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Name:Sgurr na h-Ulaidh [Sgor na h-Ulaidh]
Hill number:199
Height:994m / 3261ft
RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Creran, Catchment Boundaries, Triples, Etive, Leven (Loch)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 11121 51785
Summit feature:cairn
Col:579m  NN130524  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 515 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Did as Martin Beetham's last munro party. Weather very wet. Didn't see much at all from the ridge.JulieB26/05/2019
Having been defeated by a massive cornice on the N 'nose' in 2016, went via Bealach Easan and up Corr na Beinne, but difficult to pre-determine a complete route up the NW flank as the bealach is too close to the hill - went up ascending TR R, then an ascending TR back L, generally steep with one short very steep bit of hard neve.Isbjorn Winter Round11/02/2019
Beautiful walk in along the banks of a stream in spate then a tiring pathless ascent on steep grass to a wonderful ridge. Up and over a rocky top down and up again steeply to summit. Back the same way. Clear, sunny, wonderful views. Amazing.Langbank 10/10/2018
Up Gleann-leac-na-muidhe and then over Stob na Fhuarain before ascending to the summit. Clear, sunny day but windy on the tops. Back the same way.Windy Corner27/05/2018
With Bob and PatChris Blake18/05/2018
Beautiful cold clear sunny day.4 hours in cramponsyounggl19/03/2018
Poor forecast but a great cold clear day. Julie B, Don, Adrian. Descent via a lovely snow slope. -16 on top.Bookerdddd09/03/2018
Solo from Invercharnan in Glen Etive Snow from 500m - getting firm enough to walk on in many places made going easier Ascent via East Ridge - surprised this isn't Winter G1 - exposed and a bit sketchy in placeswychwood07/01/2018
from glencoe via ridgeemily16/12/2017
Along track from Achnacon on A82, following tracks by Allt na Muidhe to the last woodland, then diagonally up slopes of Aonach Dubh a' Ghlinne to the bealach N of Stob an Fhuarain, then along ridge over Stob an Fhuarain to Sgurr na h-Ulaidh, left summit westwards, turning N with fence line towards Bealach Easain (difficult descent over steep wet rocks), then down to Allt na Muidhe and track on east bank back to A82kdbennett23/09/2017
Anticlockwise route of Meall Lighiche & Sgor na h-Ulaidh from A82. On own.MorecambeMonkey07/05/2017
from glen etivescoob02/01/2017
C/W round of aonach dubh a ghlinne,stob an fhuarain, sgor na h ulaidh, meall lighiche, meall an aodainn from cp A82 near signal rock, biked up to end of track at woods.robertphillips05/12/2016
with MartinTopsaswell29/10/2016
From Glen Coe, path not very good after track finishes. Took a fairly direct line into Coire Dubh and then winding up between the crags to the Stob an Fhuarain col. This was steep but straightforward, a walk not a scramble, mostly grassy slopes with a little scree.alda10/10/2016
With Andrew McCluskey, Lily and Hibbert following the WH route. Steep grass and bouldery slopes. Occasional cloud and rain and then great clear views of Glencoe and Etive hills and to Mull. 6 hoursalexmaclennan12/07/2016
2nd day of our Glencoe trip (with Paul & Adam). Adams idea as it was a Munro he needed to bag. Good walk with some really good views from the top. Fairly long walk in/out via landrover track then following the stream up, before breaking off to the left and hitting the ridge line. Good weather as well. Descent on the other side of the Munro was ok with a bit of a hairy bit half way down. I believe its known as the bad step - was ok but can see how it would be dangerous in the wet.scholesy04/06/2016
Trad route, over intermediary, but final 50m to top was heavily corniced - not passable and ground to either side was steeper and exposed.Isbjorn Winter Round24/02/2016
Sgor na h-Ulaidh and Stob an Fhuarain from Invercharnan.rhalstead29/09/2015
From Parking at 120,563 on A82. Clear dry day - good walk.Crib Goch09/07/2015
climbed for second time. Lovely sunny day,oatcake13/06/2015
Track from Invercharnan to edge of forest, then north and up SE ridge to Sgor na h-Ulaidh, then south for steep climb up Beinn FhionnlaidhGallovidian11/06/2015
With I.McSkimming, via Aonach Dubh a'GhlinneHighland Days14/10/2014
An easy ascent from Invercharnan, Glen Etive. In partial cloud at the summit. The tree felling on the approach now blights this approach.Roblex18/09/2014
Group of 4 turned back on steep snow slopes just a few minutes away from the summit but I kicked my way vertically up using ice axes but not crampons as snow was deep and sugary. Lots of rime on top.signyred18/02/2014
with Jim, ok going uo, scramble down was tough, someone had chucked two poles down before descending then either given up or couldn't find themgeoffreybbb30/07/2013
For a friend's Munro completion.bowlesy27/04/2013
Hendo's completion.Peterb27/04/2013
With Jim on a pretty decent day. Up via road with it's dodgy signs about 'gardens not being a right of way' >:/ East off the path up hillside, over Fhurain and a lunch break prior to steep ascent to Ulaidh. Off NW between crags (dodgy in snow w/o crampons) before heading back to path and out. 15.2km, 1180m, 7hr55.bowzi31/03/2013
with Markgrimjimm31/03/2013
Estimated date - done solo from Glen Etive. Includes all south ridge.Aimless Rambler27/05/2012
with katie & the club girlzjennygraham08/04/2012
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave18/03/2012
sgor na h ulaidh and beinn fhionnlaidh from glen etive.robertphillips04/12/2011
Beautiful peak, treacherous descent on wet rock. Company: Soloiandesbottes16/10/2011
Nice weather. Good hill. Good dayakmilne26/01/2011
climbed with AndyFCMark26/01/2011
With Sue Oxley - trade route from A 82aliogden02/05/2010
with OLOL as deputy to robert Dunlopmunromurph01/05/2010
2 of 3: From Meall Lighiche.ChrisR01/10/2009
Climbed with Dave M & John McD in hot, sunny weatherbarnz4812/09/2009
Climbed with Ewan - good conditions. Also hiked with Alexey in 2008 (when on a visit form Austrailia) - unknown date.amcculloch13/04/2009
With StveNorman Reid29/07/2008
Glen Coe to Glen Creran via Sgor na h-Ulaidh, Beinn Fhionnlaidh and Beinn Sgulaird. Day 17 of 59 for all Munros. 24km, +/-2400m, 9 hours.PGCE31/05/2008
Second ascent 13/07/2010NormanW11/02/2008