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Name:Sron Coire na h-Iolaire
Hill number:362
Height:956m / 3136ft
Parent (Ma):354  Beinn Bheoil
Parent (SMC):354  Beinn Bheoil
RHB Section:04B: Loch Treig to Loch Ericht
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 51308 70428
Summit feature:rock c 15m S of cairn
Drop:71m
Col:885m  NN512710  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 42
(1:25k) OL50 385E 393
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 291 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
https://www.strava.com/activities/2645158738Graham22b20/08/2019
From YHA Loch Ossian, ascent up Carn Dearg and along ridge to Sgor Gaibhre in the hot sun. Followed ridge line along to Being a' Chumhainn, descent into valley for lunch. Up West ridge of Ben Alder for Munro 50 then round to Being Bheoil then into valley for midge fuelled bivvy.robertgn03/08/2019
From Ben alder cottageemily01/03/2019
From Dalwhinnie. Walk-cycle to Loch Pattack, track to footbridge near Culra, ascend Beinn Bheoil by north ridge, continuing south via Sron Coire na h-Iolaire to Bealach Breabag, up Sron Bealach Beithe and round corrie rim to Ben Alder summit, crossed plateau to col below Meall an t-Slugain and bivvyed in valley of Uisge Labhair. Ascended Coire a' Charra Bhig to the col at Leabaidh Chrasgach, then up Beinn Eibhinn, returned to col, up Aonach Beag, continued on to Geal-Charn, descended and walked out to Sgor Iutharn, then contoured round above Log an Sgoir to Diollaid a'Chairn and up Carn Dearg, descended NE to track between Loch Pattack and Culra, walk and cycle return to Dalwhinnie. With SD.kdbennett22/07/2017
The first of the day in fog. I'm glad there is a cairn otherwise I could have missed it.Play2End07/09/2016
Cycled from Dalwhinnie to Culra then a round of Ben Alder, Sron Coire na h-Iolaire and Beinn Bheoil.rhalstead17/06/2016
Round of the 6 Dalwhinnie munros from Culra with Rob Wight. Dry, breezy day. Initially low cloud but cleared so fantastic views when on Ben Alder. 10 hours.alexmaclennan08/08/2015
3 of 4: From Sron Bealach Beithe.ChrisR09/08/2014
ghaley19/07/2013
From Corrour holiday cottages, sunny, very hot and good views.iangalbraith27/05/2012
Company: The hobbling whinging Paul Johnson.iandesbottes20/08/2011
self (Beinn Bheoil)davidsbatty01/05/2011
Had a feeling this may have been a top, therefore I bagged it just in case.Jhimmy30/04/2011
first ascent of the first 2 tops then second ascents of ben alder & beinn bheoil & their tops. cool on the tops, lots of snow still on ben alders summit area. goc 09, 2 in party, climbed from a high camp on a through walk to dalwhinnie.rum doodle 12/05/2009
Long solo bike & walk - fine & sunny but with deep cover of soft snowbarnz4810/05/2009
Cycled in to Culra Bothy, 16.5km then completed Beinn Bheoil, Ben Alder + 1 Top, 19.1km, 1090m, in 6.5hrJamesSDonald16/11/2008
See Ben Alderdickscroop14/10/2008
t169redcon08/10/2008
Good viewpoint especially in glorious February weather like today.signyred11/02/2008
Caught up with Colin & Bert at Bealach Breabag and summited this hill with them.Dangerous Dave04/08/2007
With friends. From Dalwhinnie. After climbing Ben Alder we went S and SE from the summit to Bealach Breabag. We climbed up to the summit of Sròn Coire na h-Iolaire and then Beinn Bheòil. We continued northwards for about 1km before descending W to join the stalkers' path we had used to approach Ben Alder. We returned to Dalwhinnie with alternation of walking and cycling from near Culra as we were one bicycle short. One member of the party walked past a bicycle left for him without realising it was there. So recovery of bicycle by car.pwbellarby01/08/2007
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit26/06/2007
3 of 4: From Sron Bealach Beithe.ChrisR02/04/2007
Staying at Culra bothy.Grinner13/06/2006
view of Ericht is worth the climb. large top for lunch before AlderWhithaugh01/08/2005
See Ben Alder. Time approx. dbb10/07/2005
Very sharp descent from the southern end of Ben Alder before crossing Bealach Breabag and a gentle climb to the summit. yorkie11/07/2004
first ascent, solo, round trip from my tent by culra, beinn bheoil first from the stalkers path then ben alder, plenty of snow on the summit, with a descent of the long leachasrum doodle 11/04/2004
Cycled from Corrour YH. Parked bike at E end of Loch. Up the wide glen, then SW ridge of Alder, around Bheoil and to Culra bothy for overnightnordicstar24/07/2003
with Eivor, bike to Culra, up Long Leachas, B Alder, this one then B Bheoilniallp16/06/2002
with Gill Brooke-Taylor anticlockwise circuit up to bealach Dubh, up Meall an t-Slugain over the plateau to Ben Alder Summit where we had dramatic sight of a full half circle rainbow to the NE. Glorious sunny evening to the SW and dark grey rainclouds to the NE. Stunning memory. Down over SE top to beallach and south to north over Beinn Bheoil back to Culra.vegibagger27/08/2000
Galltywenallt28/05/2000
Solo backpack. Seventh of 8 peaks today.mikejacobs25/10/1999
With: pete+allen; Climbed from Bealach Breabag via Sron Coire na h'Iolaire then along the ridge to Beinn Bheoil itself. Stunning views as on Ben Alder. Descent down N ridge to path then down to Culra overnight.Ian Baines19/04/1997
Drove to Dalwhinnie, cycled to Loch Pattack, then over Beinn Bheoil, Ben Alder, Beinn Eibhinn, Aonach Beag, Geal Charn, Carn Dearg and subsidiary tops, then back home for a 19 hour dayGallovidian20/07/1996
On way from Ben Alder to Bheinn BheoilPeterD06/06/1996
A Munro Top on way to Beinn Bheoil.Aye Jimmy10/04/1996
On the 1995 TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL16/05/1995
Must visit summit for the view down Loch Ericht. On the grand mountain walk between Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil. We did this from Culra and I describe our route in the logs for the two Munros. With Pete.pwheeler24/05/1994
Borrow keys to gate at Dalwhinnie, afternoon round of Beinn Bheoil and Beinn Alder then kip out under booming bitterns while one thousand anoraks descend to Culra bothy.Eddie22/05/1992
Circuit of Ben Alder tops from Culra both on a lovely sunny winter's day.Chris Pearson29/12/1991
Self and dogInvicta1417/07/1990
Ben Alder and Beinn Bheoil - bit of a walk in! RHW30/05/1989
See Beinn Bheoilgerrybowes19/09/1987
From the west end of Loch Rannoch to Benalder cottage. 4 munro's and 2 tops and back to Rannoch station.bolton19/09/1987
SCHC Uisdean2525/10/1986
Date uncertain, circuit from Culra Bothy via Bealach Dubhrjf3510/07/1985
From S B B. Down to bealach and clamber up over slabby rocks and moss to top at 11.50. to Bheoil.arranc30/05/1985
Ascended from Loch Ossian Hostel via Ben Alder in clear conditions.JohnW25/07/1981
solo Uisdean2519/06/1979