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Name:Tom nam Fitheach
Hill number:1329
Height:275.5m / 904ft
RHB Section:17E: Mull and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Island:Mull
Maritime area:Mull & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (200-299m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,2,Y)
Grid ref:NM 46933 48436
Summit feature:no feature: grass
Drop:181m
Col:95m  NM492458  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 47 48
(1:25k) 374E
Observations:top 140m SW at NM 46855 43820 is 2.2m lower; top 170m SE at NM 47038 48304 is 0.3m lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 79 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up the forest road to 48172 46658 then up through forest, zig zagging to push through onto the open hill at 47782 47109. On the way down not too easy to find the return route even with GPS coordinates. It's a little brute of a hill. 6.3k - 1 hour 55 mins. There may be easier routes.NormanW07/08/2019
Parked in (new) turning circle for logging roads a few hundred metres east of Achnacraig. Walked up road to old track into trees, but could have taken newer road from where I parked as the two meet later. Scrambled uphill between two burns and headed up through trees, finally coming out onto open hillside to reach the summits (furthest west is highest).the pigguy 12/05/2019
govanah06/05/2019
From Achnacraig, NE up steep and uneven ground to firebreak leading up onto SE ridge.Topographer5710/04/2019
G0VWP31/08/2018
Good parking place about 300m S.East of Achnacraig. Up from the farm keeping to the right edge of the forest and occasionally in it. At the top of the ride a decent walk to the summits. Walked across all 4 potential tops to make sure. Great views. With CM.bolton27/08/2018
Parked about 400m SE of Achnacraig. plenty space. Up from the farm keeping to the right edge of the forest and occasionally in it. At the top of the ride a decent walk to the summits. Walked across all 5 contenders for the summit. With PM.CJM27/08/2018
From Achnacraig. From house head NE steeply up edge of wood and continue in same direction up a break in trees to reach the ridge. First part is rough but easier when once break in the trees is reached. Might not be easy when bracken is growing.Winterfloodian25/05/2018
EasternHiker24/05/2018
softsquare11/05/2018
Short pull up as others through the forest above Achnacraig to the grassy mound. Clear but low cloud limited view.N.Morters20/04/2018
Martyn104/10/2017
Glenysj2104/10/2017
JulieB14/08/2017
Isbjorn23/05/2017
Tom Mundell12/05/2017
Trekking toes12/05/2017
Andrew Simmons16/04/2017
KeithByTheC20/08/2016
Should have been going to Staffa but cancelled due to wind. plenty of space to park where the forest RD heads off E of Achnacraig. Followed round further to E and then headed up. Very rough. Not much to see from summit as adjacent hills are higher. On way down went down a ride too early and had difficulty getting round the quarry at its foot. Nasty hillThearlaichdubh02/05/2016
PGCE17/04/2016
Started in the open area if the forrest near the house, didn't go high enough through the trees so had to bash through some. No stones on to to so dud all high looking points.came back a different rout. Walked along the ridge down nearly until you hit more trees. Found a gap and ended on the other side of trees. Was looking for track shown on map but there was lot of steep ground but found a fairly good way down.tallblond05/06/2015
Jim.Fothergill25/05/2015
With Jenx and Alison Fox. Parked at Achnachraig, just down road opp passing place room for two cars. Opposite building look up and right to skyline, gap in trees is what's to head for. Head towards right hand side trees and follow deer/people paths through some rocky ground. No stream today due to dry conditions. Suggest avoid when bracken is in its prime as will be a thrash. Up ride to top and then left to summit area, many false tops and surprisingly set back. Peak in distance to West looks higher but mapping says no, 1:25k and 1:50k although Abney level said it was higher albeit at some distance. Great summit on a clear day.nordicstar25/04/2015
jenx25/04/2015
from cattle grid up side of woods, then down first opening through trees to summit, returned via a stream to gap in trees.robertphillips22/11/2014
Lionel Bidwell15/07/2014
Tony Rogers15/07/2014
LizH24/04/2014
PeterAH24/04/2014
iaindbrown04/04/2014
alda04/04/2014
Nasty steep slope from Achnacraig through old bracken, brambles, you name it, till ridge gained and on to summit. Hard work for a small peak.AndrewFinnimore12/10/2013
Wet with Jim Bloomer.Dugswell206/05/2013
jimbloomer06/05/2013
ajwxyzt06/05/2013
petesimpson14/08/2012
AndyS07/04/2012
With Sail & Alfie.Dangerous Dave13/11/2011
richtea504008/07/2011
Tony S25/06/2011
Alan Whatley09/05/2011
From minor road to West at nm 459484BLACKHILL27/04/2011
Louise31/12/2010
assynt_bob31/12/2010
neilsan24/11/2010
Martin R09/06/2010
iaindbrown26/04/2010
Campbell Singer17/10/2009
johnbarnard2525/09/2009