Sgurr Mhurlagain and Fraoch Bheinn, Loch Arkaig

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This fine pair of Corbetts lies above the end of the tortuous road up Loch Arkaig. Sgurr Mhurlagain is approached along a grassy ridge to a dramatic summit; Fraoch Bheinn gives steeper going. Both mountains offer superb views over both the loch and the surrounding hills.


Some boggy ground at mid height, pathless above. Sgurr Mhurlagain is approached along a grassy ridge; Fraoch Bheinn gives steeper going.

Public Transport

None to start.


Car park at end of public road up Loch Arkaig. Open start point in Google Maps for 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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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