Torridon

Summary for Torridon

Torridon is an region in Scotand and is located in the area Coulin and Torridon as defined by SMC. There are 6 munros around here.The highest munro is Liathach - Spidean a' Choire Leith at a height of 1055 metres .The smallest munro is Tom na Gruagaich at a height of 922 metres .

Access: From Kinlochewe the A896 runs through the glen to Torridon Village continuing on to Lochcarron.
Transport: Bus: Inverness - Laide; Shieldaig - Kinlochewe. Also a couple of post buses. Train: Achnasheen is the nearest station on Inverness - Kyle line.
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    Wow, I climbed this munro in the 1970s and it was just mist all the way. Didn't see a thing. Think I'd be scared if I knew what sorts of drops were below

    Posted by Anonymous, 7 years 44 weeks ago

Details for: Torridon

Glen Torridon, it's lochs & mountains on either side exhibits more splendor arguably than any other part of Scotland including 'Skye'. The munros in this region lie to the north of Glen Torridon and compromise of four rather complex mountains Laithach, Beinne Eighe, Ben Alligin & Beinn Dearg which are easily accessed from the Glen Torridon road.

Beinn Dearg is denied from munro being munro status by just a few centimetres but is still a full featured hill and offers excellent views of the Horns of Alligin.

The finest features of this region are the pinnicles of Laithach and the Horns of Alligin which attract every scrambler in the country. The general features of all the hills around Torridon are high mountains terraces topped with quartzite.

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Order Heightsort icon Munro Grid Point
75 1,055 Liathach - Spidean a' Choire Leith NG929579
108 1,023 Liathach - Mullach an Rathain NG912577
120 1,010 Beinn Eighe - Ruadh-stac Mor NG951611
150 993 Spidean Coire nan Clach NG966597
162 986 Beinn Alligin - Sgurr Mhòr NG865613
268 922 Tom na Gruagaich NG859601