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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
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.