Gulvain, near Kinlocheil

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Gulvain (more correctly known as Gaor Bheinn) is the highest mountain in this area but is little known and remains hidden from the roads. A long approach walk (or mountain bike ride) and sustained ascent is repaid with great views from the fine ridge linking the summits.


A long hillwalk into a remote region; the ascent is grassy but steep. The approach is on a track, suitable for a mountain bike.

Public Transport

Bus service along the A830(T).


Parking in layby on A861 just off the A830. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Land to south and south-east of summit ridge: Fassfern Estate. Stalking between late Aug and 20 Oct. No stalking on Sundays. The normal route to Gulvain from Gleann Fionnlighe, along the main ridge, is always OK. If further information is needed, please phone 07767 267443 24 hours in advance.

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