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Name:Cruachan (Lunga)
Hill number:4814
Height:103m / 338ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:17E: Mull and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Island:Mono Tump island
Maritime area:Mull & surrounding islands
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), SIB, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,1,SIB,Y)
Grid ref:NM 27859 41979
Summit feature:outcrop 45m E of cairn
Drop:103m
Col:Sea
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 46 47 48
(1:25k) 374W
Observations:rock 50m WSW at NM 27817 41958 may be as high
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 68 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Stunning island and lots of puffins on the way- great spot!paddyirish16/07/2019
Superb trip round Mull organised by Richard Tibbetts and transported by Coastal Connection from Oban under the excellent Struan Smith. After Fladda. Another excellent island though invaded by tourists watching puffins feeding their young 1 metre away.Thearlaichdubh07/07/2019
Boat trip (using Coastal Connection) organized by Richard T. Excellent day out, with several baggers - good weather - 8 Islands visited (7 of which were SIBs). Some stunning situations/views etc - an excellent adventure. Thankyou Richard & CC crew. Return trip from Oban took approx 12.5h.ger07/07/2019
With Coastal Connections from Oban on a 9 island circuit - this the fourth. Landed at N end. Just enough time to summit then check out Dun Cruit. On to Bac Mor.jonglew07/07/2019
Trip round Mull with Coastal Connections taking in 7 Sibs. Perfect weather, minimal swell. Loads of tourists. Good paths to summit. Clear views to Skye, Jura and Ben Nevis.AndrewFinnimore07/07/2019
12seater rib trip from Tiree. Bright sunshine and lots of birds to see. A spectacular island.jenx10/06/2019
From rocky inlet landing at NM27924250. A small party trip from Coll with IsleGO (John Fraser; www.IsleGO.co.uk). An early departure from Coll ensured arrival before all the large parties arrived from Mull/Oban/etc. Stood on all the various excrescences to make sure.summitsup07/05/2019
With mum and dad on the Staffa Tours boat 'Angus'.Grinner08/05/2018
Sea kayak tour of Treshnish from Ulva ferryAndyS27/04/2018
Cracking day out with Turas Mara... superb island.hils16/04/2018
With Staffa Tours. Debs, Goska & TaliskerMountain Goat04/05/2017
Boat trip arranged by West Coast Motors to three Islands. Great Skua on one of the parts I would have looked to see if higher than cairn so I thought it prudent to not disturb!Buteobuteo10/06/2015
A revisit to this lovely island while the Puffins were at home. Started from Fionnphort but failed to land on the Dutchman's Cap but landed on Lunga, Little Collinsay, Inch Kenneth, Eorsa and Staff withCoastal Connection's covered RIB from Oban.Dugswell204/06/2015
10.30 ish, Lunga summit after landing at the north east. Gorgeous close to view of puffins.vegibagger04/06/2015
Another cracking island visited on an Alan Holmes organised boat trip.Alex C30/05/2015
A Hump, a Sib, a sea stack to speculate on, a path, sunshine, calm seas and posing puffins. Who could ask for more?Martin R30/05/2015
More high tech apparatus evident among the bird watchers than the hill baggers!Smudge30/05/2015
Day trip with staffatours. Floating pontoon landing onto rocks N end of island, very easy. Famously tame puffins. Dun Cruit W of summit much less tame. 2 outcrops: the one NE of cairn slightly higher w.r.t. sea level horizonRHW11/05/2014
Revisited with Sea Life Surveys more than forty years on.Topographer5704/05/2013
Boat from Sealifesurveys.com with Richard Wood, Martin Collins, Jim Bloomer, Alan Holmes, George Morl, Iain Brown, Richard Tibbetts and Brent Lynam.Dugswell203/05/2013
Visited whilst on boat trip from Fionnphort to Staffa and Lunga. Good views to Mull and the other Treshnish Isles.quadbarrel18/10/2012
Turis Mara boat to Staffa and then the Treshnish Islands. A walk puffin spotting with CM.bolton12/07/2011
With PM.CJM12/07/2011
Loads of puffinrobbosem17/05/2011
High point of Lunga. Hoy Lass landed us after a visit to Staffa. 14.55.arranc17/05/2011
Ascent from the north on one of the Turas Mara trips. Well worth coming out here.fasgadh14/04/2011
climed with claire after visiting staffa, loads of puffins!tom smith10/06/2009
On island cruise from Tiree with family. Date and year uncertain. Repeated in May 2013.Topographer5701/08/1972
peterstanding23/07/2019
ajwxyzt07/07/2019
Andrew Simmons28/07/2018
Oik16/05/2018
Robinho0814/04/2018
JtwoUD02/06/2017
alda17/06/2016
patrick28/05/2016
assynt_bob04/06/2015
PM04/06/2015
Colin Crawford04/06/2015
SteveG04/06/2015
Jim.Fothergill04/06/2015
jimbloomer230/05/2015
Rambling Ray08/06/2014
mainnirnamfiadh19/05/2014
cachristiso126/07/2013
Paul and Terri22/06/2013
Alan Whatley19/05/2013
Adrian04/05/2013
jimbloomer03/05/2013
Halfdecent03/05/2013