Beinn Tharsuinn, near Alness

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Beinn Tharsuinn is a rounded heathery hill whose position in Easter Ross makes for a fine viewpoint. The descent route given here through the wind farm crosses rougher heathery and boggy terrain and raises the walk to grade 4.


Good track for approach, then open heathery hills, largely pathless. Alternative descent route given is rough and boggy.

Public Transport

No public transport to start.


Car park just north of Strathrory Bridge, B9176. 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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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