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Name:Aonach Dubh
Hill number:2990
Height:889.9m / 2920ft
Parent (Ma):191  Bidean nam Bian
RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Leven (Loch)
Class:Simm, Corbett Top
(Tu,Sim,CT)
Grid ref:NN 14997 55841
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:35.1m
Col:854.8m  NN 1497 5573  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 384
Observations:rocky knolls 40m NW at NN 14969 55862 and 40m N at NN 15013 55877 and all other points are lower
Survey:Leica Disto D510/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 90 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Last hill of the day. Good views down to the road if you walk a bit further on from the cairn. With Gavin Rees.Dangerous Dave25/08/2018
From Loch Achtriochtan CP, via the path to the ridge between An t-Sron and Stob Coire nam Beith, SCnB, Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire nan Lochan and Aonach Dubh.Nick Down107/07/2018
ACW Round of gearr aonach, ascent west side aonach dubh, stob coire nan lochan, bidean, stob coire nam beith,stob coire sgreamhach, beinn fada east top, beinn fada ne top, beinn fada far north top descent west side beinn fada to lost valley.robertphillips10/09/2016
Round of Stob Coire nan Lochan- great snowemily18/02/2016
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran & Gary Dean (Parking/Start point) A82 Alt-na-reigh - Coire nan Lochan - Aonach Dubh - Stob Coire nan Lochan - Bidean nam Bian - Stob Coire Sgreamhach - Allt Coire Gabhail - The Lost Valley - A82 Alt-na-reigh.redbob15/08/2015
With Dad, DW & SL. This summit is WELL worth including on a Bidean nam Bian circuit, especially for its views of the Aonach Eagach and down into Glen Coe. Don't miss it out!AGWilliamson09/06/2013
Up Dinnertime Buttress, along rhyolite band (shelf) up to Aonach Dubh. WetMorning18/09/2011
From car park near Hamish's cottage. Very hot, making a new path, sunny, excellent views.iangalbraith10/05/2006
Summited after climbing Dinner Time Buttress.Eddie19/06/1999
Approached from Coe road, climbed (rock) via weeping wall to summit. In search after the cavern scramble in Stob Coire nam Beith, but in wet decided simply to walk out down 'lost' valley.nordicstar14/10/1995
Climbed via Dinnertime Buttress with Tim 747 then on to Bidean Nam BianShutterlag09/05/1992
PB & VA. A fine winter climbing day via Rhyolite Romp, No2 Gully, Aonach Dubh, Stob Coire nan Lochan, Central Gully, Bidean Nam Bian, Stob Coire nam Beith & Ant Sron from Loch Achtriochtan.Vin23/03/1991
petey01/01/1990
first ascent date not known, lost guide / log book :-(. 3 in party, fine weather, climbed after a rock climbing route and then descended for a pint in the clachaig.rum doodle 01/01/1990
With Richarddickscroop01/07/1986
MM Uisdean2501/08/1982
Visited as a there and back extra on the way to Stob Coire nan Lochan (qv for log)pwheeler17/05/1981
Ascended with companions, heading for Bidean.JohnW30/05/1974
JimTblank
Toril04/06/2020
mae13/12/2018
David-Guenot22/06/2018
Gallovidian26/03/2018
chrispine20/08/2017
gary198116/07/2017
ajwxyzt02/10/2016
interloper07/06/2016
Fletch07/06/2016
alda30/09/2015
Swindon Bagger24/02/2015
Ullswalker12/10/2014
justin99927/08/2014
RobertP18/05/2014
Elwyn_Summers19/04/2014
IainK25/06/2012
Martin R02/06/2012
Gavin Theobald28/04/2012
dunnns14/05/2011
Steve Q27/04/2011
NormanW10/10/2010
Kevin2903523/01/2010
Colin Crawford07/06/2009
alda18/10/2007
Alison R18/10/2007
davidpettit8424/07/2007
Tom Mundell28/04/2007
3 kinnears12/10/2006
Dave Geere31/07/2004
chalky195308/06/2004
Sandman22/05/2004