Garbh Bheinn and Belig

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Garbh Bheinn is a magnificent peak, one of the Cuillin outliers, and its traverse involves only a little moderate scrambling. Belig too is a fine summit, and completes an enjoyable horse-shoe route.


Rocky peaks with moderate scrambling on Garbh Bheinn, screes on the descents. The lower ground is pathless and boggy.

Public Transport

Buses from Portree, Broadford and Kyleakin - get off at the head of Loch Ainort.


Lay-by by waterfall at head of Loch Ainort. 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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