Welcome to MountainViews
If you want to use the website often please enrol (quick and free) at top right.
Zoom: ??
For more map options click on any mountain area or any detail feature.
Detail Map Features
Find Suggested Walks
Find hill or mountain
(none available)
Users Online:
mountainmike, melohara, ciarraioch, Kennyj, doopa
Guests online: 68
Recent Contributions

Barnahowna: Fine-weather photo

Maumtrasna North-East Top: Worth a visit!

Crossderry: Summit No 2 of a fine ridge walk.

Ott Mountain to Slieve Meelmore

Mothaillín: Fabulous views to the west from the summit.

Cable Car to the Hellfire Club - 20/10

Mothaillín: Summit area as seen from Crossderry.

Glenbeigh to Galway's Bridge

Crossderry: Towards Knocknabreeda and Stumoa Dúloigh

Crossderry: Summit looking East.

Peak bagging in The Sperrins in autumn

Quad bikers in the Mournes

Conditions and Info
Use of MountainViews is governed by conditions.
General information about the site is here.
Opinions in material here are not necessarily endorsed by MountainViews.
Hillwalking is a risk sport. Information in comments, walks or shared GPS tracks may not be accurate for example as regards safety or access permission. You are responsible for your safety and your permission to walk see conditions.
Credits and list definitions are listed here Credits
Video display
Peter Walker: Track 2857 in area near Beinn Sgorabhaig [Ben Scoravick] [Beinn Scorabhaig], Harris (Britain)
Isle of Scalpay
Length: 12.9km, Creator time taken: 2h52m, Ascent: 271m,
Descent: 261m

Places: Start at NG21302 96469, Beinn Sgorabhaig [Ben Scoravick] [Beinn Scorabhaig], end at NG21204 95862 615m S from Start
Logged as completed by 1
Loch an Duin
Scalpay lies off the eastern coast of Harris in the Outer Hebrides, a few square kilometres of sheep, rock, heather and bog extensively chewed into by multiple sea lochs renowned for their shellfishing. The Scalpay Heritage Trail (http://www.visitouterhebrides.co.uk/way-finder/scalpay-wf241) forms an arc around the south-east of the island, and on a blustery, showery day myself and Indy the Tripod Dog gave it a go. We started from our holiday home, hence the additional bit at the start and end of what is fundamentally a circular walk.
Eilean Glas lighthouse
About 4km are covered on roads; the rest is rough moorland guided by marker posts. Some might say there are not enough given that on plenty of occasions the next post isnt visible from the current one, but if you continue in the same direction it will probably appear. Haphazard trods have evolved along most of it, but (particularly on the eastern section prior to the turning point of the Eilean Glas lighthouse) theres far too much gloopy ground for paths to spring up along the whole length. The route visits the highest point of the island, Beinn Sgorabhaig; this is unsurprisingly an excellent vantage point.
One of many sea lochs on the western coast

Uploaded on: Wed, 1 Apr 2015 (18:16:15)
Trackback: http://mountainviews.ie/track/2857/  
To download GPS tracks you must be enrolled and logged in. See "Login or enrol", top right - quick and easy.

Note: ALL information such as Ascent, Length and Creator time taken etc should be regarded as approximate. The creator's comments are opinions and may not be accurate or still correct.
Your time to complete will depend on your speed plus break time and your mode of transport. For walkers: Naismith's rule, a rough and often inaccurate estimate, suggests a time of 3h 2m + time stopped for breaks
Note: It is up to you to ensure that your route is appropriate for you and your party to follow bearing in mind all factors such as safety, weather conditions, experience and access permission.

OSi logo OSNI/LPS logo
British summit data courtesy:
Database of British & Irish Hills
(Creative Commons Licence)
"ASTER+": Hillshade and Contours
Courtesy of Tiles GIScience Research Group @ Heidelberg University More detail here