Name:Am Bathaich
Hill number:714
Height:899.5m / 2951ft
Parent (Ma):684  Sgurr a' Mhaoraich
Parent (SMC):684  Sgurr a' Mhaoraich
RHB Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
Class:Hump, Simm, High Hills of Britain, Corbett Top, Yeaman,
Deleted Munro Top
Grid ref:NG 98836 07548
Summit feature:embedded slanting slab
Col:784.3m  NG 9843 0821  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 414S
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Steep descent from Sgurr a Mhaorich then steep climb thru rocky outcrops. Nice hill.govanah11/05/2024
Lovely ridge walk. After Sgurr Mhaoraich west top, contoured round easily then picked way through easy rocks and grass down to col , then ascend steepish grass and rock ridge to summit with tiny cairn. Good views under grey skies. With Tony J.Denise 08/05/2024
Am Bathaich, Sgurr a'Mhaoraich Beag, Sgurr a'Mhaorich from Loch Quoich bridge.Geoff Briggs21/10/2022
Circuit of Sgurr a' Mhaoraich and tops. Sgurr Coire nan Eiricheallach, Sgurr a' Mhaoraich, steep drop and then very steep climb to Am Bathaich. Continued to Sgurr Thionail and descended E ridge to Glen Quoich. Intermittent sunshine and showers with some excellent views down Loch Hourn and to the S Glen Shiel ridge.RobertP30/05/2022
This website lists 95 deleted Munro Tops, and Am Bathaich is the only one below 900 metres. The 1953 tables claimed a height of 3055 feet, that's 931 metres.Pete R30/08/2021
On descent of Sgurr a' Mhaoraich.quadbarrel30/06/2021
Weather fair.MountainMac22/04/2021
from the Sgurr a' Mhaorich path, with EllieBLACKHILL18/09/2020
Up and down from N end of Loch Quaich.Eddie14/05/2019
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
On the way down the nearby MunroMoorponder13/10/2016
From Glen Shiel - the long way in!dickscroop26/09/2013
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
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
fine hill & view. circuit acw from Coiresubh RHW01/08/2004
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
After the Munrohillsman30/05/1999
CK, club SheilaS29/12/1997
circuit from about a mile from Kinlochourn up west ridge of the still alight, smouldering and smoking slopes of Sgurr a' Mhaorich 1027m. It was burning downhill. Head north to Am Bathaich 899m and regret having not brought my crampons and axe as northern slopes have patches of steep and hard snow. Great views across to Buidhe Bheinn which I'd hoped to include in a horseshoe. Up to Thionail and heading steeply down realise I've neither the time nor the energy for Buidhe Bheinn today. Little did I know it's ascent would be 17 years away.vegibagger06/04/1996
coming off Sgurr a'Mhaoraich (qv) group heading for a good stakers' path lower down the ridgepwheeler23/05/1993
Used this top several times when descending from Sgurr a'Mhaoraich.JohnW10/04/1990
Thionail and Bhathaich after Mhaoraich, retrospective log from Munros diaryRHW26/05/1987
Loch Coire Shubh Spot height 607 Sgurr a Mhaoraich Beag Sgurr a Mhaoraich Am Bathaich Down Stalkers Path of E. Ridge to Glen Quoich. (Solo)gerrybowes03/08/1981
Tony J08/05/2024
Dave McG27/03/2023
Simon Winton18/07/2021
Sick Kid25/04/2021