The mountain is difficult to access, being 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the nearest road, and its sub-peak to the north is even more inaccessible. To add your own marker to the map, click on the appropriate symbol below the map, then click again at the location required on the map (using the crosshairs). Cruach Àirde NR7363, Rubha na h‑Àirde Bige NC2049: àirigh nf àirighe g àirighean, àirichean pl. / reset. At an elevation of 1,183 metres (3,881 ft) above sea level, it is the highest mountain in northern Scotland (north of the Great Glen), the twelfth-highest summit above sea level in the British Isles, and, in terms of relative height (topographic prominence), it is the second-tallest mountain in the British Isles after Ben Nevis (its "parent peak" for determination of topographic prominence). Overview. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the Creative Commons CC0 License; all unstructured text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. [12] These woods are inhabited by a number of endemic fauna, including the crested tit and the Scottish crossbill. Height on modern Ordnance Survey maps is shown in metres, but Munro status is defined in feet. Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. [6], This ridge lies roughly equidistant between two lochs, Loch Affric/Loch Beinn a' Mheadhoin to the south, and the larger Loch Mullardoch to the north. Hiking info, trail maps, and 5 trip reports from Carn Eige (Carn Eighe) (1,183 m) in the North-West Highlands of United Kingdom Sean‑Àirigh NC9458, Àirigh a’ … *For information about access rights in Scotland see the ScotWays website.Please report via the contact page any logs you see below which describe or encourage acts of trespass. [16], The mountain can be ascended from the south, beginning at Loch Affric, up the north side of Gleann nam Fiadh (fording a stream) and reaching the summit of both Càrn Eige itself[17] and then Mam Sodhail in either clockwise or anticlockwise fashion (route described anticlockwise), potentially including Beinn Fhionnlaidh as an extra, since this is relatively difficult to access in any other way. 46 /0 … P600 mountains by height. The mountain is quite unique of course in that the other two peaks that beat Snowdon in terms of height above sea level, Ben Nevis and Càrn Eige, require a great deal more effort to reach their respective summits. This is a list of peaks in the British Isles, with a relative height of 600 m or more, in descending order of relative height.. This article is within the scope of WikiProject Mountains of the Alps, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Mountains of the Alps on Wikipedia. A 1682 survey estimated that the summit of Snowdon was at a height of 3,720 feet (1,130 m); in 1773, Thomas Pennant quoted a later estimate of 3,568 ft (1,088 m) above sea level at Caernarfon. ...with no ascent logs recorded by anyone. The other two are Ben Nevis in Sotland and Snowdon in Wales. It is the third most prominent after Ben Nevis and Carn Eige (prominence measures the height of the summit relative to the lowest surrounding contour), yet it Càrn Gorm reaches a height of 1029 metres (3376 feet), it qualifies as a Munro and a Marilyn. ...with no ascent logs recorded by anyone, Resize map: portrait / landscape The table below lists the Munros in order of height. The nearest Munro is its "twin summit", Mam Sodhail, about 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) to the southwest,[4] and there are three other Munros on the massif. They stand together above Gleann nam Fiadh ("Glen of the Deer") and are linked by a high col of around 3,248 ft, making the traverse of the two mountains a natural day's walk. (Please be considerate with your usage of the Full Screen/Bing Maps pages, as there are monthly limits), Show all mountains within map bounds height, promontory. Affric, such as Sgùrr na Làpaich and Càrn Eige, which rises to over 1,100 metres. Carn Eighe has a triangular pyrimidal summit cone at the convergence of three ridges. Overview. Answer (1 of 2): Scafell Pike is the highest mountain in England, and the 11th highest in the UK at a height of 978 metres (3,209 ft). A round of Gleann nam Fiadh taking in all the Munros and tops. Weather sadly misty all day and extremely wet underfoot in the valley. With B and R. 3/5 - second day - from wild camp at western end Loch Mullardoch. Wind dropped. Midge-mania on breaking camp. 2 river crossings to round the lake then steep ascent to first summit. Hard to escape midges, until peristent rain started