Beinn Talaidh, via Glen Forsa

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Beinn Talaidh was once Mull's second Corbett, before being demoted to Graham status. It is a steep-sided grassy peak, isolated from its neighbours by very low bealachs, and at the heart of the peaks of Mull it gives excellent views. This ascent via Glen Forsa to the north gives a longer approach but probably more enjoyable than the direct ascent from the A849 to the south.

Terrain

Good approach track, with ford. The hill itself is pathless, with very steep grass slopes lower down and stonier but more gradual ascent higher up.

Public Transport

Buses pass the foot of Glen Forsa.

Start

Parking area at foot of Glen Forsa. 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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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