Beinn Liath Mhor, Achnashellach

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Beinn Liath Mhòr takes the form of a long ridge sprinkled with white quartzite screes. It gives a fine, steep hillwalk of much character.

Terrain

Excellent stalkers' paths on the approach walk; higher up the mountain has steep boulders and heather, whilst the ridge is on quartzite scree. There is much rough ground and crags to avoid on the descent.

Public Transport

Train or bus to Achnashellach.

Start

Achnashellach Station. 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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