South Glen Shiel Ridge

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A marvellous ridgewalk which is a Munro-baggers delight. Nowhere else in the Highlands can so many peaks be climbed in a day, with minimal descent between the summits. The views are excellent all the way.

Terrain

Superb ridgewalking on a well defined grassy crest for much of the route. There are short sections of simple scrambling.

Public Transport

Citilink buses from Glasgow and Inverness on A87 ask to stop at Cluanie Inn. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Layby along start of lane just 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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