Name:Beinn Bheag
Hill number:11483
Height:109m / 358ft
Parent (Ma):none
RHB Section:20A: Jura, Scarba and Colonsay
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Island:Colonsay
Class:Tump (100-199m)
(Tu,1)
Grid ref:NR 40718 98607
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:37m
Col:72m  NR407985  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 61
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 42 users)ByDate of Ascent
Circuit of 7 Tumps from the parking area near the beach.govanah26/05/2024
Straight down and up from carnan eoinThe-Z-Man24/03/2024
Accompanying SteveG on his Colonsay Tumps.Minto07/06/2023
From Kiloran up Balnahard track. Then up hillsdie to Beinn Bheag. Back to coll and up path to Carn Eoin and then across to Beinn Bhreac (rough path through heather for most of the way). Dropped down through wet gully to Balnahard track and walked out to beach where one of our party had a swim. Walked back along Balnahard track with a detour up to Meall na Monadh and Meall na Suiridhe. Fantastic day.Fife Walking18/10/2022
Hill 2 of 7 on a clockwise circuit.Minto09/04/2022
From Colonsay House on a round of the hills on Colonsay's NE end. Beinn Eoin first then across to here. On to Meall nan Monadh -> Dun Crom -> Cnoc na Faire -> Pairc Gharbh -> Beinn nam Fitheach -> Cnoc Callanta. Also picked up the MacPhies and a trig bolt (searched for but not found) at Leac Bhuidhe on an 11 mile round with Andrew P.jonglew10/09/2021
After the Sib.NormanW25/08/2021
Parked at the SW end of Kiloran Bay. Walked along the beach, then up across the track and to the summit. Descended E, then around the base of the hill back onto the track, heading for Meall na Monadh.LizH22/05/2021
With LJanet M29/04/2021
Day 2 of Macfies round with Rob. The Northern Macfoes terrain seemed easier than on Day 1, so this was faster than we expected.alexmaclennan30/08/2020
From beach CP across the sand of beautiful Kiloran Bay, over a fence and grass to the concrete track. A zigzag pathlet up Carnan Eoin, passing primroses. Down to the telegraph gully and steeply up Beinn Bheag. Through heather down the far side to the track, leaving it to ascend Meall na Monadh. More or less in a straight line to Dun Crom - the electric fences were switched off. Round the obligatory tour des summits in the two highest rocky eminences. Too close to call: if anything the highest point on the scramble western top might edge out the phogrsphed summit in the eastern top. Back along the track and across the beach.Nick Down119/04/2019
After setting up camp at Port Easdail on kiloran Bay, I went directly up to Beinn Bheag, with some pleasant scrambling on the way. Then on to Carnan EoinColin Crawford27/07/2018
3rd tump of 9 on a 19.8km Northerly loop from the Backpackers lodge climbing Beinn an Sgoltaire, Kiloran Bay including Beinn Inebri then Carnan Eoin, zig-zagging down to the Bealach and up to the summit Cairn, not dawdling too long as the winds were quite strong but fantastic views of Kiloran Bay! Descent North to meet track heading towards Meall na Monadh...Dazingdale09/05/2018
Taxi from Scalasaig to end of B8086 at start of Balnahard track. On this track, then concreted section, to gully between Beinn Bheag and Càrnan Eoin, up gully past electricity poles to bealach, then steeply left to top. Goat at summit saw me approaching and scarpered. Cloud, wind, a nd rain, so no view. Back down to bealach, down path northwards, then round hill to rejoin Balnahard track, making for Meall na Monadh.mainnirnamfiadh28/09/2016
First time on Colonsay, good trip w Jenx to North end of island moping up the high points.nordicstar22/08/2015
Tump 2 of 5, with chalky. Decent traverse from Cnoc na Faire. Descended SW (a few little crags), along beach, up Sgoltaire.RHW11/06/2015
A circuit of Carnan Eoin, Beinn Bheag and Beinn Bhreac (respectively) from Colonsay House.summitsup11/06/2015
One of the very few places in UK where the great outdoors could be enjoyed during F&M outbreak.lordtonult14/04/2001
richtea504025/07/2023
SteveG07/06/2023
PeterAH22/05/2021
alda07/05/2021
kannegray07/05/2021
Lindsay M29/04/2021
Machyde08/09/2020
Machyde09/08/2020
nicolajane01/06/2019
mae11/09/2018
Erik B29/06/2018
interloper23/03/2018
Christo197902/06/2017
chalky195319/08/2016
Machyde04/07/2016
AndyS30/05/2016
chalky195311/06/2015
Toril16/05/2015
Alan Moore25/09/2008
Lionel Bidwell12/04/2001
Susan Bidwell12/04/2001
daviemore02/09/1997
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