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Scotland's Best Small Mountains

40 of the best mountains in Scotland under 3000ft

By Kirstie Shirra

Walking guidebook to 40 of the best small mountains in Scotland under 3000ft (non-Munros). The best for beauty, views, character, history and location, and all suitable for walkers, the guidebook explores hills in the far north, Torridon, Lochaber, the Great Glen, the Cairngorms, Glencoe, Arrochar, the Trossachs and Skye, Eigg, Mull and Arran.

Seasons

Routes for all seasons

Centres

with routes right across Scotland, split into seven areas, wherever you are, there are some of Scotland’s best small mountains to explore

Difficulty

with routes that range in length and difficulty and alternative options given, there is something for everyone whether you’re an experienced walker or new to Scotland’s mountains

Must See

an antidote to Munro-bagging. Routes the prove that size isn’t everything. 40 of Scotland’s most interesting, loved and distinctive peaks, including Suilven, Quinag, the Pap of Glencoe, Beinn Damh, the Storr, Goatfell and the Cobbler
ISBN
9781786311320
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Published
Published
29 Jan 2024
Edition
Second
Pages
240
Size
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.70cm
Weight
260g
Overview

A guidebook to 40 of the best small mountains in Scotland under 3000ft. Explore the beautiful scenery of Sutherland and the far north, Torridon, Lochaber, the Great Glen, the Cairngorms, Glencoe, Arrochar, the Trossachs and the islands (Skye, Eigg, Mull, Arran).

The day walks range from 5-25km and can be enjoyed in 2-8 hours. One main ascent is described for each with several alternatives for traverses, circuits and shortcuts.

  • 1:50,000 OS maps included for each walk
  • Includes Suilven, Quinag, the Pap of Glencoe, Beinn Damh, the Storr, Goatfell and the Cobbler
  • GPX files available to download
  • Detailed guidance on planning and access
  • Information given on the history and character of each mountain
  • Glossary of Gaelic words for mountain features

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Kirstie Shirra Cicerone author SHIRRA

Kirstie Shirra

Kirstie Shirra is a freelance writer and environmental campaigner. Climbing mountains since she could walk, she has travelled throughout Europe and the Americas but always ends up back in the wonderful mountains of northwest Scotland where she now lives with her husband Pete and two children.

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