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Name:Beinn Spionnaidh
Hill number:1131
Height:773m / 2536ft
RHB Section:16B: Durness to Loch Shin
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Durness, Catchment Boundaries, Eriboll
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NC 36196 57284
Summit feature:rock 7m WSW of trig point
Drop:211m
Col:562m  NC356562  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 9
(1:25k) 446
Observations:rock c 100m SW at NC 36144 57188 may be as high
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 249 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
hill walker05/10/2019
Not a brilliant day, a lot of it in the cloud which meant I lost the line coming down Cranstackie but ho harm done. On usual access track past the farm buildings and roughly followed the stream. Cut off south well before the bealach which was not a good idea as it meant a lot of untrodden boulder slope as I approached the top of Cranstackie (C); - stick to the bealach approach. Crossing over the bealach had a good sighting of a Golden Eagle before going up Beinn Spionnaidh (C). Even in cloud found my way easily to the NW ridge and down.dickscroop05/08/2019
weaselmaster02/06/2019
Sick Kid02/06/2019
With trimarc2. Saw a golden eagle. Beautifully clear day - could see out to Orkney. On way to Cranstackie.Fionalevey10/05/2019
With Fiona usual route. Some loose boulders on top. Excellent hilltrimarc210/05/2019
From Carbreck past Rhigolter. Steep but good ground to about the 700m contour, then large awkward sometimes wobbly boulders.Owen B25/04/2019
hillhunter06/10/2018
Ralph08/09/2018
georgeh6029/06/2018
Usual route with late start.justin99925/06/2018
Cycled up to Rhigolter then round of Spionnaidh and Cranstackie in hazy sunshine. Boulder field prevalent above 700m, even the larger boulders are not always stable.Topographer5730/05/2018
Fi27/05/2018
scoob27/05/2018
bertbarnett12325/05/2018
duchally18/05/2018
Cranstackie & Beinn Spionnaidh from Carbreck. On own.MorecambeMonkey13/05/2018
Wind calmer than on Cranstackieiansm11/05/2018
briansv650s29/04/2018
Joolz50012/01/2018
Clear. Good to see G Eagle on way down.davechaffey15/11/2017
Jaxter30/07/2017
Bobf28/05/2017
borderline27/05/2017
patrick27/05/2017
From Cranstackie. Clear on summit with extensive views. Descent via NW ridge to Rhigolter and Carrick. Two White Tailed Sea Eagles seen on descent.MichaelF21/05/2017
Am Bodach16/04/2017
andrew brown31/08/2016
Ascended after Cranstackie. Descended over Cioch Mhor to Rhigolter and back to Carbreck.raffemeister24/08/2016
Somerled8720/08/2016
Nick Canute16/08/2016
Dave McG09/08/2016
Erik B09/08/2016
captainslow01/07/2016
Frank13/08/2015
BlackPanther02/08/2015
Johnny Corbett02/08/2015
willyross01/08/2015
lindaross01/08/2015
graham2803/06/2015
weaselmaster31/05/2015
Sick Kid31/05/2015
Cranstackie and Beinn Spionnaidh from Carbreckdavidpettit8427/05/2015
Parking area on A838 at NC33001 59030 Along private road to Rhigolter & then continued along new track to gate ESE up corrie to col Up NE ridge to summit of Cranstackie Back to col & then up SW ridge to summit of Beinn Spionnaidh Down NW ridge before dropping down to Rhigolter. (PM)gerrybowes19/05/2015
From the col with GB after Cranstackie. Cloud, wind and rain. Good rock hopping on top.bolton19/05/2015
The Rodmiester10/04/2015
silverhow01/07/2014
NormanW26/05/2014
marsdavs14/07/2013
round of cranstackie, beinn spionnaidh, and foinaven.robertphillips05/07/2013