Add marker to map:              help
Marker Notes X

To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs).

Logged-in registered users only...
When you add a marker, a pop-up box should then appear on the map - fill in the elevation (if known) and a brief description of your marker, then click [save].

To view previously saved markers which fall within the bounds of the map, click the show link (you may need to repeat this if you zoom or pan away from the current position on the map).

Loading...
Name:Farragon Hill
Hill number:136
Height:782.3m / 2567ft
RHB Section:02A: Loch Rannoch to Glen Lyon
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NN 84035 55297
Summit feature:rock by cairn
Drop:185.6m
Col:596.8m  NN 8262 5417  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 52
(1:25k) OL49E 386E
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
Change log:show changes for this hill entry
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

Show Map
(Please be considerate with your usage of the OS map pages, as there are daily limits)

View on: Geograph  OS Maps  Streetmap  NLS  OSM

Full screen map
Switch to Bing Maps view
(Please be considerate with your usage of the Full Screen/Bing Maps pages, as there are monthly limits)

Resize map: portrait / landscape / reset

Map Help, This page uses the Ordnance Survey OpenSpace API
which does not include Explorer (1:25000 scale) mapping.

Show/hide GPS File for mountains/markers shown

Show/hide GPX File for mountains shown

Photos
No summit photo available
Hill summit
No portrait photo available
Hill portrait

To contribute a summit or portrait photo for a hill
please contact the hillsummits website

N.B. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way.  Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land(*).
*For information about access rights in Scotland see the ScotWays website.
Please report via the contact page any logs you see below which describe or encourage acts of trespass, and mention the hill number and hill name.

