walkhighlands

Sgurr Mhic Choinnich

Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation

Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is a wedge-shaped ridge of rock above the back of Coire Lagan. For non-climbers it is probably one of the more difficult Cuillin Munros, the ridge from the bealach having one particularly exposed climb up. The mountain is named after the early local climbing guide, John Mackenzie.

 You have not climbed Sgurr Mhic Choinnich.

Region: Isle of Skye

Altitude: 948 metres

Users' Rating:
  • Currently 4.62/5
Rating: 4.6/5 (34 votes cast) You must be registered and signed-in to vote

Detailed route description and map

Sgurr Mhic Choinnich from Coire Lagan

Other routes and challenges

The only feasible alternative for very experienced scramblers is to ascend via Hart's Ledge (commonly known as Collie's Ledge, though the first ascent has been reattributed).

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 Mhic Choinnich

There are 1628 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgurr Mhic Choinnich. They have contributed 43 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
  30/03/2012  47 M2
  08/08/2015  22 M12
  02/07/2015  21 M4
  22/07/2013  20 M12
  09/05/2012  16 M2
  31/05/2017  15 M2
  20/05/2014  13 M1
  27/05/2012  12 M11
  24/06/2016  10 M2
  11/05/2017  9 M9
  01/07/2016  8 M2
  19/05/2014  8 M5
  12/06/2016  7 M10
  07/09/2015  7 M11
  09/07/2015  7 M4
  13/10/2014  7 M4
  14/08/2015  6 M5
  04/06/2011  6 M11
  15/11/2014  5 M2
  13/09/2014  5 M3
  02/06/2014  5 M11
  04/06/2011  5 M2
  06/08/2012  4 M2
  12/05/2016  3 M1
  21/05/2014  3 M11
  13/10/2013  3 M11
  04/06/2011  3 M1
  05/01/2007  3 M11
  19/05/2003  3 M11
  18/05/2014  2 M11
  13/07/2013  2 M8
  26/05/2013  2 M11
  29/08/2016  1 M1
  28/05/2014  1 M3
  10/06/2013  1 M2
  03/06/2013  1 M11
  14/05/2011  1 M2
  29/05/2016  0 M1
  21/06/2012  0 M2
  21/04/2012  0 M2
  05/06/2007  0 M11
  12/05/2007  0 M2
  07/07/2001  0 M2

Share your report for the chance to win gear every month


Share on 

Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate using a map and compass.