An Socach (Affric)

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An Socach is an exceptionally remote Munro at the head of Glen Affric. It is really the eastern termination of the east ridge of Sgùrr nan Ceathreamhnan and is often climbed with that peak, though it can be ascended on its own as a long day from the road end in Glen Affric.

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Region: Loch Ness

Altitude: 921 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Sgùrr nan Ceathreamhnan Munros from Alltbeithe

Other routes and challenges

A stalkers path also leads up to Bealach Coire Ghaidheil to the east of An Socach, enabling a simple traverse of the hill - through obviously all approachs are very long.

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

Glen Affric Hotels

Glen Affric B&B

Glen Affric Cottages

Loch Ness Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


An Socach (Affric)



Users' walk reports for An Socach (Affric)

There are 2063 Walkhighlanders who have climbed An Socach (Affric). 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.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  26/5/12  70 M12
  24/7/20  29 M12
  7/6/13  26 M12
  27/5/16  20 M12
  12/5/17  17 M12
  12/3/14  15 M1
  24/7/17  14 M12
  17/8/15  13 M12
  2/8/14  13 M3
  2/5/14  13 M12
  25/7/19  12 M3
  30/6/18  11 M8
  22/9/12  10 M12
  13/7/16  9 M9
  21/4/14  9 M3
  9/5/13  9 M11
  1/5/11  9 M12
  1/7/14  7 M12
  12/5/16  6 M3
  11/7/20  5 M12
  23/7/19  5 M1
  6/7/19  5 M12
  6/9/16  4 M2
  3/6/16  4 M6
  2/8/14  4 M3
  26/5/12  4 M7
  11/6/21  3 M5
  21/5/18  3 M3
  7/6/16  3 M9
  23/5/16  3 M3
  1/7/14  3 M12
  15/6/19  2 M8
  26/8/18  2 M6
  2/8/14  2 M3
  7/9/13  2 M10
  16/3/13  2 M3
  5/3/12  2 M3
  10/10/09  2 M3
  5/6/21  1 M6
  3/7/15  1 M6
  7/8/14  1 M4
  28/5/14  1 M3
  27/8/13  1 M2
  25/8/13  1 M4
  7/7/13  1 M2
  7/8/12  1 M12
  19/5/12  1 M3
  24/3/12  1 M5
  14/9/09  1 M8
  23/6/16  0 M9
  29/9/10  0 M3
  15/8/10  0 M3

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