Breathtaking scenery abounds on this circular route from the foot of Stac Pollaidh. The route begins with a leisurely descent down to the coast with views to the Summer Isles and Torridon. The return journey awards a panoramic view of the unique mountains rising above the moors in this remote and otherwordly landscape.

Single track road with Stac Pollaidh in the background

Route Summary

  • Distance
    22 miles / 35 km
  • Time
    4 hours
  • Ascent
    1,233 feet / 376 m
  • Difficulty Level
  • Terrain
  • Start Point
    Stac Pollaidh Car Park
  • End Point
    Stac Pollaidh Car Park
  • How to Get There

    The start of this route is 14.7 miles north of Ullapool. Public transport is available via an infrequent bus service (811) from Ullapool.

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Route Description

  • Stac Pollaidh

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  • River Garvie

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  • Tanera Mòr

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  • Torridon

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  • Assynt

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  • Suilven

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