Name:Beinn Shiantaidh
Hill number:1450
Height:757.2m / 2484ft
RHB Section:20A: Jura, Scarba and Colonsay
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NR 51357 74770
Summit feature:large cairn
Col:454m  NR506748  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 61
(1:25k) 355S
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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The Paps of Jura from The Three Arch Bridge. Cycled from Craighouse (Jura Hotel lawn camping) to the bridge, dropped the bike and set off on foot with a 5am start. Followed the very muddy/boggy path to the stepping stones at the head of Loch An T-Siob. Started up Beinn Shiantaidh and reached summit by 7:10am. Had a quick breakfast and descended down W, and then ascended up Beinn An Oir using the fairly strong path. Reached summit by 8:50 and then dropped down to the low point over to Beinn an Chaolais - was on the summit by 10:30. Descended back down to the bealach and found a path under Beinn an Oir and followed that back to the stepping stones and then the walk back out. Total time 7h 27minmproudfoot09/07/2024
Jura fell race 6th top.Matt290128/05/2022
Jura fell raceLittledave28/05/2022
From Beinn an Oir up west ridge via steep, but well stepped gully and scree to the top, Decscendd same way, then down path past Loch an t-Siob back to Three Arch Bridge. Corbett and Graham, 16k, 1090m ascent, 7 hours. KeithByTheC24/04/2022
Easy approach to Corra Bheinn from Evans Walk, quite dry in warm weather, good going on a faint path to the top. Clear path back down below SE ridge, then cut across to lochans and path up Beinn Shiantaidh to join SE ridge, traverse path to join easy heather slope to main ridge, block scree, then moss to top. Easy descent, then steep gully, then to bealach. Easy traverse N via lochans and W of small bump to Bealach Bhriste Cnaimhe, deer tracks to Scrinadle. Back down, then contour round at about 250m to Evans path, much more unpleasant on the way back.Gill26/03/2022
Camped overnight on Corra Bheinn. Steep climb up the scree with a full pack made it a tough ascent. A lovely, warm, cloudless day. With Gavin Rees.Dangerous Dave01/08/2021
During RBS HWC trip to Islay. A solo walk, although Jim and Mark P caught up with me on the summit (they also climbed Corra Bheinn). The scree was hard work.langskill19/06/2021
Heather. Jura holiday week.garbo110313/06/2021
done with the other two cycling in from Feolin. HardenC23/09/2020
Three Arch Bridge - Loch an t-Siob' - Beinn Shiantaidh - Beinn an Oir - Beinn a' Chaolais - Loch an t-Siob' - Three Arch Bridge. Perfect sunny day. Boggy below 200m. Just over 6 hours.davidpettit8408/11/2019
The Paps with ger.CJM13/09/2019
Superb Paps hill walk. Initially with Bolton & CJM, then with CJM to Beinn Shiantaidh, Beinn an Oir & Beinn a'Chaolais. Fine weather - a superb walk over fantastic quartzite hills.ger13/09/2019
Round of Corrabheinn, Shiantaidh and Oir from start of Evans path. It looks forbidding from all sides, but from Corrabheinn col, I followed an effective path up and around to the south face, then ascended steeply on short heather, only encountering scree near the top. Down the west face, scree at first onto a shoulder, from where a rough path leads safely down through the steep crags.Topographer5711/06/2019
With MVW from Bridge after cycle from Craighouse, then onto NE ridge Beinn Shiantaidh, very laborious scree to summit. then onto Beinn an Oir which was pleasant in comparison. Clear warm day with cool wind. Return via lock and same route back to bikes.Frank09/04/2019
7.35 ferry from Islay. Followed the standard walkhighlands Paps of Jura route. 7 hours 40 minutes, plenty of time for the ferry back. Weather played ball, dry, mild, almost calm, cloud just touching the tops occasionally.Owen B20/08/2018
CK SheilaS18/05/2018
From Three Arch bridge. Pleasant spring day, a bit chilly on top but excellent views all round from the top.MichaelF27/04/2018
Via Corra Bheinn as part of round of the Paps.Winterfloodian17/09/2017
