Ben Stack

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A fairly short ascent of this pointed mountain is rewarded with great views out over the Sutherland coastline and inland to the mountains of Assynt and the rocky ridges of Foinaven and Arkle.

Terrain

Very boggy, faint path in places but mostly pathless on grass and heather.

Public Transport

None to start, nearest bus Achfary (bus 805/806 from Durness and Lairg) 1.5km from start.

Start

Parking where track leaves A838 1.5km north of Achfary; there is space before the private road sign. Map and directions.

Deer Stalking information

Reay Forest Estate: Stalking between early July and 20 October. No stalking on Sundays. Access by the path from NC 265438 (on the A838 near Lochstack Lodge) is always OK. If further information is needed, please phone 07739 626445 or email: david.allison@grosvenor.com.

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