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Faochaig is the less shapely of the two Corbett summits on the north side of Glen Elchaig, the other being Sguman Coinntich. Nevertheless it is a wild mountain with many remote corries.
Altitude: 868 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The above route is the most popular and convenient; the hill could alternatively be combined with Aonach Buidhe - especially if a bike is taken as far as Carnach.
Approaches from other directions are extremely long and remote; one option would use stalkers' paths from Maol-buidhe bothy.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Faochaig
There are 263 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Faochaig. 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.