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Lurg Mhor

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Lurg Mhor is one of the remotest of all Munros. It lacks the grandeur of neighbouring Bidean a'Choire Sheasgaich but nonetheless enjoys a wild atmosphere, and looks grand when seen from the east.

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Region: Torridon

Altitude: 986 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Lurg Mhor and Bidein a'Choire Sheasgaich, from Attadale via Bendronaig Lodge

Other routes and challenges

All approaches to this pair of Munros are extremely long. One variation is to start from Craig in Strathcarron, heading over the Bealach Bhearnais, traversing Beinn Tharsuinn and then tackling the scramble up Bidean a'Choire Sheasgaich. A return the same way makes this a truly epic outing.

The eastern side of Lurg Mhor is made even more remote by Loch Monar. The east ridge up over Meall Mor from Pait Lodge involves some airy, tricky scrambling on slabs.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Lochcarron Hotels

Lochcarron B&B

Lochcarron Cottages

Torridon Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Lurg Mhor

There are 1019 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Lurg Mhor. They have contributed 31 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  28/06/2016  28 M2
  05/05/2017  25 M10C1
  18/06/2016  22 M6C2
  18/04/2014  16 M3C1
  06/05/2017  13 M2
  18/04/2014  10 M7C4
  13/03/2015  9 M2C1
  28/07/2012  5 M2C1
  24/06/2017  4 M6C3
  19/05/2016  4 M2
  02/08/2015  4 M3C1
  12/05/2010  4 M5
  28/12/2008  4 M2C1
  15/04/2016  3 M2
  19/09/2015  3 M2
  15/06/2012  3 M2C1
  29/05/2012  3 M6C2
  25/05/2017  2 M2
  28/05/2016  2 M2C2
  27/06/2014  2 M2
  14/06/2014  2 M2C1
  09/03/2013  2 M2
  28/07/2017  1 M2
  08/06/2015  1 M2
  24/06/2009  1 M2C1
  17/09/2016  0 M5
  22/06/2016  0 M2C1
  20/10/2015  0 M2C1
  25/07/2012  0 M5
  27/05/2011  0 M2C1
  16/08/2008  0 M2

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