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Beinn Eighe - West to East traverse, Torridon

County/Area - Highland

Author - Stephen Boulton

Length - 12.3 miles / 20 km

Ascent - 4500 feet / 1364 metres

Grade - hard

Start - OS grid reference NG958568
Lat 57.555034 // Long -5.41481
Postcode IV22 2ET (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

This walk is about 18 km or 13 miles, mostly over rocky terrain when up high. It should be saved for a clear day as the ridge is spectacular and the views of Liathach, Glen Torridon and the surrounding mountains should not be missed. This route is extracted from the summary of routes contained in Walk 2116 which also contains the photos and summary map showing the main options.

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 433Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer 433Digital Map1:25kBUY
Ordnance Survey Landranger 19Sheet Map1:50kBUY
Anquet OS Landranger 19Digital Map1:50kBUY

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

Other walks nearby

Walk 2116 Beinn Eighe Route Guide - hard - 13.0 miles/21.1 km

Walk 2118 Beinn Eighe traverse including Black Carls, Torridon - hard - 12.5 miles/20.3 km

Walk 2119 Beinn Eighe - The Munros & Sail Mhor, Torridon - hard - 13.0 miles/21.1 km

Walk 2120 The Munros of Beinn Eighe, Torridon - hard - 10.8 miles/17.6 km

Walk 3268 Loch Coire Mhic Fhearchair (Beinn Eighe) - moderate - 8.3 miles/13.5 km

Walk 2593 Liathach, Glen Torridon - very hard - 8.5 miles/13.8 km

Walk 1305 Sgurr nan Fhir Duibhe from Kinlochewe - hard - 7.5 miles/12.2 km

Walk 1347 Meall a' Ghiubhais from Kinlochewe - moderate - 8.0 miles/13 km

Walk 1344 Beinn Alligin & Sgurr Mor, Torridon - mod/hard - 6.0 miles/9.8 km

Walk 2468 The Falls of Glomach from Morvich - moderate - 7.5 miles/12.2 km

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