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Name:Ruadh-stac Beag
Hill number:971
Height:896m / 2940ft
RHB Section:13A: Loch Torridon to Loch Maree
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ewe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NG 97279 61328
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:181m
Col:715m  NG968605  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 19
(1:25k) 433
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 210 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Out & back from the Beinn Eighe visitor centre. On own.MorecambeMonkey26/06/2019
From the Beinn Eighe visitors' centre. Cracking scramble up the NE face, technical, and difficult in places, with several false trails and backtracking until bottom of a grassy ramp we had spotted earlier (starting at NG 9749 6160) was gained. Wet and windy for most of the walk although sheltered from the wind on the E side of the hill. Clouds cleared at the top for extensives views. Descended the NW side over steep scree and boulder fields. On to Meall a'Ghiubhais. With Steve Lewis.jonglew10/09/2018
Tough Corbett to bag. Story goes like...Lots of rocks, lost paths, boulders, long distances, scrambling, scree. Yep tough old Corbett this was. Enjoyed it though.Jhimmy07/06/2018
With Colin. Based at Kinlochewe. Stunning Weather.iansm24/05/2018
Came up from Kinlochewe side. It was a toughy. Blowing a gale on top.BigJ27/09/2017
A tough Corbett. Amazing flat rocky summit. Great scramble directly up west ridge. Very loose Boulder scree on alternative path down - not good! Solo.Dangerous Dave27/05/2017
From visitor centre using pony path. Corbett 200!MichaelF13/05/2017
dry day until return, good views from summitoatcake23/08/2016
ghaley05/08/2016
Kinlochewe - Meall a' Ghiubhais - Ruadh Stac Beag - Spidean Coire nan Clach - Sgurr Ban - Sgurr nan Fhir Duibhe - Creag Dhubh - Kinlochewedavidpettit8430/05/2016
From visitor centre on track with Shaky & Smithy on a hot, sunny day. Weather didn't exacty make a tough, rocky ascent any easier, but what a hill! Followed track more or less to its end & then turned S to follow E bank of Allt Toll a'Ghiubhais under the E flank of the hill. Just before Loch Uaine turned to ascend steep, rocky & loose S ridge to flat summit. Returned by same route except took much higher line from col above burn heading NE over reasonable ground to meet outward track near fence line - a good option at least in descent which saved a good half hour.NotReallyABagger18/09/2015
with Lionel continuing on from Meall a Ghlubhaisbatrigg14/05/2014
meall ,a ghuibhais and ruadh stac beag on good path from near kinlochewe.robertphillips09/09/2013
From Glas Leitire car park up SE trail and on to col between Ruadh-stac Beag and Beinn Eighe. Pig of an ascent up steep boulder scree. Back down NW trail omitting Meall a'Ghiubhais due to lack of time.silverhow04/09/2013
NUFWAS Coulin trip. With Jon.Grinner08/05/2013
great day. part of a northern forayjohnm26/07/2011
selfdavidsbatty28/03/2010
4th day Fisherfield circuit w Jenx - took in Beinn an Eoin tops, before walking and setting up camp under Bein Eighe, and taking in Ruadh-stac Beagnordicstar29/05/2008
AloneSpudGunn29/04/2007
Well guarded spur of Beinn Eighe.gman07/04/2007
2 of 2: From Meall a Ghiubhais.ChrisR26/02/2007
Galltywenallt18/10/2006
CK, Jonski, Warwick+Aileen SheilaS10/04/2004
MC JC. Climbed whilst staying at Gairloch. Climbed with Meall a Ghiubhais. Round trip of two in 6h 30m. Good track up from visitor centre. Meall a Ghiubhais first in 2h 15m. Slopes of Ruadh Stac Beag very loose. Excellent views to the N side of B. Eighe. Back to Badachro Inn.Martin6609/05/2002
Self and Sally; with Meall a'GhiubhaisInvicta1416/07/2001
v fine ascent of NE ridge by obvious slab, ?Mod, v rough descent to col, altogether a fab hill. car pk 021628, anticlock round of E tops RHW05/05/2001
Did this Corbett along with Meall a'Ghiubhais from carpark to E. Some rough walking in parts.Aye Jimmy20/04/2001
with Dave HillIanHHill11/08/2000
With DJBdouglas_easton17/06/2000
Up Meall a'Ghiubhais and down Ruadh-stac Beag from A832.Eddie23/10/1996
From CromasaigBLACKHILL10/09/1996
from Ghiubhais. Visited the N cairn then gingerly down on moss, small scree and grass to pony track and down further to bealach to cross stream and steady clamber over grass rock and scree until ground levelled off. To col with 3 lochans and final 600' on large white boulders and scree to small flat summit. Marked with small cairn for return and to top at 14.30. Stream of people on all the Eighe peaks forming a 180 degree cirque.arranc26/05/1996
A tough hill - ascended in good weather on a horseshoe route, starting from path just outside Kinlochewe and continuing on to Spidean Coire nan Clach and Sgurr Ban.JohnW22/04/1992
With Rhona Fraser and many others. This was Rhona's final Corbett. It was very windy.pwbellarby04/08/1990
petey01/01/1990
Date unknown (pre 1995) RHW01/01/1990
A fantastic calm sunny evening at the end of a great day having climbed Ordinary Route on the Triple Buttress with Mick Guest. I led the whole way -6 or 7 pitches of mountaineering Diff which the guidebook describes rather vaguely as ' continue up an interesting and varied series of pitches to the top' Once up I went off to squeeze the most from this beautiful summer's evening to bag this remote Corbett by dropping down from Beinn Eighe summit (left sack at col) then after up and down the Corbett back up Beinn Eighe to be on top at 9.30pm -before a fast decent despite climbing gear to the road. Caught up Mick then back to hostel for 11pm - meal and bed.Chris Pearson26/05/1987
AOB, MMF, GH Uisdean2524/01/1982
(cont fr Meall a'Giubhais) From Munro cont along ridge to the 2 eastern tops then down to Kinlochewe where met by Mum & Dad. Beautiful still day - could hear deer moving far down in glen. Very hot. 16k, 5.5 hrs.dbb31/08/1963
weaselmaster26/03/2019
Sick Kid26/03/2019
redcon06/10/2018
thenomad10/09/2018
hillhunter26/05/2018
hornet16/05/2018
Nozzer27/09/2017
bogdodger14/07/2017
GmacT30/04/2017
elizyanne30/04/2017
walk livi10/10/2016