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Fraochaidh is a fine, steep-sided Corbett hidden behind Beinn a' Bheithir. A superb viewpoint, the approaches from nearby Duror and Glen Creran are impeded by forestry plantations so the longer approach from the Glencoe side may be preferred.

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Region: Fort William

Altitude: 879 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Fraochaidh from Ballachulish

Other routes and challenges

A shorter - but less fine - alternative route is from Glen Duror; details about this can be found in several of the user trip reports below.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Glencoe Hotels

Glencoe B&B

Glencoe Cottages

Lochaber Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Users' walk reports for Fraochaidh

There are 370 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Fraochaidh. 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
  06/12/2015  10 C2
  21/11/2012  10 C1
  12/02/2017  9 C1
  14/05/2016  5 C2G1
  27/04/2014  5 C1
  17/06/2018  4 C2
  18/11/2012  4 C1
  14/07/2019  3 C5G2
  06/05/2016  3 C1
  13/12/2009  2 C1
  24/07/2020  1 C1
  29/09/2019  1 C1
  19/10/2016  1 C1
  17/09/2016  1 C1
  18/11/2012  1 C1
  14/10/2019  0 C1

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