Name:Beinn a' Chlaidheimh
Hill number:1024
Height:913.96m / 2999ft
RHB Section:14A: Loch Maree to Loch Broom
County/UA:Highland
Catchment:Gruinard
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, High Hills of Britain,
Yeaman, Deleted Munro Top
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,HHB,Y,xMT)
Grid ref:NH 06138 77569
Summit feature:rock by cairn
Drop:268m
Col:646m  NH064757  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 19
(1:25k) 435N 435S
Observations:middle top 220m NNE at NH 06204 77744 is 0.71m lower
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Surveys of Fisherfield Hills (Final).doc
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From Shenavall - first summit on Fisherfield 6 - weather was kind - views are stunning all the way aroundwychwood22/05/2023
Solo round of six from wild camp near the Alder woods at around NH088788 - left the tent 5:30am straight into the most voracious cloud of midges I've ever encountered - headtorch on - fortunately the recent dry conditions had made the river easy to cross without taking boots off. Tough climb up the east side of Beinn a' Chlaidheimh, but above 500m, a light cool breeze kept the midges at bay (and me cool). That was definitely the toughest ascent of the day, but not the toughest part. The ascent up Sgurr Ban was fairly straight forward, the boulders were not terrible and the summit was soon reached (didn't even notice the shelter until I had passed it). At this point, the remaining summits were all covered in clag - but just as I descended to Cab Coire nan Clach bealach to head up the dusty path in the scree on Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair, the cloud cleared off. I bypassed Meall Garbh, and slowly headed up the grassy slops of Beinn Tarsuinn. Met a few other folk at the topmproudfoot04/09/2021
From Corrie Hallie: Did the Fisherfield 6 camping below the summit of Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair. 8 hrs one day, 10 hours the next. Absolutely stunning weather.jigglybones23/08/2021
From Corrie Hallie. In and out on the day to get the Corbett. Sore feet and tender knees after a week's bagging, but excellent weather, dry ground, long days so no excuse not to really. River crossing was easy, then took a fairly northerly line up Creag Ghlas. Found the path onto the north end of the ridge at about 600m avoiding difficulties, steep though. Awesome views. Lingered at the summit, last Corbett in Fisherfield. Descended initially SE on the grassy shoulder, then stony and heathery, easier going from about 550m. Aimed a little north of east and made good progress back to the river, then a pleasant walk back to Corrie Hallie.Owen B26/06/2021
With Alex McBride we set off from the Corrie Hallie around 08:30 on Friday 11/06/21, hiking into the Fisherfield Forest, but we had a navigational mishap and we stayed on the track, passing Achnegie. Before fording the two rivers and pitching the tents at the bottom of Gleann na Muice Beag (NH048785) around 14:30. We then set off to get the two western munros Ruadh Stac Mor and A Mhaighdean, but I turned back (moving too slow and tired), Alex bagged both returning to the tents for 21:30. Saturday 12/06/21; we set off aiming for the eastern 3 munros and 1 corbett, but I was fighting a low blood sugar most of the day, in the end we only summited Beinn a Chlaidheimh (913.96m), limited views. Then Sgurr Ban (989m), the mist had lifted by now, giving a great panorama of the hills I should have done. We returned the same way via Loch a Bhrisidh, getting back to the tents almost 11hrs later. Sunday 13/06/21; we hiked out visiting Shenaval bothy and arriving at the cars for 14:30.chillyman812/06/2021
Alan, Andrew, Angela, Chris, Jane, TorilNHWC21/09/2019
With Dave Wragg after Sgurr Ban. Almost too windy to stand on summit. Walked out to Dundonnel road after. Rounsfell09/11/2018
First of the Fisherfield Six walking in from/out to Coire Hallie. 41km, 3250m climb, in 14¾ hours.mikejacobs03/08/2018
Beinn a'Chlaidheimh (this time as a Corbett), Sgurr Ban, Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair, Beinn Tarsuinn, A'Mhaighdiean, Ruaidh Stac Mor. camped down in valley, weather very sunny, too hot.JamesSDonald23/05/2018
With Alan Gillies, camped by Abhainn Strath na SealgaHighland Days23/05/2018
Day 3 of 3. From campspot at Lochan Feith Mhic'-Illean,followed path East to the path leading South up Gleann na Muice. Steep ascent up to Loch a'Bhrisidh & then the Col at Am Briseadh. Out & back to Beinn A 'Chlaidheimh & then over Sgurr Ban & Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair. Descended from Bealach Odhar to Lochan Fada for the long walk back out to Incheril. On own.MorecambeMonkey18/05/2018
Bagged whilst doing the 2017 LAMM. Worth 60 points!Geoff Briggs04/06/2017
