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Name:Beinn Bhreac
Hill number:1385
Height:526m / 1726ft
RHB Section:19A: Oban to Loch Fyne
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Awe, Fyne
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Greater Loch Linnhe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Highland Five
(Ma,Hu,Tu,5,HF)
Grid ref:NN 02772 10255
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:160m
Col:366m  NN043124  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50 55
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GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 49 users)ByDate of Ascent
Cycled up tracks from A83 windfarm entrance west of Douglas Water, as far as 028086. From there, swampy breaks in the forestry can be followed up to open hill at Loch Mhic Dhiarmaid. A nice shapely hill with a shapely summit.Topographer5730/03/2018
From Garbh Achaidh. Route became much easier when mist lifted. Beautiful remote hill. Back to 3 bridges skirting N sides of Garbh Achaidh and Sron Reithe with intermittent 4wd tracks. Lovely walk.Thearlaichdubh27/08/2017
Windfarm road starts half a mile south of Claonaig. Bottom gate was open so drove up to where quad track starts. Parked and was met by friendly windfarm staff who said they'd turn a blind eye but warned me the bottom gate would be locked at 4pm. This gave me plenty of time.The quad track starts on the right of the burn and where it meets the open hillside you need to take a NW bearing to take you across boggy, undulating ground to the summit trig pt. Not normally a fan of windfarms but on this occasion I'm not complaining!AndrewFinnimore10/07/2017
Via An Suidhe windfarm.Chris Peart14/05/2017
From Three Bridges as part of a circuit with Cruach Mhor first. Easy going despite distance over the moorland in short grass, probably not one for low cloud. Trig point on a little rocky outcrop.N.Morters18/06/2016
Found a very good way up, though it does depend on sneaking up the wind farm road. Inspired!jenx12/04/2016
Used the wind turbine road from just past Claonairigh. Lockable entrance but not keep out signs. Up at 022083 just past a fork there is a proper gate for the wind farm that's well locked. The new route however takes a good quad track off the access road, parking in a lay by nearby, at GR0253508542. This winds through the trees heading to Lochan Long, ending at 0246909625, brilliant. Easy slopes to summit. There and back in just over an hour and half.nordicstar12/04/2016
round of cruach mhor and beinn bhreac from A819 track at three bridges anti clockwise.robertphillips19/04/2015
Cruach Mhor and Beinn Bhreac from Stronmagachan. Unexpectedly easy ground most of the way between the two. Returned along N side of plantation.mae29/04/2012
Ascended from Ardchonnell on a wet day. Fortunately the track continues further than map shows.JohnW09/04/2009
On my Mull of Kintyre to Fraserburgh walkBLACKHILL08/05/2007
Park on forest ride by Loch Awe. On signed path through farm up on zig zags gaining height rapidly. Onto rough moor with a view ahead a lot of downs as well as ups, swamps, bogs, around tumps to pass between 2 lochans and a final mile on drier steeper ground to top ar 12.50. No cairn. Trig 5717. Great northern diver on lochan to N.arranc12/04/2007
Date is first visit. Notes from later...decent summit, wide view. circuit clockws from track above Three Bridges @ 081121 RHW29/10/1999
Round of Cruach Mhor and Beinn Bhreac from the road.Eddie25/07/1998
Isbjorn12/05/2017
GaryJones02/05/2017
neilsan28/12/2016
NormanW20/10/2016
Johnny Corbett15/03/2016
Tom Mundell22/08/2015
Trekking toes22/08/2015
AndyS04/05/2015
richtea504016/06/2014
cmac24/05/2014
Campbell Singer07/07/2013
Alan Whatley07/04/2013
Martin R01/04/2013
Jim.Fothergill27/09/2012
raffemeister29/07/2012
iaindbrown03/05/2012
Martyn116/01/2012
Tony S26/08/2011
Andrew Simmons16/07/2010
Calico20/05/2010
petesimpson10/12/2009
fasgadh06/11/2008
RichardM28/04/2007
BaggerGutt29/08/2006
Kiltie08/08/2003
bertbarnett12311/04/2003
GordonAdshead00/04/2003
bjewing09/01/2003
Colin Crawford28/05/2002
alda05/06/2001
chalky195318/07/2000
Laurel04/04/1999
Rowan04/04/1999
john steel09/08/1998
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