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Name:Beinn Uamha
Hill number:56
Height:596.8m / 1958ft
RHB Section:01C: Loch Lomond to Strathyre
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Highland Five, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 38646 06900
Summit feature:cairn on outcrop
Col:332m  NN353062  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL39S 364S
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 106 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
3 of 4: Parked at track signpost at 413076.ChrisR13/05/2019
From Inversnaid. Nice outcrops on the hill. Had to backtrack on the way down to Beinn Dubh as met a cliff.Alan Moore22/04/2019
From Beinn Dubh, down to cross pylon track then pick up forest track northwards to roadN.Morters02/01/2019
Some rough terrain and fierce hags from Cruachan. Outcrop looks better without the cairn.alda01/04/2018
Taken in on traverse from Cruachan to Beinn Dubh.Chris Peart18/05/2017
Easy ascent via pylon track and NE shoulder Then across to Beinn Dubh zigzagging down to avoid crags (would be tricky in mist) and up easy but boggy ground. Back via pylon track.AndrewFinnimore02/04/2017
Track from 413075. Much of the path from 410067 is covered in felling debris, but the ground still frozen from recent hard frosts so not too bad. A nice shapely hill, ascent steep but comfortable. On to Beinn Dubh.Topographer5726/11/2016
Beinn Dubh and Uamha from road to north. Parked outside gated area to pylon service space, old car park? Followed pylons track (in distinct in places) until cut onto Dubh. Back to gate in deer fence and direct line to right of summit cutting up underneath impressive crag line. Easy to contour into final summit slopes. Headed direct back to lochan avoiding the ups and downs of the deer fence. Very wet ground all over after rhe rains, four hours for the lot.nordicstar13/09/2016
A great walk up beneath the huge long crag from the bealach. Complicated ground coming down. We found a useful deer track.jenx13/09/2016
round of beinn uamha and beinn dubh anticlockwise from tracks starting at 413077.robertphillips28/02/2015
start at a tarmacked small carpark, as a track under the pylons start there. much easier to go up there. keep slightly left of the fence to avoid gullies, especially in snow as there are big up and downs. You will have to climb the fence to get to the top on the left hand side of the fence. Done the hill with Jon Metcalf, Alison Richardson and Margaret Youngtallblond28/02/2015
Followed the line of the pylons to ascend from the north east.JohnW03/06/2013
Looking for Midas with Holly and Abby. A gorgeous high cloud, light wind, sunny, day with fabulous views from Ben Lomond, round Glen Douglas hills, Arrochar and Crienlarich hills to Trossachs. Snow above 2000'. Rob Roy Carpark, Cruachan, Cruinn a Bheinn, Beinn Uamha, and back over the tops. New Deer fence needed to be jumped several times. 7 hours.alexmaclennan02/02/2013
Tough approach from Cruachan. Down to SE through bracken. Ran out of time to head on to Beinn Dubh so I took the track through Gleann Dubh instead.campagvelocet26/06/2012
Very tough wee hill. Superb view of Ben Lomond and Arrochar Alpshillhunter20/05/2012
From the B829 at nn 403088BLACKHILL28/03/2012
MC JCMartin6606/06/2010
Pouring, patchy views, hard going, why?iangalbraith06/05/2007
from C A'Bheinn. Retraced steps to track then 2 miles on access road losing some height. Left pack. Up by stream on deer tracks steeply up on tussock and wet grass to horizon. Over a deer fence to rising ground on heather to top at 16.30. At car 16 1/4m; 8 1/2 hrs.arranc02/04/2005
Solo Uisdean2526/03/2005
From Blairuskinmore along track past Stuc a'Bhuic, up Beinn Uamha and Beinn Dubh and back along trackGallovidian09/02/2003
fine craggy hill, heathery scramble from W & E, disappointing summit. from inversnaid hotel, lochside FP then hev tk from cailness RHW24/12/1998
Evening run over Cruinn a'Bheinn and Beinn Uamha from Geln Arklet.Eddie14/09/1995
From road to NE, with Fiona. Chalmers 100 Hill Walks route.agentmancuso15/08/1994
Alison R28/02/2015
Tom Mundell04/01/2015
Trekking toes04/01/2015
Gavin Theobald06/09/2014
Tony S01/06/2013
Alan Whatley27/10/2012
Johnny Corbett09/05/2012