at 11AM - continued all day - took 12.5 hours back to car - lots of ascent, September Glen Affric bagging trips (with David) - last day, bagging Carn Eighe for CUHWC. [4] Opposing several lower summits across Loch Mullardoch, the highest being Sgurr na Lapaich at 1,150 metres (3,770 ft), it dominates the area, being the highest summit in the region. In 1848, the mountain was climbed by Colonel Winzer of the Ordnance Survey, who discovered a pile of stones and deduced that it had been climbed earlier, although a local gamekeeper suggested it was a shelter (bothy) for watchers. Dave and I would be using that map extensively on our August 1962 tour of Scotland. The mountain is quite unique of course in that the other two peaks that beat Snowdon in terms of height above sea level, Ben Nevis and Càrn Eige, require a great deal more effort to reach their respective summits. It is the fifth-highest mountain in Wales and has several walking and scrambling routes leading to its summit. [11] The base of the southern side of the mountain, adjacent to Loch Affric, is wooded with Scots pine interspersed with other species such as oak, birch, and beech. Moving eastwards it takes in Strathglass, a remarkable strath or wide valley running south-west to north-east, directly parallel with the Great Glen to the south. Càrn Eige, sometimes spelt Càrn Eighe, is a mountain in the north of Scotland. This mountain is a … So crossing the lower slopes of Carn Eige over a number of boulder fields onto the Beallach and up to the summit of Beinn Fhionnlaidh only takes me just over the hour a distance of 3.2km ascending 150m. Show/hide GPS File for mountains/markers shown, To contribute a summit or portrait photo for a hillplease contact the hillsummits website. The name "Càrn Eige" comes from the Scottish Gaelic language, and probably means either File Hill or Notch Hill. At an elevation of 1,183 metres above sea level, it is the highest mountain in northern Scotland , the twelfth-highest summit above sea level in the British Isles, and, in terms of relative height , it is the second-tallest mountain in the British Isles after Ben Nevis . Please quote the hill number and hill name. Hiking info, trail maps, and trip reports from Càrn Ghiubhais (430 m) in United Kingdom Eag ( genitive Eige) is an Old Norse word meaning notch or wedge. Glyder Fawr is a mountain in Snowdonia, Wales, the highest peak in the Glyderau range at just over 1,000 metres, having had its height recalculated in 2010 using GPS. Beinn Eighe is a complex mountain massif in the Torridon area of the Highlands of Scotland.It forms a long ridge with many spurs and summits, two of which are classified as Munros.The name Beinn Eighe comes from the Scottish Gaelic meaning File Mountain.Unlike the neighbouring hill Slioch it has a cap of Cambrian basal quartzite which gives the peaks of Beinn Eighe a distinctive light colour. Despite appearances and claims elsewhere, Snowdon is not Britain’s third highest mountain. Reference numbers starting with an x are no longer Munros, reclassified over the … [2] The highpoint of the historic county of Ross and Cromarty, it is the twin summit of the massif, being mirrored by the 1,181-metre (3,875 ft) Mam Sodhail, to the south on the same ridge. To gain a better experience and understanding of the Gaelic placenames on Eigg we have used Eigg's 5 … Name: Càrn na Breabaig, Highland Place type: Hill Or Mountain Location: Grid Ref: NH 0666 3016 • X/Y co-ords: 206663, 830160 • Lat/Long: 57.32089996,-5.21256460 County/Unitary Authority: Highland Region: Scotland Country: Scotland Height: 674.9m OS Explorer map: 429: Glen Carron & West Monar The Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve covers 4758 hectares, including open moorland, woodland and bogs.It was established in 1951 by Dr John Berry in his role as Director of Nature Conservancy in Scotland, and was the first such area in Great Britain. Such hills have been called Real Munros or Marilyn Munros. Beinn Fhionnlaidh ends a spur to the north, and there is a much longer grassy ridge running out to the east, which after 4.5 kilometres (2.8 mi) leads to Tom a' Choinich (1,112 metres (3,648 ft)) and then after a similar distance culminates in the rather bland summit of Toll Creagach, at 1,054 metres (3,458 ft). A crown of moss on this undulation of the ridge stretching from Toll Creagach to Càrn Eige easily explains the name - 'pointed hill of the moss'. The NNW ridge connects to Beinn Fionnlaidh via a col above Coire Lochan. The top can be identified by the trig point in shelter. Thick cloud meant no views. Had firstly traversed this Munro to Beinn Fhionnlaidh, then bagged this Munro. Descended by the east ridge and the pinnacles which are not as bad as I had thought, but it had started to rain and still in thick cloud. From Chisholme bridge,a long day taking in Carn Eige/Beinn Fhionnlaidh/Mam Sodhail. On own. With E & Al & Neilsons. Camping at heas of Loch Affric; walked to Coire Leachavie - and Carn Eighe, Mam Sodhal and Beinn Fhionnlaidh in that order. Same route on return, contouring past top. Good weather. 