The Fara

The Fara - Highland
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The Fara is the 669th highest peak in the British Isles and the 628th tallest in Scotland


911.4 m (2990 ft)


475.0 m (1558 ft)

Survey method

Leica NA730/Leica 530


Rock tor 100m SSW of huge cairn


Nearest town

Kingussie, Highland

OS map sheets

OS25: 050 (Ben Alder, Loch Ericht & Loch Laggan)
OS25: 393 (Ben Alder, Loch Ericht & Loch Laggan)
OS50: 042 (Glen Garry & Loch Rannoch)

Notes & comments

0.17m higher than boulder by main cairn (NN 59854 84360) and 0.29m higher than tiny cairn (NN 59842 84382) 25m NW of main cairn. Main cairn has no permanent feature higher than boulder.

summit relocation following survey for The Munro Society