|Height:||979m / 3212ft|
|RHB Section:||11A: Loch Duich to Cannich|
|Catchment:||Beauly, Catchment Boundaries, Ness|
|Class:||Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, |
|Grid ref:||NH 06240 16608|
|Summit feature:||rock by cairn|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 33|
(1:25k) 414N 414S
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 481 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)||By||Date of Ascent|
|Circuit of Sgurr a'Bhealaich Dheirg, Aonach Mheadhoin and Ciste Dhubh||Geoff Briggs||29/05/2019|
|with Paul- snow and wind but tops clear||younggl||05/05/2019|
|Found Ben the Bear on top||alda||20/08/2018|
|With Penda. Via Am Bathach from spot height 224 at Northern extremity of Loch Cluanie, space for a couple of cars. Back down via An Caorann Beag. Great views throughout, blisteringly hot day.||beorwulf||24/05/2018|
|Andrew Dyson||neil hutton||22/05/2018|
|Glasgow and Lancaster Clunie WE Day 1. With Tom O. Forecast was high winds. Avoided Am Bathach. Steady slog through thick snow to Bealach, steep ascent onto shoulder of Ciste Dubh then steady slog to summit. 5 hours||alexmaclennan||10/03/2018|
|With Steve Smith. From the road, Am Bathach first. Dropped down to An Caorann Mor for the walk back.||jonglew||24/10/2017|
|From Cluanie Inn, following track along An Caorann Beag to Bealach a' Choinich then along ridge to summit, return same way (day much wetter than expected - abandoned idea of also traversing Aonach Meadhoin)||kdbennett||22/10/2017|
|Solo walk in worsening wet and windy conditions||barnz48||30/05/2017|
|Nice looking hill. Big drop between 3rd hille and this one. Reasonably tough climb. Great views of surrounding hills from this one.||akmilne||13/10/2016|
|after 3 relatively easy hills, a good bit of height was lost before heading up here.||FCMark||13/10/2016|
|Weather fair with low cloud.||MountainMac||27/05/2016|
|With GHC. Fresh snow. Wild wet weather back to Cluanie Inn.||Play2End||26/03/2016|
|From Glen Sheil, An Cnapach, Ciste Dhubh, Sgurr an Fhuarail, Aonach Meadhoin, Sgurr a'Bhealaich Dheirg, WT and Saileag.||rhalstead||27/09/2015|
|Carn Dearg MC meet Kintail. 2nd time on this hill.||clashcityrocker||05/09/2015|
|With Grant and Rod from Cluanie. Straight out and back with mist on top Bit glarry in places considering it's June.||SS||22/06/2015|
|With Steve, Rod, Steven||Oik||22/06/2015|
|With Christine. Cloudy day, but lifted. Nice grassy ridge at the summit.||Keith99||17/10/2014|
|From parking spot to East of Cluanie Inn over Am Bathach and on to the easy but exposed South ridge of Ciste Dhubh||isabelle||05/08/2014|
|From Cluanie Inn. Some wet snow. Ascent of south side is steep with poor path. Cloud, drizzle all day||wychwood||25/03/2014|
|climbed twice once solo and second time with Tom Noble||munromurph||30/08/2013|
|Parked opposite the Clunie inn. Still undecided if the left or right hand banks are best for approach. Final climb to top has a narrow path on edge of ridge to wake you up a bit. Descent was by the Corbett.||Jhimmy||17/07/2012|
|Solo. Walked from Inn and decided to head up break in chopped forest, total mistake! Got onto path and topped Corbett before descent to belach and up to Ciste Dhubh. Narrow and steep ridge, boggy walk out!||bowzi||03/06/2012|
|After a lot of snow a short day on a south facing ridge||dickscroop||05/04/2012|
|solo mopping up operation||Shutterlag||28/03/2012|
|am bathach,ciste dhubh, in the morning and beinn sgrithheall in the afternoon.||robertphillips||18/06/2011|
|Long bog trot sand surprisingly ridgy ridge
|From Cluanie Inn.
Late start waiting for cloud cover to lift.
Long boggy walk in and up!!
Ridge very ridgy in parts good visibility from top!
Return by bog!!!||akraw||06/06/2011|
|Wind, what a wind. A pleasant summit. Like its small back face. Still on a high from doing Inn Pin from previous day. Company: Solo||iandesbottes||21/05/2011|
|G&MG Rona Annette||Chris Blake||04/07/2010|
|ran with alex||tom smith||28/04/2010|
|Climbed all 4 on ridge with Richard. Start 0730, finish (back to car) 1630. Excellent vis / conditions. Very low wind. Quick ascent and easy decent thanks to good snow conditions||amcculloch||12/02/2010|
|189th - Allan - from Cluanie Inn, walked along A87 then headed to Bealach an Lapain, clear dry day, complete snow coverage above 800m. Earliest start to a walk of 7.30am, back at car 11hr later.||RGibbs||12/02/2010|
|4 of 10: From An Cnapach.||ChrisR||16/10/2009|
|With Ian Soulsby.||Dangerous Dave||17/07/2009|
|From Mullach Fraoch choire descended into Coire Odhar and to tarn in valley bottom. Climbed Ciste dubh in torrential rain, windy and cloudy. Planned to camp at Bealach a choinich but way too wet !||dspenc16||22/05/2009|
|Loch Cluanie to Cluanie Inn via Carn Ghluasaid, Sgurr nan Conbhairean, Sail Chaorainn, A'Chralaig, Mullach Fraoch-choire and Ciste Dubh.
Day 21 of 59 for all Munros.
24km, +/-2500m, 10 hours.||PGCE||17/04/2009|
|Cluanie Inn to Glen Affric hut. Very strong wind. Difficulty walking||AJones||13/12/2008|
|Climbed this hill with Maggie and the Reids.We drove from Glenelg.The summit was intermittently in cloud but this created a brocken spectre around our shadows as we reached the top.Sounds of rutting stags everywhere on descent.||dave neilson||23/10/2007|
|Route as described in SMC book. Herds of deer and roaring stags in the valley. Saw my brocken spectre on the ridge. Fun hill, freaky ridge in places.||green flash||23/10/2007|
|With Elspeth, Al and Neilsons (from Glenelg cottage). Route as decribed in Munros book. At first uninteresting, limited views in valley (except for many deer). Beyond bealach, change in character - lovely ridge to top. Brocken spectres wonderful.||Norman Reid||23/10/2007|
|Up the valley from the Glen Shiel to Ciste Dhubh and back down over Corbett Am Bathach||vegibagger||29/07/2007|