12 hours on hill. 2nd munro of the day. Easy transit to it. Great views of Ben Nevis, Skye and Torridon and others. With Maggie and Reeds x 3. with dave, elspeth. norman and al after mam sodhail and before beinn fhionnlaich from camp at loch affric, A long day. Down valley from Glen Affric SYHA to Beinn a' Mheidhein (Corbett)then back along ridge over all tops to here, then bivi to north before doing Beinn Fhionnlaidh at sunrise as my LAST MUNRO!! Also compleating tops and I thought deleted tops though I subsequently found 6 more of these to do. Brilliant weather as well. In the middle were the Highlands, with the 3,881-foot-high Càrn Eige, the area’s highest peak, just to the north of Glen Affric—and the lake featured in my dad’s drawing. Stob Coire Easain is a Scottish Munro mountain which reaches a height of 1115 metres (3658 feet), situated 18 kilometres east of Fort William.It stands on the western side of Loch Treig, along with its "twin", the Munro Stob a' Choire Mheadhoin (1105 metres). ...include all Tumps Snowdon is the UK’s third highest peak at 1085m or 3560ft above sea level. There are 119 in total: 82 in Scotland, 24 in Ireland, seven in Wales, four in England and one each in Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.Of these, the top 110 are above 2000 feet (610 m). All the walking routes up Carn Eige (Carn Eighe) on Mud and Routes can be found below. (Please be considerate with your usage of the OS map pages, as there are daily limits), View on: Geograph  OS Maps  Streetmap  Magic  NLS  OSM, Full screen map Mountain (climbing) weather forecasts for 2 elevations of Sgùrr Mòr (Fannichs), Northwest Highlands, Scottish Highlands, United Kingdom. 7 /0 Grahams. British Isles mountain cartographer, Alan Dawson, developer of the Marilyns designation, labelled "Majors" as having a prominence of over 2,000 ft (610 m), but no other criteria. [4][18] The summit is marked by an Ordnance Survey triangulation pillar (trig point) and a cairn. It refers to the distinctive shape of the Sgurr on the skyline. Carn Eige. Name: Carn Eighe [Carn Eige] Hill number: 803: Height: 1182.8m / 3881ft: Section: 11A: Loch Duich to Cannich: Classification: Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,CoH,Mur,Y,P600,P500 Dunay mga 3 ka tawo kada kilometro kwadrado sa palibot sa Sgùrr na Lapaich may kaayo gamay nga populasyon. 3rd of 5 w/Jim. A long wet slog back up from Findlay. No signs of weather clearing so it's just a case of plodding on. From car park at base of Gleann nam Fiadh, via east ridge, ascending . Onwards to Mam Sodhail. Via East ridge, on to Mam Sodhail and down via Sgurr na Lapaich. With MT, AT and E^2. From a camp at Bealach Coire Ghaidheil, set off at 5am in glorious sunshine over Mam Sodhail to the summit. Continued on to Beinn Fhionnlaidh. Patches of snow remaining near the summit. Carrying the tent etc opens up this empty part of Scotland and is well worth the effort. We met no one else in 4 days. 258th - Solo - round trip from Glen Affric YH, light rain initially then held off early afternoon, but winds built up with v strong gusts (80mph) followed by steady rain. round of mam sodhail, carn eighe and beinn fhionnlaidh, cycled from carpark to below an tudor beag path up to ridge line, in very hot sun&period. English: A Marilyn is a hill in the British Isles that has at least 150 m (492 feet) of relative height (one cannot get to the top from any higher point without at least 150 m (492 feet) of ascent). Hapit … This is a list of peaks in the British Isles, with a relative height of 600 m or more, in descending order of relative height.. Lying to the south of Loch Maree, it forms a long ridge with many spurs and summits, two of which are classified as Munros. At 1181 metres (3874 feet) it is the second highest mountain north of the Great Glen (after Càrn Eige) and the fourteenth highest in the United Kingdom.Càrn Eige stands just one kilometre to the north of Mam Sodhail and the two are regarded as twin mountains being roughly identical in height … Click