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Beinn Liath Mhor a' Ghiubhais Li


Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
766 m (2513 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
213 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Big grey hill with coloured pine trees

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  20   Beinn Dearg & Loch Broom, Ben Wyvis

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

The summit of Beinn Liath Mhor a'Ghiubhais Li, one of the smaller Corbetts, lies 2.5km from the A835 road on the S side of Loch Glascarnoch close to its W end.

Given that you start from 265m this is a short route, and the slopes are easy and accessible by walkers of any ability.

Hazards you may encounter on Beinn Liath Mhor a' Ghiubhais Li include
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

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North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
by Metcheck
Beinn Liath Mhor a' Ghiubhais Li Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Beinn Liath Mhor a' Ghiubhais Li.

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 Routes that include Beinn Liath Mhor a' Ghiubhais Li
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 537 m 5.64 km 2.5 hrs Beinn Liath Mhor a' Ghiubhais Li  A very short easy route to stretch your legs on the way to something more challenging.  

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Beinn Liath Mhor a' Ghiubhais Li

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Me at the Summit 11/12/2012 on a cold December day

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

On the top on 14th June 2012

© Oliver Bartrum

Image by Oliver Bartrum

me at summit Beinn Liath Mhor a' Ghiubhais li 11/05/2012, the Fannichs appearing behind.

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly
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Oliver Bartrum
wrote on
June 18, 2012
A good morning or afternoon walk with great views of the Fannaichs from the top.

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