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Canisp

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Canisp

When Is the Best Time 
The best time is usually from mid April to September but can be walked all year in a good weather
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GB
Where  
United Kingdom, Scotland, Ledmore
Review and Tips 
Canisp is one of the spectacular Assynt hills. The easiest way to the top is from the lay-by of the road A837 past the Ledmore junction. There is a visible path from the car park which leads over the bridge to the moorland. Be careful because this part is very boggy and is hard to walk in wet weather. After few miles, the path ends. Go up through the stony ground and you can't get lost. When the stony ground ends there is a visible path again and the views start to be stunning with Assynt hills on the left hand side. The top can be easily reached in 3 hours. From the top, you can see Suilven, Cul Mor, Stac Pollaidh and Quinag. Canisp is a fine place with excellent views. Canisp is 847 meters high and is one of the Corbetts.
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Oct 20, 2015

Extraordinary landscape and really a stunning view! Thanks Bohys!

So it's highly recommended not to start the hike after or during heavy rain, right?

Oct 20, 2015

Hey Maggie, it is not impossible to walk it in these conditions (I did it after one very wet day), but it is better to wait for dry days. As I wrote, the first part of the walk is very boggy and in one place, the path is cut by a stream. But if you have good walking boots and good mood, it is not a problem;)

Oct 21, 2015

Very nice! The Assynt hills seem to be a paradise for hikers. Do you have another one Bohys? :)

Oct 21, 2015

Of course, I will post Stac Pollaidh when I will have more time;)

Oct 22, 2015

Excited to see your Stac Pollaidh entry Bohys!

Oct 30, 2015

THis one was taken on my walk to Suilven, when I did my high wild camp up there. (The photo's are on this site)