Sgùrr na Sgìne

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Sgùrr na Sgìne may not rival the grandeur of its neighbour The Saddle, but it is a fine peak nonetheless and its top Faochag (the whelk) looks improbably steep and cone-like from higher up Glen Shiel.

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Region: Kintail

Altitude: 945 metres

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Detailed route description and map

The Saddle via the Forcan Ridge, and Sgùrr na Sgìne

Other routes and challenges

The above route can be used to ascend Sgùrr na Sgìne only, following the route that avoids the Forcan Ridge by following the dyke to the Bealach Coire Mhalagain before heading up to Sgùrr na Sgìne. The descent can be made via Faochag.

Ascending from the Bealach an Toiteil - allowing a link with Sgùrr a' Bhac Chaolais - involves extremely steep ground and is not recommended.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Kintail Hotels

Kintail B&B

Kintail Cottages

Kintail Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Sgùrr na Sgìne



Users' walk reports for Sgùrr na Sgìne

There are 3448 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgùrr na Sgìne. They have contributed 80 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
  16/1/12  28 M2
  11/8/12  26 M9
  8/8/15  22 M12
  31/3/12  21 M2
  7/5/19  15 M2
  5/6/16  12 M9
  12/5/19  11 M2
  8/4/17  11 M1
  20/8/16  10 M2
  16/10/15  10 M2
  8/6/13  10 M2
  2/7/19  9 M12
  19/4/15  8 M1C2
  12/7/18  7 M4
  22/5/17  7 M2
  25/8/14  7 M2
  1/11/14  6 M1
  19/7/12  6 M5
  1/12/11  6 M7
  24/7/11  6 M2
  15/9/19  5 M2
  7/10/18  5 M11
  9/6/18  5 M1
  16/11/14  5 M2
  16/8/13  5 M2
  11/10/12  5 M2
  30/8/12  5 M2
  1/5/11  5 M2
  23/6/19  4 M2
  15/11/14  4 M1
  26/9/13  4 M1
  8/7/13  4 M2
  25/5/14  3 M9
  16/8/13  3 M2
  26/7/13  3 M2
  30/7/11  3 M2
  23/8/82  3 M2
  3/5/17  2 M8
  20/8/16  2 M8
  17/8/16  2 M1
  19/8/15  2 M9
  3/7/15  2 M9
  3/6/13  2 M13
  2/6/13  2 M2
  25/5/13  2 M2
  10/9/09  2 M9
  13/6/95  2 M9
  1/10/18  1 M2
  26/8/17  1 M2
  17/9/16  1 M6
  6/8/16  1 M2
  8/6/13  1 M2
  1/6/13  1 M2
  16/10/12  1 M2
  14/5/11  1 M2
  14/5/11  1 M2
  14/5/11  1 M2
  13/7/21  0 M2
  1/10/19  0 M2
  29/8/18  0 M2
  15/4/17  0 M2
  8/6/16  0 M2
  7/7/13  0 M2
  26/6/13  0 M2
  2/6/13  0 M2
  25/5/13  0 M2
  26/9/12  0 M2G1
  9/6/12  0 M2
  5/7/11  0 M3
  14/5/11  0 M2
  14/5/11  0 M2
  22/4/11  0 M9G1
  11/1/11  0 M1
  27/8/10  0 M2
  19/6/10  0 M1G1
  12/4/10  0 M2
  16/10/09  0 M2
  24/5/09  0 M2
  7/8/08  0 M2
  13/8/94  0 M2

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