Beinn a' Chaisteil, via Strath Vaich

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Beinn a' Chaisteil is the more northerly of two summits on an undulating ridge to the east side of Strath Vaich. The ridge provides an enjoyable walk with extensive views over one of the more remote areas of the Highlands.


Tarmac then landrover track for approach. Some pathless ground on the hill itself.

Public Transport

The Inverness - Ullapool bus service passes the start of the walk.


Start of hydro road off A835 immediately east of Black Bridge. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Strathvaich Estate. Stalking between early July and 20 th October. No stalking on Sundays. The approach track from Black Bridge to Beinn a’Chaisteal along Loch Vaich is always OK.

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