Suilven may be only 731 metres high, but its unique outline, challenging remoteness and superlative views make it one of the finest mountains in Britain.
Paths throughout by the route described; one section is very boggy, and the climb to the ridge is very steep. Very simple scrambling on the ridge.
Hillwalking in WinterPlease 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.
End of public road from Lochinver towards Glencanisp Lodge.. Map and directions.