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Stac Pollaidh

County/Area - Highland

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 3.0 miles / 4.9 km

Ascent - 1750 feet / 530 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference NC107095
Lat 58.03414 // Long -5.207922
Postcode IV26 2YB (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Stac Pollaidh is a small hill by Scottish standards yet it attracts many people than one might imagine. Occupying a solitary position in Assynt in northwest Scotland and with an unmistakable profile it soon becomes evident why this hill is climbed by so many people.

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer 439Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 439Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 15Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 15Digital Map1:50kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 2529 Stac Pollaidh Circular - easy/mod - 2.8 miles/4.6 km

Walk 1316 Falls of Kirkaig from Inverkirkaig - easy - 5.8 miles/9.4 km

Walk 1769 Suilven (North-western approach) - hard - 12.0 miles/19.5 km

Walk 1312 Achmelvich Bay and Alltanabradhan - easy - 3.0 miles/4.9 km

Walk 1319 The Bone Caves of Inchnadamph - easy - 3.0 miles/4.9 km

Walk 1018 Beinn Ghobhlach from Badrallach - moderate - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 3272 Conival & Ben More Assynt from Inchnadamph - hard - 11.0 miles/17.9 km

Walk 1317 Sail Gharbh (Quinag) from Kylesku - moderate - 5.4 miles/8.8 km

Walk 1117 Glas Bheinn & Eas a' Chual Aluinn (waterfall) - mod/hard - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Walk 1266 The Old Man of Stoer and the Point of Stoer - easy - 4.5 miles/7.3 km

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