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The Fara is a mountain of great bulk, with a long ridge stretching for miles above lower Loch Ericht and above Dalwhinnie. Its position makes it an excellent vantage point, and with easy going along the ridge it makes a grand hillwalk.
Altitude: 911 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
An alternative ascent of the Fara makes use of the tracks on the northeast side of the hill. It is possible to combine the ascent with a visit to the dramatic ravines of the Dirc Mhòr and Dirc Bheag.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for The Fara
There are 727 Walkhighlanders who have climbed The Fara. They have contributed 26 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.