Sgùrr Ghiubhsachain

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Sgùrr 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

Sgùrr Ghiubhsachain and Sgòrr Craobh a' Chaorainn from Callop

Other routes and challenges

A classic alternative option is to ascend Sgùrr 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 Sgùrr Ghiubhsachain you can continue as described in the route above over Sgùrr Craobh a' Chaorainn.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Glenfinnan Hotels

Glenfinnan B&B

Glenfinnan Cottages

Lochaber Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Sgùrr Ghiubhsachain

Users' walk reports for Sgùrr Ghiubhsachain

There are 388 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgùrr Ghiubhsachain. They have contributed 19 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most recent ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  11/7/21  1 C2
  30/4/21  0 C2
  19/9/20  5 C3
  1/12/19  5 M1C5
  24/7/17  12 C4
  22/4/17  3 C3
  22/4/17  3 C3
  22/4/17  3 C3
  4/6/16  3 C5
  18/10/15  1 C6
  18/11/14  1 C3
  14/6/14  0 C3
  1/5/14  2 C6
  9/3/13  3 C3G2
  21/4/12  9 C6
  14/3/12  25 M5C8
  25/3/11  1 C3
  7/8/10  1 C2
  18/4/08  0 C2

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