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Want to explore more of the mountains in Scotland? In this guide, we’ve reviewed our full collection of mountain hikes in the Highlands to bring you the top 10 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 the Highlands.

Difficult
08:16
10.9 mi
Difficult
05:53
6.67 mi
Difficult
05:56
7.41 mi
Intermediate
03:13
5.73 mi
Difficult
06:23
12.6 mi
Intermediate
04:38
7.58 mi
Difficult
06:04
9.47 mi
Intermediate
03:01
3.53 mi
Difficult
07:20
10.3 mi
Difficult
07:01
8.77 mi

The 10 best mountain hikes in the Highlands

    1
    Difficult
    08:16
    10.9 mi
    1.3 mph
    4,350 ft
    4,350 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
    2
    Difficult
    05:53
    6.67 mi
    1.1 mph
    3,400 ft
    3,400 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
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    Difficult
    05:56
    7.41 mi
    1.3 mph
    2,675 ft
    2,675 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    4
    Intermediate
    03:13
    5.73 mi
    1.8 mph
    1,625 ft
    1,625 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
    5
    Difficult
    06:23
    12.6 mi
    2.0 mph
    2,325 ft
    2,325 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Easily-accessible paths. Suitable for all skill levels.
    6
    Intermediate
    04:38
    7.58 mi
    1.6 mph
    2,500 ft
    2,475 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
    7
    Difficult
    06:04
    9.47 mi
    1.6 mph
    2,875 ft
    2,875 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
    8
    Intermediate
    03:01
    3.53 mi
    1.2 mph
    2,150 ft
    2,150 ft
    Intermediate mountaineering route. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.
    9
    Difficult
    07:20
    10.3 mi
    1.4 mph
    4,325 ft
    4,325 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.
    10
    Difficult
    07:01
    8.77 mi
    1.3 mph
    3,575 ft
    3,575 ft
    Expert mountaineering route. Very good fitness required. Sure-footedness, sturdy shoes and alpine experience required.

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