Mullach Fraoch-choire

Mullach Fraoch-choire

Ridged Munro above Loch Affric

Rising above grass-covered sweeping slopes, Mullach Fraoch-choire sits at the northern end of a ridge travelling from A' Chralaig above Loch Claunie towards Glen Affric.

Mullach Fraoch-choire

Meaningsummit of the heathery corrie
ListsMunro, 49
LocationNorth of Loch Cluanie, Glen Affric to Glen Shiel
Grid RefNH095172
Lat/Lon57.20544, -5.15626

Mullach Fraoch-choire is at the northern end of a long ridge shared with A' Chralaig that runs from Loch Cluanie to Glen Affric.

With a the drop between Mullach Fraoch-choire and A' Chralaig being a mere 150m, most hillwalkers will opt to hike up these Munros in one outing. Paths can easily be found to follow up their hillsides and connecting crests.

Mullach Fraoch-choire and A' Chralaig are linked to nearby Sgurr nan Conbhairean by ridges dropping to bealach at a height of over 700m, giving the opportunity to hike over five Munros a fine hill-bagging day.

The southern ridge leading up to Mullach Fraoch-choire's summit is notched and some easy scrambling can be enjoyed following a route between its towers. In winter conditions, this ridge can become quite challenging !

Routes up Mullach Fraoch-choire

Cluanie Munros

Above the northern shores of Loch Cluanie, hiking along the connecting ridges of A' Chralaig, Mullach Fraoch-choire and Sgurr nan Conbhairean gives superb views over the Five Sisters and Affric to Skye, Torridon and beyond.

Peaks : 5 Munros

Ascent : 1850m (6070ft)
Distance : 23km (14m)
Time : 8:50hr

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