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Name:Sgurr na Lapaich
Hill number:926
Height:1151m / 3776ft
RHB Section:12B: Killilan to Inverness
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Beauly
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NH 16106 35114
Summit feature:large boulder 15m E of trig point
Drop:840m
Col:311m  NH060287  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
(1:25k) 430
Observations:boulder is 1m higher than trig point (NH 16090 35111)
Survey:Abney level
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2/4 - all four Munros north of Loch Mullardoch - a fine high ridge walk in good conditions, albeit windy. Descended to wildcamp at the Western end of Loch Mullardochwychwood26/07/2020
Showers.Chris Blake18/07/2019
Bagged as part of a guided hike with the legend that is Steve Fallon, he holds the record for having completed the Munros x 15 times now!! The hike started at the Mullardoch dam at 8am from where we were raced up the loch in 10mins in a very small boat. We hiked back over the four Munros west to east in this order: An Socach (1069m), An Riabhachan (1130m), Sgurr na Lapaich (1150m) & Carn nan Gobhar (992m). It was overcast most of the day with the sun only appearing on the final summit, which made a sunny and pleasant walk out along a new hydro track, 9:45 hours all in.chillyman819/06/2019
Left the boat at 0900 Summit at 1655 Lots of new snow from 700m Snow showers with lots of hot sun With Dianne Scorgie & Paola Cabrelli What an amazing day this is turning out to be Fantastic descent to the bealach but hated the climb up a lot of snow on the ascent from col Another summit clearing for us when we were there.LizzieG06/05/2019
From car park just below Mullardoch dam - 4x4 track to hydro-generator building. Then ATV track across and up hillside, W, to bridge over Allt Taige at circa NH178320. Allt Loch a Choire Bhig too deep to ford due to snow melt so, up Leacan Riabhach to and then along Creag a Chaorainn, to Sgurr nan Clachan Geala, then to summit.Isbjorn Winter Round14/02/2019
From Mullardoch dam akong N shore of Loch Mullardoch to Allt Socrach, then E up to An Socach's S ridge (Meall a' Chaisg), followed ridge over An Socach, then to An Riabhachan via W and SW Tops, to NE Top, crossed col to Sgurr na Lapaich and on to Carn nan Gobhar, descending to Allt Mullardoch and joining hydro track back to the dam. With SD.kdbennett20/06/2018
From Mullardoch dam a round of Creag Dubh, Carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr na Lapaich and Sgurr nan Clachan Geala.rhalstead13/06/2018
Solo from Glean Innis power stationGeraldine Fardon01/06/2018
Tim Elliot neil hutton27/05/2018
Whole ridge to An Socach from the dam, long walk back alongside the Loch.tomd423/09/2017
From Mullardoch dam. Creag Dubh (MT), Carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr an Lapaich, Sgurr nan Clachan Geala (MT) and Creag a' Chaorainn (Del MT).Peterb01/09/2017
Very clear, superb view of hundreds of Scotland's biggest turbines, also some hills.alda24/07/2017
2nd time. Parked at West end of Strathfarrar. 4 Munros on south side of glen, followed by An Cruachan as a short diversion on the way back. 26km, 2100m up and down. Lady at the gate her usual cheery self: gave me a bollocking for driving up to the gate 3 minutes before 9am!PGCE03/07/2017
Steep rocky descent after towers along lovely narrow ridge walkmn2309/06/2017
3rd munro of the day and the highest. Views at top intermittent because of low cloud but weather dry and views impressive when available. Good sight of Torridon hills.dave neilson09/06/2017
Camped at the dam, boat up the loch, Long day with a bit of mist and a bit of a breeze but improving. Enjoyable.Capt Malbec21/05/2017
revisit for the tops, C/W round of mullach a ghlas thuill, braigh a choire bhig, braigh a choire north top, squrr nan clachan geala, squrr na lapaich, carn nan gobhar, creag dubh, creag feusag, mullach tarsuinn, from mullardoch dam.robertphillips15/05/2017
Anticlockwise round of the Mullardoch Munros. On own.MorecambeMonkey03/05/2017
Long ridgewalk in steadily improving conditions, from blustery showers and low cloud to calm and sunny. Ferry into An Socach and walked back to car.alexmaclennan22/06/2016
KeithByTheC20/08/2015
With ChristineKeith9914/08/2015
Day 1 of Mullardoch roundvictimofmathema11/07/2015
On 1st day of a 3-day backpack around the Mullardoch hills. Cloud on the summits.alistairpooler11/07/2015
Epic. Boat out, scrambling in places, bum slide in June, avalanche damage on Sgurr na Lapaich. Great day with Rod, Stephen and Andrew.SS23/06/2015
Strathfarrar Last Trig Challenge: summit 10 of 11 from Loichel power sta in wind and rain. Trig 3 of 3.RHW18/06/2015
Loch Mullardoch four. High point here in a bit of mist tho. Quite a snowy descent from here to Carn Nan Gobharnickywood108/06/2015
On the TGO Challenge with Sue - Hill 8, easy slope on a lovely day.Phreerunner09/05/2015
Hard walk to number three. Some scrambling and very steep pull up. Exhausting.munromurph29/06/2014
Done as a part of a complete round of Mullardoch 12grahamzwilson26/06/2014
Quite rocky from the bealach to the top. Cloud now much thicker.Jhimmy23/06/2014
ghaley29/05/2014
Quite a climb up to this one. Met the Glenrothes hill walking club up here!akmilne03/05/2014
Steep ascent from the 2nd, this was the hardest of the day for me, great views from the top made up for it though.FCMark03/05/2014
A long descent and ascent to get to this third Munro of the day, with GHC.Play2End03/05/2014
3rd of 4. Still scorching and although fluids were ok I was still having bother with cramps. Filled up 50m down from the belach and then another big ascent to the summit.bowzi20/07/2013
Climbed Andy Brown & Chris Dean. Translates to Peak of Bogland.Davidjones26/05/2013
See Creag Dubhdickscroop19/09/2012
Climbed with Rickard. Rainy start to the day but brightened up considerably by the time we start the ascent at at the west side of Loch Mullardoch (horrible track from where we parked the car to the start of the ascent!). Long day!amcculloch25/08/2012
253rd - with Allan - from east end of Loch Mullardoch, completed round of 4 west to east. Some light rain, mostly dry, clouds almost clear of tops. Midges active along loch.RGibbs25/08/2012
tickchazzyboy1926/07/2012
3 of 9: From Sgurr nan Clachan Geala.ChrisR26/06/2012
Day's walk with John McD, Mike C, Dave M & Scott in snow & sun from Loch Mullardochbarnz4828/04/2012
round of carn nan gobhar, squrr na lapaich, an riabhachan, and an socach, long way back along loch edge.robertphillips23/03/2012
JimT10/06/2011
Blisco24/04/2011
A long pull up the east ridge on a fantastic day. Views in all directions.chriswatson18/04/2011
4 MunrosHarper10010/10/2010
Solo.Dangerous Dave17/06/2010
CraigW19/05/2010
Circuit from east end of Loch Mullardochrjf3503/08/2009