Bruach na Frìthe

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Bruach na Frithe is one of the most straightforward of the Cuillin Munros, and often the first to be climbed. It is hidden from Sligachan by Sgùrr a Bhasteir but has a pointed summit though with fewer spectacular crags than its neighbours. It is a superb viewpoint for the main Ridge.

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Region: Isle of Skye

Altitude: 958 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Bruach na Frithe via Fionn Coire or the Northwest Ridge

Other routes and challenges

The above description covers both the ordinary route by Fionn Choire and the scramble up the northwest ridge. The main Cuillin Ridge stretching to the south soon involves unavoidable rock-climbing.

It is possible to extend the route to include Am Basteir, using a scree path from beyond the Sgùrr a' Fhionn Choire, keeping to the left below the imposing Tooth and the mountain itself to reach the Bealach a' Bhasteir - from there, follow the Am Basteir route.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Bruach na Frìthe



Users' walk reports for Bruach na Frìthe

There are 4173 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Bruach na Frìthe. They have contributed 95 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
  22/7/17  39 M11
  14/5/19  34 M2
  8/8/15  22 M12
  22/7/13  21 M12
  22/3/12  21 M3
  29/3/14  18 M1
  20/7/11  18 M1
  21/9/19  14 M3
  6/6/16  14 M11
  27/8/14  14 M1
  6/4/16  12 M1C1G3
  27/5/12  12 M11
  15/8/11  12 M2
  11/5/17  10 M9
  9/10/12  10 M12C1
  3/9/19  9 M11
  11/8/18  9 M2
  11/5/12  9 M3
  4/2/18  8 M1
  2/5/17  8 M1
  7/9/15  8 M11
  12/7/18  7 M4
  27/3/17  7 M1
  12/6/16  7 M10
  5/6/16  7 M3
  18/5/15  7 M1
  9/3/17  6 M1
  26/4/16  6 M1
  3/6/12  6 M1
  4/6/11  6 M11
  22/6/19  5 M1
  10/7/17  5 M1
  6/6/16  5 M2
  2/6/14  5 M11
  18/8/13  5 M2
  19/6/19  4 M1
  27/3/17  4 M1
  13/10/15  4 M1
  27/6/14  4 M3
  25/5/18  3 M3
  13/10/15  3 M3
  4/7/15  3 M3
  1/7/15  3 M1
  22/9/14  3 M1
  24/8/14  3 M3
  21/5/14  3 M11
  17/5/14  3 M3
  15/10/13  3 M1
  13/10/13  3 M11
  6/9/13  3 M2
  26/5/13  3 M11
  5/1/07  3 M11
  19/5/03  3 M11
  13/7/18  2 M2
  3/6/17  2 M1
  13/10/14  2 M1
  19/9/14  2 M1
  18/5/14  2 M11
  23/6/12  2 M3
  3/8/11  2 M1
  4/6/08  2 M2
  30/5/18  1 M1
  2/7/17  1 M1
  1/7/16  1 M3
  8/5/16  1 M1
  30/5/14  1 M3
  14/10/13  1 M1G1
  20/6/13  1 M2
  3/6/13  1 M11
  2/6/12  1 M3
  14/5/12  1 M2
  16/11/11  1 M1
  17/5/11  1 M2
  11/10/10  1 M1
  14/5/09  1 M1
  5/6/07  1 M11
  13/5/07  1 M2
  11/7/01  1 M3
  2/4/97  1 M4C3G6S1
  4/7/21  0 M1
  25/5/18  0 M12
  5/5/18  0 M1
  28/5/16  0 M3
  18/9/14  0 M1
  27/7/14  0 M3
  24/10/13  0 M1
  24/8/13  0 M1
  16/10/12  0 M3
  5/6/12  0 M1
  25/8/09  0 M1
  8/8/08  0 M1
  17/7/08  0 M1
  15/7/08  0 M1
  15/7/08  0 M1
  16/6/07  0 M3

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