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Name:Biod an Fhithich
Hill number:724
Height:645.9m / 2119ft
RHB Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Alsh & Duich
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 95085 14728
Summit feature:cairn
Col:491.7m  NG 9517 1420  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 413N 414N 414S
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
Survey of Biod an Fhithich.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 231 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Beth, Luna and PeggiBigNick11/07/2020
Approach by usual route to The Saddle from P off A87. Good going - impressive summit (in mist) - rain on return.ger22/05/2019
f.a, 7 in group, windy, rain , sleet, snow, generally grim, 7.3 miles, climbed from glen Shiel lodge, rain from the start, path to gleann undalain then uphill to gain the ridge, lots of rises and tops along the ridge, some with steep ground, sleet turning to snow just before the summit, then easily down to the bealach na craoibhe and down to coire caol and back along a saturated glen to the lodgerum doodle 18/02/2019
Langie Burns' meet, Ratagan. With David, Geoff, Jim and Paul (Auchtertyre).Grinner26/01/2019
A quick ascent from A87 after Glenelg and before driving home. Good view point.MichaelF14/07/2018
From A87 up good path (usual route to The Saddle) to beallach then short climb to fine summit. Hot sunny day.RobertP04/07/2018
Solo trip, avoiding crowds heading off to The Saddle. Really pleasant hill.Invicta1402/06/2018
With Tom, Colin & LunaBigNick11/03/2018
With Steve Smith. From the A87 (parking at NG 9676 1444). Good track over Cnoc Dubh AA to top. On to Biod an Fhithich N top and A'Mhuing before dropping back to the roadside memorial to Donald Campbell.jonglew25/10/2017
Still having a knee injury meant an easy ascent was needed. Can't believe I didn't attempt this after climbing the saddle a few years ago, so logical now.Jhimmy21/09/2017
Saddle path then east ridge. Fine views of Saddle and Five Sisters.Topographer5706/05/2017
G and A, Elizabeth, Monicaarthurwhittaker22/04/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac23/10/2016
22mins up and down from the bealach on the way up to The Saddle while Brian R. had a cuppa!Play2End15/06/2016
Circuit of Biod an Fhithich, The Saddle and Sgurr na Sgine on a perfect walking day. Route and (very long-winded) write-up at:
Solo. On my way down from The Saddle.Dangerous Dave23/09/2015
Solo walk/run. En route to 3rd ascent of The Saddle and Sgurr na Sgeine.amswanston14/06/2015
Second ascent all the way up north ridge from Shiel bridge. Very knobbly long ridge including tump summit and some probable subtump tops.vegibagger14/06/2015
long clockwise circuit with dad on his re confirming his Munro status on the right summit of the Saddle. From Shiel Bridge up Graham Biod an Fhithich Forcan ridge of the Saddle and all along Murdo and Graham top SIMS, leaving last one at 9.57pm just before sunset.trigpillocksson14/06/2015
Up from Shiel Bridge camp site. Tremendous views of Saddle & Five Sisters, all with freshly fallen snow on in mid May.ngthack18/05/2015
From the usual start for The Saddle. Fine stalkers path to col then easily to summit.nordicstar30/12/2014
From layby on A87 up the excellent stalkers path before continuing to The Saddle via The Forcan ridge & then on to Sgurr na Sgine. On own.MorecambeMonkey24/06/2014
Graham from Sheil Bridge road with Caroline and Ian. Rainy day so lower hill.nickywood102/06/2014
With Mora, from the Glen Shiel campsiteBLACKHILL29/05/2014
round of biod an fhithich and the saddle via forcan ridge from road up to col then to summit.robertphillips06/10/2013
With Robert Wright. Fantastic day staying right on Gorcan ridge to Saddle, onto Sgurr na Skine and back by Faochag. Sunny, dry and only light wind. 8 hours.alexmaclennan13/09/2013
MC JC O. Goats on summit.Martin6614/10/2012
After a midgey camp by Cluanie dam with Darren on 1st day of our annual week's bagging/climbing. Fast going up stalkers path en route to do missing Munro tops for me. Out and back diversion to add this peak then up Forcan ridge.Chris Pearson18/07/2012
3 of 10: From Biod na Fhithich N.Top.ChrisR22/03/2012
with Alan Gent and Stephen Merckx part of way.IanHHill27/05/2011
DebsMountain Goat30/03/2011
Popped up from bealach on way to The Saddlechriswatson02/08/2010
Sunny spells, warm, calm, good views.iangalbraith14/06/2010
CK SheilaS04/05/2010
Path iced up from 700 feet clear views and warmer on top than in GlenAm Bodach20/02/2010
Solo Uisdean2523/08/2009
Biod an Fhithich NG 950147 S/F NG 968143. Overcast and drizzle. Cloud 2500 moderate wind on ridge, mild.John Young01/05/2009
Ascent from Glen Shiel campsite - intermittant path along ridgeButeobuteo23/08/2008
Climbed on way home from a stay in Portree.Man of Kernow106/05/2008
up Graham Biod an Fhithich then Forcan ridge with loads of others in cloud at Dave Hewitt's final Munro, followed by solo tramp down the curving west ridge, getting a bit lost and coming of to west too early and having to retrace back across.vegibagger22/07/2007
Elma Cameron Fraser Alistairdonmeister02/01/2007
Parked in Glen Shiel at start of Saddle path. On VWDP on zig zag to col. Faint path continued up over grass dodging bouldery crags to top at 15.20.arranc04/07/2005
From Glen ShielGeoff Briggs29/05/2005
Ascended on a day of low cloud and some rain.JohnW28/03/2003
Walked up from the camp site at Shiel Bridge (ignoring the F&M notice along A'Mhuing). yorkie18/06/2001
much-improved path to col, steep ridge to fine compact summit. A87 @ 968143 RHW28/05/1999
SMMC Morvich meet, with Bill Bracewell, Kim Hardy and Roy Phillips.clashcityrocker17/04/1997