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Name:Sail Liath
Hill number:1017
Height:954m / 3130ft
Parent (Ma):1003  An Teallach - Bidein a' Ghlas Thuill
Parent (SMC):1004  An Teallach - Sgurr Fiona
RHB Section:14A: Loch Maree to Loch Broom
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Gruinard, Catchment Boundaries, Little Broom
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NH 07169 82481
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:56m
Col:898m  NH069825  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 19
(1:25k) 435N
Comments:Alternative col at NH070825
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The day started foggy. We set off hoping to get above the cloud and bag the peaks of An Teallach. Not long after leaving the car, the rain hit. Constant rain and wind all the way. On the climb up, there was a break in the weather and the midge descended but not for long. The weather hit again. At some point I picked up an injury and was in a lot of pain. Half way up, the full force of the weather beat us off the mountain and we returned defeated. Next time.NorthernWayfarer03/08/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac05/06/2018
An Teallach Munros and Tops from Corrie HallieGeoff Briggs04/06/2018
Straightforward climb from Shenevall. Decided that a ten year old's first scramble shouldn't be An Teallach, so we took some epic pictures & descended.DanMaisieBex29/04/2018
an teallach traverse 2 munros and 7 tops ACW from dundonnell down to corrie hallie, biked back to dundonnell.robertphillips20/08/2017
A long day out on An-Teallach with new Dutch Friends Jacob and Michelle Hoogeveen. An epic day with mini avalanches on the traverse under the Pinnacles.( which were too dangerous to go over).Shutterlag28/04/2017
With Andy Ward, from Shenavall bothy, ending at Dundonnell. Cloudy weather (no views above 900m and dropping throughout day) with intermittent rain, continuous rain during final descent. Hitched back to parked car.trainingforwinter29/03/2017
stopped at shenavall bothy easy climb up the nose once you find the pathAristotle Chip23/08/2016
KeithByTheC17/08/2015
From Corrie Hallie, a round of Sail Liath, Stob Cadha Gobhlach, Corrag Bhuidhe, Lord Berkeley's Seat, An Teallach - Sgurr Fiona and An Teallach - Bidein a'Ghlas Thuill.rhalstead03/07/2015
With Gavin/Pigeon/John.MorecambeMonkey13/06/2015
With Jess, completeing both Munros.JamesSDonald09/08/2014
1 of 8: From Corrie Hallie.ChrisR06/06/2014
with Markgrimjimm31/05/2014
From Shenevall hut. Fierce winds and blizzards on higher parts.dickiewren04/05/2013
With Rhona Fraser and Robin Howie. From road crossing of burn from Loch Toll an Lochan. Up path on SW side of burn. Ascended SE ridge of Sàil Liath to the summit. Continued to Stob Cadha Gobhlach and descended to col to north. Should have climbed straight up but were tempted by paths on the left side of Corrag Bhuidhe. Went up a branch path and attempted to climb directly upwards but it was rather difficult so we retreated. Tried further round and climbed to the summits of three pinnacles, the last one being Corrag Bhuidhe. Climbed Lord Berkley’s Seat and Sgùrr Fiona. Finally to Sgùrr Creag an Eich. This was my last Munro top of a second round of Munro Tops that had been done pure ie not counting those that had been ascended more than once prior to my completion of my first round. Celebratory dinner at the Dundonell Hotel.pwbellarby20/06/2012
With Benalistairpooler03/06/2011
CK SheilaS22/04/2011
Climbed in the snow with Adrian and his mate Ali. Unable to make full attempt of the rest of An Teallach due to the snow. Views were amazingmattwilde6623/10/2010
self (An Teallach)davidsbatty31/05/2010
Walk with John Whitestever13/06/2009
Nice walk from the car park until quartzite scree but at least ther was a path. Greeted on top by BBC4 camera team & was interviewed on Munro-bagging by Nick Crane of "Coast" fame (minus his umbrella!!!) Enjoyed quartzite to sandstone transition!signyred14/05/2009
Solo Climb of Pinnacle Ridge in Hot, Dry Conditionsbarnz4824/07/2008
neil hutton30/05/2008
Brilliant long clear summer's day on An Teallach.AJones27/08/2007
Completeing both Munros and all tops. 28.3km, 2560 accent, 12hr. (Oringal set off to complete the Fisherfield)JamesSDonald17/08/2007
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit05/08/2007
Epic, with Jay, scorchio.Colinmac200528/04/2007
Walking out from Shenaval. With Will, Craig & Alan.Grinner27/07/2004
unremarkable plateau except for sudden change from red sandstone to sharp rectangular quartziteWhithaugh18/07/2004
And 06/10/2018chrispine15/07/2004
1 of 6: From near Dundonnell.ChrisR10/07/2004
Sgurr Fiona and 5 Tops.PGCE03/06/2004
with Ant plus Alison Richardson, an anticlockwise circuit over Sail Liath, Stob Cadha Gobhlach, up a gully on to the Corrag Bhuihe pinnacles, Lord Berkleys seat, Sgurr Fiona, Bidean a'Ghlas Thuill and finally north to Glas Meall Morvegibagger30/05/2004
With Gary Hodgson.Dangerous Dave08/05/2004
See Sgurr Fionadickscroop12/08/2003
With Stephen. Last of seven peaks today on full traverse of An Teallach.mikejacobs30/07/2002
Too scared to do more as weather atrocious. Turned back to car.iandesbottes14/04/2001
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
First Top of the day. Made the mistake of leaving the path to Shenavall too soon, walked about 3km along bare rock bench - and aching feet early on!Aye Jimmy31/07/1995
Galltywenallt11/05/1994
Clockwise An Teallach round from Destitution Road.Eddie02/05/1994
With john Mudway. An attempt at An Teallach but dangerous snow conditions forced us back, (i triggered an avalanche)thenomad21/03/1994
with Conrad!batrigg30/04/1993
from Corrie Hallie. On Shenaval path to junction to shoulder to W end of loch and steady plod for an hour to top at 13.30. To West top.arranc29/05/1992
28/03/1990 - SURC - Winter conditions - snow - absail/scramblingSidath1628/03/1990
petey01/01/1990
With: hb ag hg; Met Ann & Helen in Ullapool so climbed AnT with them. Coire Hallie CP up to Sail Liath then Corrag Bhuidhe to LBS & Sgurr Fiona. Then up to Bidian a'Ghlas Thuill & descended via Glas Meall Mor to pick up tops missed last time. Stunning dayIan Baines31/05/1988
On a round of Sail Liath, Stob Cadha Gobhlach, Corrag Bhuidhe, Sgurr Fiona, Bidein a'Ghlas Thuill and Glas Mheall Mor. Had to give LB's Seat a miss as had a broken collarbone.PeterD12/06/1987
11am start - solo (Mick having a rest day?)in shorts & t shirt. 2hrs to top from road along Sheneval path then sought out little scrambles/ climbs up the sandstone walls then v steep grass and moss alongside scree on ascent.Chris Pearson28/05/1987