Sgorr an Fharaidh and the Finger of God

This obscure hill rising above Cleadale in the northern part of Eigg gives an unexpectedly spectacular short hillwalk. A very steep ascend leads up to a grand walk along a fine escarpment, with views down over fabulous rock scenery to the beautiful beaches at bays of Laig and the Singing Sands, with the mountains of Rum and Skye making a fine backdrop.

Terrain

Steep hill path, some navigation needed. Return route crosses some boggy ground.

Public Transport

None to start, which is just over 5km from ferry pier (walk or cycle). Ferry to Eigg pier from Mallaig, limited summer service from Arisaig.

Start

Cleadale. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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