Name:Am Bathaich
Hill number:714
Height:899m / 2949ft
Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
Col:785m  NG984082  
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
2347924/05/2018NG 98836 07548  F: Embedded slanting rock slab
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Up and down from N end of Loch Quaich.Eddie14/05/2019
May have been up this before, on way to Sgurr Thionail in 1997, but can't be surealda16/05/2018
squrr coire nan eircheallach, squrr coire nan eircheallach north top, squrr a mhaoraich, squrr a mhaoraich beag, am bathaich, squrr thionail, from loch quoich.robertphillips13/08/2017
On the way down the nearby MunroMoorponder13/10/2016
From Glen Shiel - the long way in!dickscroop26/09/2013
Solo. Low cloud with both continual drizzle and wind. Soaked. Views to either side of the ridge from the Bealach. Decided to continue over Am Bathaich but did not go onto the subsidiary tops of Sgurr Thionail or Sgurr a' Mhaoraich Beagalexmaclennan30/06/2012
Ascent from Alltbeithe by the pony path. Very deep snow, difficult progress.fasgadh15/02/2010
Getting across from Sgurr a'Mhaoraich Beag entailed a rather tricky descent to the col before a short climb to the summit. yorkie09/05/2007
Dry, sunny, warm, good views, from L. Quioch.iangalbraith16/09/2006
CW circuit from P by Loch Quoich - Munro fist.ger28/12/2005
fine hill & view. circuit acw from Coiresubh RHW01/08/2004
Parked at the roadside to NW of Loch Coire Shubh. I climbed up to Sgùrr a Mhaoraich Beag, surprised to find there was a path for most of the way. Continued to the summit of Sgùrr a Mhaoraich. I went northwards over quite complex terrain. It was a bit misty. Reached the Corbett top of Sgùrr Thionail. Returned southwards for a bit and then crossed a corrie floor and climbed up to the 892m top of Am-Bàthaich. This top, which is the only top of Am-Bàthaich to have a height marked on the OS 1:50,000 map, is not the highest point of Am-Bàthaich. This is further along the summit ridge in a direction WSW. I followed the ridge to the highest point. I could see clearly that this was the highest point. I continued to the col between Sgùrr a Mhaoraich and Sgùrr a Mhaoraich Beag and eventually found my ascent route and followed it back to the car.pwbellarby09/08/2003
After the Munrohillsman30/05/1999
CK, club SheilaS29/12/1997
circuit from about a mile from Kinlochourn up west ridge of the still alight, smouldering and smoking slopes of Sgurr a' Mhaorich 1027m. It was burning downhill. Head north to Am Bathaich 899m and regret having not brought my crampons and axe as northern slopes have patches of steep and hard snow. Great views across to Buidhe Bheinn which I'd hoped to include in a horseshoe. Up to Thionail and heading steeply down realise I've neither the time nor the energy for Buidhe Bheinn today. Little did I know it's ascent would be 17 years away.vegibagger06/04/1996
coming off Sgurr a'Mhaoraich (qv) group heading for a good stakers' path lower down the ridgepwheeler23/05/1993
Used this top several times when descending from Sgurr a'Mhaoraich.JohnW10/04/1990
Loch Coire Shubh Spot height 607 Sgurr a Mhaoraich Beag Sgurr a Mhaoraich Am Bathaich Down Stalkers Path of E. Ridge to Glen Quoich. (Solo)gerrybowes03/08/1981
Corvid Fiesta25/05/2017
Crawford Lindsay25/05/2017
Norrie Muir10/09/2016
carole engel18/06/2014
Sick Kid24/11/2013
Hal & Rafe12/10/2013
Andrew Simmons14/06/2013
Colin Crawford14/11/2011
Gavin Theobald10/11/2010