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Name:Lurg Mhor
Hill number:896
Height:987m / 3238ft
RHB Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Beauly
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NH 06483 40440
Summit feature:cairn on rock outcrop
Drop:442m
Col:545m  NH046423  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
(1:25k) 429
Observations:outcrop at base of cairn is 20-30cm higher than rock c 40m WNW
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 368 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
from attadale cycled to 2 km after bothy, lurg mhor repeat and meall mor.robertphillips11/06/2019
Walked into Bendronaig Lodge the night before and spent the evening with Capt Malbec and his friends. Long walk past Loch Calavie to the Allt a Ghraigh-fhear then up the grassy ridge to Meall Mor. Bypassed the pinnacles by descending south then back up Lurg Mhor's south ridge to the cairn. Solo.Dangerous Dave19/05/2019
From Attadale to Bendronaig Bothy by bike with three companions. Overnight then up early for the good weather in the morning, both Munros then back to bothy for bacon rolls and a lazy fester in front of the stove. Back to Attadale by bike next morning - a lot faster going downhill!Capt Malbec18/05/2019
Back to Loch Monar: 4 of us walked in from Attadale to Beinndronaig Bothy, dumped our bags then walked up Bidein a' Choire Sheasgaich & Lurg Mhor before returning to stay in the Bothy for the night (29.1km/1606m ascent). An early rise and 12.2km walk later we were back in Attadale for 9am, shattered. A stunning, remote area and two brilliant Munros with superb views.Chris Mac26/04/2019
From Bendronaig Lodge.Isbjorn Winter Round24/02/2019
With bike from Attadale to Bendronaig bothy, then along track Loch Calavie, ascending by Allt Coire Calavie to col, along ridge to Lurg Mhor and then Meall Mor, returning via Lurg Mhor to col, up Bidein a' Choire Sheasgaich, descending SW to Sail Riabhach, down to track via Coire na Sorna and back to bothy for the night, then returning to Attadalekdbennett14/07/2018
With Geraldine from Attadale gardensChris Blake07/05/2018
With ChrisGeraldine Fardon07/05/2018
complicated route in hot weather, stunning views.mn2325/07/2017
Last of the Loch Monar 5, done with Maggie while wildcamping. Great views of mountans all about us and great cycle out to Craig, mainly freewheeling downhill. Great end to two and a half days in the wild.dave neilson25/07/2017
Attadale to Bendronaig Lodge with bikes. Then climbed LM & Ba'CS in that order. With my sons Jon & James. Gloriously sunny day. My last two Munros.dal18/07/2017
Club weekend, completed Beinn Tharsuinn, Bidein a'Choire Sheasgich & Lurg Mhor with Dave TJamesSDonald10/06/2017
Sunny ascent cycling in from Attadale with Tom Oldham and Russell. 9 hours.alexmaclennan06/05/2017
In the 30mins from the last Munro the weather changed to breezy and dull, with spits of rain. Still a very quick round (5hrs) and now back to the bothy.Play2End22/09/2016
Cycled in from Attadale & stayed the night in Beinn Dronaig bothy then a round of Beinn Dronaig/Lurg Mhor/Bidean a'Choire Sheasgaich then cycled back out. On own.MorecambeMonkey24/05/2016
ghaley10/09/2014
bike from Attadale, walk from Ben Dronaig Lodge CraigW01/07/2014
From Attadale. 3 nights at Ben Dronaig bothy. With George Murray. From Loch Calavie. Weather murky pea soup very windy and wet. Very steep.munromurph11/06/2014
3 of 4: From Bidean a Choire Sheasgaich.ChrisR29/04/2014
Solo, 1st of 2. A bike helps, but you'll be pushing it a lot of the way. Dropped it at the bothy and walked to a faint path from Loch Calavie.bowzi18/04/2014
with Sandy, Up east ridge from Loch Monar, Meall Mor to Lurg Mhor ridge is exciting but small, then down south ridge to climb Beinn DronaigWhithaugh11/08/2012
