Beinn an Eoin, near Gairloch

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Rising at the heart of the Flowerdale Forest, the long sandstone ridge of Beinn an Eoin provides a fine hillwalk, with magnificent views. The summit provides a different perspective on the giants of Torridon.

Terrain

Pathless with some boggy sections and a burn crossing that could be difficult in spate. Steep ground but no real difficulties on the ridge.

Public Transport

Inverness- Gairloch bus service. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Car park by the green barn half a kilometre east of Loch Bad an Sgalaig. Map and 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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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