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Minginish and the Cuillin Hills Area   Skye Subarea
Place count in area: 74,  
Highest place: Sgurr Alasdair, 992m
Maximum height for area: 992 metres,     Maximum prominence for area: 992 metres,

Places in area Minginish and the Cuillin Hills:
Skye:   Am Basteir 934mAm Mam 407mAn Caisteal 830mAn Coileach 673mAn Cruachan 435mAn Stac 528mArnaval 369mBeinn a'Bhraghad 461mBeinn Bhreac 448mBeinn Dearg Mheadhonach 651mBeinn Dearg Mhor 731mBeinn na Gaoithe 401mBeinn nan Dubh-lochan 253mBeinn Staic 412mBelig 702mBen Meabost 345mBhasteir Tooth [Basteir Tooth] 917.2mBidein Druim nan Ramh 869mBidein Druim nan Ramh North Top 852mBiod Mor 384mBla Bheinn SW Top 926mBla Bheinn [Blabheinn] [Blaven] 929mBruach na Frithe 958mCaisteal a'Garbh-Choire 829.7mCiche na Beinne Deirge 509mClach Glas 786mDruim Eadar Da Choire 489mDruim nan Ramh 500mGarbh-bheinn 808mGars-bheinn 894.2mGlamaig - Sgurr Mhairi 775mGlas Bheinn Mhor 569mKnight's Peak 914.2mMarsco 736mMeall a'Mhaoil 284mNead an Fhior-eoin [An Carnach] 334mRuadh Stac 493mSgurr a'Bhasteir 900.1mSgurr a'Choire Bhig 876.9mSgurr a'Fionn Choire 936mSgurr a'Ghreadaidh 973mSgurr a'Ghreadaidh South Top 970mSgurr a'Mhadaidh 918mSgurr a'Mhadaidh East Top 894mSgurr a'Mhadaidh Far East Top 895.7mSgurr Alasdair 992mSgurr an Fheadain 689.2mSgurr Beag 764mSgurr Dearg - Cairn 978mSgurr Dearg - Inaccessible Pinnacle 986mSgurr Dubh an Da Bheinn [Sgurr Dubh na Da Bheinn] 938mSgurr Dubh Beag 733mSgurr Dubh Mor 944mSgurr Hain 420mSgurr Mhic Choinnich 948mSgurr na Banachdich 965mSgurr na Banachdich Central Top 942mSgurr na h-Uamha 736mSgurr na Stri 495mSgurr nan Each 720mSgurr nan Each East Top 623mSgurr nan Eag 926.2mSgurr nan Gillean 964mSgurr nan Gillean Third Pinnacle 879mSgurr Sgumain 947mSgurr Thearlaich 978mSgurr Thormaid 926mSgurr Thuilm 881mSlat Bheinn 624mStob Coir' a'Ghrunnda 720mStockval 416mThe Prow 739mTruagh Mheall 412m
Soay (Skye):   Beinn Bhreac (Soay) 141m

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Bla Bheinn [Blabheinn] [Blaven] Mountain , in British over 600m, British Marilyn, Munro Lists

Height: 929m OS 1:50k Mapsheet: 32 Grid Reference: NG52990 21743
Place visited by 26 members. Recently by: joreidy, Lauranna, annem, pdtempan, nordicstar, Niamhq, eamonoc, bolton12, gerrybowes, DeltaP, IainT, Wildcat, bryanjbarry, oakesave, skyehigh
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Longitude: -6.09321, Latitude: 57.219565 , Easting: 152990, Northing: 821743 Prominence: 862m,  Isolation: 0.2km ,   GPS IDs, 6 char: BlBhnB, 10 char: BlBhnBlbhn
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Follow this place's comments Picture about mountain Bla Bheinn [Blabheinn] [Blaven]  in area Minginish and the Cuillin Hills, Ireland
Picture: If only I'd brought something better than a phone camera
Stunning Bla Bheinn
by Derry_Danderer  19 Aug 2014
I climbed this last week and think I'll struggle to find a better view from the top anywhere else in Ireland or the UK. The location is remote although in tourist season I did come across maybe 6 others in small pairs/singles en route. I followed the directions from and a .gpx track on walkhighlands as backup. The path is fairly obvious most of the way so would not need the gps data unless the weather closed in.
The walk starts at Loch Slapin on the Elgol peninsula where there is a car park available. A gentle uphill walk gradually gets steeper as you get to Loch Fionna-choire (the hanging loch). After this it gets extremely steep and in places treacherous, there was scrambling on very steep scree and even found myself climbing through a chimney at one point- the absolute limit of my comfort levels. Having been on Skye for 4 days and with the tail of hurricane Bertha limiting our views so much that we had seen 0% of the Cuillin ridge- it was with huge excitement that their peaks came into view as i walked towards the trig pillar on Bla Bheinn. The full ridge lay above me as well as islands, mountains and lochs in all directions. An eagle also visited my partner as I made for the summit, luckily it did nothing more than scare the absolute bejeezus out of her!
I avoided the chimney on the descent but faced a much larger scree slope this time, again about as risky as I'd be willing to get without a local guide.
We took our time with this one- with lunch, many breaks and a stop to enjoy the view at the top. All in this took ~5hrs to complete at our speed. If you are in Skye and fancy a challenge outside of the black Cuillin I could think of nothing better! Linkback:
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