The prison, the needle and the table (with video)

Route: Quiraing, hill circuit

Date walked: 05/10/2018

Time taken: 2 hours

Distance: 4km

Ascent: 300m

Can you avoid the crowds at the Quiraing?

There are a lot of people hiking here, but most people turn around when they get to the prison. If you are not up for the full circuit, or want to get a closer look at the needle and the table, then keep reading. When you get to the prison you follow the trails up to the needle. Hike to the left of the needle, and then curv to the right after you have passed it. Then you have several trails taking you up to the table or other similar areas. Great views up here, but it seemed to me like it was not possible to get up to the very top unfortunately.

Use the link bellow to check out my video from the Quiraing. Starting 10 minutes and 42 seconds into the video.

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Karl Brobakk

Pub: Rosehearty tower
Mountain: Hamperokken
Place: Oslo
Gear: Got to have my boots...
Member: G Adventures - hiking guide
Ideal day out: Words are not made to describe an ideal day out...

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