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Name:Conostom
Hill number:1578
Height:256m / 840ft
RHB Section:24A: Lewis and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Na h-Eileanan Siar [Western Isles] (UA)
Island:Lewis and Harris
Maritime area:Loch Roag, West Lewis
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,2,Y)
Grid ref:NB 16649 29966
Summit feature:rock 18m S of trig point
Drop:211m
Col:45m  NB159214  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 13
(1:25k) 458 459W
Observations:trig point is at NB 16650 29980
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 64 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From E. Parked in Small Quarry. S of Alt Gil Uilisgir, N of Loch Ruadh and up grassy slope to col..With PM. All 4 possible high points visited.CJM24/06/2019
Parked up at 191307. Headed west keeping to the south of the burn. Hard work underfoot for the last mile, up and down and heathery. Caught us out as we thought it would be easy. 2 hours 15 minutes return with CM.bolton24/06/2019
Parked on the road to the east in small quarry. Relatively easy going along river and around the Lochan. Then surprising craggy and rocky summit. Fine viewpoint on a clear sunny day.N.Morters29/05/2019
Up ridge from the south. One of the more friendly Lewis Marilyns with easy ground and not much ascent.AndrewFinnimore10/05/2019
Parking old road near broken bridge. Mostly sunny, cool wind as usual, superb views.iangalbraith10/05/2019
Cleite na Beiste, Griosamol, Conostom, Cleit na Speirig, Cleite na Cloich Ard from good parking in quarry at 195 297PeteN02/01/2019
From the old road to the South over Griosamol. After a lengthy dry period no bog problems.NormanW01/06/2018
Tried to follow ridge from 171270, not easy - over Ghosamol, then across to Beinn a Charnain and even Beinn Mocacleit , having done Coltraiseal 3 in morning. Lovely and desolate.Thearlaichdubh20/09/2016
With Jenx from usual roadside parking.nordicstar11/09/2015
Round of Griosamol, Conostom, Creag na h-Iolaire, Beinn a'Charnain & Beinn Mocacleit from S.jimbloomer26/09/2014
Bagged Griosamol first before Conostom on an improving afternoon.Dugswell222/09/2014
All I remember is that my back was killing me and there were a lot of intervening Tumps.Martin R29/09/2013
rough walk-in from the south, with Alex and AlisonTopographer5715/09/2013
A little bit random, but a totally amazing location to find myself getting my first Scottish repeat Marilyn bag.Twice Shy15/09/2013
From minor road to south, parking on the old disused Road.BLACKHILL22/05/2012
Approached from the east up Gil Uilisgir. Rugged terrain, but the views are more than ample reward.Alex C18/05/2012
My 1,500th Marilyn. Parked in layby caused by straightening the old road. Dry moor, many ups and downs. Gained left shoulder, skirting a lochan, up a grass ride to the ridge, down and up by rock outcrops to column (no FB) at 11.10. Golden plovers.arranc23/06/2010
From the road via Loch Tungavat.Eddie18/07/2008
Date is first visit. Notes from later...fine rocky summit, several shielings en route, fine view. B8059 @ 189309, pleasant gorge, boggy approach then direct assault RHW26/09/2000
Martyn126/05/2018
Glenysj2126/05/2018
Iona23/09/2016
Tom Mundell23/09/2016
carole engel14/06/2016
richtea504001/05/2016
jenx11/09/2015
danpquinn04/10/2014
Jim.Fothergill26/09/2014
Campbell Singer16/09/2014
PGCE15/09/2014
Tony S14/09/2014
Lorna S14/09/2014
foggieclimber04/05/2014
dandaran05/01/2014
Tony Rogers25/07/2013
Dee Rogers25/07/2013
LizH16/06/2013
PeterAH16/06/2013
m0untain_n0mad10/09/2012
Ultima Thule17/07/2012
PM05/06/2012
Gallovidian28/05/2012
Alan Whatley20/04/2011
mae19/07/2010
Halfdecent18/09/2009
iaindbrown18/09/2009
AndyS21/08/2009
BaggerGutt31/05/2009
MIKE NICHOLLS25/08/2007
Kiltie06/07/2007