The Western Fannaichs

Summary for The Western Fannaichs

The Western Fannaichs is a route in “The Fannaichs” region / range which is located in the Loch Maree to Loch Broom area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a circular route

Sunrise 8:21 am
Sunset 5:47 pm
9 hours 25 minutes(s) daylight
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Sgurr nan Clach Geala, Sgurr Breac, A' Chailleach, Meall a'Chrasgaidh & Sgurr nan Each

DistanceAscentTime
22 km/ 13.67 miles1740 m/ 5708.66 ft8 Hours plus
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The main, western range of the Fannichs is a magnificent ridge-walk taking in five Munros.

Route points for The Western Fannaichs

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NH162760197° SSW1.13 (1.13)Follow the private track down to the loch
NH15867498209° SSW1.22 (2.35)Cross the Bridge
NH15217395185° S2.59 (4.94)Upto Leitir Fhearna as marked on the map
NH13671492° E1.2 (6.14)The summit A' Chailleach [Fannaich region] - 997 ( metres)
NH14871398° E1.02 (7.16)A'Chailleach - Toman Coinich
NH158711109° ESE1.63 (8.79)The summit Sgurr Breac - 999 ( metres)
NH1736705386° E1.06 (9.85)Descend ridge eastwards to join path in beallach
NH18427054175° S0.8 (10.65)col between the munros (805 metres)
NH184697355° N0.8 (11.45)The summit Sgurr nan Each - 923 ( metres)
NH184715357° N1.79 (13.24)The summit Sgurr nan Clach Geala - 1093 ( metres)
NH184733301° WNW2.52 (15.76)The summit Meall a'Chrasgaidh - 934 ( metres)
NH163747294° WNW0.54 (16.3)Over Bridge here
NH162760173° S0 (16.3)Back to the A832
Munros covered on The Western Fannaichs
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
53 1093 Sgurr nan Clach Geala Peak of the white stones skoor nam klach gyala
138 999 Sgurr Breac Speckled rocky peak skoor brechk
144 997 A' Chailleach [Fannaich region] The old woman a chalyach
243 934 Meall a'Chrasgaidh Hill of the crossing myowl a chraskee
267 923 Sgurr nan Each Peak of the horses skoor nan yach