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Name:Dubh Bheinn
Hill number:1455
Height:485m / 1591ft
RHB Section:20A: Jura, Scarba and Colonsay
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Island:Jura
Maritime area:Islay, Jura & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Y)
Grid ref:NR 58137 88962
Summit feature:rock 25m WNW of cairn
Drop:468m
Col:17m  NR603825  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 61
(1:25k) 355N
Observations:rock is 20cm higher than rock 5m N of cairn at NR 58160 88952
Survey:Abney level
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Ardlussa to Beinn Bhreac on a windy but dry day. The re-ascent to Dubh Bheinn seems to go on and on. Great views of nearby Humps. The return from DB made by following ATV tracks which took me South of Maol nan Damh so had to contour round that hill to regain the outgoing track. 18.5k.NormanW24/04/2019
Bhreac and Dubh Bheinn from Ardlussa. A tricky couple of summits with some complicated terrain in thick mist above 400ms so well-chuffed to locate both tops using my good old map and compass. By the way, the track marked on the OS map is nothing more than a boggy ATV track which goes to just below the summit of Bhreac. From Bhreac to Dubh Bheinn, took a SW bearing then up from lochan following burn to 2 tiny lochans just below summit.AndrewFinnimore26/03/2019
Ardlussa to Cruach-an Uillt Fhearna, Beinn Bhreac and Dubh Bheinn.PGCE23/04/2018
4th hill of 13 today on a circular route from Ardlussa in wet and windy weather, climbing Maol nan Damh SE top, Maol nan Damh, Dubh Bheinn SE top. Climbx all boulders and rocks to be sure. Next hill Cnoc Tigh Sealga.Dazingdale06/06/2017
With Jenx. Round of Beinn Breac and Dubh Bheinn from Ardlussa. ATV tracks and staying high the secret.nordicstar31/05/2016
A good walk round. Nice and craggy once on the higher ground, and easy lines to follow.jenx31/05/2016
ACW round of beinn bhreac and dudh bheinn from bridge over river lussa mostly on good atv tracks.robertphillips20/09/2015
With Mora, from A846 parking at nr615852.BLACKHILL20/04/2014
anne bunntallblond14/06/2012
Despite Jim's bloomer we eventually found the right top, starting from the bridge over the Lussa.Martin R11/06/2012
As Martin states but at least the twin point of point 477 looks like a P30 ! GR8 walking condition underfoot with lovely views. Walking with Jim Bloomer & Martin Richardson.Dugswell211/06/2012
Pleasant and straightforward walk from Beinn Bhreac, via outlet of Loch Tigh-Sealga. Then not such a pleasant slog back to the car south of Loch Shiffin via rubbish overgrown ATV tracks.Owen B23/08/2008
Parked two miles beyond Tarbert. On very broad peaty track through forest. out of forest over 500m on buggy trails past another lochan to Sidhean Tarsuinn. Another mile and plod uphill to lochan before final mile to top. Flat section around brow of a side hill contoured over rolling tussock and straight plod up on green bits to visible horizon and to left to top at 14.50. 5 hrs to car.arranc02/05/2007
fine complex remote hill, fine views esp. of near-vertical Rainberg Mor strata: tough tussocky Glen approach. 2M + 1Y anticlock from 616853; deer tks are lifesavers in deep boggy Jura tussock RHW27/03/2002
Beinn Bhreac and Dubh Bhein from the road end.Eddie31/05/1999
petesimpson10/04/2018
Gavin Theobald04/05/2017
Isbjorn01/05/2017
GaryJones22/04/2017
LizH23/01/2017
PeterAH23/01/2017
Martyn111/05/2016
Glenysj2111/05/2016
Tom Mundell24/04/2016
Trekking toes24/04/2016
Calico22/07/2014
Campbell Singer19/05/2014
neilsan11/04/2014
Alan Whatley25/03/2013
Lionel Bidwell12/06/2012
Tony Rogers12/06/2012
iaindbrown12/06/2012
jimbloomer11/06/2012
Minto11/06/2012
mae02/06/2012
Chris Peart15/11/2011
Jim.Fothergill17/07/2011
AndyS30/05/2011
softsquare25/05/2011
BaggerGutt31/05/2009
RichardM24/05/2009
Denise 24/05/2009
Tony S20/06/2008
Emma and Simon01/06/2008
fortyniner11/05/2007
bjewing06/05/2007
alda27/04/2007
Alison R27/04/2007
Adrian24/04/2007
richtea504024/04/2007