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Garbh-bheinn (Skye)

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Garbh Bheinn is a magnificent mountain which would attract great attention were it not in competition with the other Skye peaks. Part Red Hills granite, and part Black Cuillin Gabbro, it offers fine, fairly straightforward scrambling and sensational views.

 You have not climbed Garbh-bheinn (Skye).

Region: Isle of Skye

Altitude: 808 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Garbh Bheinn and Belig circular

Other routes and challenges

The alternative to the above horseshoe is a second one from Loch Slapin to the southeast. Sgurr nan Each and Belig complete the horseshoe from this side, which has more challenging scrambling than the northwestern route (see trip report from clivegrif).

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Garbh-bheinn (Skye)

There are 375 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Garbh-bheinn (Skye). They have contributed 22 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  14/12/2017  16 C1G1
  06/06/2013  15 C1G1
  06/04/2016  12 M1C1G3
  19/05/2017  9 C2G1
  28/10/2016  7 C1
  13/03/2015  6 C1G1
  24/05/2014  6 C1G1
  20/07/2017  5 C1G2
  22/04/2017  4 C1
  27/05/2014  3 C1G2
  12/07/2013  3 C2G3
  05/09/2015  2 C1G1S1
  01/06/2015  2 C6
  17/08/2012  2 C1
  15/08/2015  1 C1G1
  02/05/2015  0 C1G1
  27/09/2014  0 C1G1
  22/06/2014  0 C1
  07/11/2011  0 C1
  27/02/2011  0 C1G1
  21/09/2010  0 C1
  02/06/2003  0 C1G1

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