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Name:Beinn Udlaidh
Hill number:265
Height:840m / 2756ft
RHB Section:03C: Glen Etive to Glen Lochy
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Awe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y,P500)
Grid ref:NN 28065 33126
Summit feature:small cairn
Drop:522m
Col:318m  NN329330  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377E
Observations:large cairn at NN 28034 33260 is not the summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 293 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
from glen orchy farm with Jonathanjwbellarby30/03/2019
Done with Smithy from Glen Orchy in late afternoon. About 100m SSW of the entrance to Invergaunan just next to a bridge is a forestry gate with a wide opening & plenty of room to park unobtrusively. A track/path unmarked on the map then winds through the forest, popping out next to the river for a while. Beyond the forest the track continues, overgrown in places through a gate in the deer fencing. About 1km short of the bealach, the track drops to a final deer fence gate. Headed up SW on heather, spaghnum moss & bilberry: tough going. Used ladder over fence, turned crags to R & then over easier ground for a superlative summit view. Dropped to the col & then fairly easily over to Beinn Bhreac-liath. Returned to col & followed deer fence steeply down to first gate & track back to start.NotReallyABagger10/08/2018
From Glen Orchy Farm, up the Land Rover track. It would have been better to begin through the farmyard. We cut across the field and were chased by two pigs (they're much faster than you might expect).Pete R28/04/2018
Tough going in thick cloud.iansm14/04/2018
Climbed with Richard on DMC XMAS meet at Bridge of Orchy. Clear day but very cold (around -6)amcculloch09/12/2017
73rd With Allan. From Invergaunan in Glen Orchy. Follow path along Allt Ghamhnain, take line SW up hillside around crags, gain main ridge and continue to summit. Head E and descend to col and ascend NE to second summit. Return along long ridge NNW to complete a circuit. V cold (frighteningly so), dry with broken cloud above tops. Snow lying down to ground level, several inches higher up and soft.RGibbs09/12/2017
CDMC Bridge of Orchy meet.clashcityrocker03/12/2017
Clockwise route from Glen Orchy. On own.MorecambeMonkey01/11/2016
The one that got away...I forgot to log this, so I must have reached the MarHoF some days before I thought I had.Gill06/08/2016
From Invergaunan. Fairly easy going. Made sure I bagged the small cairn, not the large one! A bit hazy and breezy but nice and cool. No problem following track through forest to car parking area.Jhimmy07/05/2016
Carried on to Beinn Bhreac-Liathduchally30/07/2015
A round including Beinn Bhreac-Liath from the north. Short day before heading south, pity about the cloud, lost some time finding correct line over bealach between the two peaks.dickscroop16/06/2015
With OLOL Hiking clubmunromurph20/04/2015
A circuit including Beinn Bhreac from Glen Orchy fram. Watch out for the pedigree pigs in the field at the start! 5 hours 25 mins.Roblex08/05/2014
solo, by Coire Chalein, easy contour above fence col between two main hills. Found route between cliffs (deep, soft snow) to B Udlaidh. Clear by time I summitted but views limited. back to col and straight up to B Bhreac-liath, then direct descent in deep snow to car. Dry, sunny in part, breezy, mild.niallp01/03/2014
wild weather, lots of snow, whiteout, stuck deer and gold prospector.clashcityrocker08/02/2014
From Invergaunan with Ruth and Alisondavidpettit8429/03/2013
Up from forestry road by Arinabea.Continued from Beinn Bhreac-liath to summit avoiding icy slopes to NE bu skirting round W then N to summit following a wall most of the way. Stupendous views all aroundrobphys26/02/2013
With Colin.alistairpooler26/11/2012
With Gavin Rees & John Burton.Dangerous Dave26/02/2012
beinn bhreac liath and beinn ulaidh.robertphillips05/01/2012
MMC walkalexmaclennan19/11/2011
selfdavidsbatty07/11/2011
After Beinn Bhreac-liath and before Beinn na Sroine. Fairly large dog appeared alone a little south west of the summit, grumbled at me for a little while before jogging on towards the summit.campagvelocet13/07/2011
ran with jotom smith03/04/2011
ran with tomjosie03/04/2011
done with beinn bhreac-liathbuggerlugs29/11/2009
Reverse of route from 19/3/95Gallovidian08/11/2009
solo SH reportjohnm17/10/2009
Solo from InvergaunanJohn Lee12/09/2009
c23redcon25/04/2009
1 of 3: From B8074 at Invergauran.ChrisR28/09/2008
Alone, from North.Grinner03/08/2008
Easy walk but claggy weather up through the trees, I recall.douglas_easton05/04/2008
From Glen Orchy, up the quartzite band of Udlaidh and to Breac-Liath!nordicstar02/07/2006
Blisco01/01/2006
Beinn Udlaidh (NN 279329) & Beinn Bhreac-liath (NN 302338) S/F NN278368 Cold day on snow covered hills. Fog above 2000'. Careful navigation required descending from Beinn Udlaidh to find connecting ridge in poor visibility.John Young01/12/2005
sololittle al12/11/2004
first ascent to the summit despite being on this hill several times ice climbing. solo, great winter day sunny and cold. got dropped of by taxi from tyndrum at glen orchy farm and followed the track up to coire daimh. geared up and soloed zig-zag gully and then continued to the summit of beinn udlaidh, descend to a col then straight down a fire break to the road in glen lochy and back to tyndrum.rum doodle 07/03/2004
Galltywenallt30/11/2003
Actually 29 Feb but computer doesn't seem to like Leap Years!zoob28/02/2003
MC and JC. Climbed from Glen Orchy. Very cold SE wind. Water ice and very hard snow patches. Cornice on NE side of Udlaidh very impressive with several frozen gullies and waterfalls. No view (the gloomy hill?) and difficult navigation down to eastern bealach. Easy climb on to Beinn Bhreac-liath. Views to Tyndrum and beyond Loch Tulla to the Blackmount. Good views also to the Beinn Odhar 5. Great round. 4h 20mMartin6620/01/2001
club (not CK) Also 30/12/13 with CK SheilaS30/12/1999
A hill better know for its ice climbing rather than as a Corbettgman09/09/1999
1st of 2 Corbetts from Invergaunan - Misty daycelticrambler22/05/1999
From Glen LochayBLACKHILL07/01/1999
Ice climbing in the north facing corrie (which is a notble winter climbing venue) Did Sunshine Gully (III ) with John Mawer. His first ice climb. We approached over the summit after a long 4km walk in from A82 to east carrying full climbing packs then dropped down to corrie -not the easiest approach. Then after long walk back again drove to Inverness airport to meet Lesley (she flew up on airmiles for free) and to cottages x 2 I had booked for friends near Lochalsh for New YearChris Pearson28/12/1996
Horse-shoe walk of two Corbetts from a mile down Glen Orchy from Bridge of Orchy. This one had most unusual quartz ridge, seen as white bar from miles away on A82, and I'd often wondered what it was.Aye Jimmy03/03/1996
Solo. From the main Tyndrum Oban road to the south (A85) I went straight up to the summit of Beinn Udhaidh and back. It was dry with some wind.pwbellarby30/04/1995
From Invergaunan to Beinn Udlaidh and Beinn Bhreac-liathGallovidian19/03/1995