Bla Bheinn (Blaven)

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Bla Bheinn is one of the most magnificent mountains in Britain; a great isolated citadel of rock with fabulous views and all the character of the main Cuillin Ridge. Its ascent is straightforward by Cuillin standards but very rocky.


Good path at first, but later the going becomes very rough, with loose stones, a scree gully, and some very mild scrambling.

Public Transport

Bus 50B and Post Bus from Portree and Broadford. Get off at car park near the bridge over the Allt na Dunaiche.


Car park off B8083 road near Loch Slapin. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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