Quiraing, circuit via summit

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The spectacular Quiraing gives a classic hill-walk. This circuit heads out above the escarpment and returns along its base.


Mix of steep heather slopes and good paths

Public Transport

No direct public transport. Nearest bus stop 3km at Brogaig, Staffin (Bus 57).

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 and may not be suitable in winter. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.


Summit of the minor road between Staffin and Uig. Map and directions.

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