in order to visit it. yorkie06/06/2002
Barricaded gate prevented easy crossing of stream. 500m upstream where it divided crossed with wellies and boots around neck. Still got water in both boots. Arran made her own way. On VWDP for 2m and clamber up steep grass and scree runs to col. Into mist for final 500' to top at 13.45.arranc11/04/2002
actual date not knownclashcityrocker01/01/2001
Alone. In conjunction with climbing o/s top on CreiseSpudGunn06/05/2000
Climbed with Creise and Clach Leathadgman09/09/1999
From Alltchaorunn in Glen Etive, approaching via a ravine at one point.Aye Jimmy20/06/1998
In the hot weather: Beinn Mhic Chasgaig and Stob Dubh.Eddie29/07/1995
Solo tripInvicta1430/06/1995
KT Uisdean2523/06/1995
Corbett bagging (two walks): Beinn Trilleachan and Beinn Mhic Chasgaig RHW26/12/1994
solodonmeister21/07/1993
Ascended after a long dry spell. Able to cross the river and ascend by the north ridge.JohnW26/10/1991
With two friends. Left car in Glen Etive and waded across River Etive. We walked up Fionn Ghleann to summit of Bein Mhic Chasgaig. Went round to summit of Creise before descending.pwbellarby13/10/1991
petey01/01/1990
Route 46 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit03/06/1989
sclater09/04/1988
andrew brown19/01/2020
OLIVERS19/01/2020
Crawford Lindsay18/11/2019