Meall na h-Eilde and Geal Charn, Loch Arkaig

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This pair of Corbetts lying to the north of the foot of Loch Arkaig have a mostly rounded, heathery character. They occupy a great position, however, giving stunning views over Loch Arkaig and Loch Quoich in good conditions towards the rugged peaks of the wild west.

Terrain

Boggy track to start, stalkers path up glen then pathless heathery hills. Good going on the higher ground.

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

Parking in forestry east of Achnasaul. 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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