Beinn a' Chaisgein Mòr , via Carnmore from Poolewe

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Beinn a' Chaisgein Mòr is a truly remote mountain, well hidden from most roads at the very heart of the great Fisherfield Forest. It can be approached from Gruinard to the north but the route given here makes use of the superb stalkers paths leading to the dramatic causeway between Fionn Loch and the Dubh Loch near Carnmore. Most walkers will opt to either wildcamp near the causeway, or use the very basic shelter at Carnmore Stable. Cycling is also a good option with easy approach as far as the woods above Kernsary, then muddy track and single track suitable for MTB to Fionn Loch.


Track, then excellent stalkers path all the way to the bealach below the final slopes. Above this the final slopes are pathless and rough.

Public Transport

Bus to Poolewe.


Car park in Poolewe. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

All land west of Creag na Sgoinne, Creag-mheall Mor and Cadhachan Riabhach, including summit of Beinn a’Chaisgein Mor: Letterewe Estate. Stalking between last week in Aug and 20 Oct. No stalking on Saturdays or Sundays. If further information is needed, please phone 01445 760207 or e-mail

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