The Sgurr Ghiubhsachain round

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Sgurr Ghiubhsachan is a magnificently rugged and rocky peak, well seen in the classic view down Glen Shiel from Glenfinnan. This route takes in the two additional Corbetts of Druim Tarsuinn and Sgurr Croabh a' Chaorain to make a strenuous but very fine challenging hillwalk.


The hill ridges are very rugged and rocky, with careful route-finding needed in a couple of places. Good track then boggy path for approach; river crossing in the Cona Glen may be impassable in spate.

Public Transport

None to start - Bus/train to Glenfinnan 3km from start.


Callop Forestry car park. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Conaglen Estate - stalking between mid-August and 20th October. No stalking on Sundays. Information signs are located at the parking areas at the entries to each glen.

If further information is required please email or phone the Estate’s Head Keeper on 01855 841304 no later than 24-hours before planning to take access.

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