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Name:Bac nam Foid
Hill number:6389
Height:584m / 1916ft
Parent (Ma):741  Gairich
RHB Section:10B: Knoydart to Glen Kingie
Grid ref:NN 04031 99674
Summit feature:small outcrop
Col:564m  NN035994  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 399
Observations:all other small outcrops in vicinity are lower
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 81 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Small bump on descent of Gairich . Foggy. Various rocks visited.Denise 09/04/2024
solo, boggy at the start and finish// lovely dayShutterlag16/05/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2713/05/2018
Looks like a TUMP to me!Play2End25/03/2017
1 of 4:From Loch Quoich Dam.ChrisR28/05/2013
On Gairich walk with Caroline and Iannickywood115/05/2013
with two dogs on way to Gairich my 4th last Munrovegibagger31/08/2011
1 of 2: From Loch Quoich Dam. With Tim.ChrisR07/08/2010
Solo.Dangerous Dave06/06/2009
Gairaich, 15.2km, 800m, 5.0hrJamesSDonald13/03/2009
Estimated date - done with SimonAimless Rambler08/06/2007
Circuit from Loch Quoich damrjf3518/04/2006
1 of 2: From Loch Quoich Dam.ChrisR30/01/2006
Company: Martin Stewartiandesbottes27/06/2004
last day of RBS HWC Ratagan weekend; a long slog across boggy ground at the start and then a long pull uphill; I passed a couple experiencing some difficulties on a minor rock band high up on Gairichlangskill31/05/2004
Direct route up from Dam on Loch Quoich, back same way.nordicstar17/12/2000
RS JH. Loch Quoich Dam to Druim na Geid Saaich, Bac nam Foid & Gairich. Fine winters day with extensive snow above 550m & low temp inversion 200m.Vin17/12/2000
Enjoyable top on dry clear day on way to Gairich.Dugswell206/05/1999
With: solo; I was dropped by Loch Quoich dam and given 3hrs. I followed track via Meall a'Chait then up E ridge via Bac nam Foid to summit. Good views all around. Returned by same route and met by dam - on time!Ian Baines27/05/1997
On way to Gairich through a winter wonderland on extremely cold -20C day.Aye Jimmy28/12/1995
with JW on a backpack trip climbing eight MunrosFrank03/05/1995
From up path from the dam at the eastern side of Loch Quoich.Eddie26/05/1994
On way to and from Gairicharranc31/05/1987
Tony J09/05/2024
Paul and Terri28/12/2016
hill walker09/10/2016
Steve Q07/10/2014
Owen B29/05/2014
Gavin Theobald12/01/2012
Johnny Corbett06/06/2011
Dave Geere24/05/2011