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Steep but worth it

I'm not a proper mountain climber and would never attempt the Cuillins. But climbing up to Coire... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2016
Moray, United Kingdom
Good walk

Nice walk uphill, last bit a fair scramble over a rocky staircase but not too difficult,slightly... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Manchester, United Kingdom
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This scenic lake is located in a steep glacier-carved basin deep in the heart of the Cuillin Mountains.
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  • Average4%
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

I'm not a proper mountain climber and would never attempt the Cuillins. But climbing up to Coire Lagan was certainly possible and gave extraordinary views of the high peaks all around. It's quite a steep and relentless hike. I would say don't try it unless...More

1  Thank fiona07
Reviewed 10 April 2016

Nice walk uphill, last bit a fair scramble over a rocky staircase but not too difficult,slightly more so if scared of heights like me ! It was sunny when we left and then the clouds came over and it was a white out we couldn't...More

Thank lynnie30
Reviewed 4 November 2015

This walks gives great views of Soay and Rum. The corrie is surrounded by specular and looming mountains. Only the fit and confident should walk/scramble above the corrie.

1  Thank Peter_BC7349OP
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Good paths have been made up to the Coire, its a we bit of a scramble to get too at the top but its worth it, this is a good walk for the less experienced walks as it gets you in to the bottom of...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Once again we visited & luckily it was a perfect day. There does seem to be more walkers/climbers around nowadays, but that's just to be expected. Pity we didn't have the time to continue up to Sgurr Alasdair on this occasion. Although it's quite an...More

Thank Bilncrs
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Well worth the 600-odd metre ascent. A brooding cauldron ringed by classic black gabbro cliffs and scree. Brilliant glacial features like roches moutonnees and whalebacks, plus geological intrusions of basalt into the gabbro. Spot climbers on the Cioche or scramblers toiling up the Great Stone...More

Thank Supertonino
Reviewed 20 July 2015

We climbed Coire Lagan on a very cloudy day because there weren't many better options. It was just in the clouds, which made it very ethereal, but you really can't see the mountains surrounding it in that kind of weather and it's really not worth...More

Thank Andrea L
Reviewed 27 February 2014

Excellent walk, beautiful surroundings. The walk is 9 km and will take at least 3 -4 Hours. (Start glenbrittle campsite) Find out more... www.walkhighlands.co.uk

4  Thank HeleneSalomons
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Super views from the Loch in Coire Lagen with na amphitheatre of peaks surrounding you as you reach it. The Great Stone Shoot is a route up to Sgurr Alsadair for masochists as its very loose to say the least. Best as a descent in...More

1  Thank EnglandKeen_skier
Reviewed 1 August 2013

If the weather's good, the tops are clear and you have 4 hours or so to spare for a grand walk, this will take you up to where the mountain gods are.Walking boots essential.You have an ascent of nearly 600m to do taking you into...More

4  Thank Scotlandmac
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