Beinn na Cro, Torrin

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Beinn na Cro is probably the least visited of the Red Hills, and gives a short hillwalk with no scree and wonderful views. An excellent walk for an afternoon after a cloudy or wet morning.


A short but sustained ascent up a rough but straightforward hill with only traces of a path.

Public Transport

Bus 50B and Post Bus from Portree and Broadford. Get off at the bridge at the head of Loch Slapin.


Bridge at the head of Loch Slapin. 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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