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Name:A' Ghlas-bheinn
Hill number:846
Height:918m / 3012ft
RHB Section:11A: Loch Duich to Cannich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Alsh & Duich
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NH 00825 23093
Summit feature:cairn
Col:511m  NH014214  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25 33
(1:25k) 414N
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 472 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
A' Ghlas-bheinn and the spectacular Falls of GlomachGeoff Briggs02/06/2019
With Jon, Housechild and Vicky.Grinner-Munros201/06/2019
Debs & Tali. A' Ghlas-bheinn round.Mountain Goat06/05/2019
With Elspeth, Norman and Davemn2307/09/2018
2nd munro of the day. Up from bealach after doing Beinn Fhada and eventually reached summit after innumerable false summits. Still in low cloud - no views till started to descend by heading west.dave neilson07/09/2018
With ChristineKeith9928/08/2018
With Keithchristine9928/08/2018
SoloChris Blake05/05/2018
From Inchnacro Outdoor centre (cycled there as parking at the NTS place was full, so had to take car elsewhere), along good paths up Gleann Choinneachain to Bealach an Sgairne, then north to summit on paths. Descended W over A' Mhuc down steep grass slopes to trails and return to Inchnacrokdbennett18/11/2017
With Penda. From Morvich campsite. Wonderful sunny day, cool breeze on tops. Long walk-in on good stalkers' track. 11.5 miles. 8 hours.beorwulf02/05/2017
Solo walk in great weather. Tremendous views of Affric.mikejacobs05/08/2016
Morvich - Allbeithe - An Socach - Mullach na Dheiragain - Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan - Beinn Fhada - A'Ghlas-bheinn - Morvich. Day 58 of 59 for all Munros. 44km, +/- 2900m, 15 hours.PGCE24/04/2016
Waited for rain to clear after B&B in Dornie. It did not . Set off from Dorusduain at 3pm and missed the footbridge. back we went. Good path to bealach then a wet miserable ascent into driving wet snow. A ghastly ben.Then campsite at Glenshiel. More rain. Homeyounggl05/04/2016
On New Year trip to Shiel Lodge at Shiel Bridge with CUHWC friends. Glorious day on NYE to climb this hill.AGWilliamson31/12/2015
On New Year trip to Shiel Lodge at Shiel Bridge with CUHWC friends. Glorious day with sun on snow!Mark Jackson31/12/2015
With GHC from Morvich Hostel. West ridge ascent and descent. Cool, clear with heavy showers.Play2End31/07/2015
A'Ghlas-bheinn & Beinn Fhada from Morvich. On own.MorecambeMonkey26/07/2015
Longer day than anticipated. Climbed with Anne whilst staying in camper van at Morvich caravan park.David Greaves20/09/2014
Great little hill lots of false summits and a great view. The west ridge was fine but I ended up on the wrong part had to climb a deer fence and head through the forest, nearly fell down a ravine before climbing another deer fence and crossing the river to pick up the track.isabelle07/08/2014
Ian with Caroline and Barry (I completed 12.06.99nickywood106/06/2014
1st of 1. Solo. Taking care of unfinished business. Wandered up eventually reaching snowline, good ascent path but freezing cold and a fair wind picking up. Crampons on at the belach before picking a route up. Descended off the W ridge and had issues getting over the deer fence then dense forest. 17.1km, 1300m, 7hr05.bowzi12/01/2014
A round of Beinn Fhada, Beinn Fhada - Meall a'Bhealaich, A'Ghlas-bheinn South Top and A'Ghlas-bheinn from Morvich.rhalstead01/07/2013
Repeat ascent. With FS. Carried on to Carnan Cruithneachd.amswanston10/11/2012
Steep climb from Fada bealach. Went a bit off course on descent which was over the top and straight on. Great views of Affric and other hills.akmilne28/09/2012
climbed with AndyFCMark28/09/2012
256th - Solo - round trip from Glen Affric YH. Overcast, initially v light rain built to heavy rain from return. Strong gusts of wind on summit ridge.RGibbs27/08/2012
Overcast but dry. Direct route to the summit with fine views. 5 hours 30 mins.gercal5313/07/2012
On Cape Wrath Trail [with Gaz]Steve Clark25/05/2012
With Beinn Fhadadickscroop02/04/2012
beinn fhada and a ghlas bheinn.robertphillips19/06/2011
David's last munro the day of the Royal Weddingmunromurph05/05/2011
2 of 2: From the south top. With Tim.ChrisR22/04/2011
brothers of the five sistersMartin Barratt01/01/2010
Longish and sometimes steepish plod up Sourth east ridge. I was tired after ben Fhada. Descended NW on A' Mhuc to hit the trees and a small bridge on the burn.Jhimmy13/08/2009
With DebbieFFloss13/06/2009
With Club, Vicks last munroe, Ben Fhada and A'Ghlas-bheinn, returning via Fhada ridge. Staying at Morvich.JamesSDonald05/06/2009
Good climb up, Jake enjoyed this peak. Cloud built up during day rained heavily on descent, found out I needed new boots so acquired a pair of Zamberlans that day. Company: Jake the Black Lab.iandesbottes06/05/2009
My first Munro! A lovely ascent coupled with Beinn Fhada.Claire10/04/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave24/11/2008
With Will, Laura having headed down to Allbeithe.Grinner19/07/2008
Munro 225 2007 compleationancient brit25/08/2007
Long walk up from Morvich on a misty and damp day. yorkie30/05/2007
with Club, leaveing from Morvick and completing Beinn Fhada, A'Ghlas-bheinn + 2 tops, 25.5km, 2250m, in 11.0hrJamesSDonald14/04/2007