Climbed early morning with Mike, Jim and Scott, carrying full pack in good conditions, after waking up to a frost camped near Achneigie.barnz4802/06/2016
1 of 8: From A832 at Corrie Hallie.ChrisR11/06/2015
With Joe, Gavin, Jim, Jon, Mike Fisherfield bank hol trip (Shenavall)fellie24/05/2015
ghaley13/09/2014
Doing the Fisherfield 6 from Corrie Hallie, 43km, 18 hours.Craig6711/09/2014
Stunning Day, Eagle soaring overhead. With Laura HowieTopsaswell06/07/2014
Done with Fisherfield six - 18 Hours. Heathergarbo110306/07/2014
Fisherfield 6ns7927/06/2014
tickchazzyboy1920/05/2014
Solo trip. Great day.Invicta1406/06/2013
Climbed as part of Fisherfield 6 when it was still a Munroduchally23/07/2012
munro bagging weekend fisherfield 6 from shenvall bothy, clockwise 12 hours in the clag.robertphillips16/06/2012
With Benalistairpooler04/06/2011
Traversed from Sgurr Ban, then descended to wild camp in Gleann na Muicedavidpettit8403/06/2011
first of the fisherfields - with dave norman al jenny lewis malsolm and rachel in warm sun and windmn2330/04/2011
Climbed from wild campsite in clump of alder trees across river.Glorious sunny day although blowy on top. Climbed with Maggie,Norman Al, Jenny and Lewis,Malcolm and Rachel.1st of 4 on the day.dave neilson30/04/2011
From campsite in Gleann Muice, straight up flank and then on to Beinn Tarsuinn, Mullach Coire..., and Sgurr Ban. Marvellous day - 13 hours. Great weather, great walk.Norman Reid30/04/2011
Veryhappybunny26/04/2011
Climbed with Richard and Jon - excellent day. Midge hell while camping!amcculloch15/08/2010
2-day route to get the 6 fisherfield munros with Allan and Richard. Day1: walk in and easterly 3 munros, camping on bealach just before Ben Tarsuinn. Day 2: westerly 3 munros and walk out past Shenevall. Tiring and Midgey; great weather on 1st day though!jonbowyer15/08/2010
5th With Allan and John. As part of an overnight camping expedition completing a clockwise circuit of the then 6 Munros in the Fisherfield Forest (i.e. completed before this was 'demoted' to a Corbett). From Corrie Hallie carpark, long walk in, gained summit ridge from ascent of ridge on eastern flank. Clear, dry and sunny.RGibbs15/08/2010
With Ian Barnabas, Ben Anstee, Mark Donnison, Bassy.robba_wag12/06/2010
With Jay, bit of an epic. Walked in and camped in Strath na Sealga, Blew and rained all night, finally let up about ten o'clock so we went for the six, got back at one in the morning. Just got dinner made when rain came back on!Colinmac200527/05/2010
G&MG Richard Annette Duncan +Chris Blake22/05/2010
Estimate - second ascentdavechaffey15/02/2010
Solo for my final 4 Munros. After night sleeping in hire car after visit to Gordonstoun. In from Corrie Hallie -set up my laserlight tent in glen then hammered up east slope at a good pace , wearing my trusty Walsh fells shoes. After bite stop - enjoyed a spot of level running along the high ridge linking the various tops - an amazing place to be running solo - until with a sense of mixed feelings arrived at the summit of Beinn Tarsuin -my last Munro-sat for a long time enjoying the views and sense of peace all around. Then doubled back and out for tops before down and a tough big rough energy sapping ascent to add Corbett of Creag Rainich to make a good proper long day of it and down in the evening to tent, and food and deep sleep- until awoke feeling strangely cold to find snow covering the tent(in May)Chris Pearson02/05/2009
Walked in to Shenavall (7.6km, 390m climb in 2.5hr). Following morning set off at 6.30 completing Beinn a'Chlaidheimh, Sgurr Ban, Mullach Coire Mhic Fhearchair, Beinn Tarsuinn, A'Mhaighdiean, Ruaidh Stac Mor + 2 Tops, 29.4km, 2600m in 17.0hr, walked out the 11.5km via Achneigie, 320m climb in 2.5hr.JamesSDonald05/09/2008
with Jamie north-south traverse of the four eastern Fisherfield mountains plus the top before Tarsuinn and its NW ridge of it back to the valley.vegibagger20/08/2008
237redcon05/07/2008
with Conradbatrigg11/06/2008
Munro 187 2007 compleationancient brit09/08/2007
Started along track past Loch a' Bhraoin, then past L.Nid ;on trek over the (then) 4 Munros from the now Corbett Beinn a' Chlaideimh. Continuing over next 3 Munros to Beinn Tarsuinn. Return via the Bealach na Croise, to Lochivran and walk out. With Loafer Len.The Captain30/07/2007
7 of 7: From the south top.ChrisR27/05/2007
CK SheilaS15/05/2007
Walked from Corrie Hallie and camped in Strath na Sealga. Up early and got round all six, stayed faairly clear but sadly cloud never really cleared.Colinmac200514/05/2007
and 24/07/2013chrispine08/07/2006
with Gavin when it was a MunroNozzer06/07/2006
With DM from Shenavall Bothy now deleted Munro so will claim the Corbett as part of what was a Three Munro day.Frank30/05/2006