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Mountain Hikes in Scotland

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Want to explore more of the mountains in the United Kingdom? In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of mountain hikes in Scotland to bring you the top 20 routes in the region. To see which Tour is right for you, browse real photos and tips uploaded by other mountain hikers, see detail-rich breakdowns at the click of a button—and find your perfect route for your next mountain hike in Scotland.


The 20 best mountain hikes in Scotland

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    1
    Difficult
    07:12
    8.35 mi
    1.2 mph
    4,275 ft
    4,275 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    2
    Difficult
    04:45
    7.51 mi
    1.6 mph
    2,975 ft
    3,000 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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  • 3
    Difficult
    05:46
    6.67 mi
    1.2 mph
    3,350 ft
    3,325 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    4
    Intermediate
    03:40
    6.21 mi
    1.7 mph
    2,150 ft
    2,150 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    5
    Difficult
    05:58
    7.57 mi
    1.3 mph
    2,650 ft
    2,650 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    6
    Intermediate
    03:53
    6.47 mi
    1.7 mph
    2,275 ft
    2,275 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    7
    Difficult
    05:09
    8.14 mi
    1.6 mph
    2,125 ft
    2,125 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    8
    Intermediate
    03:07
    5.61 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,475 ft
    1,500 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    9
    Difficult
    06:42
    11.3 mi
    1.7 mph
    3,825 ft
    3,825 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    10
    Difficult
    06:34
    10.4 mi
    1.6 mph
    3,475 ft
    3,475 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    11
    Difficult
    06:02
    7.52 mi
    1.2 mph
    3,950 ft
    3,950 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    12
    Difficult
    06:37
    9.19 mi
    1.4 mph
    2,800 ft
    2,800 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    13
    Difficult
    07:42
    8.96 mi
    1.2 mph
    3,825 ft
    3,825 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    14
    Difficult
    06:43
    7.49 mi
    1.1 mph
    3,025 ft
    3,025 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    15
    Difficult
    05:55
    6.66 mi
    1.1 mph
    3,325 ft
    3,325 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    16
    Intermediate
    01:43
    2.25 mi
    1.3 mph
    875 ft
    875 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Great for any fitness level. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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    17
    Intermediate
    03:53
    6.25 mi
    1.6 mph
    2,350 ft
    2,350 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    18
    Intermediate
    04:25
    7.94 mi
    1.8 mph
    2,300 ft
    2,300 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    19
    Difficult
    06:20
    12.5 mi
    2.0 mph
    2,275 ft
    2,275 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
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    20
    Intermediate
    04:36
    6.21 mi
    1.4 mph
    2,125 ft
    2,125 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
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