A'Chuil to Barrisdale Bay

This stage crosses the appropriately named 'Rough Bounds of Knoydart'. The paths are fainter (if they exist at all) and the terrain unforgiving. Nonetheless, the scenery is beautiful and there are plenty of options for breaking up the journey, including a night at the idyllically-located Sourlies bothy. NOTE: Carnach Bridge currently closed and is due to be removed early 2018 with replacement due later in 2018 - whilst the river can be forded in low water conditions it is often impassable and extremely dangerous so this part of the route should be avoided.

Terrain

Extremely rough, boggy footpaths and pathless terrain

Public Transport

No road access.

Start

Track above A' Chuil bothy. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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