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Stac Pollaidh and Assynt

View North to Suilven from Stac Pollaidh

View North to Suilven from Stac Pollaidh

This mountain in miniature is a big favourite being so accessible and of so unique an appearance. It appears on the list of Grahams and is without a doubt the hardest of those hills to climb.

Classic view of Stac Pollaidh from the path.

To reach the summit a short sandstone face must be climbed, there is no avoiding it, the rest of the skyline ridge can be avoided by any of the numerous paths but staying on the crest offers a lot of fun scrambling.

West Buttress is a good scramble/climb graded ‘Diff’ and is a very satisfactory way of reaching the summit. The south face of the West Buttress offers good multi-pitch rock climbing with a mountain atmosphere but without the walk in.

The views from Stac Pollaidh over the ancient Assynt and Sutherland landscape are truly wonderful, no wonder people return here again and again.


Maximum guide to client ratio: 1:2
Dates by arrangement
Price per day:
One Person: £260
Two People: £140 Each
Three People: £100 Each
Four People or more: £75 Each

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