Falls of Glomach via Glen Elchaig

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The Falls of Glomach are perhaps the most magnificent waterfalls in Britain, with a single leap of 113 metres (370 feet). They require a fair walk to reach from any direction; the shortest and more usual route is from Strath Croe but the approach up Glen Elchaig is a far finer walk, though much care is needed on the approach to the falls.

Terrain

As far as where the path leaves Glen Elchaig the walking is straightforward but the path leading from the glen up to the falls crosses very steep and dangerous ground with mild scrambling on often slippery rocks above a big drop. This part of the walk should be avoided by those without a head for heights.

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

Camas-lunie car park. 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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