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Name:Beinn Dubh
Hill number:2960
Height:774.4m / 2541ft
Parent (Ma):76  Ben Vane
RHB Section:01D: Inveraray to Crianlarich
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Fyne, Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Dumbarton)
Watershed:Ardlamont Point to Fife Ness, Firth of Clyde
Class:Simm, Corbett Top
(Tu,Sim,CT)
Grid ref:NN 27468 11505
Summit feature:outcrop
Drop:53.8m
Col:720.6m  NN 2739 1111  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50 56
(1:25k) OL39S 364S
Observations:cairn several metres away is lower
Survey:Leica Disto/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 53 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with N McNab. With Ben Vane from Butterbridgedavidsbatty26/02/2018
A day walk out of AbyssiniaBannor07/02/2018
Snowshoed the ridge with Lily from Butterbridge. Sunny, snowy, cold day with perfect viz. 4 hours.alexmaclennan06/02/2018
With Steve Smith. From Ben Vane Far N Top. Dropped steeply down to the dam on a fairly direct route, and easy walk out from there.jonglew02/12/2017
ben vane, ben vane north top, ben vane far north top, beinn dubh, from inveruglas cp, nice sunny hot day.robertphillips18/07/2017
Biked up track towards Abyssinia then up onto ridge, north to summit and round via the two Ben Vane north tops to include Beinn Dubh. A nice day despite summit cloud, no problems.dickscroop11/10/2015
Ben Vane, Ben vane north top, Ben Vane far north top and Beinn Dubh, from Inveruglas. Clear blue sky and excellent winter conditions.benalder28402/01/2015
Its a long slog along loch sloyLizzieG01/04/2012
Along ridge from Ben Vane. Back to col below Ben Vane and then down to the col between Ben Vane and Beinn Ime.campagvelocet24/08/2009
From Butterbridge/Abbyssinia. Nice way to go anyway. Sunny, warm, cold wind, good views.iangalbraith08/05/2005
KW Uisdean2520/11/2004
From Power Station with Fiona, Ben Vane, along ridge to Beinn Dubh, down to Loch Sloy. Chalmers No.36agentmancuso13/07/2002
A quick descent from Ben Vane and this summit was reached. On the way a Golden Eagle was seen flying between Ben Vane and Beinn Chorranach. The route back to the car was hampered by a new plantation plus it rained heavily on the two mile trudge.garyhoney19/07/2000
Evening round of Ben Vane, north of Loch Sloy and Ben Vorlich with AJ.Eddie03/06/1992
With two friends and my son Jonathan after staying at Crianlarich Youth Hostel (the old one - to be closed the following Monday). From the view point car park, Inveruglas. We climbed up the south slopes and over minor tops to Ben Vorlich Trig point, the main summit, and the north summit. We continued via the north end of Loch Sloy to Beinn Dhubh, minor tops and Ben Vane. Descended by the west ridge. Very hot and sunny.pwbellarby01/06/1985
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