Name:Meall na Faochaig
Hill number:913
Height:680.6m / 2233ft
SMC/RHB Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
County/UA:Highland
Topographical area:HW07 Chaorachain-moruisg
Catchment:Cromarty
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G,Y)
Grid ref:NH 25753 52491
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:273m
Col:408m  NH216559  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
(1:25k) 430
Observations:outcrop 200m E at NH 25944 52448 is 1.2m lower
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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A repeat using exactly the same route. A nice easy Graham with good viewsGill230/05/2024
From Inverchoran via usual route. Great views.vuirich09/08/2023
From Inverchoran track junction. NW then north to the high point of the track, then mostly grassy and pathless up the broad shoulder and across to the summit. Retraced steps.Owen B20/06/2023
With M, from Glen Strathconon road at foot. beautiful day.douglas_easton28/05/2023
Parked on grass at start of track to Inverchoran. West along road & up track which goes further east than on map. To Creag Lucharaidh then more or less direct to 2600/5223 then NW to Meall na Faochaig. Descended SSE to road at 2640/5097.duchally23/05/2023
Standard route - from pull-off E of Inverchoran, W along road to track/path to col, then NNE up ridge to fence line, finally E to summit. Descent by same route.benalder28402/04/2023
As others from Inverchoran. Fresh deep snow added to the fun.Andrew Simmons14/12/2022
From pull-off E of Inverchoran (NH262509), W along road to track at NH257508, up track NW at first then ESE up to col, then NNE up ridge to fence line, finally E to summit, descended more directly S back to col, then down track and back to start (2h45m)kdbennett12/11/2022
With Mike WeedonStrathcarron21/09/2022
From Inverchoran, west to pick up track. awful day, no views.hils17/09/2022
A nice easy walk up a fine Graham, unusually it's a WYSIWYG all the way. From parking by Inverchoran (there is nowhere else), along the road, easy angled track up to the bealach then a nice walk up the SW spur, steep, mainly friendly vegetables except near the exit to the main ridge. Very pleasant, easy walk along the summit ridge; the old fence shows the best way through the hags below the summit but don't trip on the old fence wire. Shame the mist came down, but good all the same.Gill11/11/2021
With John. Cold but dry. Saw a stag on way up, and a caterpillar. Stunning views to Corbetts opposite that we’d gone up on Weds, and to Liathach, Ben eighe, the Strathfarrar Munros and snow capped hills above Loch mullardoch. Veryhappybunny02/10/2021
From the junction at Inverchoran, taking the track to the col, visiting the two rocky tops of Creag Iucharaidh beyond the radio equipment and then puffing up the steep SW ridge of Meall na Faochaig to its summit and the cairned top to the east.Nick Down103/09/2021
From Inverchoran, as per SMC guide.IanHHill03/08/2021
Arrived in area late afternoon so slipped this in as a pleasant early evening walk.dickscroop05/06/2021
Parked at 263509. Directly up on deer tracks under Creag Iuchairaidh, across Allt Mhic Fannain, up to ridge then west to summit. Back via south ridge, stalker's path and road.Winterfloodian29/10/2020
Parked at the start of the track to Inverchoran 261508. Walked 500m up road to stalkers path which is easy to spot. Good track up to 380m just below little 388m summit. Followed South West ridge up to main ridge line then follow fence posts to summit. 1hr 32 walking time to summit and that wasn't done quickly against strong winds. Very windy and very prolonged showers so descended largely the same route. Round trip 7km 2hrs 35mins walking time.JulieB28/07/2020
As Bob, usual route. Cold wind, breathtaking views today.iangalbraith07/02/2020
Nipped up here after checking on some work instrumentation installed nearby. Parked near bridge like others then walked along road to stalker’s path, up path to Tump with TV aerial then ascended up ridge. Nice views from summit.assynt_bob20/04/2019
With Kenny, before the wild weather came inSpudGunn14/01/2018
1/5.PGCE04/07/2017
Lovely day good visibly nice hillNozzer27/05/2017
From Inverchoran as others. Rather a secretive hillhillsman04/05/2017
tickchazzyboy1902/05/2017
From Inverchoran, nice path up to 330 metres. Then up ridge leading to main west ridge, looks easy but ground underfoot is uneven and uncomfortable.Topographer5715/08/2016
A very good route all the way.jenx18/07/2016
Parked at bridge to Inverchoran. Back up road and used the old track to gain height before using the S ridge to gain the summit. Nice and quick on a gloomy day.nordicstar18/07/2016
Heathergarbo110307/03/2016
Up stalker path a few yards west from Inverchoran.Campbell Singer26/10/2015
From Inverchoran on a really sweltering day (so unseasonal). Plagued by midges and other nasty flying things due to there being not a breath of wind to keep them away. Great views though were still to be enjoyed especially to the north where Liathach stood proudly against the blue sky.thenomad01/10/2015
selfdavidsbatty03/06/2015
From Inverchoran via C IucharaidhMartin R12/05/2015
after beinn mheadhoin from the bridge.robertphillips26/07/2014
DS DCMartin6604/01/2013
During a New Year week at Beauly. On a gloomy & murky day with J, Martin66 & Shaky up the track near Inverchoran until it petered out. Ground above looked easy-ish but turned into a bit of a slog. No view at the top. Quick descent by the same route.NotReallyABagger04/01/2013
2 of 2: From Inverchoran.ChrisR27/01/2012
NH, BW, CSw HFB31/12/2007
Ascended from Inverchoran.JohnW27/07/2007
Parked at Inverchoran. Along road, easily up zig zag unused track through heather to a TV aerial. 800' slog over deer grass and tussock to an old fence line on the ridge and to top. 11.50. Golden plovers sounding off their key discordant interval song.arranc30/06/2006
Self and PeterInvicta1420/06/2005
ANDY DYTCH BENdonmeister14/08/2004
Selffergie24/06/2001
Up and down from the road.Eddie06/12/1999
Date unrecorded. Pleasant ascent to fine summit, excellent near & far views. Carnoch 248511, simple ascent mainly on grassRHW01/01/1999
Alan Hill30/06/2024
danpquinn19/11/2023
weaselmaster07/07/2023
Sick Kid10/06/2023
weaselmaster10/06/2023
Blair28223/04/2023