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Name:Cruach nan Caorach
Hill number:1445
Height:458m / 1503ft
Section:19C: Loch Fyne to Bute and the Firth of Clyde
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (North)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (400-499m)
(Ma,Hu,Tu,4)
Grid ref:NR 99136 80425
Summit feature:rock 1m SW of trig point
Drop:210m
Col:248m  NR975816  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 55
(1:25k) 362N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 55 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Set of from Shellfield. Aimed for left of main crag to upper part of gully, as the birks appeared to be less dense this way. Nice looking hill top.ger05/05/2017
S/F Shellfield. NB keep to right of burn up to plateau. Steep but easy enough.AndrewFinnimore23/03/2017
Up steeply from good parking on roadside. Small hydro scheme ongoing, cross that and head for teh steep burnline to gain the bealach above, choose line carefully as the birch scrub is difficult in places. Straightforward after the bealach.nordicstar02/06/2016
Nice natural woodland, steep line up beside the burn then easy to the top.jenx02/06/2016
Parking high point Otter Ferry road. Mild, some sun, cool breeze, good views.iangalbraith10/04/2016
From the high point of the Otter Ferry roadhillsman23/06/2015
shellfield parked at farmers gate up between crags then over recently burnt heather to the top.robertphillips12/04/2015
On forest tracks from minor road to north, with moraBLACKHILL03/04/2015
from layby at 002788. Just a thrash up very bracken gully to left, then plod to main summit which is another great viewpoint. Don't do when bracken is blooming. After Coraddie.Thearlaichdubh28/09/2013
Solo walk from Ormidale House. Surprisingly tough but fantastic views SW from the summit.mikejacobs23/08/2012
Parked near Shellfield. Very rough pasture beeline for cliff to the right and 2 drops and rises and plod up steep heather to crest. 18.30.arranc20/03/2003
Parked in a layby on the A8003 near Shellfield. Climbed steeply via northern side of stream to trig. Good views of Bute and Arran could be had.garyhoney16/07/2000
Date is first visit. Notes from later...decent heathery summit, via fairly open birkwood. shellfield 003798 (OS63), beeline via col to summit RHW03/01/2000
Trying to keep up with Rob on another of his long days.Eddie03/01/2000
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Gallovidian26/08/2017
NormanW13/03/2017
grumpy07/01/2017
Johnny Corbett27/03/2015
richtea504013/03/2015
AndyS27/04/2013
Alan Whatley10/04/2013
Tony S06/03/2013
GaryJones01/10/2012
Campbell Singer20/09/2012
Tony Rogers21/06/2012
Jim.Fothergill08/05/2012
mae30/04/2012
Janet M29/04/2012
PM28/04/2012
cmac12/02/2012
ali_bali4812/02/2012
Alison R27/03/2011
iaindbrown03/10/2010
Tom Mundell25/09/2010
sarah mundell25/09/2010
Wycombe Wanderer21/05/2010
Martyn119/04/2010
Andrew Simmons23/01/2010
Martin R01/01/2010
PGCE15/10/2009
jimbloomer02/06/2009
TONY DEALL13/05/2009
fasgadh18/11/2007
BaggerGutt29/08/2006
RichardM14/02/2006
Kiltie22/06/2003
Lindsay M25/05/2003
bertbarnett12305/04/2003
Colin Crawford09/08/2002