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Name:Carn an Tionail
Hill number:1133
Height:758.5m / 2489ft
RHB Section:16B: Durness to Loch Shin
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Dornoch, Eriboll
Watershed:Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Dornoch Firth, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G,Y)
Grid ref:NC 39232 39024
Summit feature:rock 40m NE of cairn
Drop:209m
Col:549m  NC384391  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 16
(1:25k) 447S
Observations:rock is 30cm above cairn base (NC 39210 38996); rocks 75m NE of cairn at NC 39243 39064 are 30cm lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica Disto D510/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 137 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Nice hill from West Merkland up south ridge down to bealach & 152.1m of accent to Beinn Direach. 6hours50.rogreeves21/05/2019
LovelyLass21/05/2019
Crumblie215/05/2019
From Beinn Direach.Owen B22/04/2019
GavinTheobald 225/08/2018
Peterb24/06/2018
FCL21/06/2018
Fi28/05/2018
scoob27/05/2018
AndyS07/05/2018
LesH19/04/2018
A nice White Christmas walk in soft snow. Up the track, over the metal bridge and up the ridge. Interesting descent to the bealach with Beinn Direach. Quite a surprise to find all those rocky shelves to dodge round, and slightly relieved that the mist had cleared. On to Beinn Direach.Gill25/12/2017
govanah29/10/2017
Awful weather, but it made the day interesting!IanHHill11/08/2017
Tom Mundell06/08/2017
silverhow08/07/2017
with Beinn Direachoatcake09/06/2017
3 of 5: From Beinn Direach.ChrisR08/05/2017
highlandhillwalker02/05/2017
bertbarnett12303/04/2017
BlackPanther11/03/2017
patrick08/10/2016
Kompass25/09/2016
weaselmaster21/07/2016
Sick Kid21/07/2016
NormanW12/07/2016
MichaelF01/07/2016
Second visit, collecting surrounding topsColin Crawford18/06/2016
Circuit of tops from West Merkland.Smudge13/05/2016
anne336619/04/2016
TONY DEALL19/04/2016
Tony S01/04/2016
Cycled up from west Merkland up to about 240m, the due west up steep but comfortable grass onto the smooth south ridge. I reached the summit just before the incoming mist spoilt the fine view. Descended much rougher NE ridge towards Direach.Topographer5721/08/2015
walk livi26/07/2015
IainK11/06/2015
Dave McG06/04/2015
Erik B06/04/2015
JulieB05/04/2015
Barry Smith07/09/2014
alda04/06/2014
Isbjorn20/05/2014
DaveMcS03/05/2014
Laurel22/04/2014
Rowan22/04/2014
??ancient brit01/01/2014
nicolajane25/07/2013
round of 3 from west merkland, beinn direach, carn an tionail,and mellan liath coire mhic dhughaill.robertphillips07/07/2013
chrispine03/07/2013
Denise 14/06/2013
daviemore07/06/2013