Five Sisters of Kintail

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A classic ridgewalk taking in three Munros, the Five Sisters give a wonderful days excursion with magnificent views.


The going is very steep on ascent; there is a little scrambling along the ridge itself and much rocky ground.

Public Transport

Citilink buses from Glasgow and Inverness on A87 (request stop at drivers discretion). Traveline Scotland.


Layby on A87 (T) at clearing between two sections of forest. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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