Though it just misses Munro status, spectacular Foinaven is one of the finest mountains in Sutherland - or perhaps in Scotland. This complex mass of quartzite screes has a magnificent ridge and several superb corries. The complete traverse is one of the grandest of walks but is very long with difficult transport arrangements; this circular route is shorter and takes in the highest summit.
Extremely rough hillwalking. Good track up Srath Dionard but otherwise pathless; very boggy ground lower down, steep with boulders higher up.
Very infrequent service passes along A838.
A838 near Gualin House.
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