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An Riabhachan is a massive ridged mountain to the north of Loch Mullardoch. It can be combined with neighbouring summits to make an epic day, whether tackled from Loch Mullardoch or from upper Glen Strathfarrar to the north.
Region: Loch Ness
Altitude: 1129 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
An alternative approach to the ridge is from the Gleann Innis an Locheil power station in Strathfarrar. The road up the glen is private but restricted car access is possible - see our Strathfarrar Munros page for details. This route is less convenient if An Socach is to be included as it leaves a long, rough pathless walk back.
For the truly superfit, the massive challenge hereabouts is the complete Mullardoch round, following ridges that can take in up to 12 Munros, usually accomplished as a lightweight backpacking route.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for An Riabhachan West Top
There are 2441 Walkhighlanders who have climbed An Riabhachan. They have contributed 59 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.