Fionn Bheinn

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Fionn Bheinn
Fionn Bheinn.jpg
The summit of Fionn Bheinn from its east ridge
Highest point
Elevation 933 m (3,061 ft) [1]
Prominence 658 m (2,159 ft)
Parent peak Sgurr Mor
Listing Munro, Marilyn
Naming
Translation "white hill" (Gaelic)
Pronunciation Scottish Gaelic: [ˈfjũːn̪ˠveɲ]
English approx: f-yuen vain
Geography
Location Highland, Scotland
Parent range Fannichs
OS grid NH147621
Topo map OS Landranger 50, OS Explorer 435

Fionn Bheinn is a Scottish mountain located south of Loch Fannich in the north western highlands. It has a height of 933 m (3061 ft) and is listed as a Munro. The south side of the mountain is a shallow, smooth grassy slope, but its north face is steeper and is considered more impressive.[2]

Fionn Bheinn is most often climbed from the village of Achnasheen to the south, with the normal route following the burn called Allt Achadh na Sine to the nose at Creagan nan Laogh, and then up the grassy slopes to the summit. An ascent or descent via the east ridge is also common, this route giving better views of the north side of the mountain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "walkhighlands Fionn Bheinn". walkhighlands.co.uk. 2014. Retrieved 17 February 2014. 
  2. ^ The Munros (SMC Guide), Donald Bennett et al, ISBN 0-907521-13-4

Coordinates: 57°36′41″N 5°06′05″W / 57.611462°N 5.101456°W / 57.611462; -5.101456