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Hill number:1209
Height:731m / 2398ft
RHB Section:16F: Lochinver to Ullapool
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Inver, Catchment Boundaries, Kirkaig
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman,
Trail 100
Grid ref:NC 15323 18347
Summit feature:large cairn
Col:235m  NC213161  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 15
(1:25k) 442W
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 354 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Started from wild camp by Loch na Gainimh. Followed by scramble to Meall Meadhonach, then back down ascent gully. Clear dry conditions. Good path. Retrieved camping gear, walked out.Morning25/08/2019
From Glencanisp. Slept in bothy before walking out next morning.KevPalmer26/06/2019
06.45 with Jay Mistry, Rick Lomas, Brad Womersley & Kevin epic, after a snowy cold camp underneath the northern flanks. Been lusting after this baby dunce I was 15.vegibagger04/05/2019
From Lochinver with BillyDanmawr04/05/2019
Suilven and Meall Meadhonach W top from Suilbeag bothy Still snow about and a bot tired so gave the two other SW tops a miss - a bit intimidated by it in the conditions. though on checking on line later not as hard asit looks - at least to ther third top.dickscroop31/03/2019
Ascent from the southOh no I forgot...18/07/2018
SMMC Elphin meet, with Martin Sheach, Trevor Webster and Paul Phillips. From Inbhir Chircaig.clashcityrocker20/06/2018
Scariest walk ever. From Inverkirkaig with Mike (Footloose303) Advised that path from north is better.Skerryvore14/05/2018
Attained the summit after there was cloud for about the top 200 metres.rurquhart19/04/2018
From CP W of Glencanisp Lodge - Walkhighlands route. Met my brother at the summit - total coincidence - neither of us knew the other was going!Crib Goch28/09/2017
From Inverkirkaig - very boggy path in and a long walk! Sadly no view this time...twg2706/09/2017
Solo with Skye the collie, from the Falls of Fallochlauraann02/09/2017
The second best mountain ive ever climbed. from Lochinver. Awesome dayWayne Mac09/08/2017
Been wanting to climb Suilven for thirty years. Finally got round to it with son and wife on a fabulously sunny afternoon. Be careful on the way down - had to go and rescue a walker who tumbled 20 metres after slipping on scree. Thankfully nothing broken and he managed to walk down with us.summitter22/07/2017
1 of 3: From Glencanisp Lodge CP.ChrisR31/05/2017
From Inverkirkaig,exactly 4 hours, just as the book says. There was a large fire on the south of Suilven at the beginning of May. The cliffs poking like skeletons out of the blackened earth was quite a sight. The fire damage was right up to the summit ridge. Quite a lot of new grass has sprouted out of the ashes in the 3 weeks, bright green against the black.David Bell30/05/2017
With Andy Ward. First from walker's car park to Suileag bothy to drop off overnight stuff, then up the hill from there. Decent weather.trainingforwinter30/03/2017
'Boggy' part was ok as it has been dry recently.duchally16/08/2016
From Lochinver, CP near Glencanisp Lodge. 26km circuit inc all tops, the bothy and fine honesty shop at the Lodge for food snacks and cold/hot drinks.nordicstar22/07/2016
Great to reach the top after so many years admiring this beautiful mountain.jenx22/07/2016
from car park at the lodge along the stalker's path...Feed11/04/2016
Fantastic mountain, great wild camp. Underestimated the terrain, very boggy adding a couple of hours on our timings meaning ascent in the dark. Definitely a mountain that needs to be earned.DaveMc10/10/2014
from carpark along good path then boggy section to col, great hill cracking views.robertphillips25/05/2014
With Tim from Suileag BothyLoz_mck07/01/2012
Inverkirkaig Falls of Kirkaig Fionn Loch Bealach Mor Along ridge to Caisteal Liath (Grey Castle) Back to Bealach Descend NE to pick up the Lochinver path Lochinver via Suileag bothy & Glencanisp Lodge. (PM)gerrybowes04/09/2011
Walked through from Inverkirkaig to Lochinver. Best freestanding mountain in UK.bolton04/09/2011
a long walk in to a breathtaking mountain, a mountain bike would take a lot of the sting out for sure.. maybe next time with canisp thrown in too.stig_nest25/06/2011
low cloud throughoutjebus27/05/2011
with VR'sbatrigg19/05/2011
Another great ascent of this most wonderful hill.Meagaidh24/07/2010
Assynt traverse (28 hrs) from Stac Pollaidh to Quinag abd finish at Kylesku Also walked up it on 19/04/2010 in early 70s (1972?)petesimpson12/07/2010
What a mtn this is, climbed it from the S and Inverkirkaig on a hot day and got stupendous views in all directionstorkm11/07/2009
Great walk in from Kirkaig and while on this decided to drop down on far side to Lochinver and back to car on road. Cloud down at col levelsignyred16/05/2009
With Smudge as part of Torridon and Assynt tripSteveG15/05/2009
second ascent, climbed before from S with CB and the Petitqueux. From Lochinver car park with K, J and M. Weather unpromising, but no rain as it turned out. Great walk in and out on good path. Stunning views, and fantastic prospect along ridge. 8hrs 45niallp03/05/2009
Climbed during a stay at a cottage in Glencassley, nr Rosehall.Man of Kernow103/05/2009
Very windyMorning17/08/2008
(cont fr Canisp) Steeply up N side to main saddle, then to main summit. Wonderful views. E along ridge to 2nd summit - steep but not hard climb to top (16:40). Final peak ascended on N side (17:00). Then 9k walk back over low pass to car (19:40) dbb05/07/2008
neil hutton26/05/2008
with Sam and Jonny Harte. Prize sunburnt.robba_wag08/05/2008
Estimated date. Done in exceptionally fine weather with James, Simon, Mike, Elliott and Oliver. Dry walk in and out.Aimless Rambler01/05/2008
Charlie & myself climbed both summits on a clear day..An interesting mountain with amazing viewsMc Tango25/02/2008
Date approx. With J, PW and SAshley01/01/2008
Started from Lochinver and followed deerstalkers path up to cairn before turning right up towards the steep ascent to beallach. Awesome day out with fabulous views and pies at the Lochinver Larderjonesy998220/06/2007
day is estimated. Did it with K, Tim and Sarah Goffe and Dick Courchee who built a cairn for Sue and scattered some of her ashes there.IanHHill03/05/2006
With DJB. From south, terrific walk in, rubbishy climb up eroded gully, nicely scrambling on the crest.douglas_easton24/05/2005