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Name:Luinne Bheinn
Hill number:739
Height:939m / 3081ft
RHB Section:10B: Knoydart to Glen Kingie
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Hourn, Catchment Boundaries, Nevis (Loch)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NG 86983 00729
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:255m
Col:684m  NG871001  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 398E 413S
Observations:note there is also a cairn at the W end of the ridge at NG 86854 00821; this is 1m lower according to 1:25,000 map
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 440 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with Jeff and Jim.Ellie's Hills13/10/2019
From Inverie over Meall Buidhe, Luinne Bheinn and tops in between. Dreadful day, heavy rain with hail showers for a bit of variety.IWC12/10/2019
left barrisdale to do this munro. went to the bealach then up to summit. due to wind and rain we returned to the bealach and down to inverieAristotle Chip14/11/2018
Roy and Dave - long daymn2322/09/2018
2nd munro of the day. Lots of bumps and dips between munro summits. Long wet walk back to Inverie and the Old Forge pub with overpriced beer and a tetchy Belgian owner.dave neilson22/09/2018
Route: Car park at Kinloch Hourn - Barisdale - Gleann Unndalain (wild camp) - Luinne Bheinn East Top - Luinne Bheinn - Meall Coire na Gaoithe’n Ear - Druim Leac a’ Shith - Meall Buidhe SE Top - Meall Buidhe - An t-Uiriollach - Inverie Long Beach Campsite (camp) - Gleann an Dubh-Lochain - Barisdale - car park at Kinloch Hourn. Stats: 19hrs54, 59.5km, 4,116m ascent. Weather: pleasant first day, claggy above 300m on second day, then very wet & windy on third day. Notes: walked with injured knee, only MCP & I summited Meall Coire na Gaoithe'n Ear & Druim Leac a’ Shith.millionmts13/08/2018
First of 6 peaks with Vic. A bit drizzly.mikejacobs12/08/2018
Camping at Inverie with Reg, completed horseshoe of Luinnie Bheinn to Meall BuidheJamesSDonald18/07/2018
Large western cairn is much lower than the small cairn by the summit rock. Grass in between them is almost as high as the summit.alda21/06/2018
From Kinlochourn, walked into Barisdale and up to Mam Barisdale, then up to Aonach Sgoilte and along ridge to Ladhar Bheinn, return to Mam Barisdale, bivvyed, up Luinne Bheinn and its East top, then round top of Coire to Meall Buidhe and its SE top, returned to E shoulder of Luinne Bheinn via Druim Leac a' Shith, descended to Gleann Unndalein, walked out to Kinlochourn via Barisdalekdbennett09/06/2018
Caught the 0730 ferry from Mallaig to Inverie,set up camp at the Long Beach campsite then a 12 hour anti-clockwise circuit of Meall Buidhe & Luinne Bheinn. On own.MorecambeMonkey30/04/2018
With Alan Gillies & Michelle Haining, via East RidgeHighland Days22/04/2018
From Inverie with Meall Buidhe and Beinn BhuidheGeoff Briggs31/05/2017
KeithByTheC29/05/2017
Bruce and KenGeraldine Fardon23/05/2017
Climbed on DMC Knoydart meet. With Sergey, Rike, Allan, Nial, Tim, Simon, Lena, Roos.electricfox28/05/2016
With Rob Wight and Ron Dorn from Inverie on a cool, low cloud and mizzle but dry and light wind day. 9 hours.alexmaclennan19/06/2015
petey19/06/2015
Walk to The Old Forge Inn (Inverie)byron230213/06/2015
1 of 6: From Kinloch Hourn.ChrisR30/05/2015
All 3 Knoydart Munros starting from and returning to Kinloch Hourn. Day 52 of 59 for all Munros. 44km, +/-3200m, 16 hours.PGCE23/04/2015
ghaley15/06/2014
GMC end of May 2014 knoydart trip staying at trip staying at The Old Byre Inverie jps66631/05/2014
We cycled along loch passing the political monument against the land grab that occurred. Cycling up to head of valley and walke img. Across bealach to Luinne Bheinn and going on to Meal Buidhedavid.walker4020/05/2014
did with Ladhar BheinnNozzer11/09/2013
En route from Barrisdale to InverieRoblex24/06/2013
276th - Solo - took boat to Inverie, ascend Gleann an Dubh-Lochain to col and follow ridge round for the two Munros before descent to Inverie hostel. Fantastic area. Drizzle early on, but cleared up later, visibility good.RGibbs27/05/2013
Visited with Iain Brown and Alan Dawson. There are two cairns but neither are at the highest point. The grassy knoll between the two is about 5 metres higher. There is a small pile of stones there which suggests I'm not the first to spot this.chriswatson22/05/2013
See Ladhar Bheinndickscroop05/06/2012
From Mam Barrisdale.mattmcv06/05/2012
With Harry, Adrian and Simon. Sunny weather from Inverie.alwaysinshorts19/04/2012
Took me 11 hours to do this walk but views stunning looking to Beinn Sgritheall a peak which is gorgeous and memories of a stay at Grieves cottage in Arnisdale. . Company: Soloiandesbottes27/08/2011
1st of 2, Zaz, Funks, Pete and I on a scorcher of a weekend. ~10km, 3hr walk in to Mam Barrisdale from Inverie before path disappears and a slog to summit. 5hrs to peak in total. Views for miles, stunning! :)bowzi23/07/2011
walked in from kinlochhourn and done round of three luinne bheinn, meall bhuidhe, and ladhar bheinn, in the afternoon stayed at bothy that night.robertphillips24/06/2011
Blisco02/01/2011
With Gavin Rees, Edi Stewart, Mary Mackenzie, Dom Ketley, Jasna Memic & John Burton.Dangerous Dave07/08/2010
Solo on TGO Challenge 2010alistairpooler15/05/2010
From bunkhouse. Got a lift partway along the track. Then on to Ladhar BheinnBookerdddd02/05/2010
G&MG Tom, Annette & othersChris Blake18/04/2010
With club,completeing Luinne Bhein, Meall Buidhe + Tops, 16.8km 1620m 9.0hrJamesSDonald03/05/2009
Camping with friends about the 350m level on the Barrisdale – Mam Barrisdale path. Circuit of Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe. My prime objective was Luinne Bheinn so I elected a solo walk to do that first. The others preferred to do Meall Buidhe first. I walked up the track to the top of Mam Barridale. I did not follow the path up Luinne Bheinn to begin with. The path avoids minor tops. I went up over minor tops at ~550m and ~650m and the over Bachd Mhic an Tosaich (665m). I then joined the normal path that ascends straight up to the summit of Luinne Bheinn.pwbellarby01/06/2008
With Jay, one of our biggest days. Ferry acorss and camped at Barrisdale, fairly luxurious, unbroken sunshine & no midges! Big 3 Munros in one big day.Colinmac200506/05/2008
3rdThearlaichdubh23/04/2008
Munro 152 2007 compleationancient brit19/07/2007
(cont fr Meall Buidhe) Long traverse to E top of LB across rocky ground. Proceeded to LB, down to Mam Barrisdale and along track back to Inverie (along river would be quicker at end). Finish 21:30 dbb13/06/2007
CK SheilaS10/06/2007
2 of 4: From the east top.ChrisR12/07/2006
JW Uisdean2526/05/2006
With Alan, from Barisdale.Grinner16/04/2006
At end of very long day in Knoydart. up from bealach at 871 001 up through rock to East summit just as sun was setting, west on to the top and back to east summit, good planning - full moon & no cloud with faint path back to Bealach above mam Unndalain and camp, kept well NW of rocks directly above Mam UnndalainWhithaugh15/10/2005