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Name:Ben Skriaig
Hill number:4785
Height:309m / 1014ft
Parent (Ma):1235  Biod an Athair
RHB Section:17A: North Skye and Raasay
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Island:Skye
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,3,Y)
Grid ref:NG164535 (est)
Drop:100m
Col:209m  NG160540  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 23
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 26 users)ByDate of Ascent
Following the ridge to Biod an Athairquadbarrel10/04/2018
parked up to sleep the previous night at NG 181 545 (double palindrome grid ref) Wake really early to a beautiful dawn and decide not to try and get to sleep again. On car radio, sad to hear about the devastating suicide bombing in Manchester Arena previous night. Started 5.15am at road end gradually rising to Biod an Athair the most westerly of Skye's Marilyns. Trig pillar at 314m. One cant walk down the other side of this mountain. There is no other side. One metre from the trig pillar I lay down on the machair and stared down 1029feet to the Atlantic ocean part called The Minch. Contiuing my anticlockwise walk down off the summit towards Ben Skriag, a mum sheep runs away from her lamb that stays standing there. It had ochre coloured mucousy bits still stuck to some of its fur. I reckon it had just been born and hadn't found it's legs yet. The on SE to Ben Ettow then north back to the car.vegibagger23/05/2017
After Biod an Athair.Chris Peart20/10/2016
Second visit, with CPColin Crawford20/10/2016
With Mora, from Road end at GaltrigillBLACKHILL16/06/2012
see log on TrigpointingUK.com. RHW26/08/2007
From Galtrigill on dry morning before Biod an Athair. Did not know that it was a HuMP at the time....just made it into a better walk.Dugswell204/06/2002
BaggerGutt17/06/2019
JulieB16/06/2019
phil10116/06/2019
WokingMike16/06/2019
mae04/09/2018
Martin R19/05/2018
Andrew Simmons19/05/2017
iaindbrown18/05/2016
hill walker09/05/2016
bjewing08/05/2016
Tricky30/05/2015
AndyS16/05/2014
Alan Whatley19/04/2014
Lindsay M22/04/2012
Janet M22/04/2012
Smudge09/05/2008
chalky195309/10/2006
Colin Crawford10/09/2004
IainT24/06/2001