Walk in Britain, Am Bathach South Top Am Bathach An Cnapach Ciste Dhubh Sgurr an Fhuarail Aonach Meadhoin Sgurr a\'Bhealaich Dheirg Sgurr a\'Bhealaich Dheirg West Top Saileag, ascent 1778m, length 16.5km
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melohara: Track 4025 in area near Am Bathach South Top, Loch Duich to Cannich (Britain)
Am Bathach, Ciste Dubh 979 & The Kintail Brothers
Length: 16.5km, Creator time taken: 9h 7m, Ascent: 1778m,
Descent: 1818m

Places: Start at NH08760 12093, Am Bathach South Top, Am Bathach, An Cnapach, Ciste Dhubh, Sgurr an Fhuarail, Aonach Meadhoin, Sgurr a\'Bhealaich Dheirg, Sgurr a\'Bhealaich Dheirg West Top, Saileag, end at NH00880 13592 8km W from Start
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Am Bathach is a lovely hill, easy to access, easy to ascend and with excellent underfoot conditions. As it is surrounded by Munros and with Loch Cluaine nearby, it gives excellent views. It provides a very nice route to Ciste Dubh and Aonach Meadhoin.
Regarding the route I took - I found the descent from Bealach an Lápach, west of Saileag, an unpleasant trudge down a steep, eroded and often very muddy path. Descending the South / South East ridge of Sgurr an Fhuarail towards the Cluaine Inn would be my descent route in future.

Uploaded on: Thu, 3 Jan 2019 (21:28:53)
Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/track/4025/  
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