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The most northerly of the Munros, Ben Hope is an isolated monolith with a short usual ascent that can be made quickly. The view is of a stunning desolation of lochans and moors.
Altitude: 927 metres
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Other routes and challenges
The obvious alternative is the very steep and challenging north / northeast ridge, which leads up the foot of Loch na Seilg. Much of this offers extremely airy but reasonably straightforward scrambling; there is a 'bad step' (a rock-climb if done directly) near the top which can be avoided to the left (or east) side via a stony gully.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Ben Hope
There are 8403 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Ben Hope. They have contributed 94 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.