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Creag Rainich shows bleak slopes to the desolation road but a more precipitous front to lonely Loch an Nidd. Its position ensures it is a fine viewpoint.
Altitude: 807 metres
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Other routes and challenges
The route above is by far the most convenient. The western slopes are exceptionally steep as well as very remote, whereas to the northeast the hill falls into a vast area of featureless, wet terrain deterring approach from the Destitution Road.
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Users' walk reports for Creag Rainich
There are 364 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Creag Rainich. They have contributed 13 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.