|Height:||713m / 2339ft|
|RHB Section:||16D: Altnaharra to Dornoch|
|Class:||Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham|
|Grid ref:||NC 69845 24003|
|Summit feature:||trig point in windshelter|
|OS map sheet(s):||(1:50k) 16|
|Observations:||tiny cairn 40m NW at NC 69817 24032 is lower|
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|Logged Descriptions (logged by 91 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)||By||Date of Ascent|
|A strong headwind made an otherwise easy bike ride challenging. Dropped the bike by a gravel pit above Loch Trudascaig. Up easy stuff to cross the path onto the NE ridge of Meall nan Aighean, short heather towards the top gave temporary relief from rough stuff. Traversed around the side of the hill to a hagged section, and escaped to climb easy stony ground, then shaggy green moss to the top of Ben Armine. Fine views. Very nice descent on dry stony ground, then a raised bog, then down into the stream way. Up to Creag Mhor, at first weaving around hags and pools. The steeper part was much nicer dry ground, past a curious square cairn, to the summit. Down keeping right of the hags, and contouring back to the same point at the col, and then rising traverse to meet the path. On the track below Ben Armine, then bee-line back to the bike. Hints and tips: it is a really easy bike ride, and the hill isnít nearly as remote as itís made out to be||Gill||05/05/2018|
|Cycled in - 65 mins each way. Two tops and 2 Grahams, less than 8 hours.||NormanW||19/05/2017|
|Cycled in on very well made track. Great views of North east of Scotland and also Beinn Klibreck/Loyal. After Beinn Armine||raffemeister||09/05/2015|
|With Peter Cottam; got permission from estate owners to park at the old quarry/milepost at NC718311 (not 709310 as in a previous posting)||Galltywenallt||15/04/2015|
|with Iain Robertson||davidsbatty||07/07/2014|
|With permission, drove 8 miles on a good track to park at 704310. Followed paths south to bealach between the hills and about 500m further west downhill to strike out south down and across the soggy bealach dodging awful peat hags to the higher heather covered slopes leading up to the top. Very tiring. Top at about 4 hours after setting out. Ptarmigan and two chicks. My fifth and last Marilyn with this name. Back at track decided I was unable to climb the other hill - cramp in both legs.||arranc||08/06/2014|
|on a 4 day graham bagging trip, drove car to start of stalkers path after speaking to estate along with cacg.||robertphillips||08/06/2014|
|W Jenx got permission to drive past Gearnsary to small quarry CP on left just over stream bridge. Walked across moor, over stalkers track and the two GTG, Armine and Creag Mhor (watch the hags between). Great day, sparkling views. Back along stalkers path - reasonable going - then same line back across moor.||nordicstar||04/06/2014|
|Much as I hate what stalkers do, their tracks do come in handy. Got soaked through on my 1400th Marilyn.||Martin R||02/06/2014|
|Superb viewpoint and in glorious weather conditions.
'Cycled to the end of the stalkers path. Summited at 11:00.||richtea5040||22/04/2014|
|Got permission to drive to NC703309. Creag Mhor, Ben Armine, Creag na h-Iolaire, Meall nan Aighean. Hot & sunny.||jimbloomer||09/07/2013|
|From Kinbrace to Brora by bike. As this is the highest point of Ben Armine, why have you not got Ben Armine in the name like with Creag a'Choire Ghlais?||fasgadh||17/06/2008|
|and 15/11/2007 and 31/11/2008 and 15/11/2009 and 20/11/2010 and 05/11/2011 and 17/11/2012||chrispine||08/11/2005|
|Date is first visit. Notes from later...fine remote hill, compact tundra summit. drive in to 698309, via burn to good stalkers tk||RHW||26/07/2000|
|Round of Meall nan Aighean, Creag a'Choire Ghlais and Creag Mhor from Badanloch Lodge. Thoughts of buying a bike.||Eddie||08/06/1996|