Name:Am Fireach
Hill number:3960
Height:712.9m / 2339ft
Parent (Ma):42  Ben Ledi
RHB Section:01C: Loch Lomond to Strathyre
County/UA:Stirling
Catchment:Forth
Class:Simm, Graham Top
(Tu,Sim,GT)
Grid ref:NN 56085 12472
Summit feature:vegetated outcrop
Drop:30.9m
Col:682m  NN 5580 1222  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 57
(1:25k) OL46S 365S
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From Brig O'Turk Woodland Trust Car Park. Walked up a little past the Finglas Dam, then took good path heading roughly SSE. Left path to head towards Stuc Odhar ridge, joining roughly midway. Climbed S Top, then Stuc Odhar. Traversed N and climbed Bioran na Circe. Then complex ground (in mist) to climb Am Fireach and the steep summit of Ardnandave Hill. Returned W and just before reaching Stuc Dhubh descended SW down spur to reach vehicle track down to Glen Finglas Reservoir and start point.RobertP06/03/2024
Short walk over from Bioran na Circe, initially on a path, then across the col and to summit. Nice clear day with good views. On to Ardnandave Hill.LizH07/11/2023
SIMM round of Ardnandave +2 from Ben Ledi CP.Topographer5716/09/2023
From Ben Ledi carpark near Loch Lubnaig. From Ben Ledi and Bioran na Circe. Found indistinct path - I use the term loosely - to Am Fireach and Am Fireach East Top. On to Ardnandave Hill and Creag na h-Airighe. Ground very dry so easy going. 16km, 1000m climb. Mainly paths.Lynnebe07/06/2023
From Ben Ledi car park, Up tourist track to top of Ben Ledi. On to Ben Vane via Bioran na Circe, and Stuc Dhubh and back via , Am Fireach, Am Fireach East Top, Ardnandave Hill and Creag na h-Airighe.PeterD03/06/2023
Parked at the end of the minor road at Brig o'Turk. Circuit of Am Fireach, Ardnandave Hill (cairn and summit), Am Fireach East Top, Bioran na Circe, Stuc Odhar NE Top, Stuc Odhar and South Top.PGCE21/03/2023
From Ben Ledi over Bioran na Circe across tussocky bog to summit. Decided against Ardnandave due to rough terrain. Descended good path from NN55751095 down Stank Glen.Flatfield15/09/2022
Bran HFB14/02/2022
From Bioran na Circe and on to Am Fireach E Top.sclater06/10/2021
Round of Bioran na Cice, Am Fireach Main & East, Ardnadave and Creag na h-Airighe from Stank Glen.TRG31814/05/2021
Went for a pre-lockdown 2 play amongst the humps n bumps north of Ben Ledi. Turned out to be harder work than anticipated due to sheet ice on the footpaths from Coireachrombie and deep snow once on the heather slopes. Nevertheless, we sweatily managed to top-out on Creag na h-Airighe, Ardnandave Hill, the Am Fireach's, and Bioran na Circe before sliding home exhausted.summitter04/01/2021
Anti-clockwise round of 5 Simms W of Ben Ledi from Brig o'Turk Visitor Centre Car Park.Minto11/10/2020
Second of 3 Simms from Stank Glen.NormanW21/10/2019
From Stank Glen over the 722m top not named on map and on to Benvane following the fence in poor, wet, windy and cloudy conditions. Back along ridge before diverting over the two Ardnandave tops and back down to Stank Glen. Would be good walk in decent weather.dickscroop29/12/2016
ben ledi, bioran na circe, am fireach, ardnandave hill west top, ardnandave hill, creag na h airighe, C/W from cp down stank glen.robertphillips25/11/2016
Ascended from Ben Ledi in clear sunny conditions.JohnW08/06/2016
Easy path to belaich. Cars can park at cafe/bar. Hot, sunny, calm, good views.iangalbraith19/06/2014
Grassy summit, no marker found. 710m GPSr, precision 3m. Circuit of Ledi and the 3 northern GTs RHW19/03/2011
W Jenx, after Ben Ledi descended over these hillsnordicstar08/07/2008
Club training run.Eddie13/04/1999
With the two Corbettshillsmanblank
PeterAH07/11/2023
Simon Winton30/10/2023
saas13/02/2023
Dave McG12/12/2022
Alan Whatley31/10/2022
chrispine02/04/2021
Gallovidian18/07/2020
alda19/03/2020
Tony S04/08/2019
russell6112/04/2019
weaselmaster01/01/2019
Sick Kid01/01/2019
hillhunter18/11/2018
thekirkie pirate13/09/2017
interloper27/03/2017
Fletch27/03/2017
BaggerGutt30/05/2016
neilsan03/05/2016
ajwxyzt16/08/2015
mae03/12/2014
BrianFish22/07/2013
alda06/03/2013
Alan Moore16/05/2012
Gavin Theobald16/05/2012
Dave Geere14/04/2012
richtea504013/02/2012
mountaineagle28/10/2010
maytwin6621/06/2010
IainT28/09/2009