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Name:Healabhal Mhor
Hill number:1224
Height:471m / 1545ft
RHB Section:17A: North Skye and Raasay
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 21975 44512
Summit feature:grassy mound 30m SE of large cairn
Col:287m  NG217435  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 23
(1:25k) 407
Observations:large cairn (NG 22000 44494) is lower; ground 100m SE at NG 22037 44453 is almost as high
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 139 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Healabhal Bheag, steep descent then kept east of the rocky ledges heading north to An Sgurran and then up the steep slope to the top. Returned the same way to get around the burns then headed east to get back to Orbost. 5 of 7Simon Winton13/03/2020
From 256444, over Osdale River to top, then Bheag and Bhac- Ghlais. Great circuit, 16.3k.NormanW07/06/2019
1 of 4: From Orbost CP by workshop. With David.ChrisR12/05/2018
From track to Osdale, small paring area near gate. Followed track to Osdale, just before gate signposted path off to the right follows the north bank of river to start then steepening grassy slopes to spongy summit area. Sunny great views to the Long Isles. Continued on to the other tablesN.Morters28/05/2017
late afternoon in this glorious blue sky decide evening is too glorious to waste and risk parking up at end of the cul-de-sac road on east side of Glendale to head up the hills that head over Beinne na Creiche, with a trig pillar towardsand Beinn an Fhraoich and Healabhal Mhor, then back west over Beinn na Coinnich and Beinn na Uisge, whose summit I dont leave til 10.58pm.vegibagger25/05/2017
self at TMS Meet in Skyedavidsbatty14/05/2017
Clockwise and cloudless round of 3 marilyns and a tump from Orbost.Topographer5708/05/2017
with John & LunaBigNick12/02/2017
Circular walk over the 3 from bend in road and setting off across moors via old track. Frozen ground on the whole and a beautiful sunny day.jenx12/02/2016
Anti-clockwise round of the three Macleods Marilyns from road 1km up from Orbost w Jenx. Good frozen ground all way to the Mhor. Fun continuation to the Brag then steep descent and rise to Beinn Bhac Ghlais. Down ridge and felled woods to track and 2miles to car.nordicstar12/02/2016
round of healabhal mhor,healabhal bheag and beinn bhac ghlais anticlockwise from 1 km north of orbost.robertphillips26/04/2015
From Osdale a path was followed on the north side of the stream until a crossing point about a 1km upstream. The top is more of a sponge than a table but a walk around its perimeter make it very worth while for the views.mindlessflogger16/02/2015
3 Marilyns clockwise from Orbost. Perfect weather.AndrewFinnimore09/07/2014
Boggy ground from Healabhal Bheag to summit, good views from top along the coast and to Healabhal Bheag.quadbarrel11/04/2014
From Orbost road via Healabhal Beag. 8 mile circuit (not 6 as indicated by Collins Ramblers Association guide).Phaedra31/12/2012
Solo Uisdean2515/07/2012
With Mora, from OrbostBLACKHILL17/06/2012
Day walk from Ollisdale bothy also taking in Healabhal Bheag. Ridiculously hot.Alex C27/05/2012
10.9km walked. With Hollyskyemumbler14/05/2009
On farm road to Osdale. New stile less wire fence. Detour to left to clamber over and down and over a stream. Up on rough dry ground to first band of cliffs. Steady plod over potentially haggy area to WDP long zig to the right under the next rock band, plod uphill on tussock and deer grass to large 6' cairn of old stones. 10.45. Western Isles seemed very close.arranc10/05/2008
Parked at Orbost and walked back down the lane. At the bend headed off west and crossed the Osdale River. Along steep climb later reached the summit. Cathy very much under the weather. Great views in all directions.garyhoney07/04/2002
Macleod's Tables N to S en route to Olisdale bothy.Eddie02/09/2000
Approx dateRHW01/01/1999
Climbed with Diane and Rachel (aged four).thenomad01/08/1998
Early 90s - with MarionOik13/01/1990
Ascended in cloudy, wet conditions.JohnW28/03/1989
With Dusty and mum and dadGrey Hare12/06/1988
Counter clockwise trip of both Tables - from NG256444.summitsupblank
Dave McG01/04/2018
Andrew Simmons19/05/2017
Sick Kid12/05/2017
Jon F03/05/2017
Ultima Thule26/03/2017
Tom Mundell25/06/2016
Trekking toes25/06/2016
Owen B13/05/2016