Schiehallion

Summary for Schiehallion

Schiehallion is a route in “The Glen Lyon” region / range which is located in the Loch Tay to Loch Rannoch area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 8:53 am
Sunset 3:30 pm
6 hours 37 minutes(s) daylight
Printer-friendly version | |

The Big Fairy Hill

DistanceAscentTime
9 km/ 5.59 miles750 m/ 2460.63 ft4 hours
7
Average: 7 (1 vote)
Your rating: None

Schiehallion is a fine peak and despite the obvious problems from such a popular munro, the long eastern ridge has a certain allure that always endures.

Start from the carpark and follow the route marked "Schiehallion Path" over a new path contructed by John Muir Trust in 2004.

Route points for Schiehallion

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN753556240° WSW0.23 (0.23)Start from the path at the south end of the car park
NN744549256° WSW0.51 (0.74)Continue up the long central section of the ridge which rises slowly
NN739548247° WSW0.85 (1.59)
NN731545274° W1.81 (3.4)The ridge narrows towards the top. Climb the summit and return the same way
NN713547175° S4.09 (7.49)The summit Schiehallion - 1083 ( metres)
Munros covered on Schiehallion
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
59 1083 Schiehallion Fairy hill of the Scots Shee-hallian