Tom a'Choinich

Summary for Tom a'Choinich

Tom a'Choinich is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Glen Affric and Kintail as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Glen Affric )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1112 metres / 3648 feetNH164273Tom uh HornichHill of the moss
LocationAccess
Glen Affric and KintailCorrielair Estate, tel: 01738 828573
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Details for Tom a'Choinich

Tom a'Choinich is one of the easy munros to reach in Glen Affric lying on the eastern end of the huge chain of mountains on the north side of the glen. The munro has quite a distinctive outline with 4 ridges converging to form pyramidal shaped summit and a big east facing corrie gives it a excellent appearance via Glen Affric.

The eastern ridge which is narrow leads down to a Bealach Toll Easa (872 metres) which was once a well used crossing betwen Glen Cannich and Glen Affric and continuing leads to the munro Toll Creagach .

The usual ascent is via the south eastern ridge which is quite rocky and narrow higher up. This leads down to Bealach Toll Easa where stalker paths lead to Glen Cannich and Glen Affric.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Tom a'Choinich is Eighteen

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ashog marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Mon 27 Sep 2010
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cjmead marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Sat 19 Jun 2010
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Chris Walker marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Sun 28 Mar 2010
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Robroyston marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Tue 29 Sep 2009
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Tim Hawkes marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Thu 30 Jul 2009
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grahammclaren marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Mon 13 Jul 2009
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Fhuaran marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Sun 31 May 2009
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Bill Campbell marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Tue 05 May 2009
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Alison Terrey marked Tom a'Choinich as bagged on Tue 28 Apr 2009