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Name:Ben Hope
Hill number:1123
Height:927m / 3041ft
RHB Section:16B: Durness to Loch Shin
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman, Trail 100
Grid ref:NC 47751 50138
Summit feature:trig point
Col:155m  NC488402  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 9
(1:25k) 447N 447S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 667 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Cracking climb up and run down. Good views all way up til 50m to summit which was cloudy. On my own.Kevthecat03/08/2020
With James, David, Lorna and Tim. What a wonderful day.Bitterly cold with tiny bit of snow lying on the summit.Skerryvore31/12/2019
Munro completion. A beautiful day weatherwise.vuirich26/08/2019
Climbed by the usual route from the minor road as an out and back. Beautiful day and so great views. Pity the cloud stopped the views to the North coast. Done with N and H.johnkaysleftleg02/08/2019
Usual route from Muiseal. Cloud only from 910m so good views up and down.garyhoney01/08/2019
Ascent and descent from track starting ca 2km N of Alltnacaillich. With JAS, MvT, RvT.kdbennett19/06/2019
With JonathanChris Blake05/06/2019
Hiked straight up. Cloud on top, saw some views. On way down, saw no cloud on sail romascaig, so easily cut across and saw great views from summitAdventurers504/06/2019
Straightforward ascent from Muiseal in stunningly clear weather. Path predominantly dry throughout.pab17/05/2019
Beautiful day - sunny, no wind and perfect views with trimarc2. 4 hours, 8kmFionalevey12/05/2019
2nd ascent 25 years after the first visit. With Fiona. Usual route from Muiseal.trimarc212/05/2019
MMC Durness WE. Solo after Ben Klibreck. A grind, but passed lots of people making heavy weather of coming downhill. Excellent views from summit. Very tired that night at dinner. 4 hours.alexmaclennan11/05/2019
Ascent from Alltnacaillich via rough track and stream. On to Creag Riabhach then to Sail Romascaig and unnamed peak above Garbh-choire and summit of Ben Hope. Return via standard route to car park.raymooremanx22/04/2019
up the tourist route from Muiseal KeithByTheC22/04/2019
With Doug and Izzy. Misty on top so no view. 3 h 20 mins for the trip and off to the Bettyhill Hotel for bar supper and zzz!Capt Malbec11/04/2019
Campervan trip. Raining at the start, cloud on summit, views all the way down.mn2329/12/2018
Climbed after our first night in new campervan. Windy and wet on way up. Glorious views on way down after weather improved and clouds lifted.dave neilson28/12/2018
W Sim after sleeping in van in car park. Very high wind gusting. Clouds blowing over. Some views. Rain on descent Rounsfell30/11/2018
With Mary-Ann in Oct 2018 (probably not the 1st Oct) during a brief window in some miserable weatherNeily There01/10/2018
Solo - folling early Ben Klibreck ascent. mproudfoot22/09/2018
Anne Sinclair's last munroLizzieG08/09/2018
GavinTheobald 226/08/2018
Day started fine and humid. After long drive from Northumberland, we went up from the car park with full packs and tents with the hope of wildcamping on the summit. Weather turned on us halfway up with rain but worse was to come. We abandoned heavy packs before last push to the summit. Weather came in really hard on the top with high winds and cold freezing rain. Visibility dropped and we had to use GPS to get back off the top. My extra layers were still in my pack further below and we had to make a hasty retreat after bagging the top. Shivering with cold, wind, and more rain... we abandoned the idea of camping on the top and set up camp back at the car park. My first Munro bagged.NorthernWayfarer01/08/2018
Usual route. Had summit to myself as first one up.David Bremner01/07/2018
Straight forward up and down from car park.rhalstead17/06/2018
Sick Kid06/06/2018
With Linda.grimjimm25/05/2018
with Rob, after a car journey from Ben Klibreck. Easy, quick climb. Met a converstaion starved French man in a very basic bivvie tent at the bottom.banksey22/04/2018