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Clisham is the highest mountain in the Outer Hebrides and a magnificent viewpoint. There is a popular direct ascent from the road, but the classic full hillwalking day is around the complete Clisham horseshoe, crossing Mulla Fo-Dheas and Mulla Fo-Thuath.

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Region: Outer Hebrides

Altitude: 799 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Clisham - direct route

The Clisham Horseshoe

Other routes and challenges

The direct route may be much the shorest, but the full Clisham Horseshoe is a real mountain classic.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Outer Hebrides Hotels

Outer Hebrides B&B

Outer Hebrides Cottages

Outer Hebrides Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Users' walk reports for Clisham

There are 968 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Clisham. They have contributed 23 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
  9/9/15  14 C1
  3/4/12  11 C1
  20/8/17  7 C1
  26/5/19  6 C1
  16/4/19  6 C1S1
  23/4/12  6 C1
  5/9/18  5 C1
  27/5/18  5 C1
  4/6/18  3 C1
  5/6/21  2 C1
  12/5/19  2 C3G1S2
  1/6/15  2 C6
  14/8/16  1 C1
  26/5/14  1 C1
  22/8/13  1 C1
  14/8/13  1 C1G1
  11/1/13  1 C1
  21/7/12  1 C1
  2/4/97  1 M4C3G6S1
  11/10/14  0 C1
  14/8/14  0 C1
  23/6/14  0 C1
  20/4/14  0 C1

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