Beinn Narnain and Beinn Ime

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Mountain Walks
Jul 04
2021

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3 people waitlisted

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£12.50
Event booking closes on Jul 4 at 07:45:00
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8.5 miles with 1325m total ascent

Join us for a day of contrasts as we climb two of the Arrochar Alps' popular and easily accessible hills.

We'll first tackle the rugged peak of Beinn Narnain (Hill of Notches) characterised by some rocky, but not technically difficult, scrambles on approach to it's summit (926m). We'll then continue via the Bealach a' Mhàim onto its parent peak, Ben Ime (Butter Mountain) - the highest summit in the Arrochar Alps (1011m), but in spite of its grandness, is a much more rounded and easier hill to climb from this direction.

Our return route will take us down a good footpath (the same one that is often used when climbing the neighbouring Cobbler).

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Photo Credits

Narnain's NW ridge descends to the Bealach a'Mhaim

cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Gordon Brown - geograph.org.uk/p/1805008

Late snow at Butterbridge

cc-by-sa/2.0 - © Eileen Henderson - geograph.org.uk/p/140378

Beinn Narnain Trig Point

cc-by-sa/2.0 - © G Laird - geograph.org.uk/p/1854668

 

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Beinn Narnain Summit
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Ben Ime from Butterbridge
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Location

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