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Canisp is a fine cone-shaped Corbett when seen from ther west, and a steep wall from the north. Its eastern slopes are much more open lower down and give the shortest ascent, the chief reward of which are the superb views of the surrounding Assynt peaks.


Mostly pathless ascent across fairly featureless stony terrain.

Public Transport

None to start.


Parking area (marked P) just north of Loch Awe on A837. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Glencanisp Estate. Stalking between the beginning of July and 20 Oct. No stalking on Sundays. Access to Canisp by the main route from the A837 is also always OK. If further information is needed, please phone 01571 844100 during office hours or e-mail:

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