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Name:Carn nam Fiaclan
Hill number:893
Height:993m / 3258ft
Parent (Ma):891  Creag Toll a' Choin
Parent (SMC):890  Maoile Lunndaidh
RHB Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Beauly, Catchment Boundaries, Cromarty
Class:Munro Top
(MT)
Grid ref:NH 12373 45493
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:11m
Col:982m  NH127453  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 253 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
A 33.5km, 3 Munro epic at Glenuig, climbing Sgurr Choinnich, Sgurr a' Chaorachain & Maoile Lunndaidh. Tricky with 45mph gusts but a cracking day out.Chris Mac13/04/2019
From Craig to Glenuaig Lodge, then an ATV track leads from the lodge to the river, but there is no crossing point, so went back W until could splash across. Crossed An Crom-allt at NH 11255 46748 where a path climbs out, up the E bank, then peters out. Zig-zag'd up NW flank on heather, slime and greasy rocks, to Carn nam Fiaclan (no signs of other humans having used this often recommended route in texts) and on to summit. Because of the challenging river crossings, returned to Carn nam Fiaclan and descended over greasy rocks and then a fair path down W ridge to Drochaid Mhuillich, then down E flank of Sron na Frianich until could cross over and head for the plantation and back down to Craig.Isbjorn Winter Round21/02/2019
With Iain ThowCapt Malbec23/08/2018
From Craig, walk/cycle to Pollan Buidhe, then walk to near Glenuaig Lodge, then across valley and up N ridge of Carn nam Fiaclan to summit, continuing to Creag Toll a'Choin and Maoile Lunndaidh, returning to Carn nam Fiaclan, descent of Fuar-tholl Beag to Drochaid Mhuilich, bivvyed by stream from corrie loch, then to summit of Sgurr a' Chaorachain via Sron na Frianich, return trip out to Bidean an Eoin Deirg, then across to Sgurr Choinnich, descending to Bealach Bhearnais and along path in valley back to Pollan Buidhe and thence to Craig.kdbennett18/05/2018
Birthday party for Caroline on the top! Pressies from Barry.nickywood109/06/2016
Anti-clockwise circuit of Maoile Lunndaidh after cycling in from Craig. On own.MorecambeMonkey26/05/2016
Solo circular walk from Craig. Could miss this one if foggy!Play2End18/09/2015
ghaley11/09/2014
Hyperopic21/06/2014
walk/run from Monar Lodge CraigW25/08/2013
1 & 5 of 8: Out from Craig. Return from Creag Toll a Choin.ChrisR13/06/2012
Company: Soloiandesbottes11/05/2012
self (Maoile Lunndaidh)davidsbatty15/09/2011
From Drochaid Mhuilichdavidpettit8431/05/2011
Solo.Dangerous Dave10/06/2010
great trip with Ben-Ji over Maoille Lhundaidh and the two Munro's to SWvegibagger28/10/2009
By Self As part of three Munrosalanm25/07/2009
Long walk in from Craig via the Glenuaig Lodge track and ascending the summit plateau via Fuar-tholl Mor. yorkie05/05/2009
On way to final Munro.Grinner02/05/2009
Walked in 9km from Craig and set up camp at Bealach. Following day completed Beinn Dearg, Cona Mheall, Meal nan Ceapraichean, Eididh nan Clach Geala, Am Faochagach + 1 Top, returning to camp, 26.3kn 2320m in 12.5hr. The following day completed Biden a Choire Shieasgaich, Lurg Mhor +1 Top returning to camp, 15.2km 1320m 10.5hr, then returned back to car.JamesSDonald26/07/2008
t155redcon24/05/2008
With Jeanettedickscroop24/07/2006
on Maoile Lunndaidh walk.pwheeler25/05/2006
1 of 3: From Craig.ChrisR26/01/2006
With Rod from Monar dam. Excellent walk, mainly on paths from an area of true wilderness.SS22/06/2004
CK, Eve, JohnG SheilaS09/04/2004
See Maoile Lunndaidh. dbb15/10/2002
Solo walk. Third of four peaks on a 19-mile day based at Gerry's.mikejacobs22/07/2001
With MVW, cycled in from Craig to old lodge at Glenuaig, then up the spur / ridge of Craig Dubh Mhor to summit. Continued on to Eoin Deirg.nordicstar03/11/2000
Galltywenallt30/05/2000
With: solo; Cycled up to ruin beyond Glenuig Lodge from Craig and left bike. Walked up N ridge of Carn nam Fiaclan before heading to Creag Toll a'Choin and Maoile Lunndaidh. Descent by N ridge of latter back to bike.Ian Baines30/05/1999
with Tim747Shutterlag28/03/1998
With TimRobF28/12/1997
Biked in part way from west, hot, hazy but good views.iangalbraith05/06/1997
Munro Top on way to Maoile Lunndaidh from Craig. Long walk on a showery day.Aye Jimmy01/08/1996
Rain and misty and full backpack.Dugswell228/06/1996
Solo around the corrie in strong windChris Pearson31/05/1996
Walk in from Craig via Bernais Bealach and then along ridge from Sgurr Choinnich to Maoile LunndaidhPeterD21/06/1994
Munro round, Maoile Lunndaidh to the Corbett Beinn Tharsuinn, from Glen Carron.Eddie28/05/1994
After climbing Moruisg and Sgùrr nan Ceannaichean. From summit of latter descended SE. Crossed the track to Glenuaig Lodge and the An Crom-allt to ascend steeply to the end of the flat topped west ridge of Carn nam Fiaclan. We ascended to the top of Carn nam Fiaclan, over the deleted top (once the Munro*) and so to Maoile Lunndaidh. By now it was extremely windy. We descended by the NW ridge to reach Glenuaig Lodge, walked along track westwards and northwards and then via Coire an t-Seilich to the car at NH081521. *Note added 2015: Now the Marilyn but not yet declared to be Munro again.pwbellarby26/06/1993
Sgurr a'Chaorachain, Sgurr Choinnich and Maoile Lunndaidh, plus tops RHW01/06/1990
Gate at rail crossing locked. With bike uphill pushing most of way to last gate. Off at 11.25. Negotiated small gorge in An Crom-allt. Slog uphill on moss, short heather and crags. Still uphill at last to tundra like flats. Dotterel only feet away, I was the intruder. To top at 14.20. Views obscured by mist. To Toll a'Choin.arranc06/06/1989
With John from Pollan Buidhe but cannot remember which direction. I have a memory of ascending the 'ridge'. Another to ask John. SS28/05/1988
From Craig in the pre-bike era.jimbloomer25/02/1983
See Maoile Lunndaidhgerrybowes20/04/1981
From Craig up the Pollen Buidhe with GB and SJ. Clockwise including Lunndaidh.bolton20/04/1981
JM, NH, JaM Uisdean2505/04/1978
Hal & Rafe29/06/2019
Driftwood19/06/2019
Pommyjon25/08/2018