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Name:Sgurr na Forcan
Hill number:697
Height:964.6m / 3165ft
Parent (Ma):688  The Saddle
Parent (SMC):688  The Saddle
RHB Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Alsh & Duich
Class:Munro Top, Subsimm
(MT,sSim)
Grid ref:NG 94029 13040
Summit feature:rock
Drop:28.6m
Col:936m  NG 93918 13041  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 414N 414S
Survey:Leica RX1250
Comments:col height measured to be 936.0m
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 356 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
markhammonds03/08/2019
Peterb08/07/2019
Circuit of Forcan Ridge, The Saddle, Sgurr na Sgine and Faochag.Geoff Briggs28/05/2019
carole engel28/05/2019
Pommyjon25/05/2019
stuartgreig21/04/2019
Ruth21/03/2019
From A87 along track on N side of Meallan Odhar, then to Forcan Ridge up Sgurr na Forcan, continuing to The Saddle (both summits), descending to Bealach Coire Mhalagain, up Sgurr na Sgine via NW Top, returning and out to Faochag W top and Summit, descending down end of ridge to NE back to A87kdbennett11/08/2018
tuxer07/06/2018
With RodOik05/06/2018
solo with the Saddle and Sgurr na Sgine, descent via Faochag which was hard on the knees. A drizzly, greasy, and windy morning mean't it was safer to dodge the Forcan RidgeShutterlag18/05/2018
Toril13/05/2017
atreides788717/03/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac23/10/2016
LadyinAyeVan19/10/2016
From A87 layby a round of Sgurr na Forcan, The Saddle, Trig, Sgurr na Sgine, WT and Faochag.rhalstead22/09/2016
Somerled8722/09/2016
hillhunter21/08/2016
Climbed solo. Started at Malagan Bridge (Glen Shiel). Stalkers path via Bealach na Craoibhe to foot of Forcan Ridge. Ascending the ridge to climb numerous summits (Sgurr nan Forcan, The Saddle E top, The Saddle, The Saddle trig point, The Saddle W top, Spidean Dhomhuill Bhric, Sgurr Leac nan Each). Descended north along ridge towards Sgurr a' Gharg Gharaidh before dropping east down a steep grassy gully into Gleann Undalain. Picked up path (faint at first) heading down glen to Shiel Bridge before heading down road to Ratagan hostel. Return on bike to Malagan Bridge to collect car. Weather dry, warm, mostly sunny, with some mist lower in the valleys, particularly in late afternoon (a partial cloud inversion). Superb climbing on a spectacular and rugged mountain. Scrambling on Forcan Ridge is exposed but not difficult, though wouldn't be pleasant in wind or rain. Views to Ben Nevis, Skye, Torridon. Time ~ 8 hours.jamessteel10018/08/2016
danielarn19/06/2016
Driftwood08/06/2016
Paul and Terri04/06/2016
Fi14/05/2016
scoob14/05/2016
Clive G11/05/2016
With Nick Piotrowski in full winter conditionssignyred10/02/2016
Capt Malbec16/10/2015
dynamo8310/10/2015
Womble21/09/2015
Kevin2903520/07/2015
Ullswalker20/07/2015
long clockwise circuit with dad on his re confirming his Munro status on the right summit of the Saddle. From Shiel Bridge up Graham Biod an Fhithich Forcan ridge of the Saddle and all along Murdo and Graham top SIMS, leaving last one at 9.57pm just before sunset.trigpillocksson14/06/2015
started ridge but abandoned due to snow on rocks.JamesSDonald30/04/2015
munromurph20/04/2015
Sick Kid11/02/2015
Forcan Ridge and The Saddle, final route of Winter Mountaineering and skills course led by Kevin O'Neal and with Al Simpson. Excellent day, winter mountaineering at its best. Started from layby on A87 (NG 96760 14454), approached round and over Meallan Odhar along ridge then seated glisade down SE corrie from trig point.SteveSmith07/02/2015
benarr8924/01/2015
Lovely ridge. With Christine. Wonder whether I should have saved this until last?Keith9914/10/2014
alda10/09/2014
Owen B27/06/2014
See log for The Saddle & Sgurr na Sgine.MorecambeMonkey24/06/2014
alasdaircairns18/06/2014
Tartantraveller08/06/2014
iansm07/06/2014
robertphillips06/10/2013
Robinho0828/09/2013
With Robert Wright. Fantastic day staying right on Gorcan ridge to Saddle, onto Sgurr na Skine and back by Faochag. Sunny, dry and only light wind. 8 hours.alexmaclennan13/09/2013
weaselmaster26/07/2013
Sick Kid26/07/2013
BlackPanther05/06/2013