Beinn Edra from Glen Uig
Beinn Edra is the highest point on the northern half of the Trotternish Ridge. The ascent from Glen Uig is boggy in parts but there are fine views higher up.
Farm tracks, one very boggy pathless section, short grass higher up
None to start. Nearest bus stop 1.5km at Uig Hotel (Bus 57 or Citylink 916 from Portree). .
Grass verges near end of Balnaknock side road from Uig.
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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