Bruach na Frithe is one of the group of Munros in the northern section of the Cuillin Ridge. It is connected on its eastern ridge to Am Basteir. Bruach na Frithe is perhaps the easiest of the Black Cuillins due to its ease of access from Sligachan and the easy ascent up Fionn Choire to join the summit ridge. The summit has 3 well defined ridges. The NW ridge runs down the western side of Fionn Choire, this corrie is the main access route. The E ridge as mentioned connects via a high col to neighbouring Munro Am Basteir. The S ridge arcs round the large coire Coir’ a Tairneilear to join up with the main bulk of the Cuillin ridge. All ridges are steep and require scrambling skills. This is particularly true on the ascent to Am Basteir.
Bruach na Frithe's jutted out position over Coir’ a Tairneilear makes it a fine vantage point in which to see the rest of the Cuillin ridge. You can see the whole ridge stretching out in front of you... ridges and corries a plenty!
Access to Bruach na Frithe is mostly always from Sligachan to the north where there is parking available. There are paths leading to the main corries used for ascending the North Cuillin Munros. For Bruach na Frithe aim for Fionn Choire which is furthest west. A sharp pull up will bring you out on the eastern summit ridge.