Sgurr Eilde Mor
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Sgurr Eilde Mor is an eastern outlier of the Mamores, a steep cone of scree and rock giving an unforgiving ascent above Coire an Lochain. Its steep sides permit views of great depth.
Region: Fort William
Altitude: 1010 metres
Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The northeast ridge would give a more gradual ascent than the usual route via Coire an Lochain. Maps show an old stalkers path climbing over Meall Doire na h-Achalis but the very long distances mean that few would attempt this approach.
The classic epic challenge for the hyper-fit is to traverse the whole Mamores ridge in a day - a major undertaking. Sgurr Eilde Mor - one of the two eastern outliers from the ridge - is often included.