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Baosbheinn

Corbett

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.
Altitude
875 m (2870 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.
NG87066540
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
Stature
57 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Routes
1
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.
Meaning
Wizard's 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.

You can click on the map name to purchase the map for £6.29 including postage which is one of the cheapest prices we have found.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  19   Gairloch & Ullapool, Loch Maree
  24   Raasay & Applecross, Loch Torridon & Plockton
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A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

 Description
Baosbheinn and Beinn an Eoin (Corbett) are two elongated mountains flanking Loch na h-Oidhche in the Flowerdale Forest, and consequently are climbed together.

Baosbheinn rises gently from Gorm-loch Fada in the SE to Ceann Beag (705m) then more steeply over an un-named top to the summit (875m). From here the ridge descends to a col then ascends to the NW top (801m) and finally descends to Creag an Fithich (738m).

Baosbheinn is steep and craggy on its W side but the E face has three spurs producing four corries, some very craggy.

Hazards you may encounter on Baosbheinn include
 Steep slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Stony/rocky Slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Crags near summit.
 
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.

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

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 Routes that include Baosbheinn
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1680 m 28.99 km 9 hrs Baosbheinn and Beinn an Eoin  A very long route with 1680m of ascent over high ridges, exposed at times. Un-bridged stream crossings. Not Yet Rated 
 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Baosbheinn

 Baggers Gallery for Baosbheinn

myself at Summit Baosbheinn 18/06/2013 after climbing Beinn an Eoin

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

me at summit Baosbheinn 09/05/2012.

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly

OPB on Baosbheinn - NW end. 2nd October 2010

© Oliver Bartrum

Image by Oliver Bartrum
 
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Recently Climbed By
Alan Puckrin on 25 Mar 2017

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Beinn an Eoin and Baosbheinn
by David McSporran

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