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Name:Ben Buie
Hill number:1305
Height:717m / 2352ft
RHB Section:17E: Mull and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Maritime area:Mull & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NM 60419 27068
Summit feature:large cairn
Col:203m  NM614302  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 49
(1:25k) 375E
Observations:note that N top is only 3m lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 151 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Quick up and down Ben Buie from the north. 2hrs return from the car...Nicky C30/03/2020
Ben Buie and Creach Beinn from the stone circle parking. This completes all the Marilyn's in the Highlands; just 6 in the Borders remain.PGCE24/02/2020
Parked at the bridge - 615255. Headed up the path NE up Abhainn a Chaiginn Mhoir and at the highest point went directly west to the summit. Steep and hard work in hot conditions. Solo. Returned the same way as I decided Creach Beinn was too much in the conditions.bolton21/09/2019
With Dave Roeder. Followed route in SMC Graham book, parking at bridge; path to step in glen, then up slopes to Creach Bheinn (16:00). Back down to glen at watershed (17:00). Up broad ridge (some fine gabbro slabs) to N summit and thence to Ben Buie top (19:00). Down S to path leading R through cliff line then steep slopes to road by phone box. Car 20:05. Warm sunny day, good views.dbb01/05/2019
Round of Creach-Beinn and Ben Buie, with tops, from N. Started with drizzle, rained more heavily as day progressed. Cloud fairly low, some interesting route finding.RobertP30/04/2019
From north starting at top of road pass.Topographer5712/04/2019
With Mark, Malky & Des, plus Creach Beinn. Clag above 400m. Rounsfell14/04/2018
1 of 3: From Lochbuie stone circle CP.ChrisR17/10/2017
Bus out and back from Craignure.Up via Cnap nan Gabhar to Beinn Buie, doubled back top first top and ridge down to south end of loch before the slog back up to Creach Beinn. Path back to road was poorer than I had hoped. Good tops rather spoilt by cloud.dickscroop13/04/2017
Ben Buie and Creach Beinn from Lochbuie by the route described in Dempster's Graham guidebook.davidpettit8402/01/2017
Started at Lochbuie then climbed up Ben Buie, Cnap nan Gobhar, Beinn Fhada and finally Creach-Beinn for Jim Fothergill's 1500th Marilyn with Alex Cameron.Dugswell229/05/2015
Changeable weather on a fine round with Douglas and Jim.Alex C29/05/2015
With Jenx from A road highpoint. Easy grass slopes first, then over craggy tops. Neat Graham top snow blew in and became a blizzard. Compass problems due to the rocks made for an interesting descent in 4 inches of snow!nordicstar27/04/2015
with Peter Willimottdavidsbatty23/06/2014
From NM 615 255 via Gleann a Chaiginn Mhoir and the excellent rock slabs of the E ridge - returning more directly and v steeply to Lochbuie.summitsup13/09/2013
With Alfie.Dangerous Dave15/05/2013
Started at NM616303, where it is possible to park. Bagged all the subsidiary tops including Cnap nan Gobhar. Dropped down to Lochbuie car park where I had hidden my little folding bike behind a shed, the day before. Long cycle ride back to start. Sun and Martin R23/04/2012
corra bheinn, cruach choirceall, and ben buie.robertphillips06/04/2012
With Damian.Dangerous Dave30/10/2011
From top of Glen More, via Cnap nan Gobhar. Easy scree and short rock bands, could be confusing in poor visibility. Hail shower on top. For descent, head just to the right (East) of Beinn Talaidh.malcorbett30/05/2011
From the A949 at nm 622303BLACKHILL20/04/2011
Ascended from the telephone box in Lochbuie in sunny weather.JohnW21/04/2010
CK SheilaS28/05/2008
On road to telephone box and uphill on lumpy tussock easing to deer grass. Grassy strips with scree runs. Press up on rock to gully leading to R. and to top at 12.50. Cloud came in with rain. to Gobhar.arranc15/08/2007
With DCMartin6604/01/2007
With Martin66, JC & Shaky from Lochbuie on a sunny day during the New Year week in Tobermory. Straight up the rough & steep S slopes of the hill. Worth it for the view. Went across to the N top & then descended E for variety reaching the path just S of Loch Airde Glais & then followed path back to Lochbuie.NotReallyABagger04/01/2007
Solo Uisdean2507/08/2005
fine rocky hill, view S incl Jura. 617303 A849: Creach + Buie RHW29/04/2000
With: sb (ab); Climbed from A849 to N at top of pass over Creag na h-Iolaire and Cnap nan Gobhar. I was carrying AB but SB walked. Not bad day with good coast views. Returned same way.Ian Baines22/05/1997
Morning run over Ben Buie and Creach Beinn from wild camp in Glen More.Eddie22/04/1995
Unsure of date but climed in glorious sunshine.iangalbraith10/06/1992
Solo. Climbed up from Lochbuie through the cloud of a fine temperature inversion with magnificent views to the hills of the Hebrides. Via Creach Beinn & Ben Buie.Vin24/10/1991
Simon Winton30/05/2018
Tom Mundell07/05/2017
Trekking toes07/05/2017
Dave McG07/05/2017
Erik B07/05/2017