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Beinn Alligin

A wonderful walk along a ridge with some exposure if you want. It is steep in places bit once onthe... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Kill0ch
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Barrhead, United Kingdom
Beware your fear of heights

This is not as easy as it looks, especially if you have the slightest fear of heights. There is a... read more

Reviewed July 12, 2018
Lisa L
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Aug 27, 2018
“Beinn Alligin”
Jul 12, 2018
“Beware your fear of heights”
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Beinn Alligin, or the "Jeweled Mountain," is aptly named because of its shimmering presence when viewed across Lock Torridon, and is a fine introduction to the pleasures of Torridonian hill-walking.
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

A wonderful walk along a ridge with some exposure if you want. It is steep in places bit once onthe ridge the views open up lochs, mountains and islands. Very good standard of fitness is required.

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Reviewed July 12, 2018

This is not as easy as it looks, especially if you have the slightest fear of heights. There is a lot of "on your butt" action for all of the climbs down, which there are several. Make sure you don't do this one alone as...More

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Live locally and decided one day before work to climb Beinn Alligin. We walked up on a beautiful and clear day. We left the car park at 5, on the summit at 7.30, walk the ridge and back to the car by 11. Lovely walk....More

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Reviewed September 8, 2016

This area is the most beautiful part of the highlands lovely walks and great hotels to stop and savour. the NC500 takes you through the glen and loch with breath taking views everywhere you look.

Thank Robert W
Reviewed June 14, 2016

Agree with everything Scotlandmac says in her review. This was our experience. We did this walk/hike in late May on a day without a cloud in the sky, temperatures in the 60’s. There is a parking area right across the street from the trailhead. We...More

5  Thank Martyk74
Reviewed August 8, 2013

One of the best views is from the opposite side of Loch Torridon from one of the parking areas which give incredible vistas of the scale of these mountains towering above tiny Torridon village. However, better again is to see it up close. A walk...More

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