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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.
702 m (2303 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.
102 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.
Hill of the Trolls

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.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  39   Rum, Eigg & Muck

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

The only Graham on the Isle of Rum, Trollaval is part of the Rum Cuillin.

It is almost equally equidistant from the island's two Corbetts, Askival and Ainshval, and from which it is separated by high bealachs the E and S.

Along with the two Corbetts, Trollaval forms a horseshoe around Glen Dibidil.

Owing to it's remote location, Trollaval would almost certainly be climbed with the two Corbetts.

Hazards you may encounter on Trollaval include
 Remote Mountain navigate with care.
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Scrambling (minor), easy hand and footholds.
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.
Picture Gallery for Trollaval

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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Sgurr Nan Eag
by Metcheck
Trollaval Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Trollaval.

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 Routes that include Trollaval

We currently have no routes listed for Trollaval.

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Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Trollaval

 Baggers Gallery for Trollaval

My last Graham - at the summit of Trollaval.

August 2014

© David McSporran

Image by David McSporran

myself and Chris on summit cairn with true summit behind us, ( according to book the other summit is higher but my GPS says both tops same hieght) 28/06/2014

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly

Me at Summit Trollaval 28/09/2013 Great hill!

© David Peden

Image by David Peden
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