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Name:Ben Tianavaig
Hill number:1230
Height:413m / 1355ft
RHB Section:17A: North Skye and Raasay
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Island:Skye
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4,Y)
Grid ref:NG 51182 40974
Summit feature:ground within 1m of trig point
Drop:366m
Col:47m  NG499400  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 23 24
(1:25k) 409 410
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 179 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Out & back from Camastianavaig following paths round cliff edge. Fantastic hill. On own.MorecambeMonkey15/05/2019
From Camustianavaig along good path just above the beach to near Clach Dhu, up past McQueens Loch to top passing thro' mini quiraing area, back down ridge.daviemore13/04/2019
A Skye Marilyn with a path, what bliss, what joy. From Camastianavaig shore car park. N to red post box, then NE up driveway to 'Hill Path' sign pointing L. Up grassy corridor between two fences to wooden gate. Path is unclear after this gate - it squeezes slightly L between two birch trees at the L end of a steep grass bank, then traverses R above this bank. A few false summits but these are offset by the magnificant setting and views. Enjoy the lovely SHORT grass.Isbjorn22/01/2019
Plan B after Stac an Armin trip was cancelled. Hill path from bay up onto south ridge. Steep drops to the east. Conditions perfect bar slight haze.Topographer5722/11/2018
A grand wee hill with reasonable gradients and a good path with fantastic views. One of the best.NormanW03/08/2018
4 of 5: Parked on Camustianavaig shoreline.ChrisR21/06/2018
Simple ridge walk up to Marylin on way home from the Islands. Nice detournickywood117/06/2018
Ice, snow, hail and fantastic views.denisB5229/04/2018
Easy parking in Tianavaig Bay. A good path all of the way on a wet and very windy day. Great views from the ridge. Solo 95 minute return.bolton01/10/2017
MC IS DS O. Along Ridge from south. Very windy.Martin6629/12/2016
parked at the bay took hill path to the top cracking views today.robertphillips07/10/2016
plus or minus a few dayshornet10/08/2016
Superb.dal19/06/2016
A fine walk up the hill path from the south to the trig and some fine views.Dugswell208/05/2016
Saved this one for a beautiful day! A great walk from the bay.jenx13/02/2016
From Camastianavaig shore parking and path from cottage #5, thanks Jim. Good fast path all way with great views of Portree and beyond. Glad saved for a good day.nordicstar13/02/2016
Absolute gem. Park at foreshore in Tianavaig, and in 100m follow the signed hill path all along the lovely cliffs to the summit, with awesome views. Even had a visit from a sea eagle but he didn't fancy my ginster. Must be best non Munro, Corbett, Graham etc on SkyeThearlaichdubh20/08/2015
with MattBigNick02/08/2015
Bagged on a nice and sunny day, glorious views.3fatties10/04/2015
Parked at Tianavaig bay and followed the escarpment to the top. Continued north until it was possible to drop down and return under the cliffs heading SSE to the shore. A path along the shore returned us to the start. Fine views of the landslip and the sound. Under the cliffs feels remote.mindlessflogger24/12/2014
With Val. A weeks holiday on Skye. From Tianavaig Bay.mike.hoult08/06/2014
With GHC done while the Cuillin was in rain and low cloud. A fantastic hill.Play2End01/06/2014
Cliff path from village foreshore on lovely short grass.neimcv20/05/2014
From the south, great little hill and summit viewpointAndrewFinnimore14/04/2014
with Beth and JohnBigNick19/01/2014
MMC Skye weekend in Carbost Old Inn. With Robert Wright. Forecast terrible. Parked Camustianavaig. Missed path and ascended through heather. Fine walk. Good views and some sun and drouth. 2 hours. We then drove back homealexmaclennan15/09/2013
Enjoyed a pleasant unhurried walk up from Camastianavaig on the good path. A bit too unhurried though because once I reached the top it poured down for the whole way back to Portree.Alex C12/09/2013
With Mora, from Trainavaig Bay picnic areaBLACKHILL02/10/2012
There is a 'Hill Path' sign on the side of the gate to 8 Camastianavaig - 50m from parking at Tianavaig Bay. The path goes E initially to gain the cliffs of the S ridge. Superb hill. Views to Quinag/Uists etcjimbloomer18/06/2012
Climbed from Camustianavaig. Good path and views ascending ridge. Fantastic views of Trotternish and the Cuillin. Good family walk.quadbarrel04/04/2012
Trig revisit. Fine summit but bit of a grey day and less dramatic than my 1999 visit. Quick beeline today (en route from Harris) from high end of Camastianavaig. Recommend the S ridge for the full experience.RHW18/09/2009
AlanGlenford02/05/2009
Ascended by south ridge in perfect conditions. Great viewpoint.JohnW29/04/2009
Park at Camastianavaig. Into village to gate onto moor. Rough going steadily uphill through chest high bracken, over 3 walls. Onto ridge and WDP on short grass amazing views to the east and to top at 11.10. Magical views including Portree harbour.arranc07/10/2007
Started at Camastianavaig. Wonderful hill. Own mini Quirang. Golden Eagle near summit.Skerryvore12/04/2007
Up southern ridge from Camustianavaig.agentmancuso05/04/2007
one weekend In August 2006, on abortive mission for In Pinn, with ED. Circuitous route from Penifiler round the coast and then up. Fabulous views down Sound of Raasay. Nice dayniallp06/08/2006
with Jamie plus Mauia and his son Omar. Fabulous peak and viewpoint.vegibagger28/05/2006
Climbed after learning the rest of the party were safe.Man of Kernow118/05/2003
A beautiful mini mountain. Parked at Penifiler and walked round the coast to the north of the hill. The main slopes up were found and the views from the top were excellent. An adult White-tailed Eagle was seen flying below to the north excellent.garyhoney04/04/2002
Date is first visit. Notes from later...gorgeous hill & view, pinnacles E of summit, sunny evening. camastianavaig beach, follow ridge RHW05/06/1999
We stared our route up this hill at or near Peinmore. Ascended part over moor, part on S ridge then went down the N ridge some way. Billowing clouds and some sunshine. Like most, we thought this a very fine hill indeed. With Pete.pwheeler24/05/1998
A sheep in wolf's clothing from Camustlanavaig.Eddie27/03/1998
From NG489416. June 2007.summitsupblank
One of the best easy hillmshansenblank
Kevin2903501/09/2019
eddieh22/06/2019
JulieB17/06/2019
phil10117/06/2019
WokingMike17/06/2019