Sgurr Ghiubhsachain

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Sgurr Ghiubhsachain is a fabulous mountain and a familiar sight in the classic view from the Glenfinnan Monument. It rises as a grand rocky pyramid from the shores of Loch Shiel.

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Region: Fort William

Altitude: 849 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Sgurr Ghiubhsachain and Sgorr Craobh a' Chaorainn from Callop

Other routes and challenges

A classic alternative option is to ascend Sgurr Ghiubhsachain via its northeast ridge from Ghiubhsachain on Loch Shiel (reached by walking along the track from Callop). The ridge is steep with optional scrambling; from the summit of Sgurr Ghiubhsachain you can continue as described in the route above over Sgurr Craobh a' Chaorainn.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Glenfinnan Hotels

Glenfinnan B&B

Glenfinnan Cottages

Lochaber Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Users' walk reports for Sgurr Ghiubhsachain

There are 344 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgurr Ghiubhsachain. They have contributed 17 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
  14/03/2012  24 M5C8
  24/07/2017  11 C4
  21/04/2012  9 C6
  01/12/2019  5 M1C5
  19/09/2020  3 C3
  22/04/2017  3 C3
  22/04/2017  3 C3
  22/04/2017  3 C3
  04/06/2016  3 C5
  09/03/2013  3 C3G2
  01/05/2014  2 C6
  18/10/2015  1 C6
  18/11/2014  1 C3
  25/03/2011  1 C3
  07/08/2010  1 C2
  14/06/2014  0 C3
  18/04/2008  0 C2

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