Dun Caan

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A superb circular hillwalking visiting the distinctive flat-topped summit of Dun Caan (Dun Cana), the highest hill on the Isle of Raasay and a wonderful viewpoint. The walk also includes a visit to the old ironstone railway line and the capital of Raasay, Inverarish.

Terrain

There is a path for the whole route though it is boggy and indistinct in places. Steep ground but no scrambling involved.

Public Transport

Ferry to Raasay from Sconser on Skye; Sconser is served by bus. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Churchton Bay ferry terminal, Raasay. 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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