Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. From here on the stalkers' path is fairly easy to follow despite becoming less distinct. As well as reading our description of each walking route, you can read about the experiences of others users on this walk and others.There are 2 user reports for this walk - click to read them. Excellent stalkers paths make this an enjoyable ascent, and the ridge between the two peaks is very rocky and rugged. Previous Scottish Hills reports on Ladhar Bheinn ChrisM’s talk of deer keds put me in mind of last September’s trip to Knoydart and I see Ladhar Bheinn is unreported, an odd omission for a great hill so I thought I’d post up on this one. An oasis of green in the wonderfully wild and rock-strewn Knoydart. There were good sea views to the west but the steep flanks of Ladhar Bheinn to the south-east were more disturbing. Once gained the path makes for much easier going, and the view to the loch continues to be superb. Routes to Larven, Meall Buidhe, Luinne Bheinn & neighbours In my opinion, the most beautiful area in Scotland, Knoydart is a peninsula on the west coast opposite Skye. Buidhe Bheinn, from Kinloch Hourn Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation This fine Corbett rises steeply above Kinloch Hourn and provides one of Scotland's classic views, along Loch Hourn to Ladhar Bheinn. Too still to sail through the Caolas Mor! Please consider setting up a direct debit donation to help support the continued maintenance and updates to Walkhighlands. Ladhar Bheinn from summit: The ridge could be completed and then the Arnisdale – Kinloch Hourn track used for return but the ridge is seriously knobbly and this would be quite an effort. The walk from Kinlochourn to Barrisdale takes on average four hours and although some people do walk it from Kinlochhourn Farm, and then climb one of the Munros, it makes it a good nine to ten hour day. Ignore a path off left and stay on the track as it bends right, then keep straight up the main track when another route goes off right. 13. The walk next day into Coire Dhorcaill, the climb onto the knife-like Stob Odhar. There’s a track runs from there to the Allt Coire Sgoireadail. This boat was bound for Kinloch Hourn at the head of Loch Beag. The true summit of the Corbett is the east top, which is 750m away along a very rugged ridge. Setting off inland towards Kinloch Hourn… more incredible weather through the long narrow part of the loch. Excellent stalkers paths make this an enjoyable ascent, and the ridge between the two peaks is very rocky and rugged. It is a large and complex mountain with many ridges and corries. Open start point in Google Maps for directions. People are asked to stay at home except for essential purposes. KY is me and Q4 the period of my life to enjoy friendship, amazing places and to observe political and economic shenanigans. Pass through and follow the track which now heads left, climbing up a cleft in the company of a power line. Regarded by many hillwalkers as amongst the finest mountains in Scotland, Ladhar Bheinn enjoys a superb position on western seaboard in the remote Knoydart peninsula. Scotland is under national lockdown. A resurvey has since shown Buidhe Bheinn to be the higher. Barisdale Estate lies within Barisdale Bay along the south shores of Loch Hourn on the Knoydart Peninsula with spectacular views of Beinn Sgritheall (3195 ft) towering above Arnisdale to the north, the majestic Ladhar Bheinn (3346 ft) to the west and out towards Skye as well as Luinne Bheinn (3018 ft), with Meall Buidhe (3104 ft) tucked in behind, standing proudly to the south. Please let us know by clicking here. Initially the walk goes west following the line of the Cape Wrath Trail and walking out from the road end the route stays close to the shore of the loch, passing through groves of rhododendrons as far as the house at Skiary. Before reaching this aim down easy slopes WSW to pick up the top of another grassy stalkers' path at around 560m. Kicked off from Fort William for the drive out to Kinloch Hourn, mixed skies but decent forecast. The final climb to the true summit is more straightforward. Hike-a-Bike Segment out of Kinloch Hourn. We just turned and reversed the route, maintaining the views. Have you found an error or is any information wrong or missing? It was a tiring ascent of about 3 kilometres to reach the flattish summit. 