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Name:Tom Bailgeann
Hill number:654
Height:464m / 1522ft
RHB Section:09B: Glen Albyn and the Monadh Liath
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Nairn, Catchment Boundaries, Ness
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Y)
Grid ref:NH 58842 29471
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:242m
Col:222m  NH644282  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 26 35
(1:25k) 417
Observations:trig point about 0.75m higher than cairn 100m NW at NH 58767 29544
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 177 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
1 of 4: Parked at the bottom of the mast road: ice rink. Track snowy and icy. Ice falling from mast so didn't stay too long and continued over to the cairn.ChrisR12/12/2019
Via mast track, under reconstruction, very muddy. Still the easiest way and promises to be good!iangalbraith04/11/2019
Even more eroded track to summit. Great views.Play2End07/09/2019
Access track to mast badly eroded by heavy rain but still easy access if walking.dave g20/08/2019
Trig visitchalky195312/03/2019
Parked near the start of the access track to the mast on the summit of Tom Bailgeann. Went up the access track to the trig point at the summit. This is rather damp high up. Continued to the West Top going up the north ridge. Returned same way. Milder than of late and clear, so good views of Loch Ness etc.pwbellarby12/12/2018
Walked up mast access track. Very steep and rutted; fortunately gate was locked otherwise would have (unwisely) been tempted to (try to) take the car up. Trig pillar marks the HP. On to the West Top.jonglew16/09/2018
Late afternoon, second short hill run up the obvious rough mast track. Fine views up and down the Great Glen, esp Kessock Bridge.N.Morters14/09/2018
Start of a holiday, bagged after our journey from Manchester. Easy bag parked at the bottom of the access road. Not a pretty summit with its ephemera but excellent views.briandavies19/04/2018
A quick and easy tick up the track to the ugly summit. Nice views though.Gill31/03/2018
Via miry track from road to ENE.Smudge22/12/2017
Parked near start of track. Then used access track to top. Would pay good money to see white van man reach top on that track.garyhoney30/06/2017
Parked almost opposite access track and followed track to the summit.wozzat30/06/2017
Simple up and down from access track. Unusual view of Loch Ness and the Great Glen.benalder28427/05/2017
Followed the track up from 596296 for most of the way then up directly through the heather to the trig and then visited the summit. Great views of Loch Ness and beyond.Peterb28/02/2017
Doing the trig. Cracking hill and a lovely blue sky snowy day.BigJ27/02/2017
Parked verge about 1km south of track, up on track, direct decent to car.rhalstead24/08/2016
From Loch Duntelchaig near Achnabat Farm.ChrisR13/06/2016
With IS and ES. Up the track from the NE.amswanston16/04/2016
With AS + IS.eks16/04/2016
With AS + ES.iks16/04/2016
#571 Up the transmitter track, into the clag... Top section of track very boggy and not worth following on the down! Did I say no views?tim74718/03/2016
MC. Climbed on the landie track which starts to the east of the hill. Best not to park at the entrance to the track but 100 yards further to the north where there is a broad passing place. Steep climb up the rough track. Holding a little snow. Up and down in just under 1 hour. Strong and bitter south wind on top. Good views to InvernessMartin6618/02/2016
W Jenx. Parked at juntion of the mast track with road and strolled up and back in just over the hour. Cairn top nearby has the views.nordicstar14/01/2016
Easy walk up using the mast track.jenx14/01/2016
Up the steep track to summit. I would not like to drive it on any vehicle. Views down to Loch Ness.Topographer5727/09/2015
Circuit of Creag nan Clag and Tom Bailgeann from layby just SW of Loch Ceo Glais. Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2015/05/five-that-was-surprise.htmlGayle11/05/2015
From the access rd - room for 1 car-just SW of the road junction. Track all the way to topThearlaichdubh04/05/2015
track near loch to the top nice views.robertphillips14/03/2015
From 597297. Up the rough service track with Bec and Lex. One and a half hours return in good weather.bolton14/02/2015
A Valentine's climb with husband and father-in-law Massey! XBecc14/02/2015
Here for the trigpoint and geocaching event. TP:UK log: Steep track to this one but worth it for the views, very windy at the top and what a racket the wind makes round the mast. After a chat with the other trig eventers it was off down the hill and home to a warm cuppa!thejackrustles02/01/2015
Track up from the road.Adrian16/06/2014
Directly up from Loch Ceo Glais, steep but quick.Chris Peart14/05/2014
top out using land rover track good views towards invernessNozzer24/01/2014
Up track to mast and summitAndrewFinnimore30/09/2013
Did after coming off 'Creag nan Clag' opposite side of little loch. Straight up the handy track on NE slope, bit tricky coming down the southern most shoulder to join the road; waist high bracken, heather hidden rocks and an unforgiving gradient.Columba29/06/2013
Parked to ENE at start of rough track with gate just S of road junction. Track all way to TP next to large mast. Also subsidiary summit 80m away with cairn.Aye Jimmy24/10/2011
Shona, ScoobyJimA26/06/2011
AlanGlenford28/02/2011
Revisit. Trig pillar beside unfenced mast. Fine view. Steep ascent from SE, avoiding the crags.RHW31/12/2007
Elma Cameron Fraser = Joyce Bruntondonmeister10/02/2007
Pleasant small hill with good views.JohnW12/05/2005
with young Jamie, bribed with a choc bar on top of the hillvegibagger02/06/2003
FJB, ERB, MMS Uisdean2529/12/2002
Date is first visit. Notes from later...dramatic conglom outcrops, enjoyable ascent, mast @ summit. park 593293, pick a way up thru crags RHW23/12/2000
Dash up and down from the road.Eddie02/12/2000
700' on new rough track led quickly to top. Mast.arranc06/07/2000
duchally29/11/2019
beckybags24/06/2019