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Name:Beinn Mhartainn [Ben Mhartainn]
Hill number:4979
Height:244m / 801ft
Parent (Ma):1627  Heabhal [Sheabhal] [Heaval]
RHB Section:24D: Barra to Barra Head
County/UA:Na h-Eileanan Siar [Western Isles] (UA)
Island:Barra
Maritime area:Barra & Sound of Barra (South)
Class:Hump, Tump (200-299m), Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,2,Y)
Grid ref:NF 66422 02069
Summit feature:flat outcrop
Drop:110m
Col:134m  NF672019  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 31
(1:25k) 452N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 44 users)ByDate of Ascent
With Grianan, from Craigston, via the Hebridean Way.Chris Peart09/08/2018
Very enjoyable rocky climb up from the west. Dun Bharpa chambered cairn particularly intriguing on the way over to Grianan.Alex C08/08/2018
Round of Mhartainn, Grianan, Ghunnaraidh, Hartabhal, Sheabhal N, Sheabhal, Cadha Mor, B na Moine, B Leribreck starting from Dunard Hostel and walking up the road to Borgh - tops mainly in mist, but occasional views.Thearlaichdubh05/08/2018
Small cairn on rock outcrop. Stupendous views N and S on a sunny clear day- beaches could be the Bahamas. Approached along coast from Borve campsite and continued SE to Granan.Denise 29/04/2018
Final Barra tump. From Baile na Creige, straight up the S face. Verry steep grassy slopes in places, and craggy - nice walk.jonglew17/08/2017
With Mora, from parking area at nl679987BLACKHILL14/05/2015
W Jenx and Bob K. Walking horsehoe from Tangasdal - over Beinn na Moine, Cadha Mor, Heaval, Heaval Nrth top, Hartaval, then steeply onto Grinnan and then Mhartainn via impressive Dun, boggy col area though. Walk back up road to start.nordicstar08/07/2014
Craigstone to Castlebay.Smudge08/05/2014
Grianan and Beinn Mhartainn from end of minor road.tim74707/05/2014
Farting Hill bagged with Iain Brown and Martin Richardson, mild with rain on the summit.Dugswell206/05/2014
I will not be as coarse as Dugswell. Nice little hill, shame about the shower on the top.Martin R06/05/2014
RHW16/07/2012
From NL 679 987 on a travers of Heabhal, Hartabhal, Grianan and Beinn Mhartainn.summitsup01/06/2009
mae31/08/2018
Adrian08/08/2018
Tom Mundell22/05/2018
Trekking toes22/05/2018
RichardM29/04/2018
Lindsay M25/04/2018
Janet M25/04/2018
carole engel14/08/2017
thelonious08/08/2017
bjewing20/04/2015
Tony Rogers09/07/2014
assynt_bob08/07/2014
Tricky08/07/2014
jenx08/07/2014
SteveG07/05/2014
Jim.Fothergill06/05/2014
iaindbrown06/05/2014
AndyS05/05/2014
nicolajane03/05/2014
Alan Whatley20/06/2012
Colin Crawford03/07/2010
richtea504001/07/2010
jimbloomer01/07/2010
m0untain_n0mad26/05/2009
Colin Crawford11/09/2008
Pete R26/04/2005
chalky195311/06/2002
GordonAdshead00/07/2001
hughbagger02/08/2000
peterstanding02/06/1990
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