Guide to Scotland's hills & mountains

The Fara

The Fara - Highland

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The Fara is the 670th highest peak in the British Isles and the 629th tallest in Scotland

Elevation

911.4 m (2990 ft)

Prominence

475.0 m (1558 ft)

Survey method

Leica NA730/Leica 530

Features

Rock tor 100m SSW of huge cairn

Category

Nearest town

Kingussie, Highland

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