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Toll Creagach

Munro

Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
Altitude
1054 m (3458 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
NH19442828
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
Stature
77 of 282 Munros
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Routes
1
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Meaning
The rocky hollow
 

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

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A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

 Description
Toll Creagach lies at the E end of a range of mountains, and its sprawling mass has mostly easy to moderate slopes.

From the summit five broad ridges run E, SSE to Beinn Eun leading down to Glen Affric, WSW to Bealach Toll Easa where it connects to Tom a' Choinich, NW to Creag Dubh overlooking Loch Mullardoch and NE to Creag a' Baca overlooking Glen Cannich.

An ascent from Glen Cannich is possible but ascents from Glen Affric via the SSW and WSW ridges are easier.

Hazards you may encounter on Toll Creagach include
 Crags within 1km of summit.
 
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
Picture Gallery for Toll Creagach

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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Liathach
by Metcheck
Toll Creagach Area Map
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 Where to Stay
Results by distance 'as the crow flies' from Toll Creagach
Please check the provision of roads in the area.
27.4 km
Woodlands (self-catering)
by Shiel Bridge, Inverness-shire
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a map of scottish camp grounds.
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Toll Creagach.

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 Routes that include Toll Creagach
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1196 m 16.11 km 5.5 hrs Tom a' Choinich and Toll Creagach  Easy route mostly on paths.  
 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Toll Creagach

 Baggers Gallery for Toll Creagach

John and Roy at the last summit of the Mullardoch Round

© John Forster

Image by John Forster

Trig Point of Toll Creagach with Carn nanGobhar, Sgurr na Lapaich and An Riabhachan in the background on a superb day. 20/06/2012

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

James at trig with summit cairn in the background and Tom a`Choinich in the distance. 20/06/2012

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

Summit of Toll Creagach with Tom a` Choinich to the rear. 20/06/2012

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark
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 Comments
 
Chris Bowles
wrote on
March 28, 2008
An ascent via Tom a' Choinich, crossing over the Bealach Toll Easa is very straightforward, there is a bit of distance between the two mountains but the walking is easy on broad grassy slopes. The summit is fairly rounded with good views in all directions. Its best I think to descend directly south thus avoiding any crags and deep burns lower down. Its then a pleasant walk back out of Gleann nam Fiadh.
 
 

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