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Name:Liathach - Mullach an Rathain
Hill number:954
Height:1023.8m / 3359ft
RHB Section:13A: Loch Torridon to Loch Maree
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NG 91191 57677
Summit feature:outcrop by cairn
Col:871.7m  NG 9225 5743  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
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Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 551 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Glen Torridon - Stuc a Choire Dhuibh Bhig - Stob a Choire Liath Mhor - Spidean a Choire Leith - Am Fasarinen - Mullach an Rathain - Glen Torridon and back to eastern car park.Mark Jackson29/05/2019
Hiked as a guided walk with Steven Fallon Guides, John King and Christine Menhennet. Planned to do both summits on Liathach, both I had a low blood sugar early on and really struggled up to Mullach an Rathain. But with Christine's encouragement I got this Munro then returned by the same route, 4:50hrs all in. Horrible clag, wind and rain above 600m, no views on top.chillyman823/05/2019
Complete traverse of Liathach including Am Fasarinen from Glen Torridon. Highest UK temp of 26 centigrade for today recorded at Kinlochewe.knarf15/05/2019
Elspeth Norman and Davemn2306/07/2018
2nd munro of the day. Avoided pinnacles but enjoyed the views within Liatach as well as extensive views 360 degree.No problem reaching summit but descent tricky because of severely eroded path. Great day.Met no one but saw 3 others ahead of us.dave neilson06/07/2018
Pre dawn walk up Liathach for sunrise. Brutal brutal ascent, and super humid even at 2ammaaaaaaaatty27/06/2018
Liathach Munros and Tops from Glen TorridonGeoff Briggs30/05/2018
Weather perfect. Tough walk , challenging throughput.Chris Terrey 17/05/2018
Lionel, Eleanor, TonyChris Blake17/09/2017
Same as the firsttallblond10/08/2017
Revisit for the tops, ACW route meall dearg, mullach an rathain, mullach an rathain east top, am fasarinen, spidean a choire leith, stob a choire liath, stuc a choire dhuibh bhig.robertphillips06/05/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac06/05/2017
Rich Fahy, Mark Whelanhutonthehill13/03/2017
Liathach traversequadbarrel21/10/2016
Full traverse of Liathach from east to west.welshyboyo24/05/2016
Beinn Alligin, Beinn Eighe and Liathach in a day. Day 57 of 59 for all Munros. 28km, +/- 3400m, 13 hours 30.PGCE22/04/2016
East west traverse with Barbara Jones and her mountain guide Jim Sutherland on utterly glorious conditions. Full traverse including along the crest of the An Fasarinen pinnacles and coming of east after Mullach an Rathain but not Meall Dearg to the north, which I'd done previously in 2012.vegibagger13/10/2015
Last of the day with GHC. The sun is trying to come out but the cloud won. Steep pull up from the ridge.Play2End20/06/2015
Traverse with Sam, Frankie and Will.robba_wag25/05/2015
Whole ridge with most topsJamesSDonald03/10/2014
Third day of five-day trip with DW & SL. Classic Liathach traverse. The scrambling was easier than I expected - principally because it is is essentially ALL avoidable if you want it to be. We had an awesome day - clear weather, no wind across ridge/summits, but it was hazy.AGWilliamson21/09/2014
Traverse of Liathach on a bright clear with view in all directions.rhalstead26/06/2014
2nd of 2. Thankfully Tom earned a reprieve and we could just focus on walking the ridge before a honking descent path...extremely eroded and tough on the knees! 14km, 1530m, 8hr20.bowzi07/06/2014
With AMac, MC, AD, JB, RS, SF, NFdickiewren03/05/2014
With Tom & TilmanLoz_mck17/11/2013
With Andy on Liathach walkCrib Goch19/06/2013
6 of 6: From East top.ChrisR11/06/2013
An amazing day, from start to finish. Great weather and great company. Very busy, with lots of familiar faces from the Youth Hostile.FCMark30/05/2013
Less dramatic hill than the other on lihatach. Tough descent.akmilne30/05/2013
Torridon GMC trip staying at Torridon SYHA with DLJ Reg Geoff B Dave Gray. Did hill with Geoff & DLJ weather great jps66603/06/2012
start of a 8 day munro bagging trip spidean coire nan clach, ruadh stac mor, spidean a choire leith, and mullach an rathain. 10 hours.robertphillips05/05/2012
Climbed from the south directly up the path, day after dog Ben-ji lost off the the northern crags, blown by helicopter downdraught from rescue! Planned to go down into northern corrie to look for body but too cold once there on western rim and decided not to.vegibagger14/04/2012
Last bit of cloud had cleared, suberb view of upper and lower loch torridn, but oh dear what a descentgeoffreybbb24/07/2011
Revisit. Whole of SW slope above village was on fire almost to ridge level but an ascent to Mullach an Rathain was possible. Made a spur-of-the-moment traverse to the Northern Pinnacles - scarier than I remember from my previous visit! I headed down gaining exciting close-up views of the fire which was encroaching on the path (partly paved, starts at NG913554, copse). Alligin-Liathach-Eighe trigs on a perfect spring day :-)RHW01/05/2011
225th - Solo - Dry, clear and sunny day. From Torridon YH east to west traverse. The Pinnacles were good, but the best bit was the delicate scramble to the top Meall Dearg.RGibbs25/04/2011
EUHWC Torridon 2011Bronagh27/03/2011
Whole ridgedickscroop22/08/2010
Direct and first ascent from Fasag. Down tourist route into Glen Torridon from the summit. A purposeful ascent with little aesthetic value. Fun however! Cloud on top.Messiaen24/05/2010
With Ben.alistairpooler11/07/2009
With AH End of a brilliant day. Brutle descentalanm31/05/2009
Easy climb to the summit after reaching the end of 'The Pinnacles' yorkie27/05/2009
With Ashley, Whole ridge with all tops, 28.3km, 2560m, in 12.0hrJamesSDonald20/03/2009
Limped to the top with sprained ankle, but still a great day out.CaralynR14/09/2008
Epic day with Sarah, sunshine from start to finish!Colinmac200530/05/2008
neil hutton24/05/2008
Estimated date - done with the lads in glorious weather.Aimless Rambler02/05/2008