Streap, near Glenfinnan

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Streap is a magnificent mountain, just 5m below Munro height but ranking amongst the finest Corbetts. This route approachs it along a grand, undulating ridge with a dramatic final arete leading up to the summit. The route continues over the subsidiary peak of Streap Comhlaidh before a long, steep grassy descent. The route gives a more strenuous day than a glance at the map might suggest.


Track for approach, then rough, often steep and pathless hillwalking.

Public Transport

Bus services run along the A830; Glenfinnan (2.5km) has a train station.


Parking off the A830 just west of bridge over the Dubh Lighe. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

North of Sgurr Thuilm-Sgurr nan Coireachan ridge and Streap summit (including land west of Streap-Leac na Carnaich ridge): Glen Dessary Estate. Stalking between mid-Aug and 20 Oct. No stalking on Sundays. Access information is available at Signs are posted on the gate by the parking area at the west end of Loch Arkaig indicating where stalking is taking place and suggested routes to popular destinations.
If further information is needed, please e-mail (please allow two days for reply), or phone 01349 884111 during office hours, up to a week in advance.

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