West of Etive

Guided hike on Beinn Fhionnlaidh and Sgor na h-Ulaidh

Hidden behind the impressive peaks of Glencoe and Cruachan, tranquillity can be found on mountains less frequented by boots. These mountains surround Glen Etive and rise and above dense forests, from where fine ridges lead to crests and Munro summits with superb views westwards to Mull and beyond. We're here to bag the twins of Beinn Fhionnlaidh (Finlay's hill) and Sgor na h-Ulaidh, with the option of cycling in on the fine forestry tracks.

At a glance

  • A day of guided hiking over mountains overlooking Glen Etive and Glen Creran
  • Reach superb vantage points from where vast views can be savoured, particularly over Appin towards Morven and Mull
  • Bag the two Munro summits of Beinn Fhionnlaidh and Sgor na h-Ulaidh
  • Join a small group led by an experienced leader familiar with the area

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General info

Moderate hillwalking day.

This event is a guided hiking day to summit two Munros in the Southern Highlands with one of our experienced and qualified leaders.

Your guide will know the remote and rugged area west of Glen Etive 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.

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Trip photos

Descending to Glen Etive
On Sgor na h-Ulaidh
Looking to Ben Nevis from Beinn Fhionnlaidh's summit
On Beinn Fhoinnlaidh with Sgor na h-Ulaidh behind
Heading up to Sgor na h-Ulaidh
Sunset on Beinn Fhionnlaidh

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