Classic Hill Runs and Races in Scotland - the guidebook !

Steven Fallon has together with Pocket Mountains, published a small guide to some classic hill runs and races throughout Scotland. The book lists some superb running routes in detail, along with photos, maps and key facts. In addition, there are useful tips on how to get into hill running, along with advice on training, gear and much more.

Although this book is aimed at hill-runners, the guide is very useful for those wanting new hill-routes to walk at a more leisurely hiking pace !

You can buy this guidebook through Amazon.

If you've got a GPS or some mapping software like Memory-Map or Anquet Maps, then you can download GPX files of the routes in the book for free - just click on a route below and the GPX file will be downloaded in a compressed format.

Southern Uplands

1 Meldon Forts 2 Peebles Gypsy Glen Hill Race
3 Screel Hill Race 4 Carnethy 5 Hill Race
5 Yetholm Hill Race 6 Culter Fell and Gathersnow Hill
7 Durisdeer Hill Race 8 Merrick and Shalloch on Minnoch
9 Pentland Skyline Hill Race 10 Two Breweries Hill Race

Southern Highlands

1 Whangie Whizz Hill Race 2 Ben Sheann Hill Race
3 Cort-ma Law Hill Race 4 Ben Lomond Hill Race
5 Lomonds of Fife Hill Race 6 Stuc a'Chroin Hill Race
7 Ochil 2000s Race 8 The Lawers Range
9 Arrochar Alps Hill Race 10 Above Bridge of Orchy

Central Highlands

1 Meall an t-Suidhe Hill Race 2 Creag Dubh Hill Race
3 Aonach Mor Uphill Race 4 Beinn a'Chuallaich
5 Ben Nevis Hill Race 6 Monadh Liath
7 Ossian 8 Alder Forest
9 Above the Black Mount 10 The Mamores

Eastern Highlands

1 Mount Keen 2 Meall a'Bhuachaille Hill Race
3 Geal Charn in Abernethy 4 Clachnaben Hill Race
5 Deuchary Canter 6 Beinn a'Ghlo
7 Ben Rinnes Race 8 Above Loch Muick
9 Glenshee 9 Hill Race 10 Cairngorm 4000ers

Western Highlands

1 Druim Fada Chase 2 Meall Fuar-mhonaidh
3 Sgurr an Utha 4 Beinn Resipol
5 Strathconon Corbetts 6 Lochailort Corbetts
7 Above Glenelg and Arnisdale 8 Loch Lochy Munros Hill Race
9 South Glen Shiel Ridge 10 Mullardoch Circuit

Northern Highlands

1 Knockfarrel Hill Race 2 Ben Stack
3 Cioch Mor Hill Race 4 Ben Loyal
5 Quinag 6 Applecross Corbetts
7 Cul Beag and Cul Mor 8 Slioch Horseshoe Hill Race
9 Flowerdale Forest 10 Inverlael Munros


1 Ben Lee Hill Race and Walk 2 Ben Kenneth Hill Race
3 Glamaig Hill Race 4 Clisham and Mulla-Fo-Dheas
5 Goatfell Hill Race 6 Beinn na Caillich Circuit
7 Dun da Ghaoithe 8 Mull Monsterette
9 Trotternish 10 Paps of Jura Fell Race

Have a look at the Pocket Mountains website for more guidebooks and publications.

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