A' Mhaighdean

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A' Mhaighdean is often regarded as the remotest of the Munros, deep in the heart of the Fisherfield Forest. It is a magnificent castellated mountain with dramatic cliffs, and one of the finest viewpoints in Britain.

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Region: Ullapool

Altitude: 967 metres

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Detailed route description and map

The Fisherfield 6, from Shenavall

Other routes and challenges

A spectacular alternative route is to head into the heart of this wild area from Poolewe. From Kernsary the route heads eventually to the causeway between Fionn Loch and Duch Loch. Continue on the stalkers' path above Carnmore before striking off for the west ridge of the mountain, south of Fuar Loch Beag. This offers some scrambling en route to the summit. For the return, a stalkers path can be picked up from the bealach between A' Mhaighdean and Ruadh Stac Mòr.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


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Users' walk reports for A' Mhaighdean

There are 2077 Walkhighlanders who have climbed A' Mhaighdean. They have contributed 72 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.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  7/9/15  48 M5C1
  21/9/19  43 M2
  8/5/17  35 M5C1
  30/4/15  33 M1
  15/6/14  32 M7C1
  28/5/18  28 M5C1
  25/12/17  28 M2
  9/6/18  26 M5C1
  18/4/14  25 M5
  19/5/12  25 M5C1
  29/5/13  23 M5C1
  11/5/16  20 M5
  27/7/14  18 M5
  17/7/17  17 M2
  2/8/19  16 M1
  28/5/16  16 M5C1
  28/4/14  16 M7C1
  25/5/17  15 M2C1
  24/3/12  14 M5C1
  21/5/19  13 M1G1
  7/5/14  13 M6
  26/5/18  11 M4
  28/7/17  11 M5C1
  26/6/18  10 M5C2
  25/8/12  10 M5C1
  25/4/10  10 M7
  29/8/20  8 M5C1
  3/6/17  8 M5C1
  28/5/16  8 M5
  14/3/16  8 M1
  26/5/18  7 M5
  6/8/13  7 M5
  18/8/12  7 M5C1
  18/7/20  6 M5C1
  11/9/15  6 M5C1
  31/5/12  6 M5C1
  31/5/12  6 M5C1
  19/4/09  6 M5C1
  30/8/20  5 M2S3
  5/5/19  5 M2
  21/5/18  5 M7C1
  14/7/16  5 M5C1
  7/10/15  5 M5C3
  29/8/15  5 M5C1
  28/6/14  5 M5
  16/6/13  5 M2
  29/5/12  5 M1
  12/9/14  4 M5C1
  12/7/13  4 M5
  11/8/12  4 M5C1
  17/7/98  4 M2
  16/5/19  3 M1
  21/5/17  3 M5C1
  27/6/12  3 M5C1
  26/5/12  3 M5C1
  29/5/13  2 M5C1
  3/9/11  2 M7C1
  26/4/11  2 M5C1
  25/10/10  2 M5C1
  17/5/10  2 M1C1G1
  22/9/19  1 M5
  30/4/16  1 M4
  22/3/12  1 M5C1
  11/7/10  1 M2C2
  22/7/75  1 M2
  11/6/21  0 M3C1
  10/1/16  0 M1
  9/9/15  0 M5C1
  2/7/13  0 M5C1
  3/5/11  0 M5
  28/4/11  0 M5C1
  17/5/10  0 M2

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