Bla Bheinn

Elevation (feet): 3,044
Elevation (meters): 928
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
Range/Region: Scottish Highlands
Latitude: 57.2196
Longitude: -6.09312
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jan, Feb, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Year first climbed: 1857
First successful climber(s): Algeron Swinburne and Professor John Nicol
Nearest major airport: Inverness
Convenient Center: Portree / Broadford

Thanks to foinaven for adding this peak.

Magnificent gabbro summit. The traverse of Clach Glas to Blaven is a must. The peak is a relentless and airy scramble with awesome drops. The spectacular switchback of the main Cuillin ridge fills the Western Horizon.

If the mountain does not beat you the midges will.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 5 trip reports for Bla Bheinn.

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  • Log #21577 - by Nigel Easton on Jan 18, 2009
    Staying at the superbly located MBA Bothy at Camasunary with a small group of Stirling University friends, we climbed the south ridge of Bla Bheinn on a cold but clear winter's day way back in 1991....
  • Log #15464 - by Nick Ward on Sep 20, 2004
    My wise friend Ian insisted approaching the summit from the east up loose scree, which would not have been my first choice. However The view which greets the eye as the summit is crested from this...
  • Log #15465 - by Neil Gibbons on May 08, 2001
    First Munro with my eldest son. Cloud all the way apart from last 3 meters.
  • Log #15466 - by shaun stephens on Oct 17, 2000
    great scottish top on a great scottish island
  • Log #9567 - by Colin Chinnock on Sep 01, 1999
    Climbed the "normal route" in winter conditions. A snowball fight near the summit resulted in my friend losing his wallet down an Eastern Gully. The descent of which was...