Sgurr Coire Choinnichean, from Inverie

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Sgurr Coire Choinnichean is the fine peak that rises dramatically behind Inverie, and is well seen from the ferry approaching from Mallaig. It gives a fairly short hillwalk by Knoydart standards, a steep ascent with a very fine and airy (but easy) ridge and superlative views.

Terrain

Hillpath for much of ascent, unclear in one or two places. Exposed ridge then long, mostly grassy descent.

Public Transport

Ferry to Inverie from Mallaig.

Start

Inverie, Knoydart peninsula. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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