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Name:Ben Challum South Top [Beinn Challuim South Top]
Hill number:157
Height:998m / 3274ft
Parent (Ma):152  Ben Challum [Beinn Challuim]
Parent (SMC):152  Ben Challum [Beinn Challuim]
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 38640 31571
Summit feature:large boulder 3-4m W of cairn
Drop:45m
Col:953m  NN386319  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) OL39N OL48W 364N 377E 378W
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 349 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Weather clag.MountainMac21/04/2018
From the farm. Long slow trudge in the snow.liljonb19/02/2018
With JW, along West Highland Way from YHA Crianlarich to Kirkton Farm.robertgn06/01/2018
Remodelled cairn as it was so ugly even though it was not on the summitalda02/04/2017
From Kirkton Farmkdbennett26/11/2016
Standard route up from A82. With Nathan.MorecambeMonkey18/08/2015
Beinn Challum horseshoe.justin99910/08/2015
CDMC Crianlarich meet. Used skis.clashcityrocker17/01/2015
With Scouts.ZanderH30/08/2014
Completed from Strathfillan on ascent of Ben Challum. Very deep snow and cloud made navigation difficult, although brief glances to actual summit cool.quadbarrel02/03/2014
Estimated date - done solo on way to Munro and returned by same route.Aimless Rambler16/06/2012
From Auchtertyre Farm, on the way back from Ben Challum (which we went up via NW ridge), with Andy C. Nice ridge walk along from the main Munro summit.milngavie_kenny25/11/2011
Day 5 of the 7-day trip. Alone as Ruth did Beinn Heasgarnich & Creag Mhor. Ascended from Glen Lochay side - seems to be the best way. Across to Beinn nan Imirean next.AGWilliamson24/07/2011
Jaunt across from the higher top easier than the long descent towards Crianlarich.campagvelocet08/07/2011
Clear day good visibility.akraw12/06/2011
With Markgrimjimm06/03/2011
Beautiful clear day with views as far as Lomond Hills in Fife and Ben Nevis. Climbed from Kirkton Farm.andy25/09/2010
Gavin Appletonian-e29/03/2009
with Mike Jefferisdavidsbatty31/07/2008
with Ben Challum (qv)pwheeler18/06/2008
JimT01/12/2007
See Ben Challum dbb19/05/2007
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit11/05/2007
t98redcon12/11/2006
Completed Ben Challan, Meal Glas, Sgiath Chull + 3 Tops, 28.3km, 2010, 11.0hrJamesSDonald08/09/2006
alone SheilaS17/06/2006
With Lynsey, Jim and Rachelalistairpooler03/02/2006
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave04/10/2005
NUFWS Tyndrum trip. With Jon.Grinner23/10/2004
Crossed en-route to Ben Challum from Strath Fillan.Windy Corner16/05/2004
Second ascent 27/04/08 Third ascent 26/09/2011 Fourth ascent 09/10/2011NormanW16/05/2004
Straightforward ascent from Kirton Farm on the A82 to the southwest. yorkie04/05/2004
Annette and Chris AMountain Goat31/01/2004
WIth JT, low cloud, snowy top. From road at St Fillans priory, direct up and back. Crossed S top and deep snow to summit cone.nordicstar28/11/2003
first ascent, club meet 8 in party, sleet low on the hill light snow and mist on the munro and it top. climbed from kirkton, straight up the slopes over a minor top to the munro top and then actual summit in the mist and snow, returned the same way, with the light snow turning back to sleet and rain on our descent.rum doodle 16/02/2003
From Kenknock in Glen Lochay as strong SW winds forecast - up Ben Challum keeping to N of ridge but even so got blown off one boulder - misty on top went over to S Top and back same waycelticrambler23/05/2002
weather very bad so did not go on to main peakhornet24/04/2002
while staying at Crianlairich with brother Anthony and other people CRMC weekvegibagger28/12/2001
Day's walk from Portnellan, with Sam, rowing across R. Dochart.barnz4810/08/2001
Climbed this top only on 27/01/2001, solo, from Srtrathfillan in cloud, v cold and snowy - ridge to main top not stable. But repeat on 21/5/02 in warm from Kenknockniallp27/01/2001
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
sololittle al06/11/1999
With Vic en route to main summit.mikejacobs28/11/1997
With Jeanettedickscroop28/07/1996
1dads02/06/1996
Self and dogInvicta1429/07/1995
With: solo; Followed A82 S then took track to Auchtertyre, past remains of St Fillans Priory to Kirkton Farm. Crossed railway then straight up to Ben Challum S top. I dropped into hollow W of top before joining ridge to main summit.Ian Baines24/04/1995
Solo Uisdean2514/04/1995
8 of us on w/e trip - cold, windy, rainy , cloud and snow underfoot -all the ingredients of a normal winter's day . Picking away at the Munros.(and Munro Tops for me -this one on natural line up.Chris Pearson07/01/1995
The rain eased for a while, but became heavy for the Munro.Aye Jimmy30/10/1994