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Name:Lianamuil [Lianamul]
Hill number:4981
Height:112m / 367ft
Section:24D: Barra to Barra Head
Classification:Hu,Tu,1
Drop:112m
Col:Sea

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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
2397129/06/2018NL 55027 83776  F: Small boulder near cliff edge
O: Taken to be hand-placed by Mingulay islanders, rather than natural
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Landed on platform W side in 2m swell, 4 pitch climb 70m VS 4c a first ascent lead by Dan Grammatica and Rick Salter, with Alan W and Colin C. Spectacular 50m abseil in front of cave. Foggy! HP small boulder near cliff edge.RHW29/06/2018
On Angusí Jessica Kate boat. Heavy swell for interesting landing, followed by 4 pitch ascent of buttress to left of main cave. 4b, 4b, 4c, scramble (VS) to grassy summit area capped by old placed stone and sea campion. Rob W, Alan W on H-1 plus Dan G and Colin C. Mega 50m+ abseil descent through main cave mouth back to sea level.nordicstar29/06/2018
Possibly one of the scariest days of my life. The climb was way beyond my ability and my sincere thanks go to Dan and Rick for getting me up. I now ache in strange places and the skin is hanging off my hands but it was wonderfully worthwhileColin Crawford29/06/2018
Couldn't land (good slabs), as too much swell, but easiest route, as used by islanders in 1800s, evidently via the open topped cave in W face, maybe VS? Report & pics https://www.dropbox.com/s/yk6qmeow99fn1td/MingulayStacsReport2018.docx?dl=0RHW28/04/2018
2m swell a little too much to land, but SW corner to R of cave looks quite doable but birdy; N face cleaner and a proper rock climb maybe VS. Pics https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10203048802298455&type=1&l=4b6dbf02c7RHW03/05/2017
(info only, not visited): Kevin Howett reports (2013): no recorded ascent in modern times, but was told by John Allen McNeil of Barra that the Mingulay islanders used to be dropped on the west face of the stack and could climb into a huge sea cave (which we have had a look into) and climb out the top. Thatís how they rigged the rope bridge to the main island to harvest the sea birds originally and graze sheep in the 1800s. Apart from that, no recorded ascents.RHW01/06/1950
Alan Whatley29/06/2018