Streap, near Glenfinnan

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Streap is a magnificent mountain, perhaps the finest in the area and the highest, pointed summit of a fine sharp ridge which lies to the east of Glenfinnan. At 909 metres it is one of the highest of the Corbetts. It is generally well hidden except from the north - there is a grand view to its northern corrie from Strachan at the head of Loch Arkaig.

Terrain

The walk throughout is very rough, rocky and often pathless. There is some moderate exposure on the narrow ridge and the summit is quite airy but there are no real difficulties.

Public Transport

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

Start

Parking off the A830 just west of bridge over the Dubh Lighe. 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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