Torridon

Mountain Walks around Torridon




Torridon has some of the best mountain walking in Scotland, the three Torridon "Giants" Beinn Allign, Liathach, and Beinn Eighe arrayed along the North side of Glen Torridon are the obvious challenge, but there are many hidden gems to be found among the lesser surrounding peaks.

Beinn Alligin Beinn Alligin from across Loch Torridon


Climbing Beinn Alligin via the Horns. Looking down on the first "Horn". A spectacular climb! Looking down on the first Horn, Beinn Alligin


Beinn Alligin, Torridon. Crossing the "Horns" on Beinn Alligin.


Looking down the huge gash near the summit of Beinn Alligin The Gash


Looking across to Liathach from Beinn Alligin Looking across to Liathach from Beinn Allign


A refreshing waterfall on a very hot day on the approach to Mullach an Rathain, Liathach. A refreshing waterfall on a hot day


Looking back to the Am Fasarinen Pinnacles Looking along the most difficult part of the ridge towards the Am Fasarinen Pinnacles.


Crossing the Am Fasarinen Pinnacles on the approach to the highest peak of Liathach, Spidean a Choire Leith. Liathach, Crossing the Am Fasarinen Pinnacles


Liathach from Beinn Eighe Looking across to Liathach from Beinn Eighe.


Walking along the Quartzite tops of Beinn Eighe, looking towards the most Westerly peak of Sgurr nan Fhir Duibhe, and the Black Carls.

Beinn Eighe looking along the main ridge to the Black Carls
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All pictures © Ian Van Hinsbergh Last Update 3rd December 2014