Liathach, Torridon

Torridon is the Glen of Giants : Beinn Eighe, Beinn Alligin and scariest of all, Lithach!

Every budding scambler should spend 1/2 a week in this fantastic setting : great scenery, iconic mountain ridges – and a fantastic pub for long evenings reliving hairy moments from the day!  For relative luxury, try the Torridon Inn (where the excellent bar is), or for those on a budget the Youth Hostel is the place to go.

Easiest way on to the ridge is to follow the stream (see the map below).  The going is rocky and you’re starting from sea level – but the view ahead spurs you on.

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