Stac Pollaidh

July 2023

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Just a few miles north of Ullapool, on the north shore of Loch Lurgainn, stands one of the most remarkable mountains in the Northwest Highlands of Scotland. A mere 'Graham' of 612 metres in height, it is one of the most picturesque summits in Scotland, and rightly a magnet for visitors. Stac Pollaidh consists of highly eroded Torridonian sandstone and features numerous steep gullies and rocky pinnacles.


Stac Pollaidh viewed from the Drumrunie to Achiltibuidhe road

Stac Pollaidh reflected in
the waters of Loch Lurgainn

Beinn an Eoin across
Loch Lurgainn

The start of the ascent

The summit crags of
Stacv Pollaidh

The path heads round the
Eastern Buttress

A view of distant Suilven

The Eastern Buttress and
Loch Lurgainn

Sandstone architecture on the Ridge

Beinn an Eoin viewed from the Summit Ridge