Mullach an Rathain (Liathach)
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Mullach an Rathain is the westernmost of the two Munros on the ridge of Liathach, one of the very finest in the Highlands. It offers tremendous views down Loch Torridon and the sea as a reward for the tackling of its extremely steep slopes.
Altitude: 1023 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The flanks of the ridge are exceptionally steep, and the cliffs between the sandstone terraces are hard to see from above; this deters ascents and descents via other routes.
It is possible to make a non-scrambling ascent to Mullach an Rathain by heading up the Coire Mhic Nobuil path and then ascending Sgòrr na Chadail from the northern side - see trip reports.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Mullach an Rathain (Liathach)
There are 4022 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Mullach an Rathain (Liathach). They have contributed 83 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.