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Canisp is a cone-shaped peak and despite being a Corbett is often overlooked due to the quality of its neighbour, Suilven. It is well worth climbing for the fantastic views of the bizarre mountains all around. The usual approach, being much the shortest, is from the east.
Altitude: 847 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The route above is much the shortest, but an ascent from the west gives a much finer approach, using stalkers' paths passing close by Suileag bothy before climbing up above Loch na Gainimh to finally ascent the WNW ridge.
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Users' walk reports for Canisp
There are 883 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Canisp. They have contributed 20 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.