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Name:Meall an Fhuarain
Hill number:1141
Height:472m / 1549ft
RHB Section:16B: Durness to Loch Shin
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Naver
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m)
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4)
Grid ref:NC 51324 30533
Summit feature:small cairn
Drop:215m
Col:257m  NC463320  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 16
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Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 56 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Boring hill but nice evening hike with excellent views.Topographer5725/07/2018
Very easy up from the road via stream adjacent to south edge of woodland. Then across the moor. A nice viewpoint for the northern hills.jenx21/06/2016
Up from the A road to East. Parked at edge of final plantation to Sth on Lairg road. Easy going up deer tracks by stream. Over masted hill then easily to main summit. Excellent views to North of Hope, Loyal and Klibreck plus multiple Marilyn tops.nordicstar21/06/2016
From the Klibreck footbridge in six inches to a foot of fresh snow, breaking trail all the way.Chris Peart12/12/2015
From A road to the E. Through plantations and over to summit. Mostly easy ground and fair number of animal tracks.AndrewFinnimore14/09/2014
From A836 followed the humming from the mast initially and then traversed pathlessly. Drainage ditches not adequate for the job.Martin R22/05/2014
Parked on verge on A 838. New Brasher boots. Last 2006 pair hadn't lasted long. Up over dryish moor, long deer grass, damp patches. Vagastie in view. Steadily up to visible horizon to a shoulder. Downhill over s swampy area and up to prow of hill. A further drop down to S of a small lochan and up to a grass covered flat area to find a 6 stone small cairn amidst a sea of grass. 15.05. Loyal, Cuilean, Griam Beg and Mor, Klibreck north to south, Ben More, Leoid, Hee, Foinaven and Hope.arranc21/07/2008
WIth Assynt Bob on a round of Creag Dhubh Mhor, Creag Dhubh Bheag and Meall an Fhuarain from Mudale.Eddie28/01/2006
bog slog enlivened by some good plants; tiny summit cairn among several dubh lochans. N edge of pltn from A836, then beeline to summit RHW18/10/2001
From minor road to East at nc 514374, round of 4 marilynsBLACKHILL17/06/2001
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