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Ainshval is one of the magnificent mountains that make up the Rum Cuillin. The normal route of ascent is part of the Cuillin traverse en route from Trallval to Sgurr nan Gillean. The scrambling on the north ridge can be avoided.
Region: Isle of Rum
Altitude: 781 metres
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Other routes and challenges
If not done as part of the classic traverse, Ainshval is rather remote. The quickest route would be to head along the coastline to Dibidil bothy. The ascent could then either be made up the south flank of Sgurr nan Gillean, or via the Bealach an Fhuarain.