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Name:Tom a' Choinnich
Hill number:1090
Height:954m / 3130ft
Parent (Ma):1088  Ben Wyvis - Glas Leathad Mor
Parent (SMC):1088  Ben Wyvis - Glas Leathad Mor
RHB Section:15B: Loch Vaich to Moray Firth
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo, Yeaman
Grid ref:NH 46360 70020
Summit feature:embedded rock 12m NE of cairn
Col:865m  NH464694  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 20
(1:25k) 437S
Observations:rock is c.20cm higher than base of cairn. Embedded quartz boulder further NE is lower.
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 252 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
4 of 10: From An t-Socach.ChrisR12/08/2019
Contoured round from An t-Socach, then down south-east ridge, over rough ground until we found tracks through cut-down forest KeithByTheC02/08/2019
4th top today. Descended on to Carn Gorm then towards Allt a`Choire Dubh. Very hot going through Garbet Forest which had been felled.187lenny27/05/2018
From Glen GlassPeterb29/04/2018
From Ben Wyvis car park on A835, followed track up An Cabar, then on to Glas Leathad Mor, continued N, contoured past Tom a'Choinnich and E along ridge to Glas Leathad Beag. Returned over Tom a'Choinnich, descended towards Allt a'Gharbh Bhaid, following stream down to forest road, then back to car parkkdbennett07/07/2017
revisit for the tops, ben wyvis, an cabar, tom a choinnich, glas leathad beag, glas leathad beag west top.robertphillips05/05/2017
Ben Wyvis via An Cabar returning over Tom a'Choinnich.wozzat23/06/2016
An Cabar - Ben Wyvis - Tom a' Choinnich circuit returning via sw ridge. Last 1km back to forest track a little tricky due to felling. Lovely sunny daygaryhoney23/06/2016
With Tony, sun! cool breeze. Enjoyable approach along stream through forest. An Cabar-Glas Leathad Mor-Tom a Choinnich-Glas Leathad Beag to end of ridge and back. Moss amazing beyond main summits, very bouncy to walk on!zoob01/06/2016
After Queens Cairn. Then on to Wyvis. After 4 hrs of solitude on lower tops, saw first walkers of the day here.RHW23/05/2015
See Munro EntryTopsaswell02/05/2015
Climbed in Complete snow cover, stunning!Ronald19/02/2014
A835 car park - An Cabar - Ben Wyvis - Tom a' Choinnich - SW ridge - A835 car parkdavidpettit8431/05/2013
Dropped down to this from Wyvis in very windy conditions. Onward descent over Carn Gorm to Queen's Cairn was very difficult due to this.chriswatson23/04/2013
with Jamie and Ben-Ji on anti-clockwise circuitvegibagger30/05/2011
neil hutton27/05/2011
alone SheilaS23/08/2010
sololittle al01/04/2010
New Year of deep snow. Came out to Wyvis hunting a good walk. Somehow parked off road, limited clearance of car parks, found the touristy trail well walked/skied and progressed to hill top easily on a beautiful crisp sunny day. Fine views 360 degrees. Third ascent, first w Jenxnordicstar30/12/2009
self (Ben Wyvis)davidsbatty31/05/2009
Glasgow and Lancaster Weekend. Ascent with J Moss and others.alexmaclennan07/02/2009
Completed Ben Wyvis + 3 Tops, 21.5km, 1350m in 6.3hrJamesSDonald22/08/2008
3 & 7 of 9: Out from Ben Wyvis. Return from GLB west top.ChrisR05/07/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit22/05/2007
Long walk back along the ridge from Fiaclach. yorkie07/04/2007
With Joel & Ian.Dangerous Dave05/03/2007
With Jeanettedickscroop27/07/2006
See Glas Leathad Beag dbb26/05/2006
Walk in poor conditions with John McD & Allan Wbarnz4806/02/2006
Making Ben Wyvis into a nice circularnickywood117/06/2005
NUFWS Ullapool trip. With Andy & Ian.Grinner03/04/2005
Garbat-An Cabar- the Ma top- Tom a Choinnich- Garbat. A good path made for an easy climb. Families, dogs, runners gave the walk as far as this summit a relaxed and friendly feel. The direct descent was quiet, though. Sunny, good views. With brother, Pete.pwheeler30/05/2004
Via main peak with AD, back down hellish gully line to forest - stick to main track!nordicstar02/12/2002
5 of 7: From Ben Wyvis GLM.ChrisR18/05/2000
With Paul and BruceRobF15/03/2000
Solo tripInvicta1404/06/1999
Continuing to some of the Tops beyond the summit.Aye Jimmy02/08/1996
Alone again following same upward route but this time taking in Glas Leathad Beag. Long walk back to car. SS09/07/1995
Ben Wyvis and tops from Garbat.Eddie04/05/1994
Solo Uisdean2501/06/1993
cloud lifted off summit, last hill of dayWhithaugh12/09/1992
From GarbatBLACKHILL29/07/1992
From Ben WyvisPeterD17/06/1991
from Wyvis. Then to col and up on more moss to top at 12.45. Mist and rain.arranc02/06/1989
With John Risk in similar route to last time but in full winter conditions. Louise picked us up at the south end. SS25/03/1989