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Quinag

When Is the Best Time 

It is better to start in the morning or before noon, since the walk can take more than six hours (depends on how fit you are). Always check forecast before you go!

Some say, the best time to visit Scotland is from mid April to the end of May, but you can experience good weather all year round.

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Where  
United Kingdom, Scotland, Kylesku
Review and Tips 

Quinag is a massif of three Corbetts. It lies in the northern Assynt near Kylesku bridge. The best way up the mountains is from the car park on the main road A894. The start of the path is well marked. The first summit to climb is Spidean Coinich. The way up is through good stony ground and views are soon great with other Assynt hills on the left hand side. From the top, continue along the ridge and down to the col. The second summit to bag is Sail Gorm. Be careful since some parts of the path are steep and require a little use of hands to climb or descent. From Sail Gorm, go back to the last summit of Sail Gharbh. With 808 meters it is the highest of the trio. Descent to the col and then to the well visible return path to the car park. The views from the whole ridge are excellent.

More info here: http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/u...

Short video from the ridge here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...

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May 22, 2016
Looks amazing, also the Youtube video. Still snow, was ist very cold?
May 22, 2016

Yes, it was cold. But as long as you are walking you are ok :) We were there in the end of April and except the cold we had the best weather we ever had.

May 23, 2016

Lovely Pictures ! Wonderful Landscape. We prefer May for our journeys – it already warm enough for hiking, not crowded and daylight till late evening.