Am Faochagach

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Am Faochagach is a rounded Munro to the north of the Dirrie Mòr (Ullapool) road. The main difficulty is the short approach across the first flat section of moor- there are bogs and a potentially difficult river crossing to negotiate. The ascent of the peak itself is more straightforward.

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Region: Ullapool

Altitude: 954 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Am Faochagach from the Dirrie Mòr

Other routes and challenges

The river crossing can be avoided by using a much longer ascent route from the Loch Glascarnoch dam. Follow the track on the north side of the loch before striking up to Tom Bàn Beag and then on up to the ridge. A track along the crest begins from Strathvaich Lodge, but using the full length of this would make the ascent extremely long.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Am Faochagach



Users' walk reports for Am Faochagach

There are 2812 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Am Faochagach. They have contributed 53 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
  12/4/12  20 M6
  2/10/19  19 M1
  21/7/13  16 M6
  1/6/13  15 M10C1G2
  20/1/17  11 M7
  17/4/21  8 M1
  18/7/17  8 M2
  28/4/14  8 M1
  24/5/16  7 M1
  23/5/16  7 M9G1
  23/5/15  7 M3
  22/7/18  6 M10
  10/6/17  6 M1
  31/10/11  6 M1
  25/8/19  5 M6
  20/4/14  5 M1
  26/6/18  4 M1
  21/5/17  4 M3
  5/9/21  3 M1
  25/8/19  3 M1
  5/6/18  3 M1
  6/5/17  3 M4
  29/7/11  3 M1
  12/9/21  2 M1
  1/1/16  2 M1G1
  16/4/14  2 M1
  21/7/20  1 M1
  20/7/20  1 M1
  29/6/19  1 M1
  26/5/19  1 M2
  27/8/18  1 M4
  10/6/18  1 M1
  18/6/16  1 M1G1
  4/8/15  1 M1
  17/6/12  1 M1
  23/5/12  1 M6
  2/1/11  1 M1
  15/3/16  0 M1
  19/9/14  0 M1
  28/6/14  0 M1G1
  28/3/14  0 M1
  28/3/14  0 M1
  31/5/13  0 M7
  19/5/13  0 M1
  14/8/12  0 M1
  6/5/12  0 M1
  11/5/11  0 M1
  29/12/10  0 M1
  29/6/10  0 M1
  9/6/10  0 M1
  24/5/09  0 M1
  11/7/99  0 M1
  28/5/94  0 M6

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