• Beinn Fhionnlaidh
Distance: 16.86km; duration: 6.5 hours
Starting in Glen Etive, this hard walk takes you through forest before entering a clearing and beginning a hill climb to the summit of the Munro Beinn Fhionnlaidh where some minor scrambling on its crags will be required.
• Ben Cruachan
Distance: 19.99km; duration: 7.5 hours
There are two Munros to bagged on this one route. With two peaks, the name Ben Cruachan refers to the mountain as a whole as well as its highest peak but there is also the lesser peak, Stob Diamh. The ascent of craggy Ben Cruachan is steep but easy and includes a circuit of Coire Cruachan and its reservoir.
• Beinn Bheula near Lochgoilhead
Distance: 11.5km; duration: 5 - 6 hours
This Corbett dominates the sea lochs that surround the neck of the Cowal Pennisula so you’ll be guarantee spectacular views of the Loch Lomond National Park and surrounding areas. The rugged mountain has a lot of character, including waterfalls and crags.
• Gigha south coast circular
Distance: 10.5km; duration: 2.5 - 3.5 hours
You’ll need to board the ferry from Tayinloan to reach the Isle of Gigha, the most southerly of the Inner Hebrides and one of the most beautiful. Walking here is fairly challenging but you’ll be rewarded with stunning coastlines and quiet, pristine beaches. Keep an eye out for the island’s impressive windfarm, the standing stones of Bodach and Cailleach and the spouting cave.
• The Cobbler, Arrochar
Distance: 11km; duration: 4 - 6 hours
More commonly known as Ben Arthur, the Cobbler’s distinctive shape has made it extremely popular with walkers. With a much improved path, the route lets you explore both peaks of the mountain before an ascent down a path between the two or for ease; you can return the way you came.