Ladhar Bheinn

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Ladhar Bheinn
Ladhar Bheinn.jpg
Ladhar Bheinn seen from the shores of Loch Hourn
Highest point
Elevation1,020 m (3,350 ft) [1]
Prominence795 m (2,608 ft) Ranked 37th in British Isles
Parent peakCarn Eige
ListingMunro, Marilyn
Coordinates57°4′29.89″N 5°35′33.2″W / 57.0749694°N 5.592556°W / 57.0749694; -5.592556
Naming
TranslationHill of the hoof or claw (Gaelic)
PronunciationScottish Gaelic: [ˈl̪ˠɤ.əɾveɲ]
English approximation: LAR-ven[2]
Geography
LocationKnoydart, Scotland
OS gridNG823039
Topo mapOS Landranger 33

Ladhar Bheinn is the highest mountain in the Knoydart region of the Highlands of Scotland. It is the most westerly Munro on the Scottish mainland.

The mountain may be climbed from Barrisdale to the northeast or Inverie to the south. From Barrisdale the mountain may be climbed as part of circuit of Coire Dhorrcaill; this route involves a certain amount of scrambling, particularly on the section immediately north of the subsidiary summit of Stob a Chearcaill.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "walkhighlands Ladhar Bheinn". walkhighlands.co.uk. 2014. Retrieved 9 January 2014.
  2. ^ The Munros: Scottish Mountaineering Club Hillwalkers Guide, by Donald J. Bennet. ISBN 0-907521-57-6
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