Sgurr nan Gillean
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Sgurr nan Gillean is commonly regarded as the finest of the Skye Cuillin. A magnificent pyramidal peak, it has three main ridges. The easiest is open to keen scramblers only whilst the other two ridges are graded rock-climbs.
Region: Isle of Skye
Altitude: 964 metres
Summit view: Open virtual summit
Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The route above is the only one open to non rock-climbers. Of the other two ridges, the West ridge is a Moderate climb (often abseiled in descent) whereas the north ridge, or Pinnacle Ridge, is a Difficult climb.