Ronas Hill - Shetland's highest summit, Northmavine
Ronas Hill is the highest summit in Shetland, rising as a broad dome of stony, granite tundra above the great plateau of North Roe. This is a wild and windswept place but the views are superb, and the track up to the masts on Collafirth Hill makes for a high level start.
Bare, stony tundra; slightly boggy initially. No paths and few landmarks so good navigation skills needed.
None to start.
Parking by masts at summit of Collafirth Hill.
Hillwalking in Winter
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