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Cranstackie is a very steep-sided quartzite mountain rising up from the wilderness of the far north. It is usually climbed with neigbouring Beinn Spionnaidh.

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Region: Sutherland

Altitude: 801 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Cranstackie and Beinn Spionnaidh from Carbreck

Other routes and challenges

The route given above is the finest approach; it is possible to ascend the eastern flanks from near Polla on Loch Eriboll, but this side of the mountain has less character.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Sutherland Hotels

Sutherland B&B

Sutherland Cottages

Sutherland Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Users' walk reports for Cranstackie

There are 477 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Cranstackie. They have contributed 11 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
  29/7/17  13 C5
  4/9/18  12 C9
  25/5/13  9 M1C2
  18/5/19  7 C1G1
  29/6/19  6 C2
  10/4/15  6 C2
  10/4/15  5 M2C2
  2/8/15  1 C2
  7/3/10  1 C2
  28/4/07  1 C4
  14/6/10  0 C2

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