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Name:An Sithean [An Sidhean]
Hill number:910
Height:814m / 2671ft
RHB Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Beauly, Catchment Boundaries, Cromarty
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NH 17106 45381
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:270m
Col:544m  NH206480  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
(1:25k) 430
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 178 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From the dam. Warm and sunny, superb views.iangalbraith07/06/2019
Inverchoran - Bac an Eich - An Sithean - Clach a' Chomharraidh - Druim Dubh - Loch na Caoidhe - Gleann Chorainn - Inverchorandavidpettit8428/05/2019
From Monar dam. Stalkers paths, bends and dips but well built, up to about 400m then broad south ridge. Back on public road by 1640.Topographer5718/04/2019
eaten alive by giant CLEGSmikebeattie02/07/2018
From Monar dam.benalder28409/04/2018
Out & back from Loch Monar dam. With Rod,David & Theresa.MorecambeMonkey07/07/2017
From Monar Dam. An Sithean, Meall Dubh na Caoidhe (several mounds compete for highest point), Creag na h-Iolaire, greatly aided by good stalkers paths for much of route. Loch Monar very low water level.RobertP06/07/2017
CK SheilaS26/05/2017
From Monar DamMichaelF12/05/2017
The stalkers path helps make a longish walk fit easily in between the limited hours of the gate's opening. Grand autumnal day.Martin R15/10/2015
from monar dam in glen strathfarrarsteven morrice02/08/2015
With Will, staying in Drumnadrochit. Hideous weather.Grinner03/05/2015
perfect day with great viewsoatcake25/08/2014
walk out with Alan Dawson and Chris Watson for theirtrip to Maoile Lunndaidh. I branched off for An Sidhean then SE to HuMP top Meall na Dubh Caoidhe and S to Dodd top Creag na h'Iolaire. High broken cloud and dry.vegibagger17/07/2014
definitely August 2013hornet04/08/2013
From Strathconon roadhead. An Sidhean, E Top, Sgurr Coire nan Eun, Meall Innis na Sine, Creag Coire na Foela, Bac an Eich, Meall Buidhe. Hot & sunny.jimbloomer10/07/2013
W Jenx from Monar dam. Easy track past lodge and then stalkers path up the hill. Back over other tops and then Graham Beinn na Muice to finish. En route to Shetland.nordicstar25/05/2013
from monar lodge with renee.robertphillips31/03/2013
selfdavidsbatty15/06/2012
Solo tripInvicta1402/06/2010
MC JC. What a day. Climbed from Strathfarrar on a scorching day with snow on the ground (around 23 deg in glen). Not a breath of wind with peaks beautifully mirrored in Loch Monar.Martin6611/04/2010
Alone from Loch Monar damSpudGunn22/08/2009
did Bac an EichNozzer07/11/2008
From Loch Monar Dam.ChrisR18/04/2008
Galltywenallt27/04/2007
An Sidhean (NH 172453) S/F NH202394 Overnight camp at NH191413. Managed to pursuade gate keeper to let me park overnight at dam. Dry cool summer day, overcast, base >3000' Good views all around.John Young01/08/2006
From end of Glen Strathfarrar.douglas_easton25/05/2006
done in 2hr 40min to get back to gate before 6pmdmckeith28/03/2005
Solo Uisdean2519/04/2002
From Monar Dam. First section past Monar Lodge was a pain (lots of up and down) but rest was fine. Tremendous views of Lurg Mhor and Maoile Lunndhaidh in the heart of it all. Brill spot.Aye Jimmy28/05/2001
Round of An Sidhean and Beinn na Muice from the end of Strathfarrar.Eddie09/11/2000
On the TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL10/05/1998
To end of road in Glen Strathfarrar. To the Lodge up through small gorge on contoured path for 1 3/4 miles. Views to Pait Lodge. Steadily up over even heather kept down by deer - 2 herds went left and a larger group to the right on flattish top. Long 1 1/2 mile stroll around stony heaps and peat for last 300' to top. 12.25.arranc02/06/1994
Ascended from Loch Monar in good weather. Continued for a second ascent of Maoile Lunndaidh.JohnW15/08/1993
Corbett bagging: Bac an Eich and an Sidhean RHW11/04/1993
hillhunter13/04/2019
Tricky28/10/2018
alanm01/09/2018
duchally08/06/2018
borderline25/05/2018
GavinTheobald 207/05/2018
andrew brown05/05/2018
Dave McG21/10/2017
Erik B21/10/2017
ras5231/08/2017
Tartantraveller08/07/2017
BlackPanther19/04/2017
Thorny01/08/2016
LesH14/07/2016
Fi18/06/2016