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Name:Groban
Hill number:1055
Height:749m / 2457ft
RHB Section:14B: The Fannaichs
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Triples, Broom, Ewe, Cromarty
Watershed:Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Inner Moray Firth, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NH 09986 70876
Summit feature:boulder 10m S of cairn
Drop:306m
Col:443m  NH108704  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 19
(1:25k) 435S
Observations:cairn is at NH 09985 70885
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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From A832. Beinn Bheag, Groban, Ceann Garbh Meallan Chuaich (also visiting the trig point), camping on descent. Excellent views into Fisherfield, hot but mostly with cloud cover, and lots of horse flies on return.RobertP06/07/2018
Along path N of Loch a' Bhraoin, Beinn Bheag first. Excellent views into Fisherfield. 9 hours 50 with plenty of stops to soak up the views & play whats that hills name.rogreeves23/05/2018
Cycled in along the rough track to Lochinvraon. Rough but still worth it. Negotiated river crossings and the straight up east flank.Campbell Singer10/05/2018
From Lochivroan with Dave LaidlawPeterb11/05/2017
With Craig. Housechild and Vicky returned after the Corbett.Grinner13/04/2017
Cycled up to Lochivraon (track in poor condition) and climbed NE ridge. Continued to Beinn Bheag.Topographer5717/08/2016
Parked up on main road and cycled down track to Loch Vroan, along the rough road (walking may have been quicker) to the bothy behind locked lodge. The track extends another half km before becoming wet. Cut up the burn to the Bealach Gorm and climbed Ben Beag and Groban from there, back more direct to the lodge and out.nordicstar01/08/2016
The way straight back to bothy from the top works ok and river crossing fairly easy even after a lot of recent rain. A good day out.jenx01/08/2016
From Beinn Bheag. direct retun to path leading to LochivraonButeobuteo31/08/2015
With Dave Roeder. From road (9:30), bike along Loch a'Bhraoin to 113731 (10:25). Crossed river, up Groban (12:10), then Beinn Bheag (13:30), Creag Rainich (16:00) via watershed & back to bikes (17:30) & car (18:20). Low cloud & light rain, so no views; cleared on descent to glorious evening. Unfit; slow progress.dbb05/06/2014
round of 3 groban, beinn bheag, and creag rainich cycled from the road past the loch to the bothy.robertphillips20/10/2013
Groban. Groan back. My back hurts though. Back to bike at bothy.Martin R16/10/2013
selfdavidsbatty02/07/2013
On solo run from Achnasheen to Braemore.amswanston07/06/2013
walked in to stay at Locha'Broin bothy for two nights, reading Nan Shepherds 'The Living Mountain'. Clockwise circuit round Cean Garbh Meallan Chuaich, Groban, Beinn Bheag and though tired then up Corbett Creag Rainich and top.vegibagger28/08/2012
Beinn Bheag (NH 084714) & Groban (NH 099709) S/F NH 162760 Carried dingy from road to loch then paddled to far end for 2 night camp. Overcast for majority of day with sun in late afternoon. Cloud base >3000' giving spectacular views of Munros. Bothy totally transformed, now has flush toilet!John Young01/08/2012
Sol Uisdean2530/12/2008
from B Bheag. Gingerly down to bealach out of wind. Steadily up on grass to top at 13.30.arranc14/06/2007
Trackless south side of loch, then onto Fannaichs. Sunny, strong gusty wind, good views.iangalbraith30/06/2003
fine steep dry grassy hill; great view. Incheril clockwise via Hts of Kinlochewe; lift down with estate worker RHW21/04/2000
Round of Creag Rainich, Beinn Bheag and Groban from Lochivraon bothy.Eddie06/11/1999
Driftwood23/06/2018
GavinTheobald 203/06/2018
nicolajane29/05/2018
LovelyLass23/05/2018
Tom Mundell28/04/2018
sarah mundell28/04/2018
Trekking toes28/04/2018
alda21/04/2018
LesH04/02/2018
highlandhillwalker21/08/2017
FCL21/07/2017
duchally19/07/2017
BlackPanther30/04/2017
weaselmaster23/02/2017
Sick Kid23/02/2017
scoob21/01/2017
Fi21/01/2017
NormanW13/07/2016
JulieB26/05/2016
WokingMike26/05/2016
h3cla24/05/2016
Johnny Corbett20/09/2015
Remond01/09/2015
anne336619/08/2015
GmacT13/06/2015
elizyanne13/06/2015
Denise 20/04/2015
RichardM20/04/2015
hils18/04/2015