Many people's first Munro, this is a popular mountain for all seasons and all ages. It also has a fascinating history and mythology.

Recommended reading: Muriel Gray: Munro-bagging...Hamish Brown's mountain walk...SMC Munros

Elevation (feet): 3,553
Elevation (meters): 1,083
Continent: Europe
Country: United Kingdom
Range/Region: Scottish Highlands
Latitude: 56.6681
Longitude: -4.10339
Difficulty: Walk up
Nearest major airport: Edinburgh
Convenient Center: Pitlochry / Killin

Thanks to Alex Hofmann for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There are 6 trip reports for Schiehallion.

Select any entry from the list below:

  • Log #11962 - by Mark Ingram on Oct 10, 2003
    The new path up the east ridge has now been completed and continues up to the hard part of the climb (the beginning of the sharp quartzite boulders). This path makes walking up the majority of the...
  • Log #11963 - by Ian Brown on Sep 15, 2003
    A wonderful day! Perfect weather and views for ever! Climbed before over 40 years ago. Sad to see the path badly eroded on steep sections, but greatly heartened by all the hard work being put in by...
  • Log #11965 - by Duncan Fernie on Mar 09, 2001
    This was a long slog, with great feeling of achievement after reaching the final peak. Terrific views at the top across west and east of Scotland. Hot day, no shade. It was quite fun.
  • Log #11966 - by John Maverick on Feb 01, 2001
    This is a mountain with a slight twist. It has three peaks. I discovered this the hard way. I went up alone the first time in '84.
  • Log #11967 - by an anonymous user on Nov 28, 1999
    I climbed the mountain many times when I was working at Rannoch School. I was sad to hear that the standard route (from the east I guess) is now very badly eroded.
  • Log #11968 - by Peter Keillar on Oct 09, 1999
    My last Munro, climbed on a perfect early summer's day.At the top my friends played guitar & squeezebox & I danced a Gay Gordon with my spritely mother.