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Name:Sgurr an Lochain
Hill number:690
Height:1004m / 3294ft
Parent (Ma):687  Sgurr an Doire Leathain
RHB Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Alsh & Duich, Ness
Watershed:Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Inner Moray Firth, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
Grid ref:NH 00586 10417
Summit feature:rock 5m NE of cairn
Col:881m  NH009099  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 414S
Observations:rock is 10cm higher than rock under cairn
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 538 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Weather fair.MountainMac20/09/2019
3/4 munros - now windy ++, snowing hard - no option to retreatwychwood28/01/2019
From A87 near Cluanie Inn, along track to SE and up Creag a' Mhaim SE ridge, then along S Shiel ridge to Creag nan Damh, descending back to A87 Eas-nan-Arm bridgekdbennett19/08/2018
Still above the 1000m height but they are getting lower - just - We can see darker clouds in the distance, hoping to be down before the rain startsLizzieG07/07/2018
Solo, taking in Sgurr an Doire leathain, Sgurr an Lochain, Creag nan Damh and every ring contour in betweenShutterlag14/05/2018
Glasgow and Lancaster Clunie WE Day 3. With Peter C. Great day with sunny calm clear weather and good viz of mountains rising from mist. Druim Thollaidh to steep NE ridge of Creag nan Damh.alexmaclennan12/03/2018
With Steve Smith on traverse of the Cluanie ridge going broadly E-W over 2 days. This the day.jonglew27/10/2017
a steep bugger of a climb upAristotle Chip15/10/2017
South Glen Shiel Ridgetomd404/09/2016
2nd of 7FCMark27/08/2016
With Alan GilliesHighland Days18/06/2016
Second of the day, still an inversion.Play2End08/09/2015
Alan Brydie 100th munromunromurph20/04/2015
Glen Shiel to Cluanie Inn via Sgurr na Sgine, The Saddle and south Glen Shiel ridge. Day 47 of 59 for all Munros. 30km, +/-2700m, 11 hours.PGCE26/09/2014
Whole South Glenshiel ridge - 7 peaks, in one walk from Cluanie. 11 hours. Great views - but a bit unchanging on a long day. Route as in SMC book - short route off.Norman Reid05/08/2014
with Dave, Norman, Elspeth, Alistair and Lewis sixth of the south kintail ridgemn2305/08/2014
6th of 7. Tiredness increasing.dave neilson05/08/2014
With Tim and KieraLoz_mck12/07/2014
From battle site, Creag nan Damh, Sgurr an Lochain and Sgurr Beag.rhalstead28/06/2014
Done as part of south ridge with James, Dylan and Oli. Cloud of the day finally lifted to give extensive views.Aimless Rambler25/05/2014
With Hannah as part of Cluanie Ridge Desperate Stan18/07/2013
With Steve, RodOik12/06/2012
With Rod and Grant from the half way point going west. Great day with just a bit of dampness from time to time.SS12/06/2012
South Glen Shiel ridge with DW and SL. Weather good.AGWilliamson24/09/2011
G&MG Annette DuncanChris Blake06/08/2011
with Ian Hawkins and Kenny Grahamakmilne11/06/2011
from shiel bridge the saddle, squrr na sgine, squrr a bhac,creag nam damh, squrr an lochain, squrr an doire leathain, moal chinn dearg, aonach air ghrith, druim shionnach, and creag a mhaim cycled from cluanie inn back to shiel bridge.robertphillips11/06/2011
#12, 2/7 today On from Creag nan Damh, followed path running across southern slopes of Sgurr Beag, and then ridge to the top.Edgemaster16/04/2011
3 of 11: From Sgurr Beag.ChrisR30/09/2010
Starting to feel it now at 6 of 7. Only 40 mins from Leathain but pain kicking in now. Brilliant day starting to wane, getting a lil colder and wind picking up.bowzi03/09/2010
Via NE ridge.Wheelsy15/02/2010
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave18/07/2009
my sixth of the day and a hard slog up through the snow - i was having problems with my left eye which was whiting out but there was a lot of snow to cross. number 7 looked a long way to go but no stopping nowgreendave11/04/2009
Munro 164 2007 compleationancient brit23/07/2007
See Creag a'Mhaimdickscroop14/06/2007
alone SheilaS06/06/2007
Complete South Glen Shiel Ridge in fine conditions, with John, Mike & Martinbarnz4801/06/2007
94th - Solo - from Cluanie Inn, front passed through overnight led to heavy cloud cover and rain becoming increasingly heavy. Walked out to Shiel Bridge after 7th on ridge.RGibbs26/08/2006
Did with Allan on a misty traverse of the South Shiel ridge - no views for 10 hours :(jonbowyer12/08/2006
Hike with Jon. Vis poor at time however overall fair conditions.amcculloch12/08/2006
9 of 11: From Sgurr an Doire Leathain.ChrisR14/10/2005
Self, Completed ridge including Creag a Mhaim, Druim Shionnach, Aonach an Chrith, Moal Chinn Dearg, Sgurr an Doire Leathain, Sgurr an lochain, Creag nan Damh, 1 Top. 21.2km, 2030m in 7.0hr.JamesSDonald10/06/2005
South Glen Shiel ridge from Cluanie to MalaganGeoff Briggs30/05/2005
See Creag a'Mhaim dbb19/05/2005