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Name:Beinn Lochain
Hill number:1426
Height:702.9m / 2306ft
RHB Section:19C: Loch Fyne to Bute and the Firth of Clyde
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Holy, Long & Goil
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NN 16020 00620
Summit feature:small cairn
Drop:375.4m
Col:327.5m  NN 1492 0006  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL37N 363N
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 141 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
On from Beinn Tharsuinn. Trying to find easiest line, I overshot the summit by 100 yards. Afterwards, I tried to be innovative and descended into Gleann Ban, which was slow going. I should have gone straight down the side as per SMC Guide!IanHHill18/05/2018
From Beinn Bheula. Found a steep but straightforward rake to the north of Creag a Bhuic, then east to the forest edge and north to the Curra Lochain outflow, a great spot. Then initially NNW up steep grassy slopes, then NE to the col SE of the summit. Scrambled up to the left, didn't much like it, came off a bit more north. Descended east then north east by the stream, tricky section about 500-400m, then alog the south west edge of the forestry, not nice. Then back to Corrow and Lochgoilhead.Owen B16/05/2018
Followed route in SMC Grahams guide book: Corrow - Stob na Boine Druim-fhinn - Beinn Tharsuinn - Beinn Lochain - Curra Lochain - Beinn Bheula - Lochan na Cnaimh - Lettermaydavidpettit8406/10/2017
Cowal way on map isn't as it is on the ground. Follow the way posts, not your map.ngthack09/05/2017
Solo walk with Holly and Lily. We followed Cowal Way from Lettermay to Curra Lochain then straight up hillside and back. Strong cold wind, dry, low cloud but sunshine on top. 4 hoursalexmaclennan03/01/2017
From Lettermay, up SE face per Dempster. Debris from recent fellings, long wet grass and crags all contributed in turn to make this an arduous and uncomfortable ascent with not enough daylight left for planned continuation to Cruach nam Miseag.Topographer5702/11/2016
Parked at 18793 00252. There's a footbridge at 16154 99748duchally01/11/2016
M and O. From Strachur. Parked at B Laggan car park. Track to forestry and then directly uphill to bealach and summit. Hot and humid. O struggling in heat.Martin6617/06/2016
Galltywenallt06/05/2016
Clockwise round from Lochgoilhead of Stob na Boine Druim-fhinn, Beinn Tharsuinn and Beinn Lochain. Diversion to take in plane crash / memorial.russell6119/03/2016
Path out east terrible alongside Curra Lochain (despite being waymarked as the Cowal Way) then much improved after end of lochan leading to new track network above Corrow.alda02/09/2015
selfdavidsbatty14/07/2015
Overnight camp by Lochan nan Cnaimh-Cruach nam Miseag W Top-Cruach nam Miseag-Beinn Lochain E Top-Beinn Lochain-Beinn Tharsuinn-Stob na Boine Drium fhinn-Mullach Coire a'Chuir-Cruach nam Mult-Stob Liath-Moses' Wellcampagvelocet09/06/2015
South to North traverse of three Grahams and three Graham tops.dickscroop20/05/2014
From Lettermay the map not much use for forest roads.Steep ascent through brash to east top and then main one. Great mountain though.Martin R02/05/2014
From Stob na Boine Druim-fhinn. This is an awkward hill to get off, surrounded by steep cliffs and felled forest. We headed east to col avoiding crags then south to east end of lochan. A short section of felled forest then leads to ATV track at 16312 99636.Lionel Bidwell10/09/2013
W Jenx, from Lettermay, via Corrow and steep break in trees (now felled) to ridge. From Stob na Boine DF easy over Tharsuinn to Beinn Lochain. Steep down, through now felled trees & new tracks direct to Corrow. Great views!nordicstar29/04/2012
round of beinn bheula, beinn lochain, stob na boine druim.robertphillips08/01/2012
From Lochgoilhead.Grinner12/11/2011
Steep ascent through landslip debris from Curra Lochan.fasgadh23/10/2010
AlanGlenford04/04/2010
Solo Uisdean2518/05/2008
from E top. Contoured to left and then right under crags of final heave. Around and to top at 11.50. to Tarsuinn.arranc15/05/2005
Steep. Sunny, calm, good views with snow on Mull.iangalbraith29/02/2004
Ascended from Lettermay via Curra Lochain.JohnW26/06/2000
From Corrow, NW up firebreak, round via Beinn Tharsuinn and down to Curra Lochain. Getting back through the trees to Lettermay was hellish.agentmancuso21/08/1999
fine hill, botanically good gorge en route. succothmore to W, anticlockwise round RHW08/05/1998
Evening Loch Goil round from Stob na Boine Druim-fhinn to Creag Sgoitto.Eddie27/05/1993
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nicolajane27/10/2017
hill walker13/08/2017
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bertbarnett12327/04/2017
hillhunter12/02/2017
Sick Kid29/01/2017
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Machyde04/09/2016
chalky195309/08/2016
PGCE09/05/2016
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anne336612/04/2016
giuk3301/01/2016
foggieclimber21/09/2015
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Tony Rogers10/09/2013
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