Garbh Bheinn and Belig
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.
Buses from Portree, Broadford and Kyleakin - get off at the head of Loch Ainort.
Lay-by by waterfall at head of Loch Ainort.
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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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