Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe
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Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe is southernmost of the Five Sisters of Kintail and offers magnificent views down Loch Duich. Its finest feature is the elegant eastern ridge over the Top of Sgurr nan Spainteach.
Altitude: 1027 metres
Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe is almost invariably climbed along the Five Sisters ridge - over Sgurr nan Spainteach from Beinn na Lapain to the east, or via Sgurr na Carnach to the north.
The traverse of the Five Sisters is a long and demanding walk in its own right; the super-fit may attempt to extend it by also including the three further Munros of the Brothers ridge, and perhaps even Ciste Dhubh as well.