Girls, eh? Cheers G, liveit: Hey Garry, don't know why I didn't think of you in the first place! The six Munros featured in this route are – Meall Buidhe, Luinne Bheinn, Ladhar Bheinn, Sgurr na Ciche, Garbh Chioch Mhor and Sgurr nan Coireachan. Walk up Ladhar Bheinn from Inverie Route Hill Bagging: the online version of the Database of British and Irish Hills: Add marker to map: help. Sign in| Register. Will probably take liveit's advice and go up from Mam Barrisdale, though I've heard that it's a steep slog. A series of knobby rocky tops followed before the final ascent to the eastern end of Ladhar Bheinn but a rock band which I had spotted earlier looked more difficult to negotiate with no real alternative. So we went back – yes, down that tedious slope. Mighty Ladhar Bheinn (commonly known as 'Larven') is the dominant mountain in Knoydart - a peninsula on Scotland's west coast not reachable by road. (Pictured here) Once on the broad ridge that leads on to the very top, the reward was a northwards view, strictly speaking, out of the ‘Rough Bounds of Knoydart’, though it looked pretty rough to me (or was that how we were feeling?). After an airy scramble we finally made it to the impressive horseshoe, or rather hoof like, corrie Dhorrcail on the Eastern flank of Ladhar Bheinn. Touring the Scottish Highlands heading from the Isle Skye back to Edinburgh with Haggis Adventures - Duration: 3:00. It’s 3346ft / 1020ft high, and feels a bit higher because it is one of those hills you climb from sea level. Ladhar Bheinn is the most westerly Munro on the Scottish mainland. We applied the usual Scottish hillwalking criterion that if it is difficult to spell, it is often difficult to walk over. Having pointed all this out, I would suggest to any reader who has not yet climbed Ladhar Bheinn: do not go this way. And I really think we were uncharacteristically spooked – well, almost. The glen south of Ladhar Bheinn is so boring, I long for other ways to come off Beinn na Cailliche. Care required in poor visibility or high winds. Munro - Ladhar Bheinn Date - Wed 3rd June Who - Self Time - 10.5hrs Weather - Cool,sunny,breezy After doing Ben Wyvis and Bynack More recently,I also got this one done on the way to a fishing trip on Harris.I'd heard this was a cracking hill,and chose not to look at photos/TRs etc beforehand,and plotted a route to enjoy the area while there. You’d be surprised how often this works – I mean, we were going to end up in a glen spelt ‘gleann’. But its location in the expansive wilds of the Knoydart peninsular surrounded by sea and lochs on three sides give it an island feel of remoteness. Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. Sure it gets narrow in places but nothing too drastic. In short, it can be a state of mind. Day 1 Descent. It is a large and complex mountain with many ridges and corries. The shallow-looking Coire Garbh is roughly (ho-ho) in the centre. Marker Notes X. Just back from Larvin a few days ago. Chrissy McKay, Evylene Doege and Dave G did Ladhar Bheinn coming in over the Druim a’Choire Odhair. With three friends. We took the boat operated by Billy Mackenzie from Arnisdale to Barrisdale. We walked up the track towards Mam Barrisdale and found a campsite. With lighter sacks went up a nice scramble to the summit of Stob a' Chearcail. We continued to the summit of Aonach Sgoilt and Ladhar Bheinn with scrambling from time to time. We passed … The Knoydart Munros are some of the most wild and remote mountains in the UK. Le Ladhar Bheinn (lɑrvɛn, montagne du sabot en gaélique écossais) est l'un des plus hauts sommets de la péninsule de Knoydart derrière le Sgurr na Cìche, sur la côte ouest de l' Écosse. That's Scotland for you! Some hillwalkers, at least, will know this feeling: a late start, mid afternoon, in cloud, uncertainty of the route ahead, except a guidebook warning and a map suggestion that it is broken ground. The South side is smoother, but with steep cliffs in places. There must be repellents that work – and that there were also persistent midges goes without saying – but, let’s face it, Johanna