Name:Creag Tharsuinn
Hill number:1429
Height:643m / 2110ft
SMC/RHB Section:19C: Loch Fyne to Bute and the Firth of Clyde
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Topographical area:HS06 Beinnmhor-corradie
Catchment:Ruel, Holy, Catchment Boundaries
Watershed:Firth of Clyde
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NS 08804 91320
Summit feature:flat rock 20m NE of metal post
Col:248m  NS103927  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL37N 362N 363N
Observations:a few metres E of a single fence post
Survey:Abney level
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From Glen Massan public road end. Track all the way past Garrachra. Easily forded Garrachra Burn opposite Allt Nan Sac outflow, then up the north side of Allt Nan Sac through the plantation, then straightforward up to Bealach an Daimh and along the ridge.Owen B27/05/2024
Verge parked track entrance NS 0359 9033. Mapped track to gate at NS 0726 9150. Atv which ends shortly before fenceline. Then tussocks.carole engel04/05/2024
Parked at log dump 600m north of Garvie; cycled to NS076919 and up mossy track (as per Gill); up grassy slopes to ridge and summit. Using quad track from Tom a Chromain probably similardaviemore23/04/2024
From Glen MassanHuwel04/06/2023
From Forest cp at Glenbranter, along Cowal Way to NS 095940, followed stream up to point 530 and along grassy, humpy ridge to summit. Wet and gusty day but warm, no views. Return same way.MichaelF29/03/2023
Along Cowal Way from Garvie Farm with Anne, Ralph & Phil. Along ridge to Meall Dubh (586m) then a long boggy descent.Dangerous Dave12/03/2023
Parked at Garvie farm. Walked to 073915 and followed the edge of the forest to the bealach. In cloud and then heavy rain with D.Dave and Anne B. Headed to the Dodd.bolton12/03/2023
Parked at Garvie farm road end (permission given by lady at house). Followed Cowal Way for c5km then headed up clearing (not on map) to moor (longer than it looks on map) then to breezy summit.willyross18/05/2022
From Garvie to Tom a' Chromain via the Cowal Way by bike. Through the gate and SE up hillside on ATV track to above the forest, then directly to the summit. (Contrary to what is shown on some OS maps there are no trees in the 200m wide strip between the 2 fences SE of Tom a' Chromain, nor is there any evidence of their recent presence, so reaching the hillside is easy).Winterfloodian25/05/2021
A completely easy route from Garvie Farm. Up the forest road, past Tom a' Chromain, looking at the disgusting tussocks recommended as a route by the SMC and feeling smug, having found a forestry track on google maps, about 6-700m beyond the Tom a' Chromain gate, starting at 076919. Mossy surface but still good, all the way to 081915. Easy going straight up the hill to the dip before summit. Desperately hard to figure out which of the zillion bumps was the summit in thick mist, as always, each one looks higher than the last. Found it after walking most of the summit ridge to make sure. Descent direct from the summit, easy to find the track even in mist. Note to self, always look at the summit photo on HB!Gill10/12/2020
From Glen Massan, after Meall Dubh. Direct descent to Garrachra Glen then reasonable traverse of the trees to gain the forest roadColin Crawford29/08/2020
CK SheilaS29/12/2019
3 of 3: From Beinn Mhor. Steeply down to the glen floor then up a ride starting at 091905.ChrisR01/10/2019
Glenbranter, Creag Tharsuinn, Beinn Mhor, Beinn Bheag, Cruach Buidhe, Glenbranter.PGCE22/05/2019
Cycled up from Glenbranter to tk junction at 109930 then turn right uphill, and right at about 105929 onto a soft and wet grassy track that leads through the forest onto open ground at 100927 and a steep ascent onto the ridge. Beware of a tempting clearing which leads from 105929 onto the wrong mountain and wrong side of some swampy strew. Back via Beinn Bheag.Topographer5706/05/2019
Parked at turning circle at 10619 96779. Still space for lorries. Did Creag Mholach on the way.duchally09/01/2019
Meall Dubh and Creag Tharsuinn from Glen Massan using forestry track to gain height quickly. Visited the other tops close to tru summit, then returned along the ridge and descent by same route.RobertP27/08/2018
Did the SMC route in reverse as there was a forest track through large felled area which went high quickly. A good day, great views. I could even see The Ben.IanHHill16/05/2018
Glenbranter-Creag Mholach-Creag Tharsuinn-Meall Dubh-An Socach-An Cruachan-Cruach nan Cuilean-A' Chruach-Ardtaraigcampagvelocet30/04/2018
Solo with Lily the dog. A lovely snowy, bright, calm day with great visibility. Parked at Garvie farm entrance. Walked along the Cowal Way and used snowshoes to ascend to the top of the ridge. Back by same route.alexmaclennan10/12/2017
There is a new track from 088886 which zig zags up to the top of the forestry to a fence at 080879. It is very soft in places but preferable to the forest which has been felled. Very boggy ground above the forest.nicolajane23/10/2017
Approached from Glen Massan, following route in SMC Graham's book. Quite a spectacular hill.ger06/05/2017
Bike in to Garracha. Not helped by an put-of-date map and much new forestry work - planting and felling. More or less straight up from above Garracha on very rough track through felled forest. Past the trig point to main summit and then down forest as best I could to main stream and track back.dickscroop06/10/2015
1st of today from garvie along cowal way.robertphillips06/05/2014
Cycled to NS08872 89384. Crossed river - that might be difficult if in spate. Followed stream steeply to the bealach and then straightforward to summit. Descended steeply to the east to rejoin track near curious stone structure. Sunny.Martin R11/04/2012
Alone, from Glen Massan.Grinner25/03/2012
long circuit from Glen Branter - out on Gowal cycle route before break up out of forest onto Tarsuinn ridge. Down to Glen Massan, before forest tarck up Beinn Mhor, Beinn Beag and finish over SM Cruach Bhuidhe before back through rides to startnordicstar27/08/2011
Sunny spells, lots of trees. warm, strong wind, good views. Walked all the lumps, in case.iangalbraith20/04/2008
Park at entrance to Garvie Farm. On good farm road above a side stream, through gate into forest, heavily felled and replanted. Gate in wire fence to buggy track to horizon. Step over upper boundary fence. 2 grassy tops on edge of precipice. Single quartz stone marked N top 100m from first. Loch Fyne, Cruachan, Lui, Clyde, Arran and Jura.arranc14/04/2008
Solo HFB26/05/2007
From GlenbanterBLACKHILL25/04/2007
Solo tripInvicta1410/09/2005
fine hill,. glenbranter clockwise, omitting beinn mhor RHW02/01/2000
Evening Graham round from, non Graham, Clach Bheinn, Beinn Mhor, Beinn Bheag and Creag Tharsuinn.Eddie24/06/1993
Munros and corbetts compleated in 2013 Grahams and Dinald, donald tops and new donalds compleated in 2017VerySlowPlodderblank
Sick Kid26/02/2023
Emma and Simon17/04/2022