Logged Descriptions  (logged by 297 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Day's walk in steady rain with John, Mike, Dave M & Scott.barnz4827/04/2019
E along forest track from B846 to near Meall Tairneachan, up and down that, continuing along track through mine (not active on a Saturday) to its end, then across rocky hills to Farragon Hill, approaching it from SW, and ascending. Return more directly W to forest track and back to B846.kdbennett24/11/2018
Through the mine from the west. Saturday, so no-one told us we couldn't.Pete R10/11/2018
From Netherton following good track, which I left at a dog-leg, after some descent from passing Beinn Eagagach. Farragon looks & is a superb hill, which appears to be further from the dog-leg than it is. A nice remote feel on this approach, once good track is left.ger05/09/2018
Walked in from the road at the start of mine Rd, Cold start to the day both Corbett done. lot of snow and good news it was hard.Nozzer01/04/2018
Parked at NN780562 across the road to forest entrance. Lots of snow mostly of good quality. Long walk in, actually interesting walking through mine and quarry. Top looked a bit too steep without crampons, but moving around southwards was much easier. Long walk back, but only took 6 hours.Jhimmy31/03/2018
Solo. Parked just east of Netherton. Everywhere was white with deep snow and thigh-deep drifts. The walk in was very arduous under these conditions. Steep ice climb requiring front points of crampons to get up last section to summit cairn! Scary climbing back down!Dangerous Dave19/03/2018
Recce for club walkiansm18/11/2017
From Edradynate in thick fog and pouring rain. The hill was completely invisible from the track, so I climbed way too high up the track before realising I was nearly at the top of the adjacent HUMP. Oops. After back tracking to Lochan a'Chait, the mist cleared, and it was jolly good to be able to see the route upwards. Thoroughly soaked.Gill13/11/2016
Parted with Jon, Smudge and Steve here to continue on to Beinn Eagagach.Alex C12/11/2016
Tomphubil CP to Weem Hotel with AC, JG & SG.Smudge12/11/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac19/07/2016
Parked at the old lime kilns, with mora, past mine - watch out for massive trucks on mine road, track goes well past mine.BLACKHILL18/05/2016
Farragon Hill and Meall Tairneachain, from Frenich as recommended by jimbloomer below. Ascended via Creag an Lochain; descended via Doire Leathan and track through Frenich Wood.davidpettit8423/10/2015
From the Limekiln, down the B846 and up the mine road which eventually fizzled out leaving a grassy ascent to the summit. Cloud which was coming and going, very much down on the summit.Windy Corner18/10/2015
Second Corbett of the day with GHC. Low cloud and cool breeze on the summit. A wee bit lost in the forest on our way back to Aberfeldy.Play2End18/10/2015
Walked from Tay Forrest path to Aberfeldy via Meall Tairneachan and Farragon Hill.honey badger18/10/2015
Fine way up from south once across col from An Guirean.alda06/07/2015
ghaley20/06/2015
With M. Easy but excitingly rocky top. Didn't attempt the second Corbett.douglas_easton26/04/2015
15th Solo. Bus Pitlochry to Kynachan. B846 to track through forest, follow all the way to summit of Meall Tairneachan. Pass open cast mine, then tracks disappear, ENE to summit Farragon Hill, then continue along highest line with crags on right til access Rob Roy Way by comms mast. Dry, overcast day, a couple of light showers, but good visibility. Second half of day good for navigation practice, else little to commend these hills. Hard going off the quarry tracks.RGibbs24/04/2014
Circuit from Frenich. Good parking and new hydro road to 380m.jimbloomer02/06/2013
. from Foss mines road, 2 Corbetts, 7 GTs and 3 subs RHW02/03/2013
aloneSheilaS27/09/2012
with Ken. On from Meall Tairneachan via barytes mine. Moist but easy XC walk over to Farragon then return for bikes an speedy descent to road. Warm and summery, 5.5 hrs in totalniallp25/03/2012
meall tairneachan and farragon hill morning and beinn a chuallaich afternoon.robertphillips22/01/2012
solo - spotted highland safari near topjohnm18/09/2011
Walked from West along forestry track past Mine. Path disappears then across grassy hummocks and heather, gets steep towards summit.always_more_up04/07/2011
first ascent, solo, clear but windy, goc 2011, through walk from campsite to killiecrankie. road then hill track, rough heather and peat slope to crag chean, ring contour and then meal tairnach & it trig point, quarry track, passed mines to track end and across the hillside to tarragon hill, steep descent off the hill to the next track and down to loch tummel, foot bridge and path along side the river garry to killiecrankie.rum doodle 19/05/2011
Route 55 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit22/04/2011
selfdavidsbatty27/03/2011
JimT17/12/2010
With Will, Jon & Chris. The drive home resulting in Jon & I being snowbound in Perth.Grinner28/11/2010
see report for Meall Tairneachandscargill12/06/2010
Parked near to end of road to Lurgan Farm -saved 350 of climbing.Lovely track to about 1600m then up eastern ridge which was plastered in snow and brief whiteout conditions on topAm Bodach04/04/2010
Very pleasant walk, easy terrain with track a fair way up. Good views. Company: Jake the Black Lab.iandesbottes14/10/2009
Up track from west to Meall Tairneachan and on to FarragonGallovidian20/09/2009
With HazelSpudGunn31/05/2009
Galltywenallt27/04/2009
Second ascent 16/10/2013NormanW20/07/2008
Did after Meall Tairneachanduchally09/12/2007
2 of 2: From Meall Tairneachan.ChrisR21/09/2007
circuit with Meall Taimeachan from 780562, followed track out and back, onto ridge line for final peak. Messed up by quarry vehicles,not greatnordicstar08/08/2006
MC JC.Martin6611/12/2005
Ascent after MarHoF Meet at Aberfeldy.marktrengove20/06/2004
From W after Meall Tairneachan. Breathtakingly beautiful spot, wee lochans, wide views to N, E and S. Views W to Schiehallion spoilt by mines.Aye Jimmy03/09/2000
With Dad and Eilidh while on holiday at Countlich Bungalow.islamidget15/07/2000
Excellent viewpoint for Schiehallion and Loch Taygman09/09/1999
Solo Uisdean2515/05/1999
Mixed weather, deep snow in places, slippery steep top, limited views. 2007 repeat - sunny spells, warm, windy on top, good views.iangalbraith24/01/1999