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This is the most straightforward route up and down Ben More, Mull's only Munro, and makes for a great hillwalk avoiding the need for any scrambling. Phone the Benmore Estate (01680 300229) Aug - 20 Oct for dates of deer stalking - no stalking on Sundays.


Not a lot here. I suppose you could walk up the track to the top of Ben More - 966m or 3169 ft, so a Munro - but it would take you most of the day and it is a bit of a slog up this side of the mountain. The beach is stony, there are a couple of burns bubbling their way under stone bridges, but that is about it. However, the views from the anchorage are spectacular, so probably best as a lunch stop on a nice day. The small road along the coast does not intrude too much, although I suppose it might at the height of the tourist season.



Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.



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