on the name of any of the mountains to visit its page. Use these checkboxes to show or hide Mountains, Peaks, Hills and Tops below:-22 /0 Munros. This route links Carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr na Lapaich, An Riabhachan, An Socach, Beinn Fhionnlaidh, Mam Sodhail, Carn Eige, Tom a’ Choinich and Toll Creagach. Name: Carn Eighe [Carn Eige] Hill number: 803: Height: 1182.8m / 3881ft: RHB Section: 11A: Loch Duich to Cannich: County/UA: Highland (UA) County (CoH): Ross and Cromarty (CoH) Carn Eige (Carn Eighe) No ratings yet. The highpoint of the historic county of Ross and Cromarty, it i… Page List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks Continued entries/extra info Transcriber's notes There are 282 Munros in Scotland and here’s a list containing all of them ordered by their altitude. Snowdon (Welsh: Yr Wyddfa, pronounced [əɾ ˈwɪðva]) is the highest mountain in Wales and is Great Britain's highest mountain south of the Scottish Highlands.It has been described as "probably the busiest mountain in Britain." Discontinuous sheets of West Highland granite gneiss stretch up from this fault through Glen Affric.[8]. On 3rd day of a 3-day backpack around the Mullardoch hills. Cloud on the summits. Second Munro of the day. Warm and sunny. Revisited for trig. From Forestry car park at W end of public road: £2 for day. Down via Sodhail. Had planned to climb this peak with Edward Earl when he was over (7)July 2013 from the USA but it somehow didn't work out. Was shocked to learn that he was drowned today while crossing an Alaskan river. RIP Edward - a huge loss to his many friends and to prominence-orientated climbers around the world. A 13.5 hour day on the three Munros and the east ridge from Glen Affric. Chris Watsons final few Munros trip with Alan dawson. second time for me. From Glen Affric,9.25 up the stalkers tarck between AnTudair and Sgurr na Lapaich. Alan and Chris going on ahead as I plod slowly upward, Alan with agenda of a number of high end GPS surveys data from various summits and cols. Notice the land the other side of the little indentation to the SE of the big round cairn looks marginally higher. Find a mimi cairn there and learn later that Alan had built it and that is 30-40cm higher than the cain base. Continue on to Carn Eighe and return back over Mam Sodhail because Chris was intending to go that way despite wanting to head out on the eastern Murdos ridge. back at car 21.09 for a very midgey wait for Chris who didn't arive til 22.50 !! and Alan dawson got back to the road 00.10!! Done as a part of a complete round of Mullardoch 12. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. The mountain is instead clad in a variety of grasses and mosses, which towards the summit are covered by snow during parts of the year. Name: Carn Eighe [Carn Eige] Hill number: 803: Height: 1182.8m / 3881ft: Section: 11A: Loch Duich to Cannich: Classification: Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,CoH,Mur,Y,P600,P500 [7] The mountain is very remote, more than 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) from the nearest road, in Glen Affric,[5] although there is a youth hostel (Alltbeithe)[14] in the same valley that is nearer. Snowdon - Read online for free. Turning milder with light rain (total 9mm) on Mon morningFreeze-thaw conditions (max 3°C on Mon morning, min -5°C on Mon afternoon)Mainly gales. shieling. However, a citation to page 27 is hardly adequate. Name: Carn Eighe [Carn Eige] Hill number: 803: Height: 1182.8m / 3881ft: RHB Section: 11A: Loch Duich to Cannich: County/UA: Highland (UA) County (CoH): Ross and Cromarty (CoH) Despite appearances and claims elsewhere, Snowdon is not Britain’s third highest mountain. That's part of a table that spans pages 22 to 28; you are saying that a person could scan the entire table to verify that Càrn Eige is listed with the second largest "drop," which is the measure of topographic prominence. Munros: An Socach, Beinn Fhionnlaidh, Carn Eige, Mam Sodhail, Mullach nan Dheiragain, Sgurr nan Ceathreamhnan, Toll Creagach, Tom a’Choinich. Dawson's prominence threshold was the normal height threshold for a British Isles mountain, and 111 mountains met his definition. While Ben Nevis is well known as the highest mountain in Scotland, there are a total of 272 mountains over 914 metres (3000 feet) in Scotland that are known as the Munros. