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Name:Ben Avon - Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe
Hill number:536
Height:1171m / 3842ft
RHB Section:08B: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Moray (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Aberdeen Bay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NJ 13195 01836
Summit feature:rock tower
Col:974m  NJ118010  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL58S 404S
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 486 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Ben Avon and Beinn a Bhuird from Keiloch. Very windy and cloud above 800mHuwel24/07/2019
Bike from Keiloch to NJ179009. The mapped bridge is no longer there. River not too deep though. Then an unmapped LR track straight up over Carn Drochaid.Pete R19/07/2019
Dave McG16/07/2019
Chris Terrey 03/07/2019
Third time up here. Came up from West Meur Gorm Craig this time. Had a good chat to 2 guys I met on the summit tors. Nice familiar simple scrambling.Dangerous Dave29/06/2019
From Keiloch, MTB to end of track up Gleann an t-Slugain for a round of Beinn a' Bhuird ST, NT, Stob an t'Sluichd, Cnap a' Chleirich, Ben Avon and top, Carn Eas and Creag an Dail Mhor.rhalstead18/06/2019
Dave McG07/06/2019
Erik B07/06/2019
Perfect hill daywullclark11/08/2018
Wild camped south of Braemar (campsite full). Cycled in to Slugain Lodge ruins. Walked on with maggie,norman and elspeth. Explored fantastic tor summit in fierce winds - huge stacks of granite slabs.dave neilson01/08/2018
Cycle in after camp with Elspeth Norman and Davemn2301/08/2018
Solo. Camped here overnight after going out and back to Stob Bac an Fhurain. Dense cloud, wind and rain.Dangerous Dave20/09/2017
with dave houstonroddycun06/08/2017
Sick Kid14/07/2017
From Keiloch by bike along Gleann an t-Slugain, leaving bike ca 1km short of Slugain Lodge. Took paths to Sneck, then up over 1138m point to Leabaidh an Daimh Bhuidhe (scrambled up two highest parts of tor), continued across plateau to West Meur Corm Craig, then East Meur Gorm Craig, returned over main ridge, past LDB and on t Carn Eas, and then Creag an Dail Mhor, descending E of Carn Eag Dhubh to the track to the S, followed that W to reach the Sneck path, then returned to Keilochkdbennett15/06/2017
Cycled from Kelloch to some way short of Slugain Lodge. Then a delightful stroll via The Sneck. Excellent day for walking.dal14/06/2017
With GeraldineChris Blake18/05/2017
Geraldine Fardon18/05/2017
Paul and Terri09/04/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac08/04/2017
elma spencer02/10/2016
Did this hill 2nd of the two. Biggest cairn (Tor) we have ever seen. Lovely day and lots of people in the hills.akmilne18/06/2016
Climbed with Andy. Great weather and a very busy hill!FCMark18/06/2016
Cycled up Gleann an Slugain from the walkers car park at Keilock. Walked up to the sneck and then on to the tor and a short scramble. Clear blue Sky with plenty of snow on the plateau. Magnificent views of corries on Beinn a Bhuird. Returned to the sneck.mindlessflogger22/03/2016
Jon F19/10/2015
Autumn heatwave! From Invercauld via Beinn a'Bhuird.Roblex30/09/2015