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Name:The Brack
Hill number:1421
Height:787.5m / 2584ft
RHB Section:19C: Loch Fyne to Bute and the Firth of Clyde
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Long & Goil
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NN 24569 03056
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:403m
Col:384m  NN241041  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) OL37N OL39S 363N 364S
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 321 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
An anti-clockwise circuit from Ardgarten. On own.MorecambeMonkey25/06/2019
From Cnoc Coinnich.Owen B14/05/2018
Walked from Coilessan car park after climbing Cnoc Coinnich. A misty and atmospheric day, views eventually appeared briefly and what we did see was superb.Chris Mac07/04/2018
With Colin. Squalls and high winds.iansm29/01/2018
Ardgartan - N corrie of the Brack - Cruach Fhiarach - The Brack - Cnoc Coinnich - returned via Coillessan Glen. Good path signposted from forestry track at NN252039. A bit faint in the middle but otherwise ascends corrie and leads directly to summit.Mark Jackson23/08/2017
Via Beinn Donich and forest trails. Sunny with excellent views.Winterfloodian17/07/2017
The Brack Hill Racequadbarrel21/05/2017
cruach fhiarach, the brack, the brack SW top, from coilessan, fresh powder snow made hard work of it.robertphillips12/02/2017
40th Solo. From Ardgartan, following Forestry Commission path to Bealach between the two Corbetts. E ridge to Ben Donich, then NW ridge to The Brack. Dry, no wind, but cloud base between 500 700m all day, snow down to 400m, snow quite deep in places and lying on wet grass. Hard earned summits.RGibbs05/02/2017
A wet, misty day, with strong winds at the top. The route from Coilessan is so much easier if you can find the nice path on the east side of the ridge. Instead, I went along the top of the ridge with many ups and downs, which are not easy to negotiate in poor visibility. But I found the path on the way down, and it gave a quick and very easy descent. Thoroughly soaked, so Cnoc Coinnich will have to wait for another day (it's supposed to be fun, isn't it?).Gill15/12/2016
Anticlockwise circuit of three Corbetts from Lochgoilheaddavidpettit8402/11/2016
Round of Coinnich and Brack from Coilessan car park.Topographer5717/09/2016
Solo trip to sort out the effects of the previous day's beer festival. Ben Donich & The Brack from the Rest & Be Thankful & then back from the latter via the forest tracks initially missing the connecting path & thrashing around in some deep stuff for my pains.NotReallyABagger15/08/2016
inaugeral brack racedonmeister18/06/2016
The Brack and Ben Donich from Ardgarten. A couple of sharp showers, but mainly fine conditions with good views.RobertP22/05/2016
1 of 2: From A83 Ardgarten CP. With Tim.ChrisR20/10/2015
From car park near Rest and Be Thankful. With Ben Doinich which I had intended to do first but error in my (early|)edition of the Grahams guide took me wrong (says left track when it should have been right (I should have looked at the forestry Commission markers!) so did it clockwise.A good round.dickscroop13/10/2015
Easy walk from car park, up forest track and clearly signposted route up through trees. Sunny but breezy.Jhimmy03/10/2015
Corbett with Craig. Second attempt at The Brack. midges and rain at the start but fine waking and views most of the way up. cloudy at the top with no views and the rain started again when we got to the bottom. back to craigs for food then the flat for a nap.GravelMonkey21/06/2015
From RRMC bus with Avril Baxtermunromurph20/04/2015
Snow and snow. A real good snow fest, high winds on top. Met a chap who was like spiderman with his axe up some of the little cliff faces. Tough slog up, tried to slide down but snow too soft. Company: Martin Stewart.iandesbottes13/12/2014
Carried on to Ben Donichduchally09/07/2014
From Adgartan closed visitor centre.Martin R28/04/2014
Rain and low clagRunForTheHills19/10/2013
Ran up from Coilessan car park. Totally in cloud. too far round on descent, ended up in forest.stever06/07/2013
Solo ascent with Holly and Abbie from Forestry Commission Carpark. Took the steep direct route up and down. Windy but bright. Good views from the top but wind just at Trig Point almost blew me over. 21/2 hours.alexmaclennan22/04/2013
round of ben donich, the brack, cnoc coinnich.robertphillips23/12/2011
sololittle al02/11/2011
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave05/03/2011
club - SH rep. good winter walkjohnm05/12/2010
solo, 5.5 hrs trek over B Donich and the Brack. The latter from col between the two, up obvious steep but easy grass to a delightful summit. Clearer views by then to Hunterston, Lomond etc. Return via forest cycle route up Glen Croe.niallp08/08/2010
Set off from visitor centre up forest road to steep track up a burn then open hillside to the top. Dropped down to the pass with Ben Donich but missed the track through the plantation and ended up fighting through the conifers to get back down to the forrderekblackburn18/06/2010
petey02/05/2010
With Laura. Quite a lot of snow about but sunny and surprisingly warm on the summit out of the wind. Grand views down Loch Fynegercal5320/03/2010
Trig revisit. Dullish grassy ascent, fine view of Beinn Ime & friends. From NN227069 via Donich, descending to mapped track below saddle, forest road back to car pk.RHW30/01/2010
Up from col with Cnoc Coinnich. Descended to col with Ben Donich and then down to forest track back to Ardgartan.campagvelocet06/08/2009
14stod196216/06/2009
Climbed 3 times, most recently with girlfriend. Classic 'four seasons in a day' weather which saw us bathing in sunshine then cowering in a howf to escape lightning and huge hailstones. Climbed from Ardgartan centre. One steep mother of a hill!AndyBlair197225/04/2009
Very misty for this pair.douglas_easton20/09/2008
With Ali- fantastic viewpoint after a tough climb over rough ground. Descended via ridge to SW (would be difficult in cloud and looped back via forestry tracks.paddyirish22/03/2008
Forestry commission signs followed "Access to The Brack....." (or something like that anyway)maknipe21/06/2007
Solo, from nr old YH, up track the cut up NE ridge to summit, back down NW ridge to gain track and backnordicstar03/05/2007
First time up the regular route.Grinner26/04/2007
Started at the Ben Donich CP just above Rest and be Thankful and walked down a good forest track for 3 miles. At the burn at 252040 I followed the well-marked path into the corrie NE of The Brack. A very interesting way up, fine, quite complex scenery. Then down the N ridge for Ben Donich,hence the starting place. Fine weather, cloud above summits.pwheeler25/03/2007
CK SheilaS27/12/2005
SelfHighland Days07/06/2005
Climbed on a very cold but still day from Ardgarten to the summit by way of a frozen gully. Descended the north ridge to rejoin the forestry track. No easy way down to the track however as a result of forestry planting.Two others on the hill.Martin6605/01/2003
Galltywenallt26/10/2002
KeithByTheC26/08/2002
Round of 3 from LochgoilheadBLACKHILL05/04/2002