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Name:Sgoran Dubh Mor
Hill number:551
Height:1111m / 3645ft
Parent (Ma):548  Sgor Gaoith
Parent (SMC):548  Sgor Gaoith
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
Grid ref:NH 90499 00267
Summit feature:small rock tor 35m SW of cairn
Col:1053m  NN903998  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Observations:cairn is at NH 90520 00296
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 288 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
12.5 mile circular from Achlean up normal path over Carn Ban Mor and onto Sgor Gaoiths great summit, continued along ridge to Sgoran Dubh Mhor all on easy paths, we saw the showers coming and decided to descend over Meall Buidhe and Geal-Charn (easy rocky terrain), the descent off Geal-Charn started bouldery but turned into steep heather, then followed little path back into forest and along road to start. High cloud and showery weather, great views from top but cloud stayed on the Braeriach mass most of the day, passed 4 people all day.DanTrig16/06/2019
With Karen & BusterHighland Days02/01/2019
From forest car-park south of Feshiebridge. (NH 852012). Sgor Gaoith and the three tops (70s Motown group).Geoff Briggs13/11/2018
Sgor Goaith from Glen Feshie with adjacent Munro TopsCrib Goch19/06/2018
From Sgorr Gaoith. Continued north on path by the corrie rim up to the summit. Onwards to Meall Buidhe. With AC.Man of Kernow108/06/2018
From munro topemily20/01/2018
Circuit from car park near Cairngorm Gliding ClubAjm031017/08/2017
Walked over from Sgor Gaoith.187lenny13/08/2017
MT2Dave Geere27/07/2017
See Sgor GaoithPeterb22/06/2017
Solo neil hutton16/06/2017
and Sgor GaothHuwel24/05/2017
on skicjo05/03/2017
ACW round of carn ban mor west top, meall dubhag, tom dubh, carn ban mor, sqor gaoith, sqoran dubh mor, meall buidhe, geal charn, creag mhigeachaidh, from cp 1 km north of auchlean.robertphillips26/09/2016
Weather clag, snow on ground.MountainMac31/03/2016
Standing on the summit of S Gaoith I looked across and thought can I be bothered its 1600hrs its been a long day, but at 1606 I was on my way out, the map made it look easy and it was until I was on the summit and a howling hoolie got up from nowhere, had to hold onto the cairn to get a photo before making a hasty retreat. 40 minutes return to S Gaoith. 1650hrs left S Gaoith 1846 back at car just as the heavens opened first rain of the day.LizzieG14/08/2013
With Ian & Joel.Dangerous Dave22/02/2013
Estimated date - done with James, Leanne, Dylan and Sarah.Aimless Rambler22/05/2012
Estimated date - done soloAimless Rambler21/05/2012
Debs GoskaMountain Goat23/04/2011
6 of 8: From Sgor Gaoith.ChrisR25/08/2009
An easy walk over from Sgor Gaoithtorkm22/08/2009
self (Sgorr Gaoith)davidsbatty21/08/2009
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit12/09/2007
Completed Carn Ban Mor and Mullach with all of the tops, 39.5km, 1780 accent in 11hr 45 minJamesSDonald10/07/2007
Alone on way to Sgoran Gaoith.CJM05/04/2007
with Morag SintonRockhopper05/12/2006
See Mullach Clach a'Bhlair dbb16/10/2006
Esay continuation north along the ridge beyond Sgurr Gaoith. yorkie25/09/2006
Solo walk from Glen Feshie - crampons needed for descentbarnz4829/01/2005
With Ian, Joel, Roger, Alan and Philip.Dangerous Dave16/01/2004
And 17/08/2019chrispine15/01/2004
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
With Jeanettedickscroop08/07/1999
Top. Dry mainly sunny with Ted and Jenny.Dugswell201/06/1999
With John. Backpack day 2. First of seven peaks.mikejacobs05/08/1996
Wet/dreek, walked down Glen Feshie on East side, up track to MCB, along tops to Sgurr Gaoith , back down spur to road nr Balachroicknordicstar04/12/1995
Solo. From the road in Glen Feshie at NH853013. Followed the path through the forest. Once through the forest struck up the hillside to reach the summit of Geal-charn. I continued to Meall Buidhe, Sgòran Dubh Mòr, Sgor Gaoith and Carn Bàn Mòr. Had lunch and continued to Tom Dubh, Monadh Mòr before returning over Meall Dubhag. The weather was good.pwbellarby10/09/1995
Sun and showers, good views but cloudy tops.iangalbraith17/07/1995
from Glen Feshie with group from CRMC up to Carn ban Mor north over frozen ground to Sgor Gaoith and further north to Sgoran Dubh Mor, then back south all the way to Mullach Clach a Bhlair Munro no. 64vegibagger08/02/1995
This last Munro Top on the N ridge looked higher the Munro (Sgor Gaoith) to me! Time to return, via Geal Charn and another summit.Aye Jimmy28/07/1994
Self and dogInvicta1424/06/1994
on 16 mile classic from Achlean to the Glen Feshie Munros- see Mullach Clach a'Bhlair and Sgor Gaoith for full accounts. With brother, Petepwheeler22/05/1994
MM Uisdean2512/02/1994
With: tp; From CP N of Auchlean up track to Carn Ban Mor. Then N to Sgor Gaoith and Sgoran Dubh Mor. Back S over Moine Mhor tracks to Mullach Clach a'Bhlair N top then summit. Down to Ruigh-aiteachain bothy & back to car. Stunning stuff!Ian Baines06/06/1993
The only time Plan B instigated: if the weather in the West is rubbish, run away East. From Glen Feshie a round of tops plus Sgor Gaoith and Mullach Clach a'Bhlair.Eddie13/07/1992
A solo summer 'expedition' over 2 long days taking in all Western Cairngorm Munros & tops with an overnight high bivi half way.Chris Pearson30/05/1992
WOC. Also 7/5/7 with CK SheilaS05/05/1992