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Name:Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh
Hill number:1243
Height:972.1m / 3189ft
Parent (Ma):1240  Sgurr Dearg - Inaccessible Pinnacle
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 44530 23114
Summit feature:cairn
Col:849m  NG443218  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
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Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 509 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with Graham Uney and Tom Wells another awesome daycolinfielding14/07/2019
From the south again. Even more scary than last time! With Malcolm Airey.Dangerous Dave15/05/2018
solo revisit for tops, squrr na benachdich central top, squrr na benachdich, squrr thormaid, squrr a ghreadaidh south top, squrr a ghreadaidh, squrr a mhadaidh, squrr thuilm parking at hostel, nice sunny day, dry rock for good scrambling.robertphillips21/09/2017
From Hostel up to An Dorus then traverse of Sgurr a'Mhadaidh, Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh, ST, Sgurr Thormaid, Sgurr na Banachdich and CT. In perfect conditions.rhalstead07/06/2017
With Jon Glew, guided by Kendal Mountaineering Services. Parked opposite Glen Brittle YH, up Coire a' Greadaidh to An Dorus and right to Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh. Return to An Dorus then up to Sgurr Mhadaidh. On to all 3 Corbett Tops including double abseil down ?? and steep roped down climb off An Caisteal to bealach with Sgurr na Bairnich. Descend scree from hell down Coir' a' Tairneilear and walk out down Coire a' Mhadaidh to 2nd car at Fairy Pools car park.SteveSmith01/05/2017
From Glen Brittle hostel via An Dorus with Steve Smith. Retraced our steps to An Dorus and continued NE along the ridge. Cracking day out in the sun.jonglew01/05/2017
Part of traverse from Sgurr nan Eag to Sgurr a' Mhadaidh with Ewan.raffemeister08/10/2016
Second of the day with Brian R. Warm and sunny.Play2End26/05/2016
With Jamie via a snow filled An Dorus and on to Sgurr a' Mhadaidh. Returned to top of An Dorus for the ascent of Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh.knarf02/05/2016
2nd of the daymn2321/06/2015
6 of 7: From Sgurr a Ghreadaidh South Top.ChrisR10/09/2014
2nd of 2. Back down the way I came up before the upclimb, this is pretty easy but would be harder in reverse. Past the wart and onto the top. Came down via Eag Dubh, not recommended, very wet and slippy. 16km, 1290m, 8hr05.bowzi17/07/2014
From Glen Brittle YH on a damp day. With Pigeon/Ian/Ryan & our guide Jonah Jones.MorecambeMonkey22/06/2014
Day 1 of Cullin Ridge Traverse. Francis Blunt (guide) and Robert Wight (MMC) Sunny, warm, high cloud and perfect viz. 11 hour day. Bivvy cave 2' away.alexmaclennan31/05/2014
on traverseMorning20/05/2014
Ascended from Glen Brittle via An Dorus alongwith Sgurr a' Mhadaidh. Scramble out of An Dorus tricky, especially as wet, no views on ridge but great atmosphere.quadbarrel10/04/2014
2nd time.PGCE30/09/2013
Sgurr a' Mhadaidh and Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh via An Dorus, with Ruth and Amy.davidpettit8405/06/2012
Via An Dorus. With Mark and Shona on a round of Coire a' Ghreadaidh from Glen Brittle. Sunny.alistairpooler03/06/2012
M onlyAm Bodach02/06/2012
Cuillin Ridge w Bruno YatesMartin Barratt22/05/2012
a round of squrr na banachdich, squrr a ghreadaidh, and squrr a mhadaidh.robertphillips08/05/2012
2nd ascent with Bob SewellPeterb05/05/2012
With Sarah, TimLoz_mck20/07/2011
Week in Skye with Clare College RockclimbingMark Jackson08/07/2011
With I.McSkimming, round of Coire GhreadaidhHighland Days14/06/2011
neil hutton30/06/2010
Walk with RonBronagh31/05/2010
CK SheilaS08/05/2010
Climbed with Sgurr a'Mhadaidh from Glen Brittle youth hostelmunromurph05/05/2009
With JayColinmac200508/05/2008
Munro 211 2007 compleationancient brit19/08/2007
Rob ascending in mist up wrong narrow gully reached ridge before rocks dislodged, descened the same waydavid.walker4001/07/2007
With RoyFFloss22/06/2007
Second ascent 18/08/2010NormanW06/06/2007
Climbed with Richard - ideal conditions!amcculloch04/06/2007
132nd - Allan - from Glen Brittle accessed ridge at An Dorus, perfect weather (sunny and almost cloudless) and fine scrambling.RGibbs04/06/2007
2 of 3: From Sgurr na Banachdich.ChrisR01/06/2007
With Graham Bromleyzoob01/06/2007
David OChris Blake13/05/2007
With MalcolmNorman Reid10/07/2006
CUHWC Glen Shiel: Will, Jonathan, Richard, Peter, Sam Blisco28/06/2006
With Edi Stewart & Gavin Rees.Dangerous Dave06/07/2005
Quite tricky in parts - especially the knife edge between the tops. Unsure whether poor visibility helped or hindered.dave neilson03/05/2005
First trip with climbing club, heading up onto ridge via An Dorus. Completeing Sgurr Mhadaidh, Sgurr Greadaidh, Sgurr na Banachdaich ending on the Inn Pin. 11.5 km walk, 1650 climb in 9 hoursJamesSDonald30/04/2005
first ascent and munro 270, climbed from the mem hut, dry but mist on the tops, clearing. climbed via an dorus, tasty step out of the gap to gain the ridge! no views but cleared on my way down.rum doodle 10/07/2004