The Sgurr of Eigg

Climb to the top of the impressive Sgurr of Eigg for fantastic views over the other Small Isles and across to Skye and Ardnamurchan. The route is fairly straightforward but involves a steep climb with short rocky scramble and care should be taken on the summit.

Terrain

Steep path, with straightforward rocky scramble to summit, very boggy in places.

Public Transport

Ferry to Eigg pier from Mallaig, limited summer service from Arisaig.

Start

Eigg ferry pier. Map and 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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