Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More

The ‘easiest' way up Scotland's most northerly Munro


Route outline for walk h129:

Strath More  -  Muiseal  -  Allt a'Muiseal  -  LeitirMuiseal  -  Ben Hope  -  LeitirMuiseal  -  Allt a'Muiseal  -  Muiseal  -  Strath More.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

Munro
1
Munro
Corbetts
0
Corbetts
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdo
1
Murdo
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
1
Scottish
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Ben Hope at 927m (3042ft). Ben Hope is classified as a Munro (No. 256) and a Scottish Marilyn (187th highest in Scotland, 194th highest in the UK). Ben Hope is also known as a Murdo (448th highest in Scotland). The summit of Ben Hope is marked by an Ordnance Survey Trig Point.

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 447
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 9
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More

In no particular order . . .

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Looking down to Waterfalls on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Looking down to Waterfalls on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (463)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - On Ben Hope

On Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (475)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (455)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Panorama of Ben Hope summit plateau from the north

Panorama of Ben Hope summit plateau from the north

Photo: Mike Walker (487)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - The trig point on the summit of Ben Hope

The trig point on the summit of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (488)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Panorama from the top of Ben Hope

Panorama from the top of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (486)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls near LeitirMuiseal, Ben Hope

Waterfalls near LeitirMuiseal, Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (506)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Gully on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Gully on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (465)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Strath More from LeitirMuiseal, Ben Hope

Strath More from LeitirMuiseal, Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (507)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Loch Hope from Ben Hope

Loch Hope from Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (496)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Loch na Seilg from the top of Ben Hope

Loch na Seilg from the top of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (483)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Loch Eriboll, Loch Hope & the Atlantic Ocean from the north ridge of Ben Hope

Loch Eriboll, Loch Hope & the Atlantic Ocean from the north ridge of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (482)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Ben Hope from LeitirMuiseal

Ben Hope from LeitirMuiseal

Photo: Mike Walker (505)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Strath More from Ben Hope

Strath More from Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (498)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (456)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Loch Hope from Ben Hope

Loch Hope from Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (497)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - The view from the summit of Ben Hope

The view from the summit of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (489)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Loch a' Ghobha-Duibh (centre), Dubh-Loch Creige Riabhaich and Meallan Liach (left) with Loch an Dherue and An Caisteal (Ben Loyal) (in the distance) from the summit of Ben Hope

Loch a' Ghobha-Duibh (centre), Dubh-Loch Creige Riabhaich and Meallan Liach (left) with Loch an Dherue and An Caisteal (Ben Loyal) (in the distance) from the summit of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (494)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Waterfalls on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (508)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Strath More from part way up Ben Hope

Strath More from part way up Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (502)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Loch a' Ghobha-Duibh and Dubh-Loch Creige Riabhaich from the top of Ben Hope

Loch a' Ghobha-Duibh and Dubh-Loch Creige Riabhaich from the top of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (484)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Muiseal, Luib Bhan and Strath Mor from the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Muiseal, Luib Bhan and Strath Mor from the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (457)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Ben Hutig from the upper slopes of Carn a' Ghallaich, Ben Hope

Ben Hutig from the upper slopes of Carn a' Ghallaich, Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (470)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope with Ben Hope itself towering above in the background

Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope with Ben Hope itself towering above in the background

Photo: Mike Walker (460)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Strath More from a cairn on Ben Hope

Strath More from a cairn on Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (499)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Panorama from the summit of Ben Hope

Panorama from the summit of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (492)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Dubh-loch na Beinne from the north ridge of Ben Hope

Dubh-loch na Beinne from the north ridge of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (478)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Strath More from part way up Ben Hope

Strath More from part way up Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (501)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (458)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope with Ben Hope itself towering above in the background

Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope with Ben Hope itself towering above in the background

Photo: Mike Walker (461)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Waterfalls above Muiseal on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (459)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Loch Eriboll and Loch Hope from the north ridge of Ben Hope

Loch Eriboll and Loch Hope from the north ridge of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (481)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - The north ridge of Ben Hope

The north ridge of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (479)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - The Summit of Ben Hope

The Summit of Ben Hope

Photo: Dave Maggs (1)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Flowering yellow broom on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Flowering yellow broom on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (511)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - View from the north ridge of Ben Hope

View from the north ridge of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (480)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Strath More from part way up Ben Hope

Strath More from part way up Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (504)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - On the north ridge of Ben Hope

On the north ridge of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (477)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - The north ridge of Ben Hope

The north ridge of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (476)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - The lower slopes of Ben Hope

The lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (462)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - An Garbh-Choire from the summit of Ben Hope

An Garbh-Choire from the summit of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (493)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Waterfalls on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (510)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Ben Hope summit from a cairn part way up

Ben Hope summit from a cairn part way up

Photo: Mike Walker (500)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Waterfalls on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Waterfalls on the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (509)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Creag Riabhach and Strath More from part way up Ben Hope

Creag Riabhach and Strath More from part way up Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (503)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Loch Hope and the smaller Dubh-loch na Beinne from the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Loch Hope and the smaller Dubh-loch na Beinne from the lower slopes of Ben Hope

Photo: Mike Walker (464)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Ben Hope summit

Ben Hope summit

Photo: Mike Walker (495)

Walk h129 Ben Hope from Muiseal, Strath More - Ben Hope summit from the north

Ben Hope summit from the north

Photo: Mike Walker (485)


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