… to update that is! There are only a few routes still needing to be surveyed as part of our updating of Scottish Hill Tracks. First published in 1947 the book contains 344 routes through hilly or remote terrain that vary from short day walks to long ones, with a few multi-day treks too.

Could you help us?

Would you like to walk, run, bike or ride a new route with a different purpose? Only a few routes still need to be surveyed – the outstanding routes are shown in yellow on the overview map and listed in the table below. Find out more about what’s involved, and contact scottishhilltracks@scotways.com for more information.

SHT paths awaiting survey 20.04.22


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Route No. Route Name Distance (km) Distance (mi)
76 Bargrennan to Polharrow Bridge (St John’s Town of Dalry) by Backhill of Bush 35 22
77 Bargrennan to Dalmellington or Carsphairn 42 26
79 Clatteringshaws Loch to Dalmellington 38 24
81 Barr to Dalmellington 31 19
176 Blairgowrie to Kirkmichael 27 17
181 Kirkmichael to Spittal of Glenshee 13 8
250 Kinloch Hourn to Inverie (Loch Nevis) 24 15
252 Kinloch Hourn to Glenelg 26 16
267 Loch Mullardoch Dam to Killilan (Loch Long) by Glen Cannich 32 20
271 Monar Dam (Glen Strathfarrar) to Killilan (Loch Long) by Glen Elchaig 40 25
272 Monar Dam (Glen Strathfarrar) to Attadale or Loch Long by Bendronaig Lodge 38 24
286 Salen to Lochbuie by Loch Ba and Loch Scridain 28 17