Name:A' Chruach
Hill number:10801
Height:365m / 1197ft
Parent (Ma):1446  Cruach nan Cuilean
RHB Section:19C: Loch Fyne to Bute and the Firth of Clyde
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Catchment:Ruel, Striven, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Tump (300-399m)
(Tu,3)
Grid ref:NS 04270 83506
Summit feature:no feature
Drop:46m
Col:319m  NS042840  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 56
(1:25k) 362N
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 28 users)ByDate of Ascent
Up and down from wall end to northdaviemore24/04/2024
2 of 4: On the way back from Cruach nan Cuilean. Then drove to east of Whistlefield for Beinn Ruadh. With Karen.ChrisR07/06/2023
Parked at the end of the mast track. Took right hand path rather than kept on the way out and ended up climbing up steep slopes to summit of A Cruach. Did more lumps and bumps on the ridge on the way there than I needed to. Found much better path line from top of wall from A' Cruach coll all the way back to mast on return. 4.2 miles round trip. Quite slow going in parts if you aren't on the pathJulieB20/04/2023
Parked on the B836 at the gated track entrance, point 149m. Simple walk up on track then path through grass. Solo. Went on, in the mist, to find the Marilyn. Solo.Dangerous Dave18/03/2023
After Cruach nan Cuilean. Great view of Loch Striven.duchally18/03/2022
“Up the S ridge”. Expecting a pleasant ridge walk? – uh, uh, think again. A fair hill path starts from the mast but vanishes having climbed steeply up the SW side of A’Chruach when a ‘path’ is seen beside the wall below L. From wall, bits of animal and ATV track fade in and out over very rough vegetation and multiple false tops to final out of sight one, use these because every metre on these is one less metre of purgatory off them. Don’t even think about skirting around the W flanks of these – the knee deep grass hides potential leg breaker holes at every other footstep. Promising ATV track descends adjacent to earlier wall, but vanishes in extreme tussocks.Isbjorn17/10/2020
En route to Cruach nan Cuilean from the S.Chris Peart28/03/2019
Glenbranter-Creag Mholach-Creag Tharsuinn-Meall Dubh-An Socach-An Cruachan-Cruach nan Cuilean-A' Chruach-Ardtaraigcampagvelocet30/04/2018
Along the private road from the B836 to its end and then a nice path until making a direct line to the top. A nice hill.Alan Moore11/04/2018
Approached from the S, initially following a good track. Shapely hill. Summit appears to be a grassy bump with some embedded rocks at NS0426883505.ger07/05/2017
After the Marilyn on a hot sticky day. Great viewpointnordicstar02/06/2016
On the way to cruach nan cuilean.robertphillips20/11/2015
From south, en route to Cruach nan Cuilean (a Marilyn).Aye Jimmy12/09/2009
ARM21/11/2021
Tricky13/10/2021
49pp04/06/2021
weaselmaster16/06/2020
Sick Kid16/06/2020
Alex C25/08/2017
NormanW10/01/2017
grumpy04/01/2017
chalky195306/10/2016
Johnny Corbett10/03/2015
richtea504001/12/2014
Kiltie03/01/2002
Ken_Stewart12/11/1999
Minto30/05/1999
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