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Name:Beinn Dubhain
Hill number:1159
Height:417m / 1368ft
RHB Section:16C: Tongue to Wick and Helmsdale
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NC 93682 20704
Summit feature:cairn
Col:198m  NC936224  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 17
(1:25k) 444W
Observations:quartzite boulder 15m W is 20cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 96 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at fishing hut, easy wee walk. Lots of covid/access notices. Inaccurate and a bit dubious, so reported to the access officer, who agrees, but doesn't seem to want to take action. Oh well.iangalbraith15/07/2020
Simon Winton15/09/2019
From Baile an Or, on return from Creag Scalabsdale with Ellie dog.BLACKHILL18/06/2019
Wet and misty. Up from gold rush informatiion pointtrimarc218/05/2019
As per jonglew. No problems with deep heather. Good views over Helmsdale Glen.willyross19/03/2019
From a good parking place by the burn SE of Duible. Easy up the fence on mossy grass tongues between heather patches to a gateway, then boggy grass to where the hill steepens, heather (hard work), then a nice tundra summit area.Gill28/02/2019
Roadside pull-in near Duible (NC 9262 1975). Took a direct route to the top, steeper than expected and upper third with dense covering of heather.jonglew28/02/2019
Dave McG16/09/2018
Down to NNW to stream and picked up a steadily improving path/road to Suisgill LodgeAlan Moore21/05/2018
4 of 4: From Cnoc Salislade. With David.ChrisR30/10/2017
From suspension bridge. An easy one, smooth and dry ground, mostly short grass and heather, nice views of river.Topographer5729/09/2017
walk livi28/09/2017
Parked at Baile an Or and up ridge. Would have been better going from due SouthThearlaichdubh24/05/2017
From suspension bridge. Not a very nice heathery hill.NormanW21/05/2017
Quick up and down - straightforward.martin_hall19/03/2017
Quick bag up and down from road via shortest route. Late in day, misty and wet on top. Easy underfoot most of the way.jenx26/03/2016
From road directly below summit w Jenx, good parking next to burn. Fast up on good ground to summit. Misty and damp but easy to top in under 30 mins. Down again even quicker.nordicstar26/03/2016
Tom Mundell19/12/2015
various inc JC DC and OMartin6603/01/2015
On the last day of a New Year week at Helmsdale. From the parking area at Baile an Or, more or less straight up the hill with Martin66, J, JC, Otis, Smithy, Harts & MarkH. Took a slanting NW line back to the top of the track.NotReallyABagger03/01/2015
Tony S25/11/2014
Denise 16/04/2014
hill walker29/08/2013
Straight up easy ground from A897AndrewFinnimore18/08/2013