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Name:Creag Rainich
Hill number:1029
Height:807m / 2648ft
RHB Section:14A: Loch Maree to Loch Broom
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Broom, Catchment Boundaries, Triples, Gruinard, Little Broom
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
Grid ref:NH 09603 75144
Summit feature:three sandwiched slabs
Col:356m  NH098810  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 19
(1:25k) 435S
Observations:slabs are 60m W of trig point (NH 09662 75135)
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 245 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with Jonathanjwbellarby02/07/2019
With Sue, on another cold and cloudy summer day. Cycled from A 832 car park along all of the North shore of Loch A'Bhraoin to cottage at Lochivaron then up hillside to bag Meal Dubh then summit of Creag Rainich and W top. Return same way. Bikes made a good use of the track.Frank12/06/2019
Sick Kid08/06/2019
From A832, along lochside track and straight up from Lochivraon.davidpettit8431/05/2019
On the last day of an iffy weather week at Gairloch. Shaky & Smithy were off Munro-bagging on the western Fannaichs, so with J along the shore of Loch a Bhraoin as far as Lochivraon past docile cattle watching the pied wagtails skimming the water. Then slogged our way up the slopes behind the house & bothy to Meall Dubh. There are traces of a path lower down to make it easier. On to the summit for a decent view with cloud coming & going from the higher tops. Very good walk back along the broad ridge picking up a path just W of Bristeadh a' Mhill Dhuibh almost to the end before dropping back to the loch. Spotted dunlin, curlews, a golden plover & lots of deer on the ridge. Much better than a simple descent to the loch.NotReallyABagger24/05/2019
From NE, up Allt na Feine then onto NE ridge. Back over three tumps.Topographer5712/05/2019
With Sim after sleeping in Shenavall. Walked out to bike at Lochivraon. Light rain at times, summit clear, grey, views. Dusting of snow on top. Rounsfell02/12/2018
Erik B27/06/2018
With M. Very windy at top but dry. Wonderful views of the Fisherfield munros. Golden plover near summit, many dunlin on the loch.douglas_easton22/06/2018
Along lochside, 2km past Lochivraon bothy. Creag Rainich, then on to Meall Dubh. Descent to lochside, approx half along.clashcityrocker19/06/2018
Johnny Corbett10/06/2018
GavinTheobald 202/06/2018
From Fain, followed the Allt na Fain and NE ridgeBLACKHILL03/05/2018
Tom Mundell28/04/2018
sarah mundell28/04/2018
Trekking toes28/04/2018
Solo. Nice walk back along the east ridge to the cairn on Meall an t-Sithe.Dangerous Dave22/03/2018
On skis, hard neve and hard work, long walk back to car in ski boots! Beautiful sunny day and views.Bongonog 25/02/2018
Simon Winton25/08/2017
CK SheilaS03/06/2017
With Craig, Housechild and Vicky.Grinner13/04/2017
This walk was a lot easier than expected: last time I walked along Loch a'Bhraoin, the path was somewhat trying, to say the least. It was quite a surprise to find a bulldozed track. Not pretty, but a lot easier than the previous bogfest. The walk up the hill from the bothy was also easy, on relatively dry ground. The views from the top were as gob-smackingly wonderful as I expected. The walk back along the ridge was really good too!Gill01/08/2016
Misty. Will be back for view hopefully. Enjoyed run in along loch and ridge clearing to sun on way back.davechaffey30/05/2016
Direct from Lochivroan Bothy.Buteobuteo26/05/2016
Martin R21/09/2015
From A832 and along Loch a'Bhroain to Lochivraon. Walked all the way although it would be possible to take a mountain bike to Lochivraon. 150 mins ascent, 120 mins down. Total 4Hrs 30mins in good dry weather. With Mike.Bobf20/09/2015