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Name:Beinn Sgorabhaig [Ben Scoravick] [Beinn Scorabhaig]
Hill number:4967
Height:104m / 341ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:24B: Harris and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Na h-Eileanan Siar [Western Isles] (UA)
Island:Scalpay (Harris)
Maritime area:South Harris - East
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), SIB, Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 23700 95725
Summit feature:cairn
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 14
(1:25k) 455
Observations:S top marked by large cairn 110m SSW at 23645 95627 is lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 76 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From the car park by the lane at Ceann a Bhraigh, diverting off the marked trail to reach the summit. Then to the lighthouse. Returned by the same trail.With BC and DB.Man of Kernow125/09/2019
Bagged the top, and the lighthouse which has building work going on.NormanW19/09/2019
From the car park at Ceann a'Bhaigh. Followed the lighthouse track, then diverted to the summit. Visited the second cairn. Good views.LizH15/09/2019
From SW. Parked at beginning of lighthouse track, followed track and cut across heather to both cairns. Good views. With PM.CJM26/06/2019
Car park at 233951. With CM to this great viewpoint after following the lighthouse track and veering off through the heather. Did both cairns. 45 minute return.bolton26/06/2019
Evening after ferry arrival...track towards lighthouse then up over easy heather moorland. Fine viewsN.Morters23/05/2019
A few places to park at Ceann a' Bhaigh. Up the road to the lighthouse then noticed a faint trodden path direct to the summit. Returned via the lighthouse and headland, gentle coastal scenery, the way marked by posts (literature available locally). A delightful way to spend the morning, views across to Skye, very dry underfoot helped as there is plenty of the route on peat.pwheeler16/05/2019
Debs & Talisker, Anti-clockwise Heritage trail of Scalpay. Weather pants but surprisingly cleared up as we got back to the Van. Slight detour from trail.Mountain Goat29/09/2018
From near the road's end, via the lighthouse path, then over heather to the two cairns. Exhilarating views all around.Nick Down123/07/2017
First hill of visit to Outer Hebrides, cloud levels right down. Walked from parking area to SW along track and then over peat and Heather to top, with A.PeterD18/07/2016
Diversion over the heather after a walk to the lighthouse. Superb viewpointCrib Goch14/05/2016
From the road, good path leading to lighthouse. Veered off over rough heathery ground for the top, then rejoined path to the lighthouse.jonglew05/05/2016
Lovely warm day. Good waymarkseilidh198328/02/2016
From road end via Lighthouse path.Chris Peart25/09/2014
Whilst waiting for the ferry, the Hebrides have the last laugh, clear blue skies and the Minch like a millpond!tim74729/09/2013
with Alex and Alison, on return from coastal walk from road end to lighthouseTopographer5717/09/2013
First pleasant afternoon for quite a few days.Alex C17/09/2013
W Jenx, after day on Clisham and Tundoon. Followed heritage trail from holiday let nr bridge. Raised fallen standing stone, on to lighthouse and loop back to village? Great views to Shiants and Skye in distance.nordicstar11/04/2012
From SW over south cairn before bagging main top. Wall to wall sunshine at 17:30. Loads of locals rushing off to church for 18:00 wearing their Sunday best.Dugswell212/06/2011
From NG 231 949summitsup10/06/2011
Parked on a narrow verge just up from a small turning circle at the road's end. On access track to the common grazing. Then over rough moor to one of two ancient cairns with views of the lighthouse to the east. Dull views to the Shiants and South Parc hills. 11.45. 2 cuckoos.arranc07/06/2011
Date tbcRHW03/07/2002
sarah mundell19/09/2019
Tom Mundell16/07/2019
Trekking toes16/07/2019
Fife Walking21/05/2019
Dave McG15/05/2019
carole engel30/05/2018
Tony S24/09/2017
Lorna S24/09/2017