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Name:Aonach Beag
Hill number:279
Height:1234m / 4049ft
RHB Section:04A: Fort William to Loch Treig and Loch Leven
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Lochy, Catchment Boundaries, Nevis
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 19710 71493
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:404m
Col:830m  NN186722  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 605 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Lionel, Jennie and Tony after Aonach Mor.Chris Blake17/09/2019
Only a quick stop on the top as it was sheeting down! It was 'all down hill from here' having ascended from Glen Nevis, with a descent to Nevis Range next, via a few more hills.DanMaisieBex20/08/2019
From top station of Nevis Range Gondola (NN 18766 75606). Steep grassy ascent up to the rocky ridge at NN 19356 74520, then up the ridge and across the grassy plateau to the summit of Aonach Mor. Onwards via a clear, grassy path before the rocky path ascent of Aonach Beag. Re-traced the outward route back to the top gondola station.david23020115/08/2019
With John Esson & LunaBigNick14/07/2019
With RodOik11/06/2019
With AMDundoctoring14/05/2019
From Glen Nevis with the anoachscjo11/05/2019
From Stob Coire Bhealach. The whole summit dome smoothed out with firm snow, tailwind, sun. Ben Nevis coming into view looks a scale up - proudly proclaiming itself king. This has turned into a champions league mountain walk. On to Aonach Mor.Wycombe Wanderer05/04/2019
From Glen Nevis, via Stob Coire Bhealaich. Onwards to Aonach Mor. With DB and RP.Man of Kernow128/09/2018
out and back from Aonach mor with Ascents of adventurecolinfielding15/07/2018
Parked at the nevis range ski centre. Took the Gondola up to 600m, then up to Aonach mor and to Aonach Beag. Wonderful views of Ben Nevis.Alunrees3329/06/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac24/06/2018
From Aonach Mor to Allt Daimemily30/03/2018
Bryn Gmc 4 days in Fort William Low cloud poor vis deep snow. Took 2 atempts to find ridge from Aonach Mor jps66619/02/2018
Solo. A quick 30 mins walk from cairn on Aonach Mor. Spectacular desolate summit on this fortress of a mountain. Back same way and down to Nevis Range car park by ski slopes and bike track.Dangerous Dave30/09/2017
Ascents of Aonach Beag and Mor from Glen Nevis (Steall Ruins) taking in the two Tops of Sgurr a' Bhuic and Stob Coire Bhealaich.knarf17/09/2017
Solo climb - 2nd munro of day. Spectacular hill but ferocious wind made it decidedly tricky.dave neilson16/07/2017
Continue of big round in poor weather - from Aonach Mor - eventually located summit in thick cloud - ground very frozen here - then descended SW ridge back to Waters of Nevis and walk out - solowychwood21/03/2017
With Sam, after aonach mormn2308/10/2016
grey corries and aonachs traverse 19 tops C/W from corriechoille, 30 km +/- 2500m 12 hoursrobertphillips01/10/2016
En route to Aonach Mor.PeakyPete02/09/2016
Via NE Ridge - rain and hail on the crux.Clachaig29/05/2016
First of the double on a nice day. cloudy and snowy on top. Clouds cleared to find the tricky slither of land between the two Anochs.akmilne16/05/2016
climbed with AndyFCMark16/05/2016
Glen Nevis to Gondola cross walk. Glorious in bright sun and no wind with jon moss, andy paton, graeme wilkinson, tom oldham and, for a bit, matt davies. Grinding ascents on soft snow but fantastic views all around. 6 hoursalexmaclennan10/03/2016
Done with Oliver Stephenson, Adrian Shaw, Dee Sehdeva, Peter Kane, Jonathon Howells.Baggieboy18/02/2016
From Glen Nevis, Sgurr a'Bhuic, Stob Choire Bhealach, Aonach Beag and Aonach Mor.rhalstead27/09/2015
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=55628basscadet22/08/2015
SelfHighland Days07/08/2015
S&C cloudy windy whote ou oin top, lot of nav and sodt snowlithosyork04/04/2015
Sgurr a'Bhuic, Stob Coire Bhealaich, Aonach Beagkeithouk19/02/2015
petey10/10/2014
ghaley27/08/2014
via gondolabisman96z27/06/2014
Glen Nevis to Fersit (Ramsay Round recce)Geoff Briggs07/06/2014
solo top completely covered in snow dome onto aonach morpigerg29/05/2014
With GHC. Staying at Tulloch Hostel. A bit icy ascending up from the bealach.Play2End18/04/2014
In a whiteout!robertgn01/01/2014
With Andy using Walk Highlands Aonachs route. Hard walk.Crib Goch01/10/2013
Completed with a group of 6 very wet conditions with high winds, also no visibility from the col.ccoombes03/08/2013
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=34630basscadet26/07/2013
After walking along the cliff ridge in the snow the final bit of the summit was fine but I did NOT enjoy the first bit of the descent down to col over to Aonach Mor - not the place for me in the snow - phew made it.nickywood116/05/2013
Niels last monroeJamesSDonald08/09/2012
2 of 6: From Aonach Mor.ChrisR05/09/2012
Hyperopic08/07/2012
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=20271basscadet08/04/2012
with Mark via gondolagrimjimm25/03/2012
2nd of 2, more 2 b added laterbowzi25/03/2012
with Lewis Sirret and Jacob Richmondrbarker198414/01/2012
started a steall ruins, having wildcamp and climbed sgurr a-bhuic, stob coire bhealaich, aonach beag and aonach morsimbapara19/08/2011