Zero visibility above 500m. Tough.Arbie30/06/2017
6th hill of 7 today on a circular route from the Three -arched bridge outside Knockrome, climbing Cnuic Charrach, Bheinn Mhearsmail South top, Bheinn Mhearsmail, Beinn Chaolais and Beinn an Oir, descending North via a combination of scree, bilberry/heather and boulderfields. I didnt spot any obvious path up so worked my way up till a path emerged. Great summit. Tricky descent but found a path to profile round snd descend to the lochs just South of Corra Bheinn, my final hill of the day.Dazingdale07/05/2017
From Corra Bheinn. Ascent much easier than expected on good path. Summit and view surpassed high expectations. On to Ben an Oir.Wycombe Wanderer24/04/2017
Ferry from Islay. Beinn Shiantaidh, Beinn an Oir, Beinn a'Chaolais from E, starting at old bridge. Day started bright and sunny but clouded over - still some fantastic views. 8.5h, back in plenty of time for ferry back to mainland.RobertP04/04/2017
1 of 3: From Corran River bridge. With Tim.ChrisR10/10/2016
As part of Jura Fells RaceJim T28/05/2016
Jura Fell RaceDinoF28/05/2016
With Jenx, used Evans Path (poor and wet, indistinct across moor) to gain slopes of Corra Bheinn. Down the paps path and skirted lochans to path heading up flank of Spionlaidh. Back same way and the 'path' back to start. Stunning fay with 50+ mile views.nordicstar18/08/2015
Isle of Jura hill race CraigW23/05/2015
Clear path (if very wet and boggy) from the three bridges start point (NR 54485 72035) upto and beyond Loch an t-Siob, after which it petered out and the upper slopes were an interesting scramble, easy enough though, but coming back down was more fun! My book had the start further along A846 at NR 55014 73148, but was advised not to do it from there - can't comment as we didn't. Top half of mountain in cloud, cleared for us as we were going up the corbett, so a great view of this one, but no view from it.jonglew11/06/2014
With: hb aw cs; Parked in carpark by track to Glen Batrick. Followed track 1ml then cut across moor to Beinn Shiantaidh. Met Alan Whatley & Campbell Singer coming up ridge from Loch an t-Siob. Met two runners as we descended to bealach.Ian Baines20/05/2014
With: ib aw cs; Helen Baines20/05/2014
A round of the Paps plus two on a fine daydickscroop13/05/2014
With Mora, from main road at nr550731.BLACKHILL10/04/2014
Pouring with rain all day. Combined with Beinn an Oir (2/3 paps).douglas_easton19/12/2012
round of beinn a chaolais, beinn shiantaidh, and beinn an oir cycled from ferry to loch gleann astaile.robertphillips10/10/2012
First top of a 4 top round with Cliff Speight in mist until we were on the Corbett. Started from Corran Bridge.Dugswell214/06/2012
with Mark, sunny with light, warm breeze, no midges. from Ardfernal via B an Oir. Shiantaidh straightforward from col. Somewhat stony descent to loch.niallp08/06/2012
with Alex Thomsondavidsbatty07/06/2012
Paps of Jura Fell RaceGeoff Briggs26/05/2012
With Jo, on Scottish Islands Peaks Race. Scorchio.Colinmac200519/05/2012
Solo round with dogsalexmaclennan18/08/2011
On own. Interesting loose scree last few hundred feet.bolton02/05/2011
Camping at Craighouse with Jon. Bikes on passenger ferry as transport.Grinner18/09/2010
SIPRtom smith17/05/2009
R Jura FR 6hrs 30 Richard Tait24/05/2008
R Jura FR Richard Tait26/05/2007
from C Bheinn. Gently down on a faint path to cross a large rocky bealach with 6 or 7 lochans around to SE slopes of RP. Rising path possibly made by deer up through heather to foot of first scree run at 1400' Clamber up heather on all fours at average roof angle onto scree then large rocks, more scree and more rocks then more scree to top at 13.45. Pile of stones seemed to be a continuation of the hill. B an Oir, sea, Colonsay, Scrinadle, Ben More, D Bheinn, B Bhreac, Cruachan, Stob Odhar, Arran, Small Isles bay, Mull of Kintyre, G Bheinn, Islay and B Chaolais. 7 hrs back to car.arranc03/05/2007
After Corra Bheinn. Descended west for Beinn an Oir.mindlessflogger01/04/2005