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Askival is the highest and finest of the majestic Rum Cuillin. This magnificent pyramidal peak is the highlight of the classic traverse of the islands mountains.

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Region: Isle of Rum

Altitude: 812 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Rum Cuillin traverse

Other routes and challenges

The complete traverse of the Rum Cuillin given above could be cut short by descending from the Bealach an Òir down to Dibidil, leaving only the long coastal walk back to Kinloch.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Small Isles Hotels

Small Isles B&B

Small Isles Cottages

Small Isles Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Users' walk reports for Askival

There are 653 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Askival. They have contributed 22 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  28/7/18  23 C2G1S1
  26/8/17  15 C2G1
  14/5/12  15 C2G1
  6/9/14  12 C2G1
  7/7/18  10 C2G1
  1/8/16  9 C1S2
  22/5/16  9 C2G1
  19/5/15  9 C2G1
  30/7/18  8 C2G1
  22/4/19  7 C4G1S3
  3/7/18  6 C2G1
  11/8/12  6 C2G1
  19/7/12  6 C1
  12/5/11  6 C2G1S2
  24/5/14  5 C2G1
  7/8/21  4 C2G1
  30/8/18  4 C1G1
  19/7/10  3 C1
  3/7/21  2 C2G1
  4/9/10  1 C2
  3/4/94  0 C2G1
  3/8/62  0 C1

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