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Name:Giur-bheinn
Hill number:1468
Height:318m / 1043ft
RHB Section:20B: Islay
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Island:Islay
Maritime area:Islay, Jura & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,3,Y)
Grid ref:NR 37990 72854
Summit feature:grassy knoll 60m N of cairn
Drop:150m
Col:168m  NR401758  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 60 61
(1:25k) 353E
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 73 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From the bend above the distillery through the forest then up a firebreak with atv tracks to gate on to hill. Rough terrain thereafter but not far. Aware that there was a stalking party around.NormanW29/08/2018
As wozzat.Owen B19/08/2018
Via Sgarbh Breac from Bunnahabhan. Walked over Margadale Hill (trying to avoid worst of the boggy ground). Returned to Bunnahabhan via forest track which is accessed via very wet and muddy firebreak.wozzat08/05/2018
Giur-bhein and Sgarbh Breac.PGCE27/04/2018
Giur-Bheinn & Sgarbh Dubh from the distillery.Chris Peart01/04/2018
Parked at start of track from distillery, easily located, not driveable, nor even cycleable, Warning sign of stalking Aug-Jan and to check with gamekeeper. All quiet today. Where track forks, I chose to go left, but don't go to end of track like I did - there's only a horrendous boggy cul-de-sac. Instead, take wide firebreak on the right that leads to open hillside via deer fence. Thereafter summit easily attained and onwards to Scarb Breac.AndrewFinnimore09/08/2017
Bike to road end from Bunnahabhain followed by short squelchy ride bash to gate in forest fence. Easy going across the moorland.fasgadh04/04/2016
round of giur bheinn and sgarbh breac from the distillery.robertphillips21/08/2015
Through the trees first. Boggy, hot and a lot of flies. With Alistair. And end of track go right.tallblond19/07/2015
With Mora, from the Bunnahabhain village.BLACKHILL04/04/2014
from distillery - there is a reasonably obvious series of rides through forest from end of path on 390724. good viewpoint. 1 other Hump and Marilyn that day.Thearlaichdubh25/06/2013
From distillery, track west to forest. Right branch past ruin and to end. Any no. of rides led to gate in deer fence and hillside. Over two ridges nd lochn to summit. No longer an ugly deer head on top! Met lionel and Susan en route. On to Sgarbh Breac w Jenx, 1hr transit contou ring at 180mnordicstar11/06/2012
From distillery via forestry tracks. Mist above 200m. Thx AF for company and GPS navigation expertise.Topographer5710/06/2012
with Chris, Sandy, Justin, Linda, Matthew and Scooter the dog. Glorious day. Snow on ground making wakling quite difficult at times. One of best walks on islay. Fantastic views form summit. Made snowmen.Skerryvore07/02/2009
from S-Breac. Down to cross bealach - few hags - past the loch and onto Margadale Hill to get a view of next two miles. Skylarks. 15 deer. On contour to right to keep well above forest and onto outlier. Steep grass and spongy rushy runs to top at 14.20. 10 1/2 miles; 6 hrs at car. Islay dance weekend till gone midnight.arranc30/04/2005
excellent hill, fine view. 2Ms clockwise from Bunnahabhain, return via FB 418735 RHW27/03/2002
Round of Giur-bheinn and Sgarbh Breac from Balulive.Eddie28/05/2000
foggieclimber30/04/2018
petesimpson12/04/2018
Sick Kid03/09/2017
weaselmaster02/09/2017
iangpark18/06/2017
Isbjorn04/05/2017
GaryJones23/04/2017
Rowan28/10/2016
Laurel28/10/2016
Martyn112/05/2016
Glenysj2112/05/2016
Tom Mundell29/04/2016
Trekking toes29/04/2016
AndyS30/03/2016
oriolefan10104/10/2015
govanah19/05/2015
Andrew Simmons02/09/2013
Campbell Singer28/03/2013
Alan Whatley28/03/2013
Fellhugger15/08/2012
softsquare15/08/2012
Lionel Bidwell11/06/2012
Susan Bidwell11/06/2012
carole engel11/06/2012
jenx11/06/2012
Martin R08/06/2012
iaindbrown08/06/2012
Jon F04/06/2012
Jim.Fothergill21/07/2011
JGC30/05/2011
mae22/04/2011
jimbloomer21/01/2011
Calico16/06/2010