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Cuillin Ridge - South Part

Cuillin Ridge - South Part


Postby Xavi Coll » Sun Oct 24, 2021 1:23 pm

Route description: Southern Cuillin and Coire Ghrunnda

Munros included on this walk: Sgùrr Alasdair, Sgùrr Dubh Mòr, Sgùrr nan Eag

Date walked: 11/10/2021

Time taken: 4 hours

Distance: 13 km

Ascent: 1161m

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We only climbed 3 munros out of 11 due to wet and misty conditions. We'll come back to complete the ridge. Still a great day out.

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Re: Cuillin Ridge - South Part

Postby R1ggered » Mon Oct 25, 2021 2:19 pm

Great effort in those conditions. :clap:
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Re: Cuillin Ridge - South Part

Postby gaffr » Mon Oct 25, 2021 4:52 pm

Hello, hardy to be up there in the wet....was it cold too? I guess that your second peak would be Sgurr Dubh Mor which is slightly away from the the Ridge but no less a part of the traverse.
How did you reach Alasdair from Sgurr Dubh an-da Bheinn when you returned from Sgurr Dubh Mor...the direct line here on the Ridge would be the Thearlach Dubh Gap and then on to Alasdair.
It will much different when you return in decent weather in the Spring/Summer.
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Re: Cuillin Ridge - South Part

Postby Xavi Coll » Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:34 pm

R1ggered wrote:Great effort in those conditions. :clap:


Thanks! it was fun but definitely not the best day to be up there :D
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Re: Cuillin Ridge - South Part

Postby Xavi Coll » Mon Oct 25, 2021 7:40 pm

gaffr wrote:Hello, hardy to be up there in the wet....was it cold too? I guess that your second peak would be Sgurr Dubh Mor which is slightly away from the the Ridge but no less a part of the traverse.
How did you reach Alasdair from Sgurr Dubh an-da Bheinn when you returned from Sgurr Dubh Mor...the direct line here on the Ridge would be the Thearlach Dubh Gap and then on to Alasdair.
It will much different when you return in decent weather in the Spring/Summer.


Hello! It wasn't too cold. It was more about humidity until it started to rain and then becoming dangerous, so we got down the gully before Sgúrr Mhic Chainnich. For Alasdair we didn't go by TD gap since the wall was completely wet. We ascended the chimney on the side. so carrying all gear just for one rappel before getting down... next time :o
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