Roineabhal, from Rodel

Roineabhal is the highest summit of the bare, rocky, lunar-like landscape of southeastern Harris. The ascent is rough and pathless, but is rewarded with superb views over the sea and surrounding islands.


Pathless, wild terrain, with acres of bare rock and heather.

Public Transport

Bus to Rodel from Leverburgh or Tarbert.


Parking at St Clement's Church, Rodel (Roghadal). 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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