An Sgarsoch

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An Sgarsoch is rounded and unspectacular, but it must rank amongst the remotest in Scotland, lying as it does in the very lonely country linking the Mounth to the Cairngorms. It requires a very long approachs from any direction.

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Region: Cairngorms

Altitude: 1006 metres

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Detailed route description and map

An Scarsoch and Càrn an Fhìdhleir from the Linn of Dee

Other routes and challenges

One alternative approach is up Glen Feshie. After the very long but beautiful walk up the glen, cross the Eidart footbridge before tackling the boggy lower slopes of Càrn Ealar and continuing to An Sgarsoch.

The other possibility is a start up Glen Tilt from Blair Atholl. Though even longer, there is the possibility of making use of the Tarf bothy, though crossing the river Tarf afterwards can be impossible in spate.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


An Sgarsoch



Users' walk reports for An Sgarsoch

There are 2833 Walkhighlanders who have climbed An Sgarsoch. They have contributed 69 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  28/8/15  27 M2
  23/5/15  25 M4
  15/8/20  19 M2
  17/6/17  15 M2
  27/6/15  12 M2C2
  29/7/11  11 M2
  12/6/11  11 M2
  4/6/21  10 M5C1
  11/9/20  10 M2
  6/6/16  10 M4
  17/7/17  8 M2
  9/6/15  8 M2
  28/5/15  7 M7
  11/7/21  6 M5C1
  8/6/16  6 M3C1
  29/6/14  6 M2
  20/4/11  6 M4C2
  5/5/18  5 M3C2
  16/9/15  5 M9
  23/8/14  5 M2
  27/6/19  4 M5
  27/7/16  4 M2
  14/6/14  4 M2
  12/6/14  4 M4
  4/9/21  3 M2
  19/5/21  3 M2
  11/7/15  3 M2
  19/6/14  3 M5C1
  19/8/18  2 M10
  24/8/16  2 M4
  5/6/16  2 M4C1
  24/5/16  2 M2
  17/4/16  2 M7
  12/4/14  2 M4C2
  27/4/13  2 M2
  20/4/13  2 M4C1
  19/11/11  2 M2
  19/7/20  1 M2
  3/6/17  1 M2
  10/7/16  1 M2
  9/10/15  1 M2
  2/8/13  1 M4C1
  15/7/13  1 M2
  18/3/12  1 M2
  4/6/11  1 M4C2
  9/4/11  1 M3C1
  26/8/09  1 M3
  8/8/96  1 M8
  14/7/76  1 M2
  17/7/21  0 M3
  6/5/18  0 M4C2
  4/7/17  0 M2
  18/2/17  0 M2
  11/9/16  0 M2
  19/9/15  0 M2
  27/6/15  0 M2C2
  25/5/15  0 M4
  12/7/14  0 M2
  1/7/14  0 M5C1
  22/9/13  0 M2
  7/9/13  0 M2
  16/8/13  0 M2
  21/7/13  0 M12
  14/7/13  0 M2
  5/7/13  0 M6C1
  8/5/12  0 M2
  30/10/10  0 M5
  25/5/09  0 M2
  4/6/94  0 M2

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