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Caisteal Abhail

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Caisteal Abhail is one of the four fine Arran Corbetts. Its best known feature is its east ridge with the scrambling obstacle of Ceum na Caillich or the Witches' Step. It's as jagged as a toast-rack.

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Region: Isle of Arran

Altitude: 859 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Caisteal Abhail from North Sannox

Sannox Horseshoe: Cioch na h-Oighe, Cir Mhor and Caisteal Abhail

Other routes and challenges

A third alternative to the two routes given above is a traverse of the western Arran ridge, from North Sannox through to Glen Rosa.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Isle of Arran Hotels

Isle of Arran B&B

Isle of Arran Cottages

Isle of Arran Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Caisteal Abhail

There are 901 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Caisteal Abhail. They have contributed 43 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  15/10/2012  25 C3
  08/06/2015  13 C4
  26/03/2017  12 C3
  19/09/2016  10 C3
  25/07/2015  10 C4
  15/10/2012  8 C3
  04/04/2015  6 C4
  01/06/2012  6 C2
  19/09/2011  6 C1
  15/07/2014  5 C4
  22/06/2019  4 C3
  30/08/2014  4 C4
  20/05/2012  4 C2
  21/07/2011  4 C3
  03/10/2015  3 C4
  16/08/2015  3 C4
  22/08/2011  3 C4
  28/10/2018  2 C1
  19/05/2018  2 C3
  12/05/2018  2 C3
  08/10/2017  2 C1
  02/06/2016  2 C1
  03/06/2015  2 C4
  10/04/2015  2 C3
  21/05/2014  2 C1G1
  20/04/2014  2 C2
  12/10/2013  2 C3
  18/07/2013  2 C3
  30/03/2013  2 C1
  03/03/2013  2 C1
  19/09/2011  2 C2
  18/08/2007  2 C3
  07/06/2017  1 C3
  21/04/2017  1 C3
  01/10/2015  1 C1
  19/04/2014  1 C1
  11/11/2013  1 C3
  07/05/2018  0 C3
  25/07/2017  0 C1
  19/05/2017  0 C4
  17/06/2016  0 C1
  21/06/2014  0 C1
  05/11/2012  0 C1

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