Beinn an t-Sìdhean, Strathyre

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Beinn an t-Sìdhean is a steep-sided hill that shelters Strathyre from the westerly winds. Its flanks are extensively clothed with forestry plantations but from the moorland above there are stunning views over Loch Lubnaig. The walk is described to the true summit, but there are a couple of fine stops along the way that make grand objectives for a slightly shorter walk in their own right.

Terrain

Steep paths up through the forest, very muddy in places, a short moorland section requiring navigation.

Public Transport

Bus to Strathyre.

Start

Strathyre Forestry Commission car park, A84 Strathyre. Open start point in Google Maps for 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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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