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Name:Ben Hee
Hill number:1126
Height:873m / 2864ft
RHB Section:16B: Durness to Loch Shin
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Dornoch
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NC 42656 33929
Summit feature:trig point in shelter
Drop:607m
Col:266m  NC401355  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 16
(1:25k) 440N 447S
Observations:cairn 35m NW of trig point at NC 42632 33955 is just lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 244 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From West Merkland up excellent track and mostly very good path.Owen B22/04/2019
Ben Hee going anticlockwisejustin99918/06/2018
From West Merkland on well trodden path.rhalstead18/06/2018
With J during a week in Sutherland. Glorious weather & a fine view from the summit. Parked just W of West Merkland & walked 1.5kms NE up track before picking up the old stalkers path on the S side of Allt Coir' a' Chruiteir. As others have noted, the path is rather overgrown & sometimes in the river itself. Took a slanting line up to the col & then a circuitous route on the best ground up to the summit spotting a ptarmigan on the way. Returned to the col & then took a direct line back over Meallan Liath Mor to rejoin the outward track. It being May, it was cuckoo time of course, although this time we actually saw one of the birds rather than just hearing them...NotReallyABagger20/05/2018
The usual way up. From West Merkland, then old stalkers path on S bank of Allt Coir a'Chruteir. After the path ended the terrain was less vegetated and I walked on the easiest terrain, which led to a few cairns up to the SW ridge just above the bealach. Higher up, there were dotterel and ptarmigan. Sunny and clear, views included the Fannichs and Morven. It seemed a shame not to have a ridge walk so I continued to the fine NE Top (qv) and returned via Sail Gharbh.pwheeler16/05/2018
Almost sunny - with Bheinn Leoid in PMdavechaffey14/11/2017
with Sue and MVW. Short cycle and another wet climbFrank17/06/2017
FR & SRVin17/06/2017
With Tim, Kiera (& Josh)Loz_mck13/03/2016
From West Merkland, cycled as far as Allt Coir a'Chruteir. Path up south side of this stream is still there but much of it is succumbing to vegetation and bank erosion. Higher up the terrain is more confortable to walk on although it gets stony at the very top. Good clear views all around.Topographer5720/08/2015
Circuit from West Merklandrjf3530/07/2015
With GB from West Merkland at 384329. 2 and a quarter hours to the summit. Easy walking from the col at Coire nam Mang.bolton20/05/2015
Parked at side of gateway 60m W. of bridge at West Merkland – NE up track for about 1½km – Took stalkers’ path up S. side of Allt Coir’ a’ Chruiteir (parts of path have disappeared into river!) & then up to col – Up SW ridge to trig point & nearby cairn. (PM)gerrybowes20/05/2015
tickchazzyboy1904/03/2014
round of beinn leoid, meallan a chvail, meall an fheur loch morning and ben hee afternoon from near west merklandrobertphillips06/07/2013
With VR's Bern, Bob, Dee, Lionel and Tony.batrigg14/05/2013
selfdavidsbatty17/08/2012
Hot, sunny, breezy on top, good views.iangalbraith11/08/2012
With Mark, Houschild & Vicky. Staying at Laxford Bridge.Grinner05/06/2012
alone SheilaS01/05/2012
Trig revisit. In cloud, strong cold wind. From West Merkland via the SW top, descended N ridge, crossed dodgy stepping stones to bag Chleirich on the way back.RHW27/05/2011
From West Merkland, at NC384329. Up road and then first track on RHS.Angled up direct to summit.nordicstar24/04/2011
2 of 2: From A838 at West Merkland.ChrisR18/09/2009
with M, K and J, from W Merkland Lodge then Coir a Chruteir path (much washed away). Dull, with cool breeze and showers (inc sleet on summit). No views. An easy walk, good underfoot mostly.niallp05/05/2009
Climbed during a stay at a cottage in Glencassley, nr Rosehall.Man of Kernow105/05/2009
MC JC. Staying at Kylesku. Weather desperate in the morning with a strong W wind and heavy rain - continuing the pattern for most of the month. Up in 1h40 without getting too wet. High wind on top and cold. Returned by route of ascent with sun now poking out.Martin6628/05/2006
With Kenny SummersSpudGunn07/05/2006
with Davie Moy lot of snowNozzer09/04/2006
Standard route from West Merkland, then old stalkers path on S bank of Allt Coir a'Chruteir. Fine views.benalder28401/07/2005
Galltywenallt20/06/2003
From minor road to East at nc 514374, round of 4 marilynsBLACKHILL17/06/2001
sclater01/01/2001
First hill of our Easter holiday. From W Merkland. Nice sunny day, some snow about.Aye Jimmy22/04/2000
Bagged during a weeks camping at Scouriegman09/09/1999
After doing Beabag in the morning. From West Merkland. I walked up private road NE, and then by stalkers’ path beside Allt Coir a’ Chruiteir. It’s a good path – somewhat damp in the highest parts. Ascended to summit of Ben Hee.pwbellarby29/06/1997
Round from Meallan Liath Coire Mhic Dhughaill to Ben Hee that included run out to missing Graham Sabhal Beag.Eddie09/06/1996
Self and Taffy. Westerly gale.Invicta1414/06/1994
Mizzling rain in first mile on estate road and to stalkers' path on south side of stream up into corrie. Into mist on broad shoulder over large loose grey slabs to column and top. 13.30.arranc06/06/1994
Corbett bagging: Ben Hee (+ north top) RHW03/04/1994
CA Uisdean2518/08/1993
With Den & Gemmaskyemumbler01/05/1991
From West Merkland.Alan Moore25/03/1991
Ascended from West Markland in excellent weather. Descended over Sail Garbh and headed for A'Ghlaise.JohnW27/05/1990
holiday weekjimbloomer31/05/1988
Tom Mundell22/12/2019
sarah mundell22/12/2019
weaselmaster30/05/2019
Sick Kid30/05/2019
mae219/05/2019
Pommyjon18/03/2019