Sgùrr nan Eag

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The southernmost peak in the Cuillin, Sgùrr nan Eag is on one of the more straightforward sections of ridge though it does still require scrambling skills. This section of the ridge continues out to the terminal peak of Gars-bheinn and its position above the sea gives it stupendous views.

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Region: Isle of Skye

Altitude: 924 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Sgùrr Dubh Mòr and Sgùrr nan Eag via Coire Ghrunnda

Other routes and challenges

The route above from the Bealach a' Garbh Choire is usually preferred. The bealach can also be reached - over extremely rough and bouldery ground - from the Coruisk side.

The flank of Gars-bheinn has unrelentingly steep scree which deters this as an approach.

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Panoramic summit view (click to open)


Sgùrr nan Eag



Users' walk reports for Sgùrr nan Eag

There are 2970 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgùrr nan Eag. They have contributed 59 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
  8/8/15  22 M12
  18/3/16  21 M2
  22/7/13  21 M12
  13/2/20  19 M1
  24/3/12  15 M3
  6/6/16  13 M11
  27/5/12  12 M11
  9/7/15  11 M4
  13/2/20  9 M1
  20/9/19  9 M2
  3/9/19  9 M11
  7/9/15  8 M11
  19/5/15  8 M3
  22/8/14  8 M2
  19/5/14  8 M5
  14/10/20  7 M2
  13/7/16  7 M1
  12/6/16  7 M10
  4/6/11  6 M11
  6/6/16  5 M2
  15/10/14  5 M3
  2/6/14  5 M11
  28/8/16  4 M2
  6/10/15  4 M6
  10/7/13  4 M1
  21/5/14  3 M11
  13/10/13  3 M11
  26/5/13  3 M11
  22/9/12  3 M2
  7/5/12  3 M3
  5/1/07  3 M11
  19/5/03  3 M11
  9/9/16  2 M2
  27/5/14  2 M3
  18/5/14  2 M11
  13/7/13  2 M8
  30/5/08  2 M2
  15/7/18  1 M6
  29/5/18  1 M5
  19/6/17  1 M2
  3/6/13  1 M11
  12/5/13  1 M4
  21/5/12  1 M11
  5/6/07  1 M11
  2/4/97  1 M4C3G6S1
  25/5/18  0 M12
  31/5/14  0 M3
  15/5/13  0 M2
  17/10/12  0 M3
  18/11/11  0 M1
  28/5/11  0 M2
  24/5/11  0 M1
  22/5/11  0 M1
  9/4/10  0 M3
  12/10/09  0 M1
  15/6/09  0 M3
  29/5/09  0 M1
  7/5/00  0 M3

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