Beinn an Oir, via Loch an t-Siob

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If the complete round of the Paps of Jura is too challenging, the ascent of Beinn an Oir on its own makes for a more amenable hillwalk with little scree, though the approach is very boggy. The reward is truly spectacular views of the remarkable Paps, and out over the surrounding sea and islands.

Terrain

Very boggy approach, then some pathless moorland walking. The ascent of Beinn an Oir by this route is steep and a little stony in places, but mostly has a path and gives much easier going than elsewhere on the Paps.

Public Transport

Infrequent Jura bus service runs between Feolin Ferry and Ardlussa.

Start

Parking area on north side of the Three Arch Bridge over the Corran River. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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