Sgurr an Airgid

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Sgurr an Airgid is a Corbett (over 2500 feet high) and has magnificent views; it offers a relatively straightforward and short hillwalk. A good introduction to the higher peaks.


Apart from last couple of hundred metres, this walk follows a path throughout. The most straightforward mountain summit to reach in Kintail.

Public Transport

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


Cemetery car park. 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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