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Grahams North of Scotland

Our B&B in Culrain is well situated for climbing some of the northernmost Grahams in Scotland. We also understand the needs of climbers and walkers, and thus can provide packed lunches and evening meals, as well as a space for drying wet clothing and storing muddy boots!

Please bear in mind that we cannot guarantee the viability of some of the routes we have suggested e.g. in terms of access to the land. You may need to contact the relevant estate offices.

The closest Grahams to Culrain should be accessible via Strathcarron and the Amat Forest area (about 12 miles) which is reached by road from Ardgay. These are:

Also within fairly easy reach are the following in Easter Ross:

  • Beinn Tharsuinn - Easter Ross (692m) - probably ascended from the road a few miles south of the Struie Viewpoint or Strath Rusdale.
  • Meall Mor (738m) - on the opposite side of Loch Glass from the munros Ben Wyvis and Glas Leathad Beag, and also may be ascended from Loch Morie.

There are three to the northeast near Helmsdale:

  • Morven (706m)
  • Scaraben (626m)
  • Beinn Dhorain (628m)

There are two to the east of Ben Klibreck

  • Creag Mhor - Sutherland (713m)
  • Creag a' Choire Ghlais (Ben Armine) (705m)

There are two Grahams at the north end of Loch Shin (35 miles plus a few miles added for the individual peaks), namely:

  • Meallan a' Chuail (750m)
  • Meall an Fheur Loch (613m)

There are a few further on towards the northwest, around Loch Stack.

Finally there are a group which can be accessed fairly easily from here via Glen Oykel, namely those in the area between Ullapool and Lochinver:

  • Caisteal Liath (Suilven) (731m)
  • Stac Pollaidh (612m)
  • Beinn an Eoin (619m)
  • Sgurr an Fhidhleir (705m)
  • Ben Mor Coigach (743m)

There are others of course, but I think the above are probably about as far as you might want to go in one day and back.

There are also a number of Munros and Corbetts within relatively easy reach of Culrain.

Suilven. Grahams North of Scotland

Suilven

Carn a' Choin Deirg from above Strath Cuileannach

Carn a' Choin Deirg from above Strath Cuileannach

Morven. Grahams North of Scotland

Morven near Helmsdale

 

 

Carn Salachaidh from Loch Migdale

Carn Salachaidh from Loch Migdale
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