Quinag covers 3,699 hectares in the Scottish Highlands, with an undulating series of peaks along its Y-shaped crest. The main Quinag footpath is easily accessed from the car park on the east side of the A894.

Quinag boasts three separate Corbett summits

  • Sàil Ghorm (Blue Heel 776 m/2,546 ft)
  • Sàil Gharbh (Rough Heel 808 m/2,651 ft)
  • Spidean Coinich (Mossy Peak 764 m/2,506 ft)

The open hillsides are heather moorland, grassy slopes and peat bogs and the remnants of ancient woodland comprising birch, rowan, hazel, wych elm, aspen and oak are scattered throughout the north side of the mountain.

The John Muir Trust is working to protect the integrity of the wild landscape at Quinag.

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Quinag 7 Day Weather Forecast

Expect a temp in the range 9.8℃ to 11.9℃ with wind speed 9 m/sec (ESE)
Thursday, Sep 28rain
Expect a temp in the range 11.4℃ to 12.1℃ with wind speed 5.9 m/sec (ESE)
Friday, Sep 29lightrainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 9.4℃ to 10℃ with wind speed 8.6 m/sec (SSW)
Saturday, Sep 30rainshowers_night
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 8.5℃ with wind speed 8.7 m/sec (W)
Sunday, Oct 01rain
Expect a temp in the range 8.6℃ to 10.8℃ with wind speed 8.3 m/sec (ESE)
Monday, Oct 02rain
Expect a temp in the range 7.7℃ to 8.3℃ with wind speed 5.5 m/sec (SW)
Tuesday, Oct 03lightrain
Expect a temp in the range 6.6℃ to 7.1℃ with wind speed 3.7 m/sec (SW)

Lairg weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK

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