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Schiehallion is one of the most familiar and best known mountains in Scotland. A whaleback ridge from most viewpoints, it appears as a perfect cone when seen from across Loch Rannoch. Contour lines were invented on the mountain as part of an experiment to determine the mass of the earth.
Altitude: 1083 metres
Summit view: Open virtual summit
Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
Ascent by the route given above is strongly encouraged. The only sensible alternative is an approach from near East Tempar Farm, heading up a track by the Tempar Burn before striking off to ascend the west ridge.