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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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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.