Weekend hiking up Coigach's and Assynt's mountains

The mountains of the north-west highlands in Coigach and Assynt stand isolated above the peat land and lochans. Although most don't reach Munro height, they are rugged peaks, all with individual characters.

At a glance

  • An extended weekend of hiking up rough mountains in the North-West Highlands.
  • Walk along fine crests and rugged terrain to discover hidden lochans and remnants of past lives.
  • Reach superb vantage points from where vast views can be savoured over other mountains and to Skye and the Outer Hebrides.
  • Bag 5 Corbetts and other peaks in the area including Suilven, Quinag, Stac Pollaidh and Cul Mor.
  • Join a small group led by an experienced leader with a good knowledge of the wildlife, flora and geology.

Dates and booking

19-21 August£145Fully booked
June 2017£145Date tbc
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General info

This 3 day event is a guided hiking weekend to high summits in the Coigach and Assynt areas with one of our experienced and qualified leaders. Your guide will know the remote 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  Cul Mor and Cul Beag

Rough hills in the north-west, hiding a beautiful 'lost valley' with a lochan and beach.

Day 2  Quinag

A hike over rugged terrain up the 5 main peaks of this stunning mountain.

Day 3  Suilven

Suilven in Assynt is one of Britain's most photographed mountains.

Trip photos

Quinag from Garbh Bheinn
Heading up Beinn Dubhchraig with Beinn a'Chuirn behind
On Quinag
On the slopes of Beinn Dubhchraig
On the slopes of Beinn Dubhchraig with Ben Lui behind
Dipper on the River Cononish

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