Beinn Ìme

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Beinn Ìme
Beinn ime from the butterbridge.jpg
Beinn Ime seen from Butterbridge below Rest and be Thankful.
Highest point
Elevation1,011 m (3,317 ft) [1]
Prominencec. 696 m
Parent peakBen Lui
ListingMunro, Marilyn
English translationButter mountain
Language of nameScottish Gaelic
PronunciationGaelic [peɲˈimə] (About this soundlisten)
LocationArgyll and Bute, Scotland
Parent rangeArrochar Alps, Grampian Mountains
OS gridNN255084

Beinn Ìme /ˌbɛn ˈmə/[2] (Scottish Gaelic: Beinn Ime) is the highest mountain in the Arrochar Alps, in the Southern Highlands of Scotland. There are three usual routes of ascent. From Succoth, one may follow the same path that is used to reach The Cobbler before taking the right fork near the base of the Cobbler's main crags and continuing up the glen, across the bealach and up Ben Ìme's eastern ridge. Alternatively, the summit can be reached from the pass of Rest and be Thankful and from the Loch Lomond side, using the private road that leads to Loch Sloy. Beinn Ìme separates the Dunbartonshire landscape of Loch Lomond in the East and the Argyll Highlands of Loch Fyne and Loch Goil anywhere north, west, south west. Beinn Ìme is the landmark to the entrance to Argyll.

Beinn Ime seen from the Corbett Beinn Luibhean, 1.5 km to the SW.
Beinn Ìme is the snowy peak in the centre, with The Cobbler in front and Beinn Narnain further east (right).


  1. ^ "walkhighlands Beinn Ime". 2013. Retrieved 16 October 2013.
  2. ^ G.M. Miller, BBC Pronouncing Dictionary of British Names (Oxford UP, 1971), p. 8.

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Coordinates: 56°14′10″N 4°49′01″W / 56.23601°N 4.81704°W / 56.23601; -4.81704