Slioch, near Kinlochewe

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The view of the craggy fortress of Slioch across the waters of Loch Maree is one of the classics of Scotland featured in countless calendars. At close quarters Slioch offers a straightforward but long route of ascent, and a fantastic summit view over the Fisherfield wilderness.

Terrain

A long, tough walk with some pathless, rough terrain; nowhere is the route is steep as the mountain's formidable appearance suggests.

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

Car park signed on left near end of minor road, Incheril. Map and directions.

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