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Recommended Routes in Highlands - 4

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Favorite Benmore Lodge on Loch Ailsh.
Difficult

Cape Wrath Trail Complete

242.3 mi 389.9 km 34,991' Up 10665.3 m Up 34,688' Down 10572.8 m Down

Fort Wi…, GB
Favorite Looking forward to the Fairy Pools Trail with the Cuillin Mountains in the background.
Intermediate

Fairy Pools

2.1 mi 3.4 km 395' Up 120.38 m Up 396' Down 120.6 m Down

Isle of…, GB
Favorite Quiraing climbing towards the Needles
Intermediate/Difficult

Skye Trail

82.1 mi 132.1 km 9,882' Up 3012.03 m Up 10,027' Down 3056.37 m Down

Portree, GB
Favorite View at beach trailhead looking south out over Loch Ness.
Intermediate

North Loch Ness and Aldourie

4.0 mi 6.5 km 274' Up 83.54 m Up 274' Down 83.42 m Down

Inverness, GB

Highlands Hiking

  • 798 Miles 1,285 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 7 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 29 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 20 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Highlands - 53

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8.2 mi 13.1 km #1Glen Sligachan
Difficult
Isle of Skye, GB
Difficult
Isle of Skye, GB
12.0 mi 19.4 km #2The Burma Road
Difficult
Aviemore, GB
Difficult
Aviemore, GB
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Steall Falls Path
Intermediate
Fort William, GB
Intermediate
Fort William, GB
18.4 mi 29.5 km #4Skye Trail: Section 2 Flodigarry to The Storr - Trotternish Ridge
Very Difficult
Portree, GB
Very Difficult
Portree, GB
1.7 mi 2.7 km #5Devil's Staircase
Difficult
Spean Bridge, GB
Difficult
Spean Bridge, GB
12.5 mi 20.1 km #6Skye Trail: Section 4—Portree to Sligachan via the Braes
Intermediate/Difficult
Portree, GB
Intermediate/Difficult
Portree, GB
7.3 mi 11.7 km #7Skye Trail: Section 1 Rubha Hunish to Flodigarry
Intermediate/Difficult
Portree, GB
Intermediate/Difficult
Portree, GB
12.9 mi 20.8 km #8Skye Trail: Section 7— Torrin to Broadford
Intermediate
Isle of Skye, GB
Intermediate
Isle of Skye, GB
9.0 mi 14.4 km #9Skye Trail: Section 3 —The Storr to Portree Coastal Route
Intermediate/Difficult
Portree, GB
Intermediate/Difficult
Portree, GB
2.2 mi 3.5 km #10Buachaille Etive Beag
Difficult
Fort William, GB
Difficult
Fort William, GB

Photos of Highlands - 22

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The trail to Neist Point Lighthouse
Dec 31, 2017 near Benbecula, GB
Quiraing climbing towards the Needles
Feb 12, 2019 near Portree, GB
Camasunary Bothy
Jan 31, 2022 near Isle of…, GB
Benmore Lodge on Loch Ailsh.
Jan 28, 2022 near Ullapool, GB
Sparkling moss and peat cover the forest floor while streams trickle through.
Nov 2, 2022 near Spean B…, GB
Neist Point
Dec 31, 2017 near Benbecula, GB
The descent from Am Mam Pass into Camasunary on the Atlantic Ocean with the Cuillin Hills as the backdrop is simply magnificent
Feb 5, 2018 near Isle of…, GB
Fairy pool and Cuillin Mountains
Dec 31, 2017 near Isle of…, GB