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Name:Blath Bhalg
Hill number:448
Height:641m / 2103ft
RHB Section:06B: Pitlochry to Braemar and Blairgowrie
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NO 01938 61113
Summit feature:small cairn
Col:376m  NN991618  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL52S 387S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 227 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
An easy walk from the parking area across the road from the phone mast; the mapped mast E of the road does not exist. Old, dry ATV track until almost to the fence, then a narrow path along the fence over 2 bumps to the summit bump. Good bilberries. Blowing a gale but the rain missed me.Gill19/08/2019
Blath Bhalg, from transmitter at high point of road to west. Decent path all the way.davidpettit8421/07/2019
After bike out with tent from head of Glen Fearnach started out on track near mast but then cut up a nice grassy rake to west of West top, then over this to main top and a more direct line back down. A pretty miserable day for weather.dickscroop18/05/2019
With trimarc2 and GFE. Lovely day, clear tops, nice track to summit. Fast because we were ready for brunch. 1:45 round trip.Fionalevey05/05/2019
With Fiona and Graeme from high point of road. Dry underfoot at present. Path all way to toptrimarc205/05/2019
Followed track all the way from A924 at 992619 and back same way. Great views to Beinn A'Ghlo and Ben Vrackie.KeithByTheC13/04/2019
Up track beside Dalnacarn, branched off towards west ridge of West Top. West top followed by Main Top, then down to locked bothy at 01199 62394. Track back to road.clashcityrocker12/04/2019
From C.P. Two hours. Sunny. 1 out of 5?Play2End31/03/2019
Blath Bhalg West Top and Blath Bhalg from high point on A924 (easy parking). Track or path all the way. Frozen ground, easy terrain and good views to Beinn a'Ghlo.RobertP29/10/2018
Blath Bhalg (NO 019611) S/F NN 992620 High cloud, light winds, warm day for short ascent. Track all way to 1st summit through heather slopes. Still took 3 hours, very slow.John Young18/06/2018
There and back from parking area at mast. Solo.Dangerous Dave25/03/2018
Track from mast as others.Susan Bidwell30/01/2018
With Mora, from A924 by mast.BLACKHILL02/07/2017
Afternoon strollpeebs29/04/2017
Long walk in from Pitlochry. Easy walking from the mast on a footpath to fence line then followed the fence. Decent weather dry. Got a lift back by farmers wife. Met Paul's scout leader while waiting on bus.munromurph23/07/2016
With D Roeder. Parked by mast (9:25) and followed track and then faint path over intermediate summit to the top (10:50). Cloud low but dry and views OK. Some snow to cross. Returned same route; finish 11:55dbb01/05/2016
With M. Short walk, very wet, followed by drying out in Pitlochry.douglas_easton26/03/2016
Sunny. Would be boggy off paths if not frozencaptainslow27/02/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac10/02/2016
Same route as islamidget: path, then fence over the west top, and on to the summit.Pete R23/01/2016
Solo jog from the mast to the WNW. Surprisingly good path most of the way.amswanston05/12/2015
Dry, calm warm and sunny, good views. Parked at mast.iangalbraith02/10/2015
Started from the A924 in a car park near an aerial mast. No path marked on map, but pleasantly surprised to find an old track which led most of the way to Dalnacarn Crag. Faint path to the summit and back the same way.islamidget20/08/2015
2 of 4: From west top.ChrisR19/06/2015
Parked at NN 993 623. Snow showers during ascent on stalking track from mast. Descent to lunch hut then track to Dalnacarn made a nice 2.5 hour circuit.Phreerunner26/04/2015
Path from mast pretty goodalda15/04/2015
CK SheilaS06/03/2015
Park by radio mast at NN991619, follow faint argo track until you meet fence, and follow the fence to the summit, the 2nd cairn you visit is the true summit..Robinho0806/12/2014
NUFWAS at Badenoch. With Housechild & Vicky.Grinner28/12/2013
up from road at masts to summit.robertphillips25/06/2013
Parked nr mast at NN991619. Track upto Dalnacam Craig, then another on the shoulder to below W Summit. Followed fence to both summits, v.boggy in places, and loose fence wire to catch the unwary.gav77710/10/2012
Solo. Parked on roadside near lane to Dalnavaid. From further up the road on a track that leads to a bothy. At sharp bend in track up hillside to Dalnacarn Craig. Long summit ridge orientated N to S with highest point at south end. Continued to point 637m in mist and rain then point 639m. On to summit of Blath Bhalg where there is a smallish cairn. Back over point 639m and down to bothy and out along track.pwbellarby27/06/2012
A lovely warm dry morning for a bit of heather bashing to gain scenic top.Dugswell223/05/2012
W Jenx frm highpoint on road. Fine hill, better than it may seem. Past mast / track over subsids to fence over top to summit. Back to stalkers hut and traverse back to start. Good snow conditions.nordicstar20/01/2012
With DCMartin6624/11/2011
With Martin66 from high point of A924 up track & then over heather. An overcast day but one still with a view.NotReallyABagger24/11/2011
Ascended from north west at mast on high point of A924 in a dusting of fresh snow.JohnW27/10/2008
Climbed on the way to a stay in the Northern Highlands at Altass.Man of Kernow117/05/2006
Solo tripInvicta1412/09/2005
JEB, JRL, BS, TD (SCHC) Uisdean2508/02/2004
from W top. wire fence on path to top at 13.55.arranc19/04/2003
boggy heathery hill (no big hills visible 24/12/99). dalnacran on A924 @ 002631, tk to 010623 then boggy slopes RHW24/12/1999
Up and down from Glen Brarachan on the way south home.Eddie25/09/1995