Stac Pollaidh (Stac Polly) mountain is
situated in the far northwest of
Scotland, 72 miles northwest of Inverness, 15 miles north of
Ullapool, off the A835
The Mountain is 2,008ft / 612 m, not
the highest in Scotland, but one of the
best looking due to it standing alone
with a distinctive shape.
See also a large Click On
Map for Top Attractions in the area.
The Image top is from the main A835 Road
about 8 miles north of Ullapool with a notice
board giving information on the mountains in
The second image is of the single lane
tourist road that runs north to Lochinver,
about 30 miles north of Stac Pollaidh.
The tourist road to Lochinver passes the Car
Park for Stac Pollaidh as seen right.
The Mountains in this area are amazing, with
erosion layers plain to see, great for photos
or paintings. They look like mountains from the
Western Films shot in Utah / America.
The Hike starts from the Car Park and
follows a new path around the Mountain and up
from the north. The original path straight up
the south side is now not meant to be used due
Once on top, there are a number of Pinnacles
to explore with some of the best views in
The highest Pinnacles are only taken on by
experienced scramblers, as they are fairly
difficult with high drops.
The 2,398ft / 731m Suilven
is another stand alone mountain in this area
that just has to be seen, photographed, of
On a clear day, from the top of Stac
Pollaidh, you get great views of Suilven about
20 miles north, as the crow flies.
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