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Name:Bruach na Frithe
Hill number:1247
Height:958.8m / 3146ft
Parent (Ma):1246  Sgurr nan Gillean
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 46090 25186
Summit feature:rock 4m S of trig point
Col:833m  NG468252  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
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Observations:outcrop 100m NE is 2m lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 624 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
First foray onto the cuillin ridge. Ambitiously tried to get up onto am bastier, but the rocks were very icy and out skills level not quite ready. We'll be back...Nicky C31/12/2019
From Sligachan. Sgurr a' Bhasteir -> Sgurr a' Fionn Choire -> Bruach na Frithe. Picked up the little Cnoc a' Chorie Riabhaich on the descent.jonglew30/09/2019
Up the Spur, round the base of Druim nan Ramh, over An Castiel to Bruach na Frithe.atreides788730/05/2019
Walk, no scramblingBen Tindal27/05/2019
With Jon, Housechild and Vicky, from the 'Fairy Pools' car park.Grinner-Munros227/05/2019
Gavin, Jan, TorilNHWC18/05/2019
Out & back from Sligachan campsite via the Fionn Choire. On own.MorecambeMonkey16/05/2019
Eventually, up Fionn Choire and NNW ridge, returning same way. No snow or ice but, where the 'path' became a scramble in several places, the rocks were very slippery in the horizontal drizzle.Isbjorn Winter Round10/01/2019
With a bit of additional exploring, and a couple of breaks, it took us a total of 7 hours.eilidh05/10/2018
With Skye Guide, Mike Lates. Easy walk up from Sgurr a' Fionn Choire.Dangerous Dave22/07/2018
with dad in sun. snow near top made path intering.Friesidepixie16/05/2018
From Sligachan via NW ridge. Returned via Fionn Choire. Fantastic weather and viewsraffemeister06/05/2017
With I.McSkimming, via NW Ridge, descended NE Ridge of Sgurr a'BhasteirHighland Days28/04/2017
Visted the fairy pools first then wail into corie and up gully to reach the south ridge going to topJamesSDonald28/04/2017
started from just up the road from Sligachan. Bit snowy at the summit. Took the alternative descent from the summit down the north-easterly ridge rather than returning through the corrie.samfleming617/04/2017
GMC May Bank Holiday week. 2nd June 2016 Tara & Chris Russell. jps66602/06/2016
With Jim, Sarah, Franta and Felham. Good weather day. Had to rope up and scramble over the rock towards the top, as the path was covered in slushy slippy snow and impassable. Turned back ~20 minutes from the peak as not everyone in the group was confident to carry on.electricfox10/04/2016
the traditional way up through Foinn Corie. very good paths an easy way upAristotle Chip26/10/2015
3rd of the day with george yeomans, roy, dave and derek ellismn2325/06/2015
With Jamie via the West Ridge of Sgurr nan Gillean, then Am Bastier (Bad Step)and Bruach na Frithe. Cloudy and overcast.knarf08/06/2015
With Hiking guysSteve199601/04/2015
3 of 3: From Sgurr a Fionn Choire. With Tim.ChrisR13/10/2014
From Sligachan Hotel along Allt Dearg Mor, into Fionn Choire, diversion to Sgurr a Bhasteir before summit, then return down NW ridgeBlomers04/10/2014
Circuit from Sligachan via Bealach a'Mhaim pathrjf3502/08/2014
With Mark, Steve & guide Jonah.grimjimm21/07/2014
3rd of 3. Easy enough saunter over to the summit. Managed to make up for the rope snag by bagging Jonah a couple of extra customers for his planned ascent of the Pinn the following day. Skye is just epic! 14km, 1225m, 9hr30.bowzi21/07/2014
With GHC from the Slig hotel. Easy in great weather.Play2End31/05/2014
on traverseMorning20/05/2014
First munro of the Black Cuillin. Ascended from Sligachan via Fionn Choire. Clear skies so fantastic views all round, especially along the ridge to southern munros.quadbarrel15/10/2013
2nd time.PGCE29/09/2013
Third peak of the day climbed easily from Sligachan via Sgurr a'Bhasteir & Fionn Choire with Nick P.signyred04/08/2013
Week on Skye with Mum. Sligachan - Coire a' Bhasteir - Sgurr a' Bhasteir - Sgurr a'Fionn Choire - Bruach na Frithe - back to the bealach and round the N side of Am Basteir - up Basteir by E ridge, avoiding the Bad Step by a loose traverse on the S side (Grade 2 scramble). Glorious weather.Mark Jackson11/07/2013
With Matt, Sarah, David, Simon & SheilaPDR196604/07/2013
With Rod, Andrew, Stephen and John going high up above Coire am Bhasteir to the bealach, then dropping down with Stephen while the others did the Munro. Up and out to Sgurr a'Bhasteir on my own then up Bruach na Frithe and back down through the corrie.SS09/06/2013
With GHC. A quick ascent before heading to the hostel at Skyewalkers. Still lots of snow in the gullies.Play2End31/05/2013
with KGjennygraham17/06/2012
North Ridge TranversJamesSDonald09/06/2012
Traverse from Sgurr nan Gillean to Bruach na Frithe with Ruth, Will, DC and Amy. Sunny spells.davidpettit8404/06/2012
With Mark and Shona on a round of the northern Cuillin from Sligachan. Sunny.alistairpooler02/06/2012
Cuillin Ridge w Bruno YatesMartin Barratt23/05/2012
squrr nan gillean, am basteir and bruach na frith, from the hotel.robertphillips11/05/2012
Our first Skye hill.nolan25/08/2011
NG48355 29694 - Allt Dearg Mor - Bealach Nan Lice - Sgurr a Bhasteir - Sgurr a Fionn Choire - Bruach na Frithe - NW Ridge - NG48355 29694briandiggle03/08/2011
Trig revisit. From NE, Aultdearg Ho, good path then pathless to base of NW ridge; ridge itself has a good path (keep on or just R of crest for best line). In cloud with strong cold wind. Then to Portree Hotel where 71 Marilyn baggers and associates assembled for this years MarHoF Gathering.RHW03/06/2011
CK SheilaS26/04/2011
From the Sligachan Hotel via Fionn Choire. good views across the Cullin ridgerhalstead30/06/2010