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Name:Beinn a' Bhraghad
Hill number:1271
Height:461m / 1512ft
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 40976 25408
Summit feature:no feature
Col:185m  NG422272  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
(1:25k) 411
Observations:summit is c 200m SW of trig point and about 1m higher
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 86 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
A minging Marilyn. Along the forest track, then through tussocks up the first fire break, emerging from the forestry into pillowy mounds of moss under deep heather. The nasty vegetables don't ease off until very close to the summit plateau. Wandered round all the bumps to make sure so that I never have to go back. The only saving grace for this shite fest of a hill is the superb view of the Cuillins. P.S. Don't even think of driving up the track; the gate was open when we set off, but padlocked when we got back, so very relieved to have parked by the gate like well-behaved baggers.Gill03/10/2019
From SH197 up forest track through fire break to summit then boggily to trig on descent.NormanW10/06/2019
1of4: From Glen Brittle P156 CP: 422264ChrisR26/11/2018
Gate closed and cones across at 197m high point on the road which is to the north of the summit. Parked there as no forestry work on a sunday. Just over 90 minute solo return in clear conditions. From the forest road ascended the ride at 416267. Solo.bolton30/09/2018
Sunny round while Cuillin stay in gradually rising cloud till about 5.30pm when they finally lifted off the summits. clockwise round from Glenbrittle Memorial hut where staying with York Alpine Club for the week. Beinn an Eoin, Truagh Mheall, An Cruachan, Beinn Staic, Beinn a Bhraghad W top, Beinn a Bhraghadvegibagger14/05/2017
Firebreaks from NE then on to Staic and Cruachan.Topographer5707/05/2017
parked at gate near point 197 track then open hillside to the top.robertphillips08/10/2016
Track at near 197 point. Left turn at junction and up the first gap in trees. Easy!jenx13/02/2016
With Jenx, walked from road at point 197, however gate not locked and looks like many drive in, parking to be had. We cut up the first main ride to south and easy up through scrubby ground fisrt then tussocky grass.nordicstar13/02/2016
Parked at junction with minor road at 419250, up track to An Cruachan, then across to summit of Bhraghad and back down firebreaks to car.AndrewFinnimore08/07/2014
Eynort,Beinn a'Bhraghad, Beinn Staic, An Cruachan, Kraiknish, Eynort.tim74713/09/2013
With Mora, from minor road in Glen Brittle at ng 423258BLACKHILL07/10/2012
Parked at forest entrance near point 197 and followed track to wind break at NG 41688 26765 and followed faint buggy track towards summit.Lionel Bidwell28/08/2012
From forest track near pt.197. There is a choice of fire breaks that lead to upper slopes. Between the hail and snow blizzards there was sunshine and views of snow covered Cuillins.Martin R07/03/2012
Week in Skye with Clare College RockclimbingMark Jackson06/07/2011
Park at top of Glen Brittle road at forest gate. A mile on forest road before turning S on a ride with stream in mini gorge to the left. Path made by deer for a mile through thick growth and plod up over rush like things, heather and tussock. Top at 10.50. Vanessa 9743 300m away and lower.arranc20/05/2008
With: hb sb ab; Parked at Eynort and walked up the obvious forest track tp Bealach Eadar da Bheinn before breaking out of the forest up to the summit ridge and the top. It was a damp misty day otherwise we would have been climbing the Cuillins!Ian Baines29/05/2007
With: ib sb ab; Helen Baines29/05/2007
Revisit. Dullish tussocky summit, grey view. OK ascent from NG417247, clear fall.RHW27/12/2006
Up from Glen Brittle via a forest ride. Nice grass after gabbro of the day before.Eddie17/08/2003
Date is first visit. Notes from later...fine summit, descend E via gully & mature larch. brittle road @ 419249, clockwise bypassing beinn staic RHW04/06/1999
Solo tripInvicta1410/10/1997
Ascended whilst walking from Sligachan to Glenbrittle.JohnW08/04/1985
Simon Winton19/01/2020
Sick Kid15/06/2018
Gavin Theobald02/09/2016
hill walker27/02/2014
Andrew Simmons21/10/2013
Tony Rogers28/08/2012
Denise 12/05/2012
Alan Whatley21/03/2011
Tom Mundell05/09/2010
sarah mundell05/09/2010