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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.
Altitude: 933 metres
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Detailed route description and map
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
Users' walk reports for Maol Chean-dearg
There are 3217 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Maol Chean-dearg. They have contributed 64 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.