Sgùrr Chòinnich

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Sgùrr Chòinnich is nearly always ascended together with its higher neighbour Sgùrr a' Chaorachain. Sgùrr Chòinnich may be lower but it is the finer peak of the pair, with plenty of crags buttressing its elegant summit ridge.

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Region: Torridon

Altitude: 999 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Sgùrr a' Chaorachain and Sgùrr Chòinnich from Achnashellach

Other routes and challenges

The approach via the Allt a' Chaonais given above is almost invariably used.

The extremely fit could combine the Walkhighlands route with the additional Munro of Maoile Lunndaidh, or with the Corbetts Sgùrr nan Feartaig and Beinn Tharsuinn.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Lochcarron Hotels

Lochcarron B&B

Lochcarron Cottages

Torridon Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Sgùrr Chòinnich



Users' walk reports for Sgùrr Chòinnich

There are 2112 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgùrr Chòinnich. They have contributed 52 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
  5/5/17  28 M10C1
  18/6/16  26 M6C2
  14/2/15  16 M6C4
  30/4/17  13 M3
  18/4/14  11 M7C4
  29/9/13  11 M4C3
  21/5/17  10 M2
  9/10/12  10 M12C1
  27/2/16  9 M2
  15/6/14  8 M2
  12/9/14  6 M2
  5/4/13  6 M2
  12/5/10  6 M5
  6/6/21  5 M6C2
  13/4/19  5 M3
  17/4/17  5 M3
  30/5/09  5 M2
  22/10/12  4 M2
  29/5/12  4 M6C2
  15/3/08  4 M2C1
  18/4/14  3 M3
  11/5/13  3 M3C1
  6/4/13  3 M3
  31/5/11  3 M2
  26/8/20  2 M2
  31/3/19  2 M2
  18/10/18  2 M2
  28/4/14  2 M2
  15/10/12  2 M3
  13/8/20  1 M2
  30/7/20  1 M2
  2/6/19  1 M2
  13/8/18  1 M2
  20/5/18  1 M5
  29/7/17  1 M3
  16/4/16  1 M3
  11/10/14  1 M3
  15/6/14  1 M2
  7/6/14  1 M3
  6/11/11  1 M2
  14/6/11  1 M2
  19/7/20  0 M2
  7/7/19  0 M2
  17/9/16  0 M5
  25/7/16  0 M2
  30/5/15  0 M3
  30/7/14  0 M2
  6/7/13  0 M3
  19/2/13  0 M2
  25/7/12  0 M5
  8/6/12  0 M3
  25/6/95  0 M3

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