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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.
Altitude: 954 metres
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Detailed route description and map
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.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Am Faochagach
There are 2768 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Am Faochagach. They have contributed 52 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.