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Name:Farragon Hill
Hill number:136
Height:782.4m / 2567ft
RHB Section:02A: Loch Rannoch to Glen Lyon
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 84035 55297
Summit feature:rock by cairn
Col:596.9m  NN 8262 5417  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 52
(1:25k) OL49E 386E
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 326 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Climbed with Heinke (DMC) - started off terrible weather but by the time we reached Farragon hill completely clear and sunnyamcculloch25/07/2020
With David Alexander and Dave Roberts. From bottom of mine track on B846 (10:20) walked to highest point and followed small path to summit (11:35). Back to track and followed it downhill past the Baryte workings to its end. Climbed up to Farragon Hill SW ridge and thence to summit (2:10); steep at end. Descended same route initially then E to track and down past Lurgan and Milton of Cluny to car parked at 884518 just N of end of estate road (17:00). Mainly high cloud with good views.dbb14/07/2020
Via Foss Mines TrackPaulineD11/07/2020
walk livi11/07/2020
Stavanger Toestub04/07/2020
Up the 4WD track from Netherton, crossing a being-built road going E-W across the range (I know that these mountain tracks are handy for us baggers, but surely enough now!). Eventually the track took me to just below Beinn Eagagach, after which I went cross country to Meall an Fhearna, Beinn Eagagach West Top, then Farragon Hill. Returned to Netherton via the North Top, Creag an Lochain and its North Top, Soon Mhor, then a track to the east of the burn east of this final hill, which leads all the way back to the lochside road. About 5 leisurely hrs in total.summitter20/09/2019
With Sue from Netherton the river crossing just passable on a very wet and windy day. This made the use of bikes not a good idea. Walked the track then onto the fairly craggy top. Returned same way. expected the rain to ease and rivers were passable.Frank31/08/2019
Biked to what used to be Netherton for a late evening ascent of Tom an Fhuarain before a bivi just before the top of Beinn Eagagach continuing the next day with ten more tops to finish at the Lime kiln car park and my car. Beinn Eagagach; Creag an Lochain; Farragon Hill; Creag Mhadaidh; Creag an Loch; Ciochana Chop; Meall Tairneachan; Creag Chean and Meall Odhar Mor. A lot of heather!dickscroop26/08/2019
carole engel03/07/2019
Day's walk in steady rain with John, Mike, Dave M & Scott.barnz4827/04/2019
Sick Kid12/01/2019
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
hill walker11/08/2018
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
andrew brown22/10/2016
Dave Geere28/08/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac19/07/2016
Colin Crawford21/05/2016
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