Sgurr na Stri

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Diminutive Sgurr Na Stri is only 494 metres high, however many walkers reckon it is Britain's finest viewpoint. Its ascent is a long and tiring but fairly straightforward walk.

Terrain

Clear footpath for most of the walk, though wet at times; the final ascent to Sgurr na Stri is rough, rocky and pathless and requires careful route-finding.

Public Transport

Buses from Portree, Broadford and Kyleakin - get off at Sligachan Hotel.

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.

Start

Lay-by on east side of river at Sligachan. Map and directions.

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