Maol Chean-dearg ascent, Coulags
Maol Chean-dearg, named bald red head on account of its red sandstone boulder summit and lower band of white quartzite, is a popular Munro. The ascent involves a pleasant walk in along the Fionn abhainn with good views of the prow of Meall nan Ceapairean on the way. The section of scree is steep but short and the route above this presents no difficulties. There are great views from the summit, particularly of Torridon to the north.
Well constructed paths up the glen, then an easy to follow stony zig zag path to the bealach. The climb to the summit involves a path up steep quartzite scree and a final climb up over sandstone boulders.
None to start.
Coulags on A890.
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