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Sgùrr 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.
Region: Isle of Skye
Altitude: 992 metres
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Detailed route description and map
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 Sgùrr Alasdair and Sgùrr 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
Users' walk reports for Sgùrr Sgumain
There are 3744 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgùrr Alasdair. They have contributed 70 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.