Sgùrr na Strì

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Diminutive Sgùrr Na Strì may be reach 494 metres in height, but it's proof that - when it comes to mountains - size doesn't matter. Reaching it requires a long and quite rugged walk, but the rewards are immense. Many walkers reckon that the view from the summit - over Loch Coruisk, the Cuillin and the sea - is the finest in all Britain.

Terrain

Clear footpath for most of the walk, but the final ascent to Sgùrr na Strì is rough, rocky and pathless and requires careful route-finding.

Public Transport

Buses from Portree, Broadford and Kyleakin - get off at Sligachan Hotel.

Start

Car park off the road on east side of river at Sligachan. 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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