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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.

Public Transport

Traveline Scotland.


End of public road from Lochinver towards Glencanisp Lodge. Map and directions.

Deer Stalking infomation

Glencanisp Estate. Stalking between the beginning of July and 20 Oct. No stalking on Sundays. Access to Suilven by the normal routes from Glencanisp Lodge to the NW and Inverkirkaig to the W is always OK. If further information is needed, please phone 01571 844100 during office hours or e-mail:

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