Bac an Eich

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Bac an Eich is in a very remote area though the Strathconon road provides fairly straightforward access. The summit ridge rises steeply above Loch Toll Lochain, with Sgurr Toll Lochain providing the shortest and steepest route of the ascent. The Walkhighlands route has easier gradients, making best use of stalkers' paths which encircle the peak.

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Region: Loch Ness

Altitude: 849 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Bac an Eich from Strathconon

Other routes and challenges

As mentioned already, there is an alternative ascent via Sgurr Toll Lochain which is shorter but steeper than the route described as a circuit above.

Any combination with An Sidhean would make an epic route.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Glen Affric Hotels

Glen Affric B&B

Glen Affric Cottages

Loch Ness Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Users' walk reports for Bac an Eich

There are 319 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Bac an Eich. They have contributed 16 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  15/04/2012  5 C1
  28/06/2015  4 C2G1
  15/04/2018  2 C1
  26/03/2017  2 C2
  07/05/2016  2 C1
  04/08/2019  1 C5G1
  08/07/2019  1 C1
  12/08/2018  1 C3
  11/08/2018  1 C3
  01/03/2018  1 C1
  08/07/2017  1 C1
  18/01/2014  1 C1
  14/08/2007  1 C1
  09/07/2020  0 C1
  02/04/2017  0 C1
  23/12/2014  0 C1

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