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Name: Carn Ruighe an Uain, Highland Place type: Hill Or Mountain Location: Grid Ref: NJ 0657 3794 • X/Y co-ords: 306577, 837943 • Lat/Long: 57.42219925,-3.55724937 The Munro Top, Càrn na Criche, would rank as the 5th largest Munro, if judged only on height. The name Beinn Eighe comes from the Scottish Gaelic meaning File Mountain. Beinn Eighe is a complex mountain massif in the Torridon area of Wester Ross in the Highlands of Scotland. List of Munros by Height. It has a height of 1027 m (3369 ft) and is Càrn Eige (1,275 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article ref=harv (link) Bennet, Donald John; Strang, Tom (1 July 1990). According to Sir Ifor [13], Situated in the north of Scotland, Càrn Eige is on the border of two historic counties, Inverness and Ross and Cromarty, and is the highest point of the latter. Height. Mountains of the British Isles over 3,000 feet but furth of Scotland are termed "Furth Munros". It is the most southerly peak on a ridge, running roughly north-south. It is the third most prominent after Ben Nevis and Carn Eige (prominence measures the height of the summit relative to the lowest surrounding contour), yet it Here’s a list of Munro’s in height order: Munro no Munro Name Height in Metres Height in Feet Area or Range 1 Ben … The Highest Mountains in Scotland – The Munros Read More » Kinahabogang dapit sa palibot ang Càrn Eige, 1,183 ka metros ni kahaboga ibabaw sa dagat, 3.6 km sa amihanan-kasadpan sa Sgùrr na Lapaich. I had the last laugh, for three months later I had criss-crossed the United Kingdom in an epic 5,000-mile journey. Administratively, it is in the Highland council area, on the boundary between the historic counties of Inverness and Ross and Cromarty, on the former lands of the Clan Chisholm. They stand together above Gleann nam Fiadh (Glen of the Deer) and are linked by a high col of around 1045 metres, making the traverse of the two mountains a natural day's walk. Map Help, Including only the three principal Munros (i.e. N.B. Snowdon - Read online for free. To the north of the summit, there is an impressive glacial corrie that falls half a kilometre to the shores of Corrie Lochan. Càrn Eige It is in the Highland council area, on the boundary between the historic counties of Inverness and Ross and Cromarty, on the former lands of the Clan Chisholm. Some authors have attempted to redefine Munros based on objective metric criteria. As of 6 September 2012, 202 of the 282 Munros had a prominence above 150 metres (492 ft). The Munros that we’ve already done are hyperlinked and they lead to the page with the route in GPX, description and some photos. [16] There is also a route to the summit from the north, via Beinn Fhionnlaidh, starting from a boat-accessible spot on Loch Mullardoch. [19], mountains of Britain and Ireland (the P600s), https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Càrn_Eige&oldid=984997862, Mountains and hills of the Northwest Highlands, Highest points of historic Scottish counties, Short description is different from Wikidata, Pages using infobox mountain with language parameter, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 October 2020, at 10:20. The mountain is very remote, more than 10 km (6 mi) from the nearest major road, although … Càrn Mòr Dearg is the 9th highest peak in the British Isles and the lowest of all the 4,000 ft peaks (only just qualifying). Eillean Eige: The “island of the notch”. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way. Càrn Eige, sometimes spelt Càrn Eighe, is a mountain in the north of Scotland. [3], The summit is pyramid-shaped, the culmination of three ridges meeting in an equilateral configuration. dividing wall, fence. Classifications. Meall na Teanga Weather (Days 0-3): The weather forecast for Meall na Teanga is: A light fall of snow, heaviest on Sun night. This long, wild mountain walk around a horse-shoe of ridges becomes something of an epic by the (optional) addition of the very remote Munro of Beinn Fhionnlaidh. [9] In 1891 Sir Hugh Munro, 4th Baronet listed Càrn Eige in his Munro Tables, in which it has remained. Scottish Munros (Challenge yourself to bag all 282!) List This article has been rated as List-Class on the quality scale. The name is a pun on "Munro", which refers to a Scottish hill over 914 m (3,000 feet) in height.This category covers the Marilyns of Scotland. At an elevation of 1,183 metres (3,881 ft) above sea level, it is the highest mountain in northern Scotland (north of the Great Glen), the twelfth-highest summit above sea level in the British Isles, and, in terms of relative height (topographic prominence), it is the second-tallest mountain in the British Isles after