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Maol Chean-dearg

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Maol Chean-dearg is a dramatic, steep sided dome of Torridonian sandstone in the wonderful Coulin Forest between Torridon and Strathcarron. On the north side it plunges in crags down to a lochan and has an awe-inspiring outlook over the Torridon peaks.

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Region: Torridon

Altitude: 933 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Maol Chean-dearg from Coulags

Other routes and challenges

The Coulin Forest has a fine network of stalkers' paths which encircle Maol Chean-dearg; these also enable an approach from Annat, although any route to the summit other than by the SE ridge is deterred by broken crags and great steepness.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Lochcarron Hotels

Lochcarron B&B

Lochcarron Cottages

Torridon Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Maol Chean-dearg

There are 2196 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Maol Chean-dearg. They have contributed 50 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  18/04/2014  16 M3C1
  20/01/2017  10 M7
  18/04/2014  10 M7C4
  07/11/2015  9 M1C1
  07/09/2013  9 M1
  18/03/2018  7 M3S2
  16/09/2014  7 M1C1
  18/04/2017  6 M1
  02/10/2016  6 M1
  17/10/2015  6 M1C1
  26/04/2014  6 M1
  10/09/2011  6 M1
  27/07/2011  5 M1
  12/05/2010  5 M5
  22/04/2017  4 M1
  09/04/2016  4 M1
  07/04/2016  4 M1
  02/04/2013  4 M1
  10/03/2013  4 M1
  21/10/2012  4 M1
  10/09/2012  3 M2
  04/08/2012  3 M1
  02/06/2012  3 M1
  04/01/2016  2 M1
  05/05/2012  2 M3C1
  18/07/2011  2 M1
  19/06/2011  2 M1
  17/06/2018  1 M1
  16/07/2016  1 M1
  12/05/2016  1 M1
  07/11/2015  1 M1
  21/09/2015  1 M1
  14/03/2015  1 M1
  02/11/2014  1 M1
  19/10/2014  1 M1C1
  08/06/2014  1 M12
  13/10/2013  1 M1
  06/04/2013  1 M1
  20/09/2011  1 M1
  05/07/2011  1 M1
  16/06/2016  0 M1
  11/06/2016  0 M1C1
  28/06/2014  0 M3
  12/03/2012  0 M1
  08/11/2011  0 M1
  26/09/2011  0 M1
  14/06/2011  0 M1
  26/04/2010  0 M1
  31/03/1996  0 M3C8
  11/09/1993  0 M3

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