Name:Beinn Bhiorach
Hill number:11359
Height:486m / 1594ft
Parent (Ma):1477  Beinn Bhreac
SMC/RHB Section:20C: Arran and Holy Island
County/UA:North Ayrshire
Topographical area:IA01 Arran
Class:Tump (400-499m)
Grid ref:NR 93769 46595
Summit feature:outcrop
Col:436m  NR937463  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 62 69
(1:25k) 361N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 49 users)ByDate of Ascent
See Creag na h-IolaireStueyB29/01/2024
Beinn Tarsuinn, Beinn Bhreac, Beinn Bhiorach and Meall Mor from Lochranza.Chris Peart06/07/2023
Second visit, with Chris PeartColin Crawford06/07/2023
Kong MM Day 2. Beinn Bhreac, Beinn Tarsuinn.Geoff Briggs28/08/2022
On Kong Mountain Marathon, day 1davidpettit8427/08/2022
From Beinn Bhreac with Dangerous Dave heading back north to the Lochranza centre over any hills that are in the way.bolton20/06/2022
Easy terrain from Beinn Breach. A lot of red deer in this quiet area. Fine-looking hill. With bolton.Dangerous Dave20/06/2022
Perhaps the slowest ever ascent of Beinn Bhreac due to recovery from Bacillus cereus-contaminated food (the most likely cause of pure emesis). A lovely easy hill with splendid views, although the same cannot be said of the noxious shite fest of a path up Gleann Diomhan. To avoid returning on the path, I returned via Beinn Bhiorach, surprisingly attractive for a mere Tump, and the more pancake-like Creag na h-Iolaire. The descent down the ridge above the Abhainn Bheag is quite exciting if you haven't got a clue whether it's feasible or not. The key to the craggy bit was a short slot to slither down with a handy sapling near the bottom.Gill08/04/2022
Arran Mountain Festival walk along with Beinn Bhreac, Meal Mor and Cnoc Leacainn Duibhe. Via Glen Catacol then Gleann Diamhan.DavieRuts16/05/2021
Round of C na hIolaire, Beinn Biorach and Meall Mor starting at Catacol carpark and finishing at Lochranza distillery. Easy from CnahI.Thearlaichdubh20/01/2020
sarah mundell14/07/2019
From Beinn Bhreac on the way to Meall Mor. Easy going.Alan Moore13/05/2019
3rd of 7 hills. From Meall Mor on easy grassy slopes; on to Beinn Tarsuinn on a slightly circuitous route heading towards the col with Beinn Bhreac to avoid losing too much height. Rain and wind now set in for the day.jonglew09/05/2018
carole engel06/05/2018
Too late start up this third of four, on way to Marilyn to south and knew I'd probably run our of light.vegibagger21/11/2017
Alex C18/11/2017
With a prominent feel and large granite slabs. still windy. Surrounding hillsides boggy.Denise 17/11/2017
From Craig Na h-Iolaire, on to Beinn Bhreac.Wycombe Wanderer17/11/2017
Pleasently up the rounded granite outcrops in the grassy N slope. Colour in distant patches of sunshine while we move in a dramatic greyness of racing clouds and squalls of rain. Summit has a distinct outcrop as its high point.RichardM17/11/2017
Tony S17/11/2017
Beinn Tarsuinn South and main top, Bheheinn Bhreac, Beinn Bhiorach, Creag na h-Iolaire, Meall Mor & Creagan nan Caorach for good measure! With Phil and Yappy dog Blue.Mountain Goat11/06/2017
Sick Kid22/04/2017
Martin R09/06/2016
ACW Route of meall nan damh, meall bhig, meall donn, beinn bhreac, beinn tarsuinn south top, beinn tarsuinn, beinn bhreac, beinn bhiorach, meall mor, creag na h lolaire from fairhaven catacol.robertphillips14/05/2016
3rd hill of 7 today on a circuit from Lochranza, climbing Torr Nead an Eoin, Meall Mor and then relatively easily descending and reascending to Beinn Bhiorach. These are hills that i would gladly climb again for in the background is Cir Mhor and Goatfell. I had my packed lunch sheltered next to a large granite boulder on the lower slopes to the North.Dazingdale11/05/2016
On way to Bhreacnordicstar18/04/2016
Paul and Terri17/06/2013
Walked up Glen Catacol. Hill 4 from Beinn Tarsuinn SW top to Meall Mor.jimbloomer21/05/2013
Lochranza to Beinn Bhreac by Gleann Easan Biorach, return over tops.neimcv12/06/2012
Colin Crawford08/05/2012
with F and Mlordtonult07/11/2009
Over this on way back to Distillery from Beinn Bhreac passing fine cairn and dog-shaped rock on the way. Summit has interesting pitted boulders.Aye Jimmy30/07/2009