The Fara, Dalwhinnie

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The Fara is amongst the biggest as well as the highest of the Corbetts - a broad ridge running along the north side of Loch Ericht from Dalwhinnie to Ben Alder lodge. After an initial steep climb up the ridge offers very simple walking in good conditions, with superb views, making this an enjoyable hillwalk.


Steep grassy ascent with one short peaty section, then a long, easy going hill ridge. Return walk is along good track but the hill section is pathless.

Public Transport

Train and bus service to Dalwhinnie.


Small car park before level crossing, Dalwhinnie. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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