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Name:Casteal na h-Iolaire
Hill number:4544
Height:715.2m / 2346ft
Parent (Ma):1476  Beinn Bharrain - Mullach Buidhe
Section:20C: Arran and Holy Island
County/UA:North Ayrshire (UA)
Island:Arran
Maritime Area:Firth of Clyde to Mull of Kintyre
Class:Simm, Graham Top
(Tu,Sim,GT)
Grid ref:NR 89731 42255
Summit feature:rock tor
Drop:63.1m
Col:652.1m  NR 8983 4237  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 62 69
(1:25k) 361N
Observations:rock by cairn 120m WSW at NR 89613 42217 is 0.09m lower
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 92 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Dougarie to Catacol.Smudge11/02/2017
4th hill of 9 today on a tough route from Whitefarland point to Catacol bay, climbing Ceann Rheamhar, Sail Chalmadale and Mullach Buidhe before exploring all the high points on this plateaux. Fantastic views, lovely scrambling opportunities for future visits. Re-traced my steps to pick up my rucksack to continue the route to Beinn Bhreac.Dazingdale10/05/2016
A two car route stared at Thunderguy then up path towards Coire Fhionn Lochan then off piste to Meall Bhig, Meall nan Damh, Meall Donn via path along ridge onwards to Beinn Bhreac, Beinn Bharrain and Casteal na-h-lolaire on a clear cool sunny day with Chris Watson. Then down to second car at Prinmill.Dugswell222/04/2016
On the ridge N to S w Jenx. Great weather day.nordicstar20/04/2016
The first hill climbed while doing the Pirnmill Hills traverse.Chris Mac03/09/2015
with Oliver Bartrum (18/08/2015)davidsbatty18/08/2015
with Mullach Buidhe-see log for Beinn Bharrain - Mullach Buidhepwheeler02/06/2015
lovely day with adjacent hillsoatcake21/09/2014
Debs and GoskaMountain Goat24/08/2014
See Beinn Bharraindickscroop15/05/2014
Long walk from Dougrie to Catacol with day Graham Foreman on a sunny, light wind and perfect visibility day. Some tracks on the hills. Dreadful trackless descent into Fairhaven from Meall nan Damh.alexmaclennan29/09/2013
Solo Uisdean2515/07/2013
Bagged after visiting Mullach Buidhe.jonglew11/05/2013
As part of complete traverse of Pirnmill Hills ridge all the way from this top to the Marilyn Meall nan Damh, via Beinn Bharrain / Mullach Buidhe, Beinn Bhreac etc. A grand day's walking. On Casteal na h-Iolaire, the wee rocky tor looks higher from the cairn, but the cairn looks higher from the tor - not sure which is the true summit.milngavie_kenny24/07/2012
Good walking conditions with a cache on the top.Walker Dan16/06/2010
nice rocky summit, see S8730. RHW04/04/2010
Done en route to Mullach Mor. No views, mist. Quite rocky summit with sizeable cairn.Aye Jimmy28/07/2009
On way to Bharrain.arranc21/09/2003
Ascents : 1yatchey01/01/2000
Ascended whilst cycling round the southern half of the island, after climbing Beinn Bharrain.JohnW18/10/1990
June 2006. Circular from NR880467 with Mullach Buidhe.summitsup01/01/1952
neilsan24/11/4544
weaselmaster21/04/2017
Sick Kid21/04/2017
pnecelt05/10/2016
chalky195308/09/2016
Martin R11/06/2016
benalder5011/06/2016
BaggerGutt30/05/2016
Tom Mundell15/05/2016
sarah mundell14/05/2016
Iona14/05/2016
Johnny Corbett11/05/2016
chriswatson22/04/2016
jenx20/04/2016
alda20/04/2016
Fellhugger17/11/2015
Paul and Terri01/07/2015
Gill23/06/2015
Driftwood02/06/2015
foggieclimber02/05/2015
m0untain_n0mad22/04/2015
Mudskipper10/09/2014
IainK24/08/2014
Alan Whatley06/05/2014
Norrie Muir02/05/2014
Gavin Theobald27/04/2014
NormanW25/04/2014
N.Morters22/03/2014
russell6119/07/2013