Guided days in the Rough Bounds of Knoydart


Rising high above Loch Arkaig and Loch Quoich, the mountains on the eastern fringes of the 'Rough Bounds of Knoydart' are rugged and wild. These majestic peaks are remote from civilisation giving a real sense of wilderness to anyone hiking here.

At a glance


  • An extended weekend spent hiking into a remote area and up quiet mountains in the Western Highlands of Scotland.
  • Reach superb vantage points from where vast views over Knoydart and to Skye and Kintail can be savoured.
  • Clamber and scramble over quartzite blocks and hike along fine crests to bag 5 Munro summits (and a Corbett or two) including Sgurr na Ciche, Sgurr Mor and Gairich on the edge of the 'Rough Bounds'.
  • Join a small group led by an experienced leader familiar with the area.


Dates and booking

DateCostAvailability
5-7 Aug£145Fully booked


General info


This event is 3 days of guided hiking on the Rough Bounds of Knoydart in the Western Highlands with one of our experienced and qualified leaders. Your guide will know the area well and be able to give you insight into the flora, fauna and geology.

Our maximum guide to client ratio on this event is 1:6.

You would be very welcome to join us for part of the trip, the cost of which is £65 per day.


Outline of trip


Day 1  Sgurr na Ciche & neighbours

A guided day hiking up 3 Munros in the Rough Bounds

Day 2  Sgurr Mor & Sgurr an Fhuarain

A hike along a fine path reaches the foot of these rugged twins !

Day 3  Gairich

One remaining Munro above the southern shores of Loch Quoich awaits !

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Trip photos


Heading along Glen Dessary
Looking along Garbh Choich Mor
Clambering along Garbh Choich Mor's crests
Heading to Sgurr Mor
Heading up Sgurr na Ciche
Gulvain from Sgurr nan Coireachan


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