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Name:Mainnir nam Fiadh
Hill number:4503
Height:757m / 2484ft
Parent (Ma):1302  Dun da Ghaoithe
RHB Section:17E: Mull and Nearby Islands
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Island:Mull
Maritime area:Mull & surrounding islands
Class:Simm, Graham Top
(Tu,Sim,GT)
Grid ref:NM 67622 35341
Summit feature:rock by huge cairn
Drop:53m
Col:704m  NM673358  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 49
(1:25k) 375E
Observations:trig point (fb 30cm) at NM 67655 35345 is 1.8m lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 107 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From small parking area on track to Upper Achnacroish. On way to Dun da Ghaoithe.squeegs19/05/2019
From Upper Achnacroish, Mainnir nam Fiadh, Dun da Ghaolthe.With PM.CJM29/08/2018
Enroute to Dun da Ghaoithe. A great hill in its own right. With CM.bolton29/08/2018
Wet and tiring walk in rain and low cloud from Scallastle to Dun Da Ghaithe, Mainnir nam Fiadh trig, then there and back bealach and Sgur Dearg. Walked out along the three masts road back to Craignure. also had to walk back to Scallastle as left other car key in the Scallastle car. 6 hours.alexmaclennan20/05/2017
A traverse including Sgurr Dearg, Meinnir nam Fiadh, Dun da Ghaoithe, Beinn Thunacaraidh and Beinn Mheadhain and diagonal traverse NE to road.Detoured south around bad step coming off Beinn Dearg, could not see a line from above, might have been more obvious from below. Final descent line had much poor ground, tussocks etc, would not really recommend it, there must be a better way. This apart, a good day.dickscroop14/04/2017
DebsMountain Goat18/05/2016
With G. From Craignure on track > Druim Mor > Maol nan Uan on transmitter track > Mainnir nam Fiadh > Dun da Ghaoithe returning NNE towards Beinn Chreagach then E down to Scallastle & track/road to Craignure. Final descent to Scallaste through scrub tricky (NM 694 377) & no obvious route - apparently N via Cnoc a' Bhacain is the way to go.RT197018/09/2015
2 of 2: From Dun da Ghaoithe.ChrisR04/09/2015
Mainnir nam Fiadh and Dun da Ghaoithe bagged via the transmitter road on a sunny morning to complete my collection of HuMPs on the Isle of Mull.Dugswell203/06/2015
Meeting bagger from Banchory and his wife on his final Corbett of his second Corbett roundvegibagger03/06/2015
Done again with Alison Phillip, but this time from the other side.tallblond08/05/2013
With Alfie, Eire, Evan, Sail, Danu & Coel.Dangerous Dave12/01/2013
Solo.Dangerous Dave20/10/2012
Up transmitter road on the way to Dùn da Gaoithe.fasgadh12/08/2012
With Damian Lavery.Dangerous Dave27/12/2011
On ascent to Dun da Ghaoithe.davidpettit8427/10/2011
Early ferry from Oban (family holiday) to Craignure then up to Dun da Ghaoithe and back via 'the masts'. Summited MnF on the way there and on the way back. Sunny all day. Saw a golden eagle on DdG and ended the day in the Craignure Inn. Brilliant!nosdrahcir03/06/2010
On way to and from Dun da Ghaoithhillsman13/04/2010
With Corbett Dun na Ghaoithenordicstar19/01/2008
On the Monster Mull Fell Race.Eddie29/06/2002
Solo. After climbing Sgurr Dearg. The descent of the NE ridge presented a surprise. Shortly after leaving the summit, I met vertical cliffs. I found a way down, and up the other side of the cleft. By the time I reached the col with Mainnir nam Fiadh, I was out of the mist which shrouded the summits and had good views south. I reached the summit of Mainnir nam Fiadh. There is a circular trig point there, to one side of a very large cairn I imagine of great antiquity. The mist to the south had gone, so there were excellent views S. The rain stopped.pwbellarby26/07/1998
Solo Uisdean2522/07/1997
With: tp rk; From Upper Achnacroish via access track up Maol nan Uan and masts to Mannir nam Fiadh the to Dun da Ghaoithe itself. Then S to bealach Lirein on to Beinn Bheag and Sgurr Dearg. Descended down to Torness for lift.Ian Baines18/05/1997
Hot, sunny, windy, good views.iangalbraith19/06/1996
Ascended from Sgurr Dearg, heading for the ferry at Craignure.JohnW17/04/1979
try9fan06/05/2019
Dave McG03/05/2019
Erik B03/05/2019
raymondwilkes27/04/2019
Christo197925/12/2018
JK11/07/2018
duchally29/06/2018
EasternHiker25/05/2018
Alan Whatley08/05/2018
Johnny Corbett13/09/2017
Wycombe Wanderer27/04/2017
Kendall02/09/2016
elma spencer04/06/2016
captainslow03/06/2016
BaggerGutt30/05/2016
Bobf15/04/2016
Alex C04/06/2015
kiltedbiggles01/06/2015
nigheandonn30/05/2015
trimarc212/04/2015
weaselmaster29/11/2014
Sick Kid29/11/2014
Rambling Ray12/06/2014
andy6330/05/2014
mainnirnamfiadh21/04/2014