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Name:Meall a'Chaorainn
Hill number:1057
Height:705m / 2313ft
Section:14B: The Fannaichs
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Doubles, Ewe, Cromarty
Watershed:Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o'Groats, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NH 13602 60399
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:189m
Col:516m  NH145605  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 133 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Jon went the long way up to track and double backed to the top.left him there to do some measuring and went home.tallblond07/08/2017
60 min walk up from Achnasheen, 30 min jog down on a very hot morning.AndyS27/05/2017
From SWNormanW19/04/2017
A weekend away camping at Applecross then a Graham summit something for all the family motorbikes, camping, hills. Very hot, with 15-20 mins rain on the descent. Did a linear walk took advantage of having 2 cars.LizzieG04/09/2016
From midgy Achnasheen, track to intake then followed stream into peat hags. Found a better way back by keeping further south.Topographer5718/08/2016
From Achnasheen. Munro path has new hydro track branch off near road. Can be followed up to 500m intake. Easy stuff, some wet ground to cross to hill then short climb up ridge to summit with extensive views.nordicstar18/08/2016
New track on left of stream. Then followed stream and then a fairly good line straight for hill through the hags.jenx18/08/2016
with Mike VaseyIanHHill03/06/2016
Snow and iceAm Bodach05/03/2016
Up the track at NH 12486 54420. There is a locked gate at the bottom of the track which can be climbed, and a few fallen trees to scramble over/under. I left the path at NH 11116 61030, headed up to the ridge and on to the summit. 40m vis, snow all the way. Followed my tracks back.nicolajane14/12/2015
From Achnasheen. Rough ground before ascent to summit. Fine Autumn day with amazing views. Back using track.Campbell Singer27/10/2015
Bagged for fun on the way back from Fionn Bheinn. My first Graham I believe!huwthomas05/08/2015
With D Roeder. Chaorainn & Fionn Bheinn on cold v windy day, snow showers. Fr Achnasheen (10:30) used new track to reach plateau near waterfall. Used v steep E face to avoid wind and snowfields, but v slippery. Sun briefly on top. Desc vis S ridge then on to Fionn Bheinn ascending from col to SE ridge, then to top in teeth of blizzard. Cloud cleared a bit on top. More blizzard on descent, quite difficult; dry for the final grassy walk down. Finish 15:30dbb16/05/2015
round of 2 grahams mac and bnr from locked gate.robertphillips27/07/2014
Various inc DCMartin6627/06/2014
with Mora,from the A832 by Loch a' ChroisgaBLACKHILL08/06/2014
Up same way as arranc, down a lot more direct and steeply in the trees. Not sure why I didn't bag nan Ramh at same time. Silly me.Martin R04/10/2013
On solo run from Achnasheen to Braemore.amswanston07/06/2013
From Achnasheen via Allt Achadh na Sine, en route to Fionn Bheinn. Low cloud, so a boggy hill with no views.davidpettit8402/06/2011
selfdavidsbatty04/06/2009
KeithByTheC23/10/2008
Parked by Loch a'Chroisg. Over locked iron deer gate, opened a second, on broad track up into forest on gentle slope. Path continued under 3 lots of fallen trees out of forest to open moor. Up by stream to broad ridge. Still rising gently over short deer grass, tundra stone patches to visible heave of the hill. To top at 12.40 after passing two dummy tops on the vast plateau. Golden plovers all around. My 150th Graham.arranc10/07/2006
Ascended from Loch a'Chroisg.JohnW19/06/2004
Solo Uisdean2524/07/2003
Solo tripInvicta1411/07/2001
damp dull slopes, decent summit, wide view. 138586 A832, simple slope to summit RHW21/04/2000
Round of Fionn Bheinn and Meall a'Chaorainn.Eddie05/05/1994
salen28/03/2017
weaselmaster21/02/2017
Sick Kid21/02/2017
scoob22/01/2017
Fi22/01/2017
BlackPanther21/01/2017
daviemore05/01/2017
Tom Mundell23/10/2016
Trekking toes23/10/2016
h3cla22/05/2016
hillhunter16/01/2016
IainK14/12/2015
RichardM08/11/2015
dynamo8310/09/2015
chriswatson22/07/2015
anne336609/05/2015
aul-fogie28/04/2015
PGCE08/05/2014
ancient brit04/05/2014
DaveMcS19/04/2014
hils15/10/2013
RobertP13/07/2013
richtea504019/06/2013