Beinn Eighe (western summits)

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Beinn Eighe is the bulkiest of the trinity of great Torridon peaks. The western half of its ridge contains both of its two Munros. This section of the ridge makes a fine traverse with magnificent views; it may involve less scrambling than Beinn Alligin or Liathach, but compensation comes when Coire Mhic Fhearchair is reached during the descent; this is the most spectacular of all Torridon's corries.

Terrain

A well-walked route; there is a clear but steep path up to the ridge, which is rocky and rough, with some mild scrambling. The descent to Coire Mhic Fhearchair is down a very steep and eroded scree chute requiring great care. From the lochan, a good stalkers path leads back to the start.

Public Transport

None to start. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Car park just west of the bridge over the Allt a Choire Dhuibh Mhoir. Map and directions.

Deer Stalking infomation

National Trust for Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage. No stalking issues.

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