Sgurr nan Gillean
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Sgurr nan Gillean is commonly regarded as the finest of the Skye Cuillin. A magnificent pyramidal peak, it has three main ridges. The easiest is open to keen scramblers only whilst the other two ridges are graded rock-climbs.
Region: Isle of Skye
Altitude: 964 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The route above is the only one open to non rock-climbers. Of the other two ridges, the West ridge is a Moderate climb (often abseiled in descent) whereas the north ridge, or Pinnacle Ridge, is a Difficult climb.
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Users' walk reports for Sgurr nan Gillean
There are 3008 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgurr nan Gillean. They have contributed 64 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most recent ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.