Sgùrr nan Gillean

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Sgùrr nan Gillean is perhaps the most famous of the Cuillin peaks - a popular route with a difficult scramble to the summit and fantastic views at all times.


The route to the ridge can be difficult to follow in mist. The scramble up the ridge to the summit is difficult and exposed. The nearby peak of Sgùrr Beag provides an easier alternative for walkers who decide to omit Sgùrr nan Gillean.

Public Transport

Buses from Portree, Broadford and Kyleakin - get off at Sligachan Hotel.


Lay-by at Sligachan on the Dunvegan road. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

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