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Name:An Socach
Hill number:1119
Height:362m / 1188ft
RHB Section:16A: Cape Wrath Peninsula
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Inchard, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m)
(Ma,Hu,Tu,3)
Grid ref:NC 26548 58601
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:165m
Col:197m  NC296578  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 9
(1:25k) 446
Observations:higher than SW tops and Meall Meadhonach
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 75 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
An enjoyable and beautiful walk from Badcall. Parked by the postbox next to London Stores, then walked up the track. Crossed the river, and across the bog (dry, easy) to pick up a sort of ridge leading to the base of the hill. Up steep grass by a vague gully to the sandstone plateau and headed past the 258m tops to the dip and up to the rocky summit, a fine viewpoint. On return, climbed to the cairn on the 258m top.Gill21/04/2019
4 of 5: From Meall Meadhonach.ChrisR17/05/2018
Across to here from Farmheall. Then back to the bridge. Not a bad walk round. Nice sandstone details here and ther on higher ground.jenx17/06/2016
After Farrmheall cut down to broad bealach to An Socach. Dry conditions suited a crossing to gain a line out to An Socach. Easy going. Back over the Tumps to bridge.nordicstar17/06/2016
From the A838 at NC309569, 1119, 1115, 1114 & 9367 13.4 miles in 7 hours 55 mins.Jim.Fothergill22/05/2016
From Meall Meadhonach.Alan Moore12/05/2016
From Badcall. Track for a while then easy enough up to summit.AndrewFinnimore25/08/2014
Parked in Badcall village. Along road to a track leading up around the first set of Cruachs for about a mile to its end in a peaty boggy area. Followed stream on my left across uneven wet moor for 3/4 mile then crossed stream to gain height into an area of grey crags. GPS told me that the top was beyond the now visible horizon involving a 600' climb up grassy crags, avoiding swampy bits and peat hags. Onto level plateau area with sandstone conglomerates and tundra like areas to pass beyond a large cairn, visible from the valley. More loss of height, around and to top at 13.50. Midges at work. A few stones on top of highest crag made up the cairn.arranc02/08/2008
The first hill after my heart by-pass operation in October 2007. Done with Assynt MRT during training.martin_hall12/01/2008
Afternoon bag of the three tops of An Socachbefore leaving Strathan bothy.Eddie22/05/2004
complex hill, fine rocky summit, 40 mins run out to road into teeth of F6 gale. 10 Hills of Wrath anticlock from A838 NE of Gualin Ho RHW20/10/2001
From A838, at nc 310570 a round of 5 marilynsBLACKHILL12/06/2001
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