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Beinn an Eoin


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.
855 m (2805 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.
86 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.
Hill of the bird

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
  19   Gairloch & Ullapool, Loch Maree

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

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

Beinn an Eoin is normally climbed first from the N as the ridge rises gently to the summit at the S end. This is a steep sided ridge and quite craggy at the summit end, but a steep descent is possible to Gorm-loch Fada.

Hazards you may encounter on Beinn an Eoin include
 Steep 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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North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
by Metcheck
Beinn an Eoin Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Beinn an Eoin.

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 Routes that include Beinn an Eoin
  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 

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Myself at Summit Beinn an Eoin 18/06/2013 before climbing Baosbheinn

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

Me at summit Beinn an Eoin 09/05/2012, just as the cloud clears.

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly
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Beinn an Eoin and Baosbheinn
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