Clisham (An Cliseam) direct route

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This steep but rapid ascent of Clisham (An Cliseam in Gaelic and on OS maps) is rewarded with superb views over mountain and sea. The approach is boggy and the ascent steep; there is no path at first, higher up a clear path winds a route through the boulders.


Straightforward hill climb, boggy in places lower down, rocky higher up.

Public Transport

Bus between Tarbert and Stornoway.


Car park on A859 10km north of Tarbert at Abhainn Mharaig. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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