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A' Chràlaig

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Translation  the basket ' (Gaelic)
Topo map  OS Landranger 33 / 34
Elevation  1,120 m
Mountain range  Northwest Highlands
Parent range  Northwest Highlands
OS grid  NH094148
Mountain type  mountain
Prominence  786 m
Parent peak  Càrn Eige
Listing  Munro, Marilyn
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Pronunciation  Scottish Gaelic: [əˈxɾaːlˠ̪ɛkʲ] English approx: uh khraa-lek
Similar  Mullach Fraoch‑choire, Sgùrr nan Ceathramhnan, Sgùrr Fhuaran, Ciste Dhubh, Càrn Eige

A' Chràlaig is a mountain in the Scottish Highlands, north of Loch Cluanie and south of Glen Affric. It is the highest peak along Glen Shiel and can be easily climbed from the Cluanie Inn on the A87. The eastern slopes of the mountain, are owned by the Forestry Commission and are part of the Kintail National Scenic Area.

Map of A'Chralaig, Inverness, UK

Despite being the highest peak on the ridge, it is considered less interesting than the route over Stob Coire na Cràlaig to the nearby Mullach Fraoch-choire. These two peaks may be combined with the neighbouring peaks of Sgurr nan Conbhairean and Sail Chaorainn to make the so-called "Cluanie Horseshoe", although no path connects A' Chràlaig with the peaks to the east.

References

A' Chràlaig Wikipedia


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