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Suilven is a 12.9 mile out and back trail located near Lochinver, Highland, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options.

Length 12.9 mi Elevation gain 4,517 ft Route type Out & Back
Hiking Mountain biking Walking Bird watching Running Lake River Views Wild flowers Wildlife Rocky
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This route features breathtaking views and a steep ascent to the summit. This hike is recommended in clear weather so you can enjoy the panoramic views from the top.

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Abbie Blason
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Fairly flat for 1hour 50 then incline to the top. Took us about an hour. Amazing views amazing walk. Saw some wild deer. Perfect on a clear day. Took us 5 hours walking. 6 hours in total with stops!

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rachel crawford
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David Abram
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Suilven is the finest hill in the British Isles. Fantastic location, view and shape of mountain despite its modest height. Will need a long clear day, in summer for the hours. The middle peak, Meall Meadhonach, despite the guidebooks is quite climbable, though a bit of a rock climb. Just remember the way up, best chance is on the north side

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Stephan Dhaene
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Excellent trail, but you must do this one with clear weather. I didn't have the chance to wait for good weather, so I went up in pouring rain and wind gusts. The view was close to nil and quite dangerous too on the top.

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Sophie Harrison
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Breathtaking views from the top, lovely flat approach from the car park and slow, steep ascent for the last few km to the summit but worth every step. Lovely wild swim spots too! Dog loved it, and could be off leash the whole walk.

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Britt Walker
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Did this hike in memorial to my dad who passed away from Alzheimer’s in 2017. He loved Scotland and especially This area. This was a especially hot and dry day with zero escape from the sun. We prepared for wet, cold and boggy but not this time! Probably the best views I have ever had from a Scottish hill.

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Krzysztof Pawlak
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Do Trinh
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Amy King
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Lilian Grof
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jim ogilvie
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