14. A 2 day adventure in the remote Scottish Highlands.Via Kayak from Kinloch Hourn to Barisdale Bay. Ladhar Bheinn is a wonderful craggy mountain on the remote Knoydart Penninsula. Car Park at Kinloch Hourn End of the public road Looking down Loch Horn with Ladhar Bheinn in the distance A nice section of the path Looking down Loch Hourn Approaching Barrisdale Bay with fine views towards Ladhar Bheinn Day 2: Traverse of Ladhar Bheinn to Mam Barrisdale, over Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe to another high camp at Mam Meadail. Continue past the stalkers' cottage (public phone here), then turn right along the near side of the main Lodge. Loch Hourn and Barrisdale Bay from Ladhar Bheinn. The stalkers' path finally peters out at 670m or so; from here the going is pathless. Ladhar Bheinn from Inverie, Knoydart. Although there was a full moon the light was fading fast and the temperature was plummeting beneath the clear skies. Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. Name: Ladhar Bheinn: Hill number: 731: Height: 1020m / 3346ft: RHB Section: 10B: Knoydart to Glen Kingie: County/UA: Highland (UA) Catchment: Guiserein, Hourn Day 1: Kinloch Hourn to Barrisdale, before an ascent of Ladhar Bheinn and wild camp on the summit. Soon a dramatic view begins to open up over Loch Hourn, with Ladhar Bheinn well seen in the distance - a view that will accompany much of the walk. View to Loch Nevis. Walking in the bay of Barrisdale. Kicked off the walk from the lochan at NG 958 056 – not too tight to pay for parking at Kinloch Hourn but hate the drive down the mental road from ther with a frost. I came across a large mountain moth that has been recognised from a photograph by John's moth expert friend as a rare emperor hawk moth. The initial descent is particularly rocky and care is needed. Removing boots is one of those magical moments after a day like this and slipping into a sleeping bag was all that was needed before sleep enveloped the day. One can hire a boat from Arnisdale to Barrisdale and camp there. Ladhar Bheinn. Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate I also soon met the first people heading towards Kinloch Hourn, a young couple on the Cape Wrath Trail. [3] To the north of Loch Hourn is the route of an old drove road, which ran between Kinloch Hourn to Glenelg. They left us in no doubt that it would be a stiff climb in the heat of the afternoon sun. Excellent stalkers paths make this an enjoyable ascent, and the ridge between the two peaks is very rocky and rugged. This rocky ridge can then be followed to the west top, at 879m - which has the best of all views of Loch Hourn. Kinloch Hourn is at the end of 35 km (22 miles) of single-track road, which runs west from a junction with the A87 beside Loch Garry.. From Kinloch Hourn, a path continues along the south side of the loch to Barrisdale. Inverie. The ground was uneven and boggy and by the time we had had a brew of tea and some soup we were too cold to be bothered making anything else to eat, a handful nuts and raisins would have to suffice. 00125771. View of Ladhar Bheinn from Luinne Bheinn. View west to Ladhar Bheinn. But the easiest choice is probably to start from Inverie and take two days over the ascents: Luinne Bheinn & Meall Buidhe on one day, and Ladhar Bheinn with its top on the other. Eventually the outward route is rejoined. There are two parking areas - the first near the farm is for overnight parking, the second - a short distance further on - is for day visitors; both have a charge. Ladhar Bheinn, Luinne Bheinn, Meall Buidhe and Sgurr a'Choire-bheithe RHW: 27/05/1990: Alone from Kinloch Hourn but this time the descent was also by the north ridge. SS: 05/08/1989: approx date. I think this is the one I climbed on the way from Sourlies to Kinloch Horn. Big bugger. banksey: 01/08/1989 Most people walk from Kinlochhourn and stay at Barrisdale so that you’re not having to keep an eye on the time if you are held up. [4] Cattle from Skye were driven across Kyle Rhea to Glenelg, along this route to Kinloch Hourn, then onwards down Glen Garry. Summary:This fine Corbett rises steeply above Kinloch Hourn and provides one of Scotland's classic views, along Loch Hourn to Ladhar Bheinn. Loch Hourn, Ladhar Bheinn, Beinn Sgritheall and the distant Cuillin Hills on Skye, from Sgurr a'Mhaoraich Beag above Kinloch Hourn,Scotland. This fine Corbett rises steeply above Kinloch Hourn and provides one of Scotland's classic views, along Loch Hourn to Ladhar Bheinn. Retrace your steps along the ridge back to the west top. Lovely morning – first view of Ladhar Bheinn: Cross the Allt and follow the track above Kinloch Hourn. The 22km of single track road to Kinloch Hourn has a scary finale in the extremely steep, narrow final descent to the tiny settlement at the head of the loch. Kinloch Hourn is a small settlement at the end of Loch Hourn, in the West Highlands of Scotland.The name comes from the Gaelic, Ceann Loch Shubhairne, for "the head of Loch Hourn". Loch Hourn and Barrisdale Bay from Ladhar Bheinn. The Vanessa trig point was broken and we continued to the true summit along the narrow path that meanders along the ridgeline. Ladhar Bheinn from Barrisdale Bay on Loch Hourn Ladhar Bheinn is the highest mountain in the Knoydart region It is the most westerly Munro on the mainland of Scotland. The view back, way down below the azure finger of inner Loch Hourn amidst the greens and greys. I managed across the river with dry feet thanks to some Goretex gaiters and we were accosted by the sun as we climbed. There are alternatives to the long walk-in from Kinloch Hourn. They had been amongst the longest and hardest days I had encountered during my adventures on the Scottish mountains. The slopes are rocky; find a way northwards then east to gain Buidhe Beinn's NW ridge. Rounding a corner the view down the loch opens out with the spectacular peak of Ladhar Bheinn towering up in the distance. The highest peak in the area, with a summit at 3,350 feet (1,020 m), Ladhar Bheinn is also a remote and challenging hike. Beinn na Calliche        798m     3hrs 25mins, Ladhar Bheinn           1020m     6hrs 38mins. Two day route (November 2014) Walking route in Kinloch Hourn , Highland , Scotland , United Kingdom Looking west down Loch Hourn to Ladhar Bheinn and the Knoydart hills from Am Bathaich,Scotland. Does your firm want to sponsor this route. The track crosses a pasture then passes through a white gate. 11. 15. Loch Hourn and Barrisdale Bay from Ladhar Bheinn Open start point in Google Maps for directions. Excellent stalkers paths for approach and return; upper part of hill is pathless, rocky and rugged. The summit ridge runs NW to SE where it intersects, at an altitude of 849m, a much longer ridge from Sgurr Coire … From the head of the Loch take the path west on the south side of the Loch, passing the cottage at … This is also used as a walking route into the mountains of Knoydart, including Ladhar Bheinn and Luinne Bheinn. The delightful walk from Kinloch-hourn, hugging the shore of Loch Hourn - lake of Hell, to Barrisdale. Before the track begins to descend turn right onto an old stalkers' path. Nevertheless, it was an exciting adventure, I had previously climbed the three munros from Kinloch Hourn on three occasions and once by a long walk in over Gairich, Sgurr Mor and Sgurr na Ciche. Loch Hourn was a twinkling snake of cobalt blue below and the ridge began to reveal its snow laced apex. Day Two - Kinloch Hourn to Ladhar Bheinn - Length : 22 miles / 35 km The route today is along one the most famous paths in Scotland with stunning views of Loch Hourn and the Isle of Skye. Beinn Sgritheall. Click for details, Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. 00125773. Meall Buidhe. Retrace your steps back down the track below the electric line and down through the woods to return to Kinloch Hourn and the start. The hikes up Ladhar Bheinn take you into seriously phenomenal territory in Western Scotland’s incredible Knoydart region. The view gets better as the path works its way steadily uphill; the tiny house at Skiary can be seen far below across the foot of the loch. Now descend the curving south ridge, aiming towards a lochan at around 650m. Here with Ladhar Bheinn in the background again. 12. Eventually the top end of the plantation is reached at a gate. 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