Beinn Ìme

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Beinn Ìme
Argyllshire
Beinn ime from the butterbridge.jpg
Beinn Ime from Butterbridge below Rest and be Thankful
Range: Arrochar Alps
Summit: 3,317 feet NN255084
56°14’10"N, 4°49’1"W

Beinn Ìme in Argyllshire is the highest mountain in the Arrochar Alps in the Southern Highlands. Its name is Gaelic, and means "Butter mountain". Rising to 3,317 feet, Beinn Ìme is a Munro, and one of the more southerly of the Munros.

Beinn Ìme separates the Dumbartonshire landscape of Loch Lomond in the east and the Argyll Highlands of Loch Fyne and Loch Goil anywhere north, west or south-west. Beinn Ìme is the landmark to the entrance to Argyll.

Ascent

There are three usual routes of ascent. From Succoth, one may follow the same path that is used to reach The Cobbler before taking the right fork near the base of the Cobbler's main crags and continuing up the valley, across the bealach and up Beinn Ìme's eastern ridge.

Alternatively, the summit can be reached from the pass of Rest and be Thankful on the A83 road and from the Loch Lomond side, using the private road that leads to Loch Sloy.

Beinn Ime from Beinn Luibhean a mile SW
Beinn Ìme flanked by The Cobbler and Beinn Narnain

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