A'Chralaig and Mullach Fraoch-choire

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A Chralaig is the highest of the mountains bordering the main road to Skye. The ascent is a steep grind but the ridge walk onto Mullach Fraoch-choire is as fine as any in Kintail.

Terrain

A serious hillwalk with steep terrain. There is not much scree but a little mild scrambling is needed. There is some boggy going on the return walk

Public Transport

Citilink buses between Glasgow, Inverness, Portree the A87 (request stop at drivers discretion).

Start

Layby on north side of A87 beside forestry, east of Cluanie Inn. 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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