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The Saddle (An Diollaid in Gaelic) is the finest mountain in Kintail. Its fine summit has a whole batch of magnificent ridges, the pick of them all being the celebrated Forcan Ridge, one of the airiest scrambles in the Highlands.
Altitude: 1010 metres
Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The above description includes a variation which avoids the Forcan Ridge.
The Saddle is a complex mountain with several ridges, repaying repeat visits. The very long west ridge, which eventually curves north, can be approached from Shiel Bridge.