Bla Bheinn (Blaven)

From across Loch Slapin, Blaven looks like a fragment of the High Dolomites dropped onto Skye, and is regarded by many as the island’s finest mountain – high praise indeed, given the island. A sprawling, isolated mass of rock, Blaven rockets straight from sea-level, raked at a chilling angle above its surroundings. There is an easy way up to just tick the top, but a full traverse including the mini-Matterhorn
of Clach Glas is one of Britain’s greatest mountaineering challenges. 

Best route: for the summit alone, take the path from Loch Slapin. A full traverse is a serious benchmark in anyone’s eyes, and requires considerable experience.



Height(m) : 928
Height(ft) : 3045
Our Rating : Rating is 4 out of 5
Location : Central Highlands
Grid Reference : NG529217
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