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Name:Sgurr nan Coireachan
Hill number:776
Height:956m / 3136ft
RHB Section:10D: Mallaig to Fort William
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Triples, Catchment Boundaries, Lochy, Shiel, Morar
Watershed:Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Greater Loch Linnhe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NM 90294 88003
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:234m
Col:722m  NM915882  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 40
(1:25k) 398E
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 485 users)ByDate of Ascent
Clockwise circuit of the two Munros with a walk in from Glenfinnan NT car park.welshyboyo25/06/2019
With RodOik10/06/2019
Sgurr Thuilm - Sgurr nan Coireachan - An Stac - Druim a Chuirn - Meith Bheinn - Creag Bhån - Beinn nan Cabar. Straight along ridge from Sgurr Thuilm to Sgurr nan CoireachanClive G01/05/2019
SoloAimless Rambler23/04/2019
With ChristineKeith9927/02/2019
With Keithchristine9927/02/2019
Walked in from Glenfinnian via Corryhully then up SE ridge - lots of fresh snow down to 350m made progress slow - strong NW wind as well - then onto Sgurr Thuilmwychwood27/01/2019
From Glenfinnan, bike to Corryhully, then continued along road and signposted track up Sgurr a' Choire Riabhaich, on to Sgurr nan Coireachan, long ridge (via Meall an Tarmachain, Beinn Gharbh, Beinn Gharbh E Top, Sgurr Thuilm W Top to Sgurr Thuilm, descent via Druim Coire a' Bheithe to track and return via Corryhullykdbennett02/07/2018
Some nice scrambly bits to the summit. A fantastic walk round the horseshoe with stunning views as a rewardLizzieG05/06/2018
started off in the rain but cleared by the time I go to the top.FCMark13/05/2018
Day before TGO Challenge 2018 from Corryhully bothytwg2710/05/2018
As part of the Corriehully horsehoe from Glenfinnan. Cycled in to the bothyRