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Mid Hill (Beinn Dubh)


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.
657 m (2155 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.
168 of 222 Grahams
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.
Black Hill

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
  56   Loch Lomond & Inveraray

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

Mid Hill (Beinn Dubh) is one of the so-called Luss Hills which lie between Loch Long and Loch Lomond. These are rounded, grassy hills which are readily accessible from the Glasgow area.

This is an area rich with Grahams, and Beinn Dubh along with the neighbouring Grahams Beinn Eich, Cruach an t-Sidhein and Doune Hill may readily be climbed in one outing.

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.
Picture Gallery for Mid Hill

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 Weather & OS Maps
West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ben Lomond
by Metcheck
Mid Hill Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Mid Hill.

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 Routes that include Mid Hill

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Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Mid Hill

 Baggers Gallery for Mid Hill

David Peden, Maggy Young, Alba and myself summit Beinn Dubh, Mid Hill 09/11/2014

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly

Me (2nd from right) with friends on summit of Mid Hill on 27/02/2010

© Andrew Blair

Image by Andrew Blair
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Mid Hill, Doune Hill and Beinn Eich
by Alan McLean
Mid Hill
by David McSporran
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by Brendan Waters

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James Corrigan
wrote on
November 27, 2010
Mid Hill was our first stop on a circuit including Doune Hill and Beinn Eich.2 inches of snow on top of thick ice in places made it a slippery day but highly pleasent due to great visibilty.The view of Arrochar Alps Inverlochlarig hills.Fintry hills.Campsie hills.Kilpatrick hills Ochil hills tells it s own story

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