beinn tharsuinn, beinn a choire sheasgaich, and lurg mhor from craig, cycled up to near wire bridge.robertphillips28/04/2012
walked in to stay at Ben Dronaig bthy with two dogs Ben-Ji and Mindy. Anticlockwise walk, going out along the slightly precarious ridge to Lurg Mhor east top before going over the summit and finally to Cheesecake. My 3rd and 2nd last Munros leaving me with just Ben Vane to finish.vegibagger01/09/2011
SR two Munro dayFrank17/08/2011
Traversed from Bidein a' Choire Sheasgaich, then visited East Top. Then returned to bealach and descended to wild camp at head of Loch Monar - good dry, flat ground in the meanders of Allt Bealach Crudhaindavidpettit8430/05/2011
229th - Solo - Dry, clear and sunny day, but with strong gusts of wind. From Strath Carron Hotel - Bearneas - 'Cheesecake' first - Lurg Mhor - tricky scramble to the top (974m) - return via Bendronaig Lodge.RGibbs29/04/2011
Solo. Long walk from Craig and back in one day. Didn't do the Top, so I'll have come back again sometime.Dangerous Dave11/06/2010
With Jay, by bike from Attadale.Colinmac200523/05/2010
Beyond Bidean a'Choire Sheasgaich crossed a col before climbing to the summit. yorkie11/06/2009
Round of Bidean a'Choire Sheasgaich, Lurg Mhor, Sgur Choinnich, Sgurr a'Chaorachain, Maoile Lunndaidh, Moruisg and Sgurr nan Ceannaichean from Craig. Day 27 of 59 for all Munros. 42km, +/-3800m, 16 hours.PGCE21/05/2009
With Stephen and Rod from Bearnais again but this time coming back round the east flank of Cheesecake before walking out to Strath Carran. SS24/08/2008
3rdThearlaichdubh19/08/2008
Walked in 9km from Craig and set up camp at Bealach. Following day completed Beinn Dearg, Cona Mheall, Meal nan Ceapraichean, Eididh nan Clach Geala, Am Faochagach + 1 Top, returning to camp, 26.3kn 2320m in 12.5hr. The following day completed Biden a Choire Shieasgaich, Lurg Mhor +1 Top returning to camp, 15.2km 1320m 10.5hr, then returned back to car.JamesSDonald27/07/2008
Alone, from Bearnais bothy.Grinner12/07/2008
As we arrived to this summit thunder and rain started, very auspicious. Decided not to dally around and headed off to campsite glad that we had already pitched tents and the beer was waiting. Long walk back and rain became persistent for a time. Company: Martin Stewart.iandesbottes04/07/2008
Bike in from Attadale, hot, much sun, good views.iangalbraith07/06/2008
Munro 239 2007 compleationancient brit01/09/2007
Climbed with Andy S from Gerry bunkhouse (cycle in) Big day nearly 12 hours. Cloud at 650m. Some scrambling. Long haul back up to Beag. Nice cycle out - downhill! Did with Bidein A'Choire Sheasgaichabagworth17/06/2007
CK SheilaS11/05/2007
With Jeanettedickscroop22/07/2006
3 of 5: From Bidein a Choire Sheasgaich.ChrisR08/06/2006
Final MunroRobF06/08/2005
Cycled in solo from Attadale to Bendronaig lodge / bothy. Left bikes and circuit of Sheasgaich and Lurg Mhor top, back out same way - pretty quick, rough track in placesnordicstar08/07/2004
Long day (10:15 - 20:40) with Dave Roeder. Bikes for 5k from Craig then over Beinn Tharsuin to Sheasgaich, Lurg Mor and its top. Descended steeply from top to valley and walked back to Bealach Bearnais. Weather mixed, views from all tops. dbb19/05/2003
Solo from Achintee where we had rented a house. A long walk in but easy via Sail Riabhach.mindlessflogger26/12/2002
Solo walk. Fifth of six peaks on a 20-mile day, based at Gerry's bunkhouse.mikejacobs21/07/2001
solo, from camp at Loch an Laoigh, via Bidein a Choire Sheasgaichniallp16/06/2000
Galltywenallt02/06/2000
Also climbed on 02/06/10.ngthack30/05/2000
Cycled in from Attadale climbed Bidein a' Choire Sheasgaich first.PeterD29/05/1999