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.

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Region: Torridon

Altitude: 1023 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Liathach traverse, Glen Torridon

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 Sgorr na Chadail from the northern side - see trip reports.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Torridon Hotels

Torridon B&B

Torridon Cottages

Torridon Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Mullach an Rathain (Liathach)



Users' walk reports for Mullach an Rathain (Liathach)

There are 3849 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Mullach an Rathain (Liathach). They have contributed 82 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
  15/10/12  39 M2
  4/6/12  38 M2
  1/5/11  26 M2
  7/9/15  25 M2
  13/7/11  24 M1
  13/5/15  22 M6C1
  18/3/15  21 M2
  14/5/16  16 M2
  14/2/15  16 M6C4
  26/5/12  16 M2
  20/9/15  15 M2
  7/9/12  15 M2
  29/4/17  14 M10C2
  4/10/14  14 M1
  24/8/13  14 M7
  20/1/13  13 M2
  9/10/10  13 M2
  11/7/17  11 M1
  6/5/17  11 M2
  29/12/14  11 M2
  11/10/13  11 M4
  4/6/16  10 M2G3
  12/10/13  10 M2
  31/3/13  10 M2
  23/7/10  10 M2
  21/2/18  9 M4
  19/6/16  9 M2
  3/10/15  9 M1
  20/9/20  8 M2
  26/9/10  8 M2
  30/8/20  7 M2
  23/5/16  7 M9G1
  13/9/14  7 M2
  19/4/14  7 M2
  24/8/13  7 M4C1
  21/10/12  7 M2
  6/8/09  7 M2
  7/11/20  6 M1
  24/5/16  6 M6
  7/9/15  6 M2
  11/7/20  5 M2
  1/10/16  5 M2
  8/6/16  5 M2
  29/10/14  5 M2C1
  10/6/14  5 M2
  7/9/13  5 M3
  21/5/19  4 M2
  27/7/11  4 M2
  21/8/20  3 M6C1G1
  11/8/20  3 M6
  12/6/15  3 M2
  4/5/14  3 M4C1
  11/5/19  2 M2
  6/9/18  2 M4
  6/8/18  2 M2
  8/9/12  2 M2
  28/9/11  2 M2
  4/7/11  2 M2
  13/5/09  2 M2
  8/2/01  2 M2
  12/8/20  1 M2
  21/7/20  1 M2
  18/6/16  1 M2
  19/7/14  1 M2
  30/7/11  1 M2
  2/6/11  1 M2
  10/10/10  1 M2
  19/5/09  1 M2
  4/8/19  0 M2
  29/6/16  0 M2
  17/6/16  0 M2
  4/6/16  0 M2G3
  2/8/15  0 M2
  11/8/12  0 M2
  31/7/12  0 M2
  19/6/11  0 M2
  14/5/11  0 M2
  2/6/10  0 M2
  31/5/10  0 M2
  4/11/09  0 M1
  5/5/09  0 M2
  10/10/98  0 M2

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