also employed the conventional tactic of running away while screaming. Hi Penny The islands of Rum and Eigg from Ladhar Bheinn. How difficult is the scramble on the approach to climb Ladhar Bheinn from Barrisdale. The consequences of a trip or twist here are alarming and potentially fatal. Finding the ridge in good winter conditions above five hundred meters and with the wind ibehind them, they enjoyed the scramble up Stob a Choire Odhair and then the pyramid-shaped summit of Ladhar Bheinn. All right, I can hear the hoots of derision from the hardened walkers and hill stravaigers – but it was getting late, honest. 4 Comment(s) Comments . Phew. Ladhar Bheinne Goto page 1, 2 Next www.scottishhills.com Forum Index-> Munros: View previous topic:: View next topic : Author Message; Hendo Brocken Spectre Joined: Apr 04, 2006 Posts: 2380 Location: Edinburgh Logged: Munros: 82 (2nd round) Corbetts: 174 Grahams: 22 Donalds: 6 New Donalds: 6 Sub 2000s: 0 : Posted: Wed May 18, 2011 7:01 pm Post subject: Ladhar Bheinne: TRIP … Posted on 12/07/18. It means, in Gaelic, hill of the hoof or claw, a slightly sinister label entirely in keeping with how I feel about it! Irvine also mentions your intended ascent route but says that it gives no hint of the magnificent northern corries. We had two options for the descent of Ladhar Bheinn. It is the most westerly Munro on the Scottish mainland. Not afraid to scramble and have their hands on rock … Or check out my misadventures on the odd looking Stac Pollaidh. We also started out late because our landlady slept in. It is a truly magnificent mountain with a perfect position right on one of the most dramatic parts of the West Highlands seaboard. To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs). The sun beat down at this stage and I rationed my water carefully. The ridge walk here is one of the finest you can imagine. The most rewarding route is via the winding path along the southern shore of Loch Hourn. It was obvsious there were easy scrambles all the way up. The top, hitherto clear all day, then caught the cloud and removed the view just as we reached the first summit. From here a more sustained ascent climbs up towards Luinne Bheinn; before reaching the east top there are some craggier sections with simple scrambling. Ladhar Bheinn is one of the three Munros on Knoydart that can be climbed directly from the hamlet of Inverie. The camping sack got amusingly in the way when I decided that the easiest way up a step was to sit on it. (Don’t ask – the accommodation choice is much better now. The Mainland's most westerly Munro, Ladhar Bheinn might rise straight from the sea, but unless you happen to own a boat then it occupies a surprisingly hard-to-get-at location on the fabled Knoydart peninsula. You’ll love it. PM me if you need further info. Scottish Munros (Challenge yourself to bag all 282!) The approach to Ladhar Bheinn from Mam Barrisdale is very entertaining. Islands of Rum (centre) and Eigg (left) from the slopes of Ladhar Bheinn. Royal Yacht Britannia – Scotland’s best attraction? What a location!! Sticking to the faint path, the route took the least line of resistance and all rock bands were no more than easy scrambles. Really. I've read several reports and watched a YouTube video and the opinions as to how scary it is seem to vary widely. Munros are mountains which are found across Scotland, named so after the mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro who first compiled a list of them. Up up up. Ladhar Bheinn (pronounced Loor Venn) A magnificent mountain with a narrow summit ridge. Also pictured here. But he rather set the spooky tone! If only we’d been an hour or so earlier. At least it is at the moment. Ladhar Bheinn. It’s a big walk in from Inverie and the midges and clegs (horseflies) are terrifying. Has anyone done it with a dog? Ladhar Bheinn is a wonderful craggy mountain on the remote Knoydart Penninsula. You can see the line of ascent in the picture here, taken from the woodlands that lead into Gleann na Guiserein. 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