Bac an Eich, Strathconon

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Rising above the upper reaches of Strathconon, Bac an Eich is a neglected Corbett offering some fine views. The route described here uses stalkers' paths which loop around the mountain, avoiding the steepest slopes and ascending from the back.


Good stalkers paths around the hill; higher slopes are pathless.

Public Transport



Parking area at end of public road up Strathconon, by Loch Beannacharain. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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