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Name:Ruabhal [Rueval]
Hill number:4975
Height:124m / 407ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:24C: North Uist, South Uist and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Na h-Eileanan Siar [Western Isles] (UA)
Island:Benbecula
Maritime area:Around Grimsay & Ronay
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), SIB, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,1,SIB,Y)
Grid ref:NF 82531 53355
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:124m
Col:Sea
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 22
(1:25k) 453N
Observations:two cairns are lower than trig point
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 67 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From recycling centre, along Hebridean Way - with David S. Route is way-marked from Loch Ba Una. Isolated hill - Benbecula's high point - super views. (My 80th SIB).ger06/10/2019
From the recycling centre. Up across moor from west, used Henridean Way for return Woth B and R.jenx17/09/2019
On Hebridean Way. Great views.clivevilla02/06/2019
unusual for Hebrides, this is a waymarked route on path from recycling centre, part of hebridean way . great views with trig on top.Denise 23/05/2019
Parked at the waste recycling centre (signposted off A865).Walked all the way to the summit on the Hebridean Way, returned same way. A relief it was so easy as I fitted it in to my Eaval walk (qv) and driving to Lochboisadale. Absolutely stunning weather and visibility, any earlier showers on Skye had finished by now (1700 hrs).pwheeler21/05/2019
A break from cycling the Hebridean Way. Fantastic 360 degree views.Rob Rees10/05/2019
Parked at the waste recycling centre. Took a direct route up the hill rather than follow the Heb way.NormanW02/05/2019
An easy ascent on the Hebridean Way.Chris Peart26/04/2019
On the Hebridean Way, whilst recceing the route for Alpine Exploratory. Isn't it great when you get paid to bag a peak!PGCE22/03/2019
Debs and Tali enroute to Moorcroft CampsiteMountain Goat23/09/2018
Hebridean Way goes right over the summitAdrian11/08/2018
Follow Hebridean Way WM posts to summit from NF812534carole engel06/08/2018
Hot sunny day, magnificent views all round.Trotticus27/06/2018
Park at Waste disposal site and follow the Hebridean Way to this fine summitThearlaichdubh26/05/2018
From skipfull to Rueval.Martin R08/05/2018
Fro, recycling plant along good track. Enjoyable. With KN, MN and TBtrimarc208/10/2017
A delightful walk from the recycling centre along that Outer Hebridean rarity, a hill path. On the way back, I picked a heathery route to the summit knoll of Stiaraval and return by the quarry edge fence.Nick Down117/07/2017
From track to SE.jonglew25/09/2016
From the recycling car park.briandiggle09/08/2016
Ascended from track to the South up well trodden route. In between showers with A.PeterD21/07/2016
Walked from recycle place and then on to east coast. Fantastic views from summit.Skerryvore09/06/2016
With G. From tip (NF 812 534) via track and way-marked path.RT197027/05/2016
Weather picked up after earlier soaking on Beinn Mhor. Parked at dump, then along track and up waymarked track halfway along Loch Heirmeadail. Nice hill.Crib Goch17/05/2016
Approach road goes to local tip! Very good surface. After unflattering start this hill is a little gem. Good path up from lochan and superb views of all the St Kilda Islands, Rum, Canna, Barra, Skye, Harris and the Uists. Amazing landscape.Campbell Singer09/04/2016
Lovely walk up a gentle hill rewarded with fantastic views in bright sunshine. Doesn't get much better.Barbara Singer09/04/2016
Sign pointing the way and a path all the way to the top. Very pleasant hill. No view - mist. 9.45.arranc17/06/2010
Revisit. Fine summit & view, quite a popular walk, decent path from SW. Good road from W to landfill, rough driveable track beyond to start of climb.RHW27/08/2007
JEB, ERB, RIB Uisdean2510/08/2007
RHW28/06/2002
Superb evening around sunset. With my parents.dal28/05/1986
DRS06/10/2019
Tom Mundell21/07/2019
Trekking toes21/07/2019
J-D-B12/06/2019
foggieclimber09/05/2019
mae02/09/2018
peterstanding27/07/2018
Aqyx03/07/2018
LizH24/06/2018
PeterAH24/06/2018
beckybags10/05/2018
SteveG20/05/2017
A W Bryan16/05/2017
iaindbrown05/11/2016
Ozymandias30/04/2015
softsquare19/06/2014
fedupofuserids06/08/2012
Alan Whatley21/06/2012
David Purchase09/06/2010
jimbloomer05/07/2009