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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
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 Mhor and Dirc Bheag.