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Name:Baca Ruadh
Hill number:1220
Height:638.3m / 2094ft
Parent (Ma):1219  Hartaval
RHB Section:17A: North Skye and Raasay
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Hump, Simm, Submarilyn, Graham Top
Grid ref:NG 47489 57546
Summit feature:rock
Col:492.5m  NG 4735 5581  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 23
(1:25k) 408 409
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 59 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Visiting all peaks along ridge to Flasvein. Company: Soloiandesbottes12/05/2018
parked overnight at The Old Man of Storr car park and in glorious weather but quite brisk wind finally made a one way traverse all the way up the Trotternish ridge. Came off it before Bioda Mor as I'd summitted it before and I wanted to get up Cleat and take a look at the two tricky other two little TuMPs off under the eastern cliffs. Great day had a sting in the tail. never got a lift and faced a gruelling 13 miles walk back which added another 5 hours till 2.25am Ouch! Deliriously tired.vegibagger02/06/2017
On Uig- Beinn Edra- Hartaval- Kensaleyre traverse of the central part of the Trotternish ridge. Very pleasant summit- up the NW ridge, then down its lovely SSW ridge, rocky and steep below the grassy ridge, with Roseroot abundant in the gullies right to the ridge. Steep descent to Bealach Hartaval, gale force wind encountered again. I guess this could easily be missed in cloud but by now the cloud was off the summits and there was increasing sunshinepwheeler17/06/2016
Persistent wind and cloud.pwithnall06/04/2015
Round from Loch Cuithir to bag sub Marilyn Baca Ruadh. Breached crags at Bealach Amadal, up to Groba nan Each, Flasvein, Creag a'Lain, Sgurr a'Mhadaidh Ruaidh, and Baca Ruadh. Back to Sgurr a'Mhadaidh Ruaidh to descend top, concave gully just S of Sgurr a'Mhadaidh Ruaidh summit.Eddie02/04/2015
Skye Trail with Dadbyron230205/07/2014
A long superb multi top run with Darren on a sunny day along the length of the Trotternish ridge from the bealach (left the car)to The Storr- then hitched back.Chris Pearson20/07/2012
Backpacking with Mark and Shona on the Trotternish Traverse. Sunny.alistairpooler04/06/2012
Hartaval, Baca Ruadh, Sgurr a'Mhadaidh Ruaidh, Creag a'Lain, walked out down the road to Hinnisdal Bridge.agentmancuso09/09/2005
fine summit & views. circuit of Hinnisdal; wd be feasible from E in good vis RHW14/09/2003
KR, JW, JW, JH, PS, PC, SC. Backpack Trottinish RidgeFrank25/10/1993
November 2001(?). A two-day trip along the Trotternish Ridge.summitsupblank
Paul and Terri08/07/2016
Sick Kid23/05/2016
Steve Q30/03/2015
Lindsay M24/08/2014
Jon F10/06/2011
Chris Peart11/05/2011
Alan Whatley29/03/2011
Martin R13/05/2004
Colin Crawford12/05/2003