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Name:Beinn Clachach
Hill number:725
Height:642.3m / 2107ft
RHB Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 88596 10905
Summit feature:rock by cairn
Col:413.9m  NG 8835 1162  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 413S
Observations:ground 85m SSW is 1m lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Parked by the Heritage Centre at Corran. Along good path to 430m at top of Coire Chorsalain. Up Bein Clachach, back down to 415m, up Beinn nan Caorach. Then round below Druim nam Bo to 550m below NE ridge Beinn na h-Eaglaise and up. Back down to Corran via Beinn Bhuidhe. Good going throughout, 10.5 miles. Magnificent views. With Phil and, in sections, Dave.CJM21/05/2019
From Corran car park - Glen Arnisdale, over the bridge and the good track to the col at 884116 with CM and David Tyson. With CM south to the summit while David did the hump of Laire Brice. Headed north west to Beinn na Caorach.bolton21/05/2019
Used bike part way up Arnisdale Track and climbed a bit as per SMC guide. A lot of rough wet tussocky grass. I think the Dempster route or going round to the north ridge would have been easier.IanHHill12/08/2018
Druim Fada ridge and Beinn Clachach from Corran. Sgurr Mor Far West Top, West Top, Near West Top and Sgurr Mor, Druim Fada. Descent W then NNW (with care) down to W end of Dubh Lochain. Walked approx. 400m along shore then climbed steeply to join SW ridge of Beinn Clachach, visiting summit and nearby lower knolls. Across to W top then descent N then NW to join track leading back to Glen Arnisdale. Hot day, but clouds developed and dropped to summit level.RobertP01/07/2018
CK SheilaS03/04/2018
BWA with Alansoftsquare20/02/2018
G and A, Suzanne, John Aarthurwhittaker01/06/2017
From Corran via West Top.NormanW07/04/2017
Started at Corran. Ascended western aspect of hillside directly via steep slopes to approx 440m height. After this there is a cliff with fallen rocks at base which can be tackled along a leftward sloping ledge with a small rock step scramble at the top to reach first top (618m). From summit headed southeast and traversed to east of beneath 600m high top passing pt 485 to regain track in Gleann Dubh Lochain and onwards to Buidhe Bheinn.raffemeister23/10/2016
From Corran. Up stalkers' path and approached from NW. Nice gradient in hot weather. Descended due south. Very steep at bottom above lochs. Along track to weat and then up Druim Fada.Campbell Singer09/06/2016
Round of Eaglaise, Caorach and Clachach from Corran. Descent from Clachach via Luachrach and Chorsalain and a steep track not in good condition.Topographer5724/05/2016
With Jenx from Corran. Took farm track to nr bridge then the old stalkers route up to west ridge. Now a big track being driven in, construction in progress, currently to 350m. Branched of this to gain the hill and direct to summit. Back down over the west top to track and then tea at Sheena's in Corran.nordicstar15/06/2015
same day as druim fada.robertphillips28/06/2014
MC and OMartin6629/12/2013
Solo Uisdean2506/04/2013
From Corran via the stalker's track. My 100th Graham. I hope the rest are not so cold, wet and windy. Worst weather this year.Martin R17/02/2012
From CorranBLACKHILL14/06/2011
Ascent from the gentle north.fasgadh18/02/2011
2 of 4: From the west top.ChrisR10/09/2009
From Arnisdale. On track by house to bridge over river. Left on faint path to cross side stream by iron bridge by a cottage. WDP up steeply on zig zags above a steep sided valley. Very wet underfoot for next mile on buggy tracks to cross swollen strem with difficulty to bealach. Mist right down. Clamber up grassy boulder slopes to top at 12.15.arranc16/08/2005
Ascended from Corran via the west top. Headed on to re-ascend Beinn nan Caorach.JohnW12/04/2000
Round of and Druim Fada Beinn Clachach after cycling up track from Corran.Eddie21/01/2000
fine complex hill, despite deep snow 27/12/99. corran @ 850093, path to S side of clachach, easy crossing of dams at W end of E Dubh-Lochain RHW27/12/1999
crock of shiteGayFinderblank
Tom Mundell18/03/2018
Trekking toes18/03/2018
Dave McG05/12/2016
Erik B05/12/2016
Sick Kid28/10/2016
GavinTheobald 215/02/2016
Johnny Corbett18/10/2015
TONY DEALL04/09/2015