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Name:Am Bathaich
Hill number:714
Height:899m / 2949ft
Parent (Ma):684  Sgurr a' Mhaoraich
Parent (SMC):684  Sgurr a' Mhaoraich
RHB Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ness
Class:Hump, Simm, Corbett Top, Yeaman, Deleted Munro Top
(Hu,Tu,Sim,CT,Y,xMT)
Grid ref:NG 98836 07548
Summit feature:embedded slanting rock slab
Drop:114m
Col:785m  NG984082  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 414S
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 77 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up and down from N end of Loch Quaich.Eddie14/05/2019
Kevin2903503/07/2018
andy6305/06/2018
May have been up this before, on way to Sgurr Thionail in 1997, but can't be surealda16/05/2018
squrr coire nan eircheallach, squrr coire nan eircheallach north top, squrr a mhaoraich, squrr a mhaoraich beag, am bathaich, squrr thionail, from loch quoich.robertphillips13/08/2017
Toril23/07/2017
grimjimm20/06/2017
On the way down the nearby MunroMoorponder13/10/2016
Norrie Muir10/09/2016
bjewing28/08/2016
BaggerGutt30/05/2016
carole engel18/06/2014
weaselmaster24/11/2013
Sick Kid24/11/2013
Hal & Rafe12/10/2013
From Glen Shiel - the long way in!dickscroop26/09/2013
Andrew Simmons14/06/2013
KeithByTheC01/04/2013
mae16/03/2013
Gallovidian20/02/2013
Solo. Low cloud with both continual drizzle and wind. Soaked. Views to either side of the ridge from the Bealach. Decided to continue over Am Bathaich but did not go onto the subsidiary tops of Sgurr Thionail or Sgurr a' Mhaoraich Beagalexmaclennan30/06/2012
Colin Crawford14/11/2011
PeteF30/04/2011
Gavin Theobald10/11/2010
justin99927/08/2010
Ascent from Alltbeithe by the pony path. Very deep snow, difficult progress.fasgadh15/02/2010
Getting across from Sgurr a'Mhaoraich Beag entailed a rather tricky descent to the col before a short climb to the summit. yorkie09/05/2007
Dry, sunny, warm, good views, from L. Quioch.iangalbraith16/09/2006
CW circuit from P by Loch Quoich - Munro fist.ger28/12/2005
salen29/05/2005
Sandman20/11/2004
DaveMcS08/08/2004
fine hill & view. circuit acw from Coiresubh RHW01/08/2004
Chainsnapper23/04/2004
John Lee23/04/2004
chalky195311/08/2003
Parked at the roadside to NW of Loch Coire Shubh. I climbed up to Sgùrr a Mhaoraich Beag, surprised to find there was a path for most of the way. Continued to the summit of Sgùrr a Mhaoraich. I went northwards over quite complex terrain. It was a bit misty. Reached the Corbett top of Sgùrr Thionail. Returned southwards for a bit and then crossed a corrie floor and climbed up to the 892m top of Am-Bàthaich. This top, which is the only top of Am-Bàthaich to have a height marked on the OS 1:50,000 map, is not the highest point of Am-Bàthaich. This is further along the summit ridge in a direction WSW. I followed the ridge to the highest point. I could see clearly that this was the highest point. I continued to the col between Sgùrr a Mhaoraich and Sgùrr a Mhaoraich Beag and eventually found my ascent route and followed it back to the car.pwbellarby09/08/2003
Tricky05/08/2003
Alan Whatley06/06/2003
john steel05/10/2002
bertbarnett12302/08/2002
hill walker02/04/2002
felltop26/05/2001
thenomad23/08/2000
andrew.allum01/01/2000
Gill01/01/2000
Ken_Stewart25/07/1999
After the Munrohillsman30/05/1999
silverhow29/05/1998
Jim.Fothergill29/05/1998