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Outstanding views

Stopped at the side of the road to take in the views and we were not disappointing by them. There... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2019
John W
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Twickenham, United Kingdom
Dramatic Mountains

Drive towards the summer isles and the views are like watching Lord of the Rings. The mountain... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2018
Nich W
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Burnham-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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All reviews fantastic walk stunning views circular route hour walk anti clockwise passing places car park single track road beautiful hike weather conditions summer isles well worth the effort take your time summit ascent peak saddle
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Reviewed 30 January 2019

Stopped at the side of the road to take in the views and we were not disappointing by them. There was a map and information in the car park that showed all the peaks as you looked forward. Would love to come back one day...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John W
Reviewed 25 November 2018

Drive towards the summer isles and the views are like watching Lord of the Rings. The mountain views are just like a fairy tale. Lochs and mountains all around and they all look impossible to climb.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nich W
Reviewed 1 November 2018

You can get a great view along with surrounding mountains coming into Ullapool on the ferry. While this is not a particularly high mountain, the view of The Minch, Islands and surrounding mountains is quite spectacular, especially with snow on the tops.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gaz4caz
Reviewed 24 October 2018

Three of us walked up here on Thursday. As mountains go, it isn't very high but it isn't a simple ramble up a hill. If the weather is fine, its ok. However if its been raining previously then it can be slippy or boggy and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent walk. Brilliant views and a bit of exercise to boot. You need reasonable footwear and clothing but is a straight forward introduction to walking

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 918theb
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This was a good climb up and with the incredible views from the top that even the rain couldn’t spoil. It’s quite steep up and down and the circular route can take different routes in places. The car park is very small but it’s worth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeannettesolotravel
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Stac Pollaidh is a beautiful hike, but can be moderately difficult to the summit and gets steep at times. There are two main trails - one more difficult than the other, so be aware of the elevation gains on the trail map near the trailhead...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank L1368PLdavidf
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This is our favourite walk in the Coigach region. A circular walk up to the top viewing area can be done easily in 4 hours - but take your time to explore and enjoy the views over to the Summer Isles. The paths are well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Andre H
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

An excellent walk but be prepared for a lot of steps up and down - there are no flat bits. The first part is steps up through bushes and trees and then you emerge onto the lower mountain. The clockwise route would be steeper and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 5cruffy
Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is an astonishing place, nothing else in the world that I have seen, from the Himalayas, to Yosemete to Nepal and the mountains of Kenya come close to the astonishing shapes and feeling given off from this mountain area. It is a single track...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolastj
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kerina282
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Response from NiallInTheHills | Reviewed this property |
No, but the fitter you are the more it will help. It's a fairly short hill by Scottish terms, but is steep in places. Also if you look to scramble to the true summit being fit an nimble will be helpful, but not essential... More
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Response from Zzzzzxz | Reviewed this property |
Most fit dogs would manage the path I think, but in places the path to the summit is narrow and if the hill was busy, a roaming dog might be unsettling for others. The circular route around the hill 'root' would possibly... More
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