Tom a’ Chòinich and Toll Creagach, which are Glen Affric Munros, are the easiest to reach Munros near Inverness. Toll Creagach is a rounded mountain with mossy upper slopes. Meanwhile, Tom a’ Chòinich is a shapely peak with rocky ridges. Glen Affric Munros have so much to offer for explorers who want scenic views over the Highlands. This beautiful trek takes around 6-8 hours so requires endurance. However, the breathtaking views are well worth the walk.
Glorious peaks and striking Loch views
Discover easy to reach Glen Affric Munros
Tom a’ Chòinich is a 1,112-metre mountain in the Scottish Highlands. The Glen Affric Munro is less than 1 kilometre to the west. In Gaelic, Tom a’ Chòinich means “mossy hillock.” Meanwhile, the second Munro, Toll Creagach is a curve summit between Glen Affric and Loch Mullardoch, with shallow corries on its flanks. It lies between Glen Affric in the south and Loch Mullardoch in Inverness-shire. A domed shape mountain with corries on its slopes, it is usually climbed from the Affric side. The nearest village is Cannich to the east.
Grassy slopes and interesting descents
How to access Tom a’ Chòinich and Toll Creagach, Glen Affric
These captivating Munros can be accessed via a car park near Beauly, using the postcode IV4 7LY. Some areas of the walk can become boggy, so be sure to wear waterproof walking shoes. This is a lengthy walk with some tricky slopes. Hence, it may be suited to the more highly skilled hikers. Aside from providing walkers with glorious views of Glen Affric, this is a must for those who enjoy Munro-bagging.
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