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Sgurr Alasdair

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Sgurr Alasdair is the highest mountain in Britain outwith the mainland. It has perhaps the smallest summit of any of the Skye Cuillin and is an amazing viewpoint with the sweeping Cuillin Ridge, tremedous cliffs, lochs, the sea and scattered islands in all directions.

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Region: Isle of Skye

Altitude: 992 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Sgurr Alasdair via the Great Stone Chute

Other routes and challenges

The only alternative route - and then only for those with scrambling ability and experience - is via the southwest ridge from the bealach between Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Sgumain. There is a mauvais pas on the ridge which must be avoided via a chimney situated to the right.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Isle of Skye Hotels

Isle of Skye B&B

Isle of Skye Cottages

Isle of Skye Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Sgurr Alasdair

There are 2138 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgurr Alasdair. They have contributed 60 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
  22/07/2017  30 M11
  08/08/2015  22 M12
  22/07/2013  20 M12
  22/08/2015  19 M9C1S1
  07/06/2011  15 M1
  06/06/2016  13 M11
  27/05/2012  12 M11
  24/03/2012  10 M3
  11/05/2017  9 M9
  19/05/2014  8 M5
  12/06/2016  7 M10
  07/09/2015  7 M11
  09/07/2015  7 M4
  19/05/2015  7 M3
  13/10/2014  7 M4
  14/08/2015  6 M5
  21/07/2013  6 M1
  28/07/2011  6 M1
  04/06/2011  6 M11
  15/11/2014  5 M2
  13/09/2014  5 M3
  02/06/2014  5 M11
  10/07/2012  4 M1
  19/04/2010  4 M2
  20/04/2016  3 M3
  21/05/2014  3 M11
  13/10/2013  3 M11
  02/06/2013  3 M1
  07/05/2012  3 M3
  24/06/2011  3 M1
  05/01/2007  3 M11
  19/05/2003  3 M11
  15/10/2014  2 M3
  18/09/2014  2 M1
  18/05/2014  2 M11
  13/07/2013  2 M8
  26/05/2013  2 M11
  19/08/2012  2 M1
  27/09/2014  1 M1
  27/05/2014  1 M3
  11/07/2013  1 M1
  10/06/2013  1 M2
  04/06/2013  1 M1
  03/06/2013  1 M11
  30/07/2012  1 M1
  21/05/2012  1 M11
  14/05/2011  1 M2
  27/09/2009  1 M1
  24/04/1993  1 M3
  15/07/2015  0 M1
  31/05/2014  0 M3
  17/10/2012  0 M3
  21/04/2012  0 M2
  03/08/2010  0 M2
  15/06/2009  0 M3
  05/06/2008  0 M1
  05/06/2007  0 M11
  07/07/2001  0 M2
  07/05/2000  0 M3
  08/07/1997  0 M1

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