Paps of Jura
Distance: 11 miles (17km)
Ascent: 1562 metres
Start/Finish: Layby at Corran River Bridge, near PA60 7XZ
From the layby follow the path north-west to Loch an t-Siob’. Turn R at its eastern tip and head north on vague paths to the east of Beinn Shiantaidh. Turn L onto a better path around to its south and up to the summit at 757 metres (3.2 miles/5.1km). Descend to the west and then climb up Beinn an Oir to the north-eastern summit at 763 metres then run along the ridge to the trig point at 785 metres (4.8 miles/7.7km). Descend the south-west ridge on indistinct paths to reach the valley floor south of Na Garbh-lochanan. Cross the valley to the east of Beinn a’ Chaolais and turn R, heading straight for the summit at 733 metres (6.3 miles/10.2km). Follow the same path back to the valley but continue east down Gleann an t-Siob to Loch an t-Siob. Take the path around the south of the loch back to the outbound track. Turn R onto this to return to the start.
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