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Cruach nan Capull


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.
611 m (2004 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.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
222 of 222 Grahams
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
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.
Heap of the Mare

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.

Cruach nan Capull rises steeply on the E side of Loch Striven.

It has a long S ridge which runs down to the loch at Inverchaolain.

Forestry tracks starting from near Corrachaive on the B836 road to the N provides closest access.

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.
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West Highlands
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West Highlands
by Met Office
Ben Lomond
by Metcheck
Cruach nan Capull Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Cruach nan Capull.

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 Routes that include Cruach nan Capull

We currently have no routes listed for Cruach nan Capull.

We are working on adding routes for all the Grahams.

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Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Cruach nan Capull

 Baggers Gallery for Cruach nan Capull

Julie on top of Cruach nan Capull with the firth of clyde behind her. Great views across to Arran and Jura from here.

© Alister Richmond

Image by Alister Richmond

Me at the top of Cruach nan Capull - April 2011. Views across to Cumbrae, Arran, Bute, and Jura much better than the picture portrays!

© Alister Richmond

Image by Alister Richmond
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Cruach nan Capull
by David McSporran

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Alister Richmond
wrote on
April 25, 2011
A very easy walk with great views over the firth of clyde on a clear day. Start just off the B836. Turn in at the Corrachaive farm sign and take the left fork where there's spaces for a few cars. From here you can see the hill above the forestry. Follow the tack you've parked on through the forestry to NS097808 where a small path then heads off directly through the trees. This enclosed path eventually breaks out onto the hillside where you then need to make your own track up the last section of the hill. Should take no more than 3 or 4 hours maximum to get up and down.

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