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Name:Cruach Bhuidhe
Hill number:1437
Height:568.3m / 1865ft
Parent (Ma):1431  Beinn Bheag
Section:19C: Loch Fyne to Bute and the Firth of Clyde
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Class:Hump, Highland Five, Submarilyn
(Hu,Tu,5H,sMa)
Grid ref:NS 12527 94698
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:149.1m
Col:419.2m  NS 1252 9404  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL37N 363N
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 30 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Glenbranter, the very end of rough track at NS120965 but still rough ground all the way.Eddie18/06/2014
long circuit from Glen Branter - out on Gowal cycle route before break up out of forest onto Tarsuinn ridge. Down to Glen Massan, before forest tarck up Beinn Mhor, Beinn Beag and finish over SM Cruach Bhuidhe before back through rides to startnordicstar27/08/2011
From Beinn Bheag. Downhill on more rugged stuff avoiding the sheer drops from above. Bealach now tree covered making it impossible to find the highest point. 13.45. Followed fence posts to their end under the final crag defending the top. Scrambling on steep grass and a slippery stone slide to the top at 14.20. No cairn. Old mast and metal lock up spoil this remote spot. To shorten the 800' renascent going back the way I had come up, went well down to forest edge to find the top track. Decided to use the stream bed in the forest where numerous fallen braches and debris made for very slow going. Slipped on slimy stuff on a boulder so tried a descent away from the stream through more mature trees and to upper track. Found an apparently easy gap in forest below. Wrong again! Fallen branches made progress virtually impossible. No-one would ever find me if I fell and hit my head! Through more brash to second track at 17.20. Coffee. 1 1/2 miles to collect bike. And to car. 3,000' - 17 miles arranc21/07/2010
Date is first visit. Notes from later...TP on (excellent) summit. glenbranter clockwise, omitting beinn mhor RHW02/01/2000
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