Slioch is one of the better known Munros and for good reasons. It sits on the northern side of Loch Maree one of Scotland’s most beautiful lochs. Slioch is well seen from the southern shores and from this angle looks impregnable. The Munro is made up of Torridonian sandstone.
The hill is complex and doused in crags on most faces. There are 2 main ridges running from the summit going down either side of Coire na Sleaghaich, which bites deep into the eastern face of the Munro. The southern most ridge leads to several smaller subsidiary peaks including Sgurr Dubh and Meall Each, this is the usual route of ascent from Kinlochewe.
The views from the summit down Loch Maree are out of this world. The views continue SW to the hills of Torridon, a clear day is a must for this Munro!
As mentioned most people start from Kinlochewe where stalkers paths lead up Gleann Bianasdail from where you can start climbing the summit ridge heading for the col between Sgurr Dubh and Meall Each.
Slioch is one of the greats of Scottish mountaineering and will definitely give you a great day on the hills in this superb area of Scotland.