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Name:Beinn Bheigier
Hill number:1463
Height:491m / 1611ft
RHB Section:20B: Islay
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Maritime area:Islay, Jura & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), SIB, Yeaman
Grid ref:NR 42998 56458
Summit feature:rock 3m SSE of trig point
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 60
(1:25k) 352
Observations:rock is 30cm higher than trig point base
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 132 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Cycled up track from Cluanach then round of BGF.Topographer5709/06/2019
It was snowing!petesimpson02/04/2019
Simon Winton28/02/2019
From Claggain Bay. Used vehicle track to just beyond upper deer fence. Tiny cairn just after marks start of walkers path which goes all the way to the ridge if you concentrate!Crib Goch04/09/2018
From Claggain Bay I had been told the forestry track took me to the ridge but in the event it meandered around and gave up at 120m. From there grassy tracks easily followed to ridge. Further than it seems on map- total walk 12.2k.NormanW27/08/2018
From Glas Bheinn, a pleasant stroll, then got into a good rhythm up the steep grassy slope between scree and rocks to the summit. Unexpectedly met a dog walker at the top. Then a long plod along deer paths and ATV tracks north west to the car near Cattadale. Nearly impaled a dozy, coiled up adder with my walking pole.Owen B25/08/2018
On an 3 day Ardbeg to Port Askaig traverse.Chris Peart26/06/2018
Ninth hill of the day and getting weary now, having walked from Ardbeg. I had a long descent to Proaig bothy, not much enjoyed given the deep summer vegetationColin Crawford25/06/2018
Debs and TaliskerMountain Goat20/06/2018
Parked at Cluanach and walked to end of track. Crossed footbridge and headed up Beinn Bheiger. Headed north over Glas Bheinn and on to Sgorr nam Faoileann. Returned to track by contouring across rough ground. Followed advice of PGCE below and kept high to avoid worst of the boggy ground.wozzat10/05/2018
From Cluanach, to end of track. Then Beinn Bheigier, Glas Bheinn and Sgorr nam Faoileann. Returned to east end of track via a high level route and kept fairly dry feet.PGCE24/04/2018
Sick Kid04/09/2017
First of three hills with George and Tom, staying in An Cladach.iangpark08/07/2017
Sgorr nam Faoileann, Glas Bheinn, Beinn Bheigier from bend in minor road to W between Barr and Cattadale. Return fairly directly over rough moorland. Drizzle / rain for much of route.RobertP03/04/2017
Tom Mundell27/04/2016
Trekking toes27/04/2016
clockwise round of sgorr nam faoileann, glas bheinn, and beinn bheigier from near barr.robertphillips22/08/2015
With Alistair. Anne. Gill, Jennifer on nice but very windy day.tallblond18/07/2015
Nick Down105/04/2015
In from minor road at Ballygrant over Sgorr nam Faoileann, Glas Bheinn and Beinn Bheigier. Out via track to Cluanaich and road to Bridgend. Stunning bright blue skies - lovely set of hills.benalder28401/04/2015
Round of 3 Marilyns anticlockwise from Cluanach. Walked up private road to Kynagarry then track past forest and up glen (not driveable). At end of track crossed bridge up some nice short grass slopes and stony lines to gain ridge and along to final steep slopes to summit.AndrewFinnimore08/08/2014
From Ardtalla. Didn't find a path, just a slog over wet boggy tussocky ground. Didn't help that it rained all day and cloud so far down that viz was lost as soon as we gained any height. Planned on visiting Beinn Bhan also but knocked that on the head. Contoured round head of the valley where cloud lifted and presented a grand mountain view. Returned along Gleann Leora picking up a path that must have crossed the Glaggin River a dozen times or more - perhaps it was an aquatic deer trail! Bagged Cnoc Mor na Claigin before hitting the road 1km S of the car. Not our finest day despite bagging highest hill on Islay.jonglew07/06/2014
With Mora, from the road end at Claggain Bay.BLACKHILL01/04/2014
from Claggan, just followed the ridge up, lovely ridge and start of excellent traverse over 3 Marilyns and 1 HuMPThearlaichdubh24/06/2013
Campbell Singer29/03/2013