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Beinn Alligin, Torridon, Wester Ross
Introduction to Walk 1344

Photo from the walk - Beinn Alligin, Torridon, Wester Ross

County/Area - Highland

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 4300 feet / 1303 metres

Grade - mod/hard

A challenging walk to the summit of Beinn Alligin, one of the Torridon giants. The route is easy to follow. An optional variant for the return route over the Horns of Alligin is also included in the description.


 

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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