Fraochaidh, from Ballachulish

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Fraochaidh is a neglected but impressive mountain rising above Duror, hidden from most by Beinn a'Bheithir. Its lower slopes above Duror and Glen Creran are forested, but this long approach along the ridge from Ballachulish avoids the trees and shows off the most imposing views of the mountain.


Intermittent path for much of the route; a good deal of ascent and descent plus the fording of the River Laroch.

Public Transport

Ballachulish is served by both local and Citilink buses.


Ballachulish village car park. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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