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Name:Beinn a' Chlachain [Meall an Doireachain]
Hill number:995
Height:626m / 2054ft
RHB Section:13B: Applecross to Achnasheen
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (North)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G,Y)
Grid ref:NG 72419 49038
Summit feature:rock 8m S of trig point
Drop:373m
Col:253m  NG750520  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 24
(1:25k) 428N
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 125 users)ByDate of Ascent
Drove past Hartfield then cycled short distance to end of forest on the left. From there, direct ascent up to ridge, steep but just enough wind and cloud for comfort despite the warm and humid air.Topographer5729/06/2019
From Hartfield house, along the track to the end of the plantation, then up the very steep ridge, with good views of the coire. Turn right at the top and stroll to the trig. Very quick descent, smooth, dry ground.Gill06/04/2019
KeithByTheC31/07/2018
Route as arranc, but found it reasonably straightforward despite hill fog from about 300m.Owen B10/07/2018
With D Roeder. Parked by Hartfield Hostel. NW along track to end of wood then up SW edge of Coire Glas to plateau and to summit. Sunshine, great views. Back along plateau edge for about 2k then with some difficulty down v steep slopes back to car (13:10)dbb18/05/2015
with TMS friendsdavidsbatty16/05/2015
Included Meall na Fhuaid.Campbell Singer08/05/2015
From Hartfield House.ChrisR16/03/2015
With Jenx from Hartfield Field Centre. Parking beside track outside. Cut up to forest edge above hospital then good deer tracks providing an uphill traverse under crags. Above a knoll a break in the hill allows easy access to the ridge, from there to summit is an easy walk. Back over the 5H top and down coire rim direct to track and back to start. Wintry.nordicstar03/01/2015
from hartfield hostel strath maol chalium up steep slopes next to sitka wood to ridge line to summit.robertphillips16/11/2014
From Heritage centre and then along the ridge. Interesting glacial features.Martin R26/09/2014
MC JC OMartin6604/05/2014
Solo Uisdean2501/06/2013
Trig revisit. From SW, rather hot climb from road then nice ridgewalk.RHW30/04/2011
Parked beyond Applecross in a car park by road. On road and onto gentle WDP crossing the brow of the hill. Over dry moor grass with small boulders. Steady plod uphill using large slabs to ease going to a prominent cairn at 10.40. On larger boiler plate slabs with many losses of height - one scarp needed a 500m detour - many lochans, also needing detours to get round. To top at 12.00. 12' dia 5' circular wind break around column 9801. Strong SE wind. My 1,100th Marilyn in Scotland.arranc11/09/2008
Fell and fractured my anklepamsharp14/06/2006
From Strath Maol Chaluim.Eddie13/07/2001
Inverbain - Croic-bheinn - Beinn a' Chlachain - Applecross Bay RHW05/02/1998
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