Sgùrr Alasdair

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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.

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Region: Isle of Skye

Altitude: 992 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Sgùrr 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 Sgùrr Alasdair and Sgùrr Sgumain. There is a mauvais pas on the ridge which must be avoided via a chimney situated to the right.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Sgùrr Alasdair



Users' walk reports for Sgùrr Alasdair

There are 3262 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgùrr Alasdair. They have contributed 68 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
  22/8/15  22 M9C1S1
  8/8/15  22 M12
  22/7/13  21 M12
  18/6/18  20 M9
  24/3/12  15 M3
  7/6/11  15 M1
  1/7/19  14 M2
  14/8/20  13 M2
  6/6/16  13 M11
  27/5/12  12 M11
  9/7/15  11 M4
  11/5/17  10 M9
  3/9/19  9 M11
  7/9/15  8 M11
  19/5/15  8 M3
  19/5/14  8 M5
  12/6/16  7 M10
  13/10/14  7 M4
  14/8/15  6 M5
  21/7/13  6 M1
  28/7/11  6 M1
  4/6/11  6 M11
  15/11/14  5 M2
  15/10/14  5 M3
  13/9/14  5 M3
  2/6/14  5 M11
  19/4/10  5 M2
  2/6/13  4 M1
  10/7/12  4 M1
  20/4/16  3 M3
  21/5/14  3 M11
  13/10/13  3 M11
  26/5/13  3 M11
  7/5/12  3 M3
  24/6/11  3 M1
  5/1/07  3 M11
  19/5/03  3 M11
  11/2/19  2 M1
  18/9/14  2 M1
  27/5/14  2 M3
  18/5/14  2 M11
  13/7/13  2 M8
  19/8/12  2 M1
  27/9/09  2 M1
  24/4/93  2 M3
  29/5/18  1 M5
  27/9/14  1 M1
  11/7/13  1 M1
  10/6/13  1 M2
  4/6/13  1 M1
  3/6/13  1 M11
  30/7/12  1 M1
  21/5/12  1 M11
  14/5/11  1 M2
  3/8/10  1 M2
  5/6/08  1 M1
  5/6/07  1 M11
  7/7/01  1 M2
  8/7/97  1 M1
  25/5/18  0 M12
  15/7/15  0 M1
  31/5/14  0 M3
  17/10/12  0 M3
  21/4/12  0 M2
  15/6/09  0 M3
  7/5/00  0 M3
  21/6/97  0 M4

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