Sgùrr a' Ghreadaidh

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Sgùrr a' Ghreadaidh is the highest point on the central part of the Cuillin ridge. It has two summits, separated by the narrowest arete in the British Isles - sharp as a razor. The true top is the northerly one, usually reached via a hard scramble up An Dorus, though an alternative is given in our description.

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Region: Isle of Skye

Altitude: 973 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Sgùrr a Ghreadaidh and Sgùrr a Mhadaidh via An Dorus

Other routes and challenges

The alternative, harder scrambling approach over Sgùrr na Banachdich and Sgùrr Thormaid is covered as the optional extension in the route description above.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


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Users' walk reports for Sgùrr a' Ghreadaidh

There are 2671 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgùrr a' Ghreadaidh. They have contributed 55 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
  22/7/17  39 M11
  8/8/15  22 M12
  22/7/13  21 M12
  18/6/18  20 M9
  20/8/16  16 M4
  20/9/60  15 M3
  6/6/16  13 M11
  27/5/12  12 M11
  11/5/17  10 M9
  7/7/12  10 M2
  3/9/19  9 M11
  30/8/17  9 M10G2
  7/9/15  8 M11
  10/6/15  8 M3
  12/6/16  7 M10
  14/8/15  6 M5
  15/5/15  6 M2
  24/5/12  6 M3
  16/11/11  6 M3
  4/6/11  6 M11
  2/6/14  5 M11
  6/10/15  4 M6
  21/5/14  3 M11
  13/10/13  3 M11
  26/5/13  3 M11
  1/3/13  3 M2
  1/5/11  3 M3
  5/1/07  3 M11
  19/5/03  3 M11
  16/5/18  2 M2
  18/5/14  2 M11
  13/7/13  2 M8
  29/6/16  1 M2
  13/5/15  1 M3
  6/6/13  1 M3
  4/6/13  1 M2
  3/6/13  1 M11
  6/7/12  1 M3
  21/5/12  1 M11
  24/4/10  1 M2
  1/6/08  1 M2
  5/6/07  1 M11
  8/7/01  1 M2
  25/5/18  0 M12
  9/5/15  0 M2
  22/6/14  0 M2
  1/6/14  0 M2
  29/5/14  0 M2
  22/6/12  0 M2
  8/5/12  0 M3
  2/7/10  0 M2
  26/5/10  0 M2
  12/10/09  0 M2
  24/8/09  0 M3
  25/6/08  0 M2

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