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Name:Beinn Direach
Hill number:1135
Height:688.9m / 2260ft
Section:16B: Durness to Loch Shin
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Dornoch, Doubles, Eriboll
Watershed:Land's End to John o'Groats, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NC 40620 38048
Summit feature:embedded slabby rock 30m NNE of cairn
Drop:152.1m
Col:536.8m  NC 40038 38550  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 16
(1:25k) 447S
Observations:cairn is at NC 40612 38017
Survey:Abney level/Leica Disto/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 107 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Took a while to locate the col coming from Carn an Tionail in mist, but only problem after that was the wet slippy ground.IanHHill11/08/2017
with Carn an Tional. reasonable dayoatcake09/07/2017
Second visit, collecting surrounding topsColin Crawford18/06/2016
Circuit of tops from West Merkland.Smudge13/05/2016
Just this one for today - followed ATV track from Bealach Meirleich road.fasgadh10/10/2015
From West Merkland via Tionail and a pass where a heavy shower and rough terrain took their toll. Fortunately on the summit the sun and clear air returned.Topographer5721/08/2015
??ancient brit01/01/2014
round of 3 from west merkland, beinn direach, carn an tionail,and mellan liath coire mhic dhughaill.robertphillips07/07/2013
MC JC O MH BH. ice day. Managed to avoid stalkers.Martin6607/09/2012
selfdavidsbatty23/06/2012
Galltywenallt01/06/2012
AloneSpudGunn27/05/2012
alone SheilaS01/05/2012
Solo. After MLCMD, SB, and CaT.amswanston15/04/2012
Solo Uisdean2527/07/2011
With Ben Hee, from West Merkland. After Hee dropped down to strath and straight up Direach. Back down ridge over top to car.nordicstar24/04/2011
from Tionail. Coffee sheltering from SE wind. Downhill over stone slabs with some side stepping to a low point in a very complex boiler plate col and up over more stones and boulders on largely gentle slopes to top at 13.40. M L C M D, Tionail, Hope in haze, Hee and Ben More.arranc25/07/2008
Ascended from West Merkland on a sunny day.JohnW15/06/2008
From West MerklandBLACKHILL31/05/2001
fine stony hill, superb neighbourhood. West Merkland 383329, ascend from 418367 RHW26/07/2000
Round from Meallan Liath Coire Mhic Dhughaill to Ben Hee that included run out to missing Graham Sabhal Beag.Eddie09/06/1996
Tom Mundell06/08/2017
highlandhillwalker02/05/2017
BlackPanther11/03/2017
patrick08/10/2016
weaselmaster21/07/2016
Sick Kid21/07/2016
NormanW12/07/2016
MichaelF01/07/2016
anne336619/04/2016
TONY DEALL19/04/2016
Tony S01/04/2016
walk livi26/07/2015
IainK11/06/2015
JulieB05/04/2015
alda04/06/2014
DaveMcS03/05/2014
Laurel22/04/2014
Rowan22/04/2014
nicolajane25/07/2013
chrispine03/07/2013
daviemore07/06/2013
RichardM04/06/2013
m0untain_n0mad04/06/2013
Denise 04/06/2013
Ultima Thule05/06/2012
Thearlaichdubh07/05/2012
aul-fogie04/05/2012
RobertP06/04/2012
AndrewFinnimore05/11/2011