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Name:Cruban Beag
Hill number:379
Height:590m / 1936ft
RHB Section:04B: Loch Treig to Loch Ericht
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Highland Five, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,5,HF,Y)
Grid ref:NN 66858 92448
Summit feature:rock 3m NNE of trig point
Drop:216m
Col:374m  NN645888  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 35
(1:25k) OL56 402
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 162 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From the minor road to the north west. Followed the stream side of the fence to avoid a bull, then crossed into the field further up. Straightforward but at times wintry ascent up the NW ridge. With DW.Owen B18/02/2020
Peterb20/01/2020
Second visit. I meant to do the 6 Dodd horseshoe but was foiled by deep, soft snow. It took over 1.5 hours to fight my way to the first summitColin Crawford15/12/2019
Northwest ridge in the late afternoon. Slightly damp. Itís easier if you donít cross the deer fence (as you only have to cross it again).Jon F05/11/2019
Handy 6 Dodd circuit, picking off Dalwhinnie FBM on the descent back to the road. Glad I decided to reverse my original plan and do this peak first while the weather was still fair. Poured it down all the way for the 2 hour plod back to Newtonmore.Alex C01/11/2019
Anticlockwise round of Allt Coire Mhoraich. Good views wet underfoot in places. Last of the day and a trigpoint. Met a party of 4 on way down who were suprised to see another walker.cjo05/10/2019
With Sue, Mick and Gayle, on an 'up and down' walk from the north. We were the party of four mentioned in the previous entry...Phreerunner05/10/2019
From Coraldie up NW ridge, down via Creag aâÄô Chrubain to road near Shanvall, back along road. Heavy showers, some sun, windy. Rounsfell18/08/2019
softsquare23/06/2019
nicolajane15/06/2019
rogreeves20/04/2019
dave g17/04/2019
fionnag17/04/2019
Simon Winton11/03/2019
A good hill, starting near the memorial. Parked on the grass by the large boulder at the fork in the forest road. Obvious route to the N ridge, with the tracks visible through felled forestry. Small section of new planting, easy, to the deer fence. Needs climbing, and the only bit that isn't rickety is by a fence post made from a tree trunk. Contour below the bumpy ridge on easy short vegetables, then step over a BWF at a boggy col. Head for an obvious break in the crags above a scree slope, and grovel up a peaty stony rooty deer track. Very easy thereafter, with a good path. Splendid views all the way.Gill10/06/2018
Fi10/06/2018
scoob10/06/2018
Dave Geere22/05/2018
Along the track to the north-west (parking a couple of hundred metres along the road to the east); then south-east making a bee-line for the top across heathery ground, climbing two deer fences in the process.martin_hall16/04/2018
weaselmaster03/04/2018
ARM25/03/2018
Dave McG25/02/2018
Erik B25/02/2018
SteveSmith31/01/2018
Saved the largest for last. An impressive trig, and fab 360 degree panorama on a stunningly sunny November day.summitter18/11/2017
assynt_bob05/10/2017
Ran itColinmac200517/09/2017
ger14/09/2017
willyross01/08/2017
lindaross01/08/2017
TONY DEALL04/06/2017
needanewdog04/06/2017
Quick walk up from the center of Scotland marmoreal in GlentruimNozzer29/05/2017
Bagging the trig. Parked at the stone marking one of the supposed centres of Scotland near Glentruim. Followed the markd trail to the nearest cairn. From here, there is a new deer fence barring the way to the next set of cairns. This was negotiated successfully and the cairns were reached. Then it was on past a broadband aerial array, over a low fence and on to the trig via a steep diagonal path. Great views up and down the A9 and away to the west.BigJ29/05/2017
chrispine20/04/2017
parked at bridge in Glen Truim GR659936 and followed ridge to summitLesH03/04/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac25/03/2017
alanm06/03/2017
Parked at 659935 and headed up the track south before crossing the burn and keeping to the north side of the fence on the NW ridge. This avoids negotiating deer fences higher up. Just under 2 hours solo.bolton14/02/2017
2 of 2: From Falls of Truim CP :Off the A9.ChrisR13/08/2016
chriswatson20/07/2016
From bridge to the north. Along the north side of the fence line then followed the ridge to summit. Low cloud, on surrounding hills but clear summitN.Morters18/07/2016
Steve Q28/04/2016
From the north via track then fence. Such lovely views all round today.jenx14/03/2016
nordicstar14/03/2016
duchally18/02/2016
danpquinn09/02/2016
With a friend. From near the war memorial to the north of Cruban Beag. We followed a track south, taking a branch SW and then following a fence. We had noted the crag signs on the OS 1:50,000 map, but thought we ought to be able to climb up the prow of the NE ridge of Cruban Beag. It was steep heather with snow and icy in parts. Higher up it became rocky and a bit icy so we decided to retreat as a slip could have unpleasant consequences. We contoured round to the west and climbed steeply up a leftwards slanting defile. This was also heather with snow, but we did succeed here to reach easier slopes leading to the summit of Cruban Beag. Saw an eagle. Descended the NW ridge, keeping to the left of crags. We came across a fence, which we followed down, keeping to the right of the fence. Low down we crossed a field with cattle in it to reach the road at a gate. No need for any fence climbing. Walked along the road back to the cars.pwbellarby17/01/2016
superstar_tradesman03/01/2016
Kev24/12/2015