Beinn na h-Uamha

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This rather neglected hill lies in very heart of Ardgour. Beinn na h-Uamha may only just scrape Corbett status, but it exhibits the great ruggedness characteristic of the area, with steep rocky slopes and grand views across Loch Linnhe and of nearby Sgurr Dhonuill and Garbh Bheinn.


Approach walk along a rough landrover track. There is no bridge across the River Gour, and the crossing may be impossible in spate. The ascent itself is pathless, steep and rugged.

Public Transport

None to start.


Sallachan. 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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