Brothers Ridge - Sgùrr a Bhealaich Dheirg

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The eastern neighbours of the Five Sisters are the three Munros Sgùrr a Bhealaich Dheirg, Sàileag and Aonach Meadhoin, often collectively known as the Brothers of Kintail. They give a very fine ridgewalk themselves, and are in no way overshadowed by their more famous siblings.


Steep ascent to and from the ridge, but a clear path leads along the ridge.

Public Transport

Citilink buses from Glasgow and Inverness on A87 (request stop at drivers discretion).


Glen Shiel car park off A87 (T) just east of clearing between two sections of forest. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Saileag, land to north of Sgurr a’Bhealaich Dhearg-Aonach Meadhoin-Ciste Dhubh ridge and land to north of Ciste Dhubh summit managed by National Trust for Scotland. No stalking issues.

Land to south and east of Sgurr a’Bhealaich Dhearg-Aonach Meadhoin-Ciste Dhubh ridge: Corrielair Estate. Stalking between mid-Sept and 20 Oct. No stalking on Sundays. The route to and from the ridge via NH038118, Meall a’Charra and Pt 806m – rather than directly from/to the Cluanie Inn - is always OK. The ascent/descent to/from Ciste Dhubh on the north-east (Coire an Athair) side is on NTS land and is also always OK. If further information is needed, please phone 07775 818207.

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