Guided weekend on Kintail's Brother and Sisters

Kintail is a magical area full of impressive mountain ridges that rise steeply from shores and glens. Crags, corries and cliffs, often hidden well from roadside view, tempt hillwalkers and climbers to the ridge summits.

Over 2 days, we're here discovering Kintail's famed Five Sisters and their easterly neighbours, often referred to as the Brothers of Kintail.

At a glance


  • Two days of guided hiking up high mountains in Kintail in the Western Highlands of Scotland
  • Explore ridges to reach superb vantage points from where stunning views can be appreciated
  • Clamber and scramble over quartzite blocks and hike along fine crests to bag the 7 Munros north of Glen Shiel including Sgurr Fhuaran, Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe and Saileag
  • Join a small group led by an experienced leader with a good knowledge of the wildlife, flora and geology


Dates and booking

DateCostAvailability
30 Sep-1 Oct£95Places available
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General info


This 2 day event is a guided hiking weekend to high summits in Kintail in the Western Highlands with one of our experienced and qualified leaders.

Your guide will know the remote area well and be able to give you insight into the flora, fauna and geology.

Our maximum guide to client ratio on this event is 1:6.

You would be very welcome to join us for part of the trip, the cost of which is £65 per day.


Outline of trip


Day 1 : Kintail's Brothers

Starting from above 200m, faint paths lead to a remote area. Above, steep slopes gain rough mountain crests.

Day 2 : Five Sisters of Kintail

A hike up steep grass covered slopes leads to super ridge walking and stunning views.

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Trip photos


Ciste Dhubh
On Saileag
On Five Sisters of Kintail
Heading up Ciste Dhubh
Five Sisters of Kintail
On Sgurr a'Bhealaich Dheirg


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