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Name:Ben Lui [Beinn Laoigh]
Hill number:65
Height:1130m / 3707ft
RHB Section:01D: Inveraray to Crianlarich
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Leven (Dumbarton), Tay
Watershed:Firth of Tay, Ardlamont Point to Fife Ness, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Firth of Clyde, Land's End to John o' Groats, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman, Trail 100
Grid ref:NN 26638 26288
Summit feature:cairn
Col:255m  NN320308  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) OL39N 364N 377E
Observations:cairn 150m NW at NN 26549 26406 (hill 66) is lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 696 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Ben Lui NW Top > Ben Lui [Beinn Laoigh] > Beinn a' Chleibh from GR: NN 23885 27909Hippster25/08/2019
Ben Lui NW Top > Ben Lui [Beinn Laoigh] > Beinn a' Chleibh from GR: NN 23885 27909ronaldo33325/08/2019
Cononish (cycled from Tyndrum) - up NW arm of Coire Gaothach to Ben Lui - Beinn a Chleibh - traverse to Ben Oss - Ben Oss NE Top - Beinn Dubhchraig - down N ridge and over new bridge over river at Cononish.Mark Jackson23/08/2019
Centre Guly with Linda Sim, Loraine Cooper, Emma Watson & Chris Sital Singh Not the best hill walking day everLizzieG04/08/2019
With Joe doing Beinn a' Chleibh and Ben Lui. Slog.JonathanConey07/07/2019
Climbed with Lorna. Terrifying ascent. Also Beinn Oss. 13.5 miles. 10 hour day.Skerryvore06/07/2019
1130mThe Grouse03/05/2019
Ben Lui and Beinn a'Chleibh. Wet, cold, windy, snow & ice. River crossing at the start, boots off.Huwel18/02/2019
From Glen Lochy CP, Walkhighlands route. Scorching day - river crossing easy after two dry weeksCrib Goch28/05/2018
From Dalrigh with Andrew Dyson & Paul Winterbottom neil hutton16/05/2018
With JW via Central GullyUisdean2524/02/2018
15 miler from Tyndrum taking in Ben Oss and Ben Lui. Tough walking but great winter conditions and amazing views.liljonb21/02/2018
With JW, OA and Matt. From Dalrigh, up Cononish Glen to ascend North East ridge of Ben Lui. Traversed over to Being a' Chleibh, contoured back round to ascend Ben Oss and Being Dubhchraig before descent back to carpark. Great views.robertgn07/01/2018
Walked in from Dalrigh on A82.PeakyPete18/09/2017
38th Munrolojzi86062108/07/2017
From Glen Lochy car park on A85. Up through forest and Fionn Choiren to the bealach, then Beinn a' Chleibh, Ben Lui and back down the same way. Cloud free summits.welshyboyo31/05/2017
From Glen Lochy car park on A85, through forest than up on to NW ridge, Ben Lui, across to Beinn a'Chleibh, back to bealach, and return through Fionn Choirein and the forest. Path finding in forest not easy - areas of forest operations, new roads and fences not on the maps. Crossing the river Lochy currently very easy - some of the forest paths are wetter.kdbennett07/05/2017
Climbed from road with Rob after failing to get cycles to go due to broken gear hanger. Long ascent through trees misty at top. Climbed with Beinn aCleibhdavid.walker4028/04/2017
Via Central Gullyclashcityrocker03/03/2017
From Dalrigh, a round of Ben Lui, Ben Oss and Beinn Dubhchraig.rhalstead26/09/2016
Webteam walk to raise funds for the Beatson Pebble Appeal.Chris Mac16/09/2016
a long walk in walk lots of snow up the ridge classic days walking does not get much better than this..iannotts09/03/2016
Gorgeous in its' winter coatRuth05/03/2016
with Sam from the North direct.robba_wag07/11/2015
Cycled to Cononish from Dalrigh then climbed the 4 Munros. On own.MorecambeMonkey17/08/2015
Ben Lui excursion.justin99912/08/2015
Big walk from camp sit in tyndrum. I ended up walking to Dalrigh as I could not cross the track at Tyndrum due to Network Rail enough said. In the coire gaothach I went to far south so ended up cutting across the snows of central gully and then up to a point just west of stone garbh. The North East ridge was easy but fun. I visited both summits, I then went over to Beinn a chleibh and returned to col with Ben Lui I then contoured round to the col with Ben oss. The North East ridge of Oss was fun as I glossed down the snow patches. It was then over the subsidiary top and up Beinn dubhchraig. I reversed to the loch and and went down the path to the north of the allt coire dubhchraig. Lower down this was boggy towards the bottom I turned south crossed the river cononish and picked up the outward path near the bridge under the railway. I returned on the West Highland Way to Tyndrum. I walked 17.5 miles in 9.25 hours with 1830 metres of ascent.isabelle15/06/2015
Parked at forest car park GR239 279. Waded across the river and stooped under the railway bridge. Followed the Northern side of the Eas Daimh. Totally missed the crossing, marked by a small cairn at GR2424 2748. Although this is a longer route, it is less muddy/boggy than the other route. Followed the N side of the stream all the way up to the gate at GR 253 275. Headed South a little to avoid the steepest slope and then up the grassy slopes to the summit of Ben Lui. Down to the bealach and up to Beinn a' Chleibh. Back to the bealach and down to the gate at GR 250264. Followed East side of stream all the way back to the crossing at GR2424 2748. Glorious day, T-Shirt weather, even at the top, great views.tsharp12/06/2015
Fantastic trip with Sarah. Walked in the night before from Dalrigh with Sarah and camped in the forest beyond the gold mine, not exactly luxurious but plenty food and drink. Early start, spent an hour taking pics of sunrise before heading uphill. Still loads of snow, ice climbers in central gully. The weather just got better and better, we sat around for ages below the summit eating and chatting to passers by. might have carried on to other summits but we'd had a brilliant day, plus still had to retrieve camping stuff so cut it short at the burn and had a glorious long walk down/out in the sunshine.Colinmac200505/04/2015
GMC weekend Crianlarich Youth Hostel. Neil Goeff Pete M Kev Mc Lydsey ascended Icey face jps66605/04/2015
Short stopover at Crianlarich before Islay. Approached from NW, over River Lochy and up through forest - beware some forest paths marked on OS 1:25k no longer exist and new deer fence erected along forest edge - deer gate at NN 25375 27533. Once out on open hillside, faint track can be followed to gain ridge at NN 25608 25865, after which we did Ben Lui first then on to Beinn a'Chleibh before back tracking to car park beside A85. A wet day and a slog on lost paths through forest - not our favourite Munro!jonglew02/06/2014
Wild camped the night before. False start up the central line before backtracking down and up onto the ridge. BIG MOUNTAIN with confusing summit.GravelMonkey25/05/2014
Solo Uisdean2519/04/2014
A long slog up the NW ridge, but with the mixture of cloud below and sun above we treated to a double brockenspectre at the summit. Combined with Beinn a'ChleibhRoblex26/08/2013
Cloudy most of the day, no view at the top. Climbed with Beinn a'Chleibh.FCMark10/08/2013
Ran in from Dalrigh via Connish farm on a scorcher of a day. Impressive hill that is a toughish climb.akmilne12/07/2013
With TimLoz_mck03/07/2012
Estimated date - done soloAimless Rambler15/06/2012
With Andy C., along with Beinn a'Chleibh, Ben Oss & Beinn Dubhchraig as a circular route from Dalrigh via Cononish. Fantastic weather. A bit of an epic walk - sore feet, but a great hill. Went up via Choire Ghaothach.milngavie_kenny26/05/2012
5 of 8: From NW Top.ChrisR20/05/2012
MMC walk but Solo walk of the 4. wet snow. Fantastic views as tops all clear.alexmaclennan21/04/2012
K NOYHAG From Dalrigh. Snowfields towards top.crazy07/04/2012
Climb as circuit of "Tyndrum" Munros. Long steep ascent, but with no significant difficultieswychwood30/03/2012
This was day one on a winter meet since 2006 when we were at Killin and had a long day on Creag Mhor with Dave D, and ?? girl I was not too fit for this and we did this indeep snow but wimped out doing Beinn a'Chleibh. Done with Juli, Don, Paul Mandell, guy from Glasgow.Bookerdddd05/02/2012
Third of five marilyns for the day: steep up from col below Beinn Chuirn culminating in nw ridge and then on to Oss and Dubhcraig.campagvelocet09/08/2011
6th ascent - with Scot-trekThearlaichdubh17/07/2011
Beinn a Cheibh, Ben Lui, Ben Lui NW Top with Jimtcrannoch14/05/2011
the ben lui group of 4 munros cycled to end of track at farm, great day.robertphillips14/04/2011