Dun Caan

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A superb hillwalk to the distinctive flat-topped summit of Dun Caan, the highest hill on the Isle of Raasay and a wonderful viewpoint.


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

Public Transport

None to start. Ferry to Raasay (5km from start) from Sconser, buses to Sconser. Traveline Scotland.


East Suisnish pier, 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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