Ben Nevis (its "parent peak" for determination of topographic prominence). This constitutes a strip … [5] As well as the five Munros topping the massif, there are a further 10 subsidiary minor summits, known as "Munro Tops". The table below is Sir Hugh Munro's original list of 3,000 feet summit names and the height as then known. An alternative translation, if it were to be called "Càrn Eigh", would be the Hill of Ice; this would make it the only Scottish mountain with the word "ice" in its name. excluding the two summits to the east), a successful ascent of this mountain might take between 9 and 10 hours. From Glen Affric, Mam Sodhail, Carn Eige and Beinn Fhionnlaidh plus tops on route. From Strawberry Cottage over Mam Sodhail then Beinn Fhionnlaidh. THE STORY. Third summit, glorious day now. Long day into the wilds. Camped at Iron Lodge especially to do this peak. Very wet and boggy involving two river crossings with boots and trousers off. Went straight for the top, no paths up the side of the mountain - up and own due to numerous streams cut into the side. Path on top coming from Glen Affric.Snowing on top in August. No views from top but cleared on the way down to make it all worth while. With E. Parked at Glen Affric forestry commission car park. Along track past Affric Lodge > path up by Allt Coire Leachavie > Mam Sodhail > Carn Eighe and return same route. The descent off Mam Sodhail to Carn Eighe is steep and trickier than it looks on the map so contoured around on return journey. Weather superb after brief early shower giving excellent views. A tough day. Club weekend staying at Strawberry cottage Completed Beinn Fhionnlaidh and Carn Eighe, Track near Affric Lodge N, then W across moorland to Sgurr na Lapaich, along ridge via Mullach Cadha Rainich to Mam Sodhail, then N to Beinn Fhionnlaidh (contouring past Carn Eige on W side), via Stob Coire Lochan, returned over Carn Eige, then along E ridge over Stob a' Choire Dhomhain, Stob Coire Dhomhnuill, Sron Garbh, then descended to Gleann nam Fiadh to follow track out, but it was in such poor condition that I crossed the river and took the track S direct back to Affric Lodge. [10] The full set of Munros has been "completed" at least 5,000 times since then. If you count only the Munros there are 22 tops to climb, bag & conquer and the highest point is Carn Eige (Carn Eighe) at 1,183m (3,883ft). Typical of the Scottish Highlands, the slopes of the mountain are largely treeless, especially at higher altitudes. Am Bathach South Top, British Mountain 734m Loch Duich to Cannich MountainViews As seen from Am Bathach summit lists: The summit is at UK grid reference NH123261,[15] which falls on the OS Landranger 25 map, the OS Explorer series 414–5, and the much larger area map 9. Càrn Mòr is a mountain on the edge of the Rough Bounds of Knoydart in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland.At a height of 829 metres (2,720 ft) it is classified as a Corbett whilst its prominence of 613 metres (2,011 ft) means it is also classified as a Marilyn.It is located in the Glen Dessary area approximately 26 kilometres (16 mi) from Fort William. Written by: Caitlin Published: 28th October 2020. There are 120 in total: 82 in Scotland, 24 in Ireland, eight in Wales, four in England and one each in Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man.Of these, the top 110 are above 2000 feet (610 m). Toll Creagach to Carn Eighe ridge walk. Cloud came in as I reached the very top but otherwise a great sunny day and soft snow! Climbed solo. Walked from Glen Affric hostel down valley to Coire Ghaidheil bridge (where I had left my bike previous day). Climbed up stalkers path to Bealach Coire Ghaidheil and thence continued on sloping/traversing path to the north-east. This eventually peters out in a steep rocky area to the SW of Mam Sodhail, where I continued the traverse (rough going!) to reach the bealach south of Carn Eighe. Ascended Carn Eighe. Originally intended to continue north to Beinn Fhionnlaidh, but time was short, so I returned south to bealach, thence southwards over Mam Sodhail and Ciste Dhubh (fine cairn) before heading west to meet the ascent path. Retraced my ascent back down to Glen Affric, cycling the last 2 miles to the hostel. Weather dry but mist over 1000m stubborn to clear until very late in the day. Excellent views east from Carn Eighe and saw a brocken spectre on Mam Sodhail. These are giant, remote mountains - very friendly in benign weather, but could be horrible in bad conditions! 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