Share your personal walking route experiences in Scotland, and comment on other peoples' reports.
Warning Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. Summer routes may not be viable or appropriate in winter. See winter information on our skills and safety pages for more information.

Sorisdale including Eagles Rock

Sorisdale including Eagles Rock

Postby Tazman » Fri May 17, 2013 5:12 pm

Route description: Sorisdale and Traigh Tuath

Date walked: 24/04/2013

Time taken: 3 hours

Distance: 8 km

Ascent: 277m

Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

Thoroughly enjoyed this walk with our own detour at the start. From the turning area, there is a farm track heading off on the right for the initial ascent to the top of Eagles Rock. After a few hundred metres where the farm track takes a sharp right turn, you can continue a direct line to the top of Eagles Rock following a sheep track through the heather. There are some minor boggy sections but nothing that a decent pair of outdoor shoes couldn’t cope with. From the top are some brilliant views of the island and unmistakable peaks on the Isle of Eigg and Mull.
sorisdale 1.jpg

From the top, it is easiest to retrace your steps back to the start or opt for the more strenuous trek round the rugged inlets. Back at the start, continue with the remainder of the route as described in the original.
The beaches are very nice and so easy to spend time just sitting, but there are better to be found on the other routes listed.
sorisdale 2.jpg

sorisdale 3.jpg
Posts: 12
Munros:39   Corbetts:9
Grahams:12   Donalds:13
Sub 2000:3   
Joined: Aug 26, 2011
Location: Central Jockland

Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

Walkhighlands community forum is advert free

We need help to keep the site online.
Can you help support Walkhighlands and the online community by setting up a monthly donation by direct debit?

Return to Walk reports - Scotland

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Peter Long and 54 guests