Beinn na Caillich and the Broadford Red Hills

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The Broadford Red Hills give a circuit typical of the Red Hills; a steep and strenuous ascent, followed by excellent ridge walking and fine views. This walk would be Grade 3 but for the steep scree.


Steep boulder fields and scree path, together with rough moorland on lower slopes. No scrambling involved.

Public Transport

None to start. Buses to Broadford 4km from start.


Old Corry minor road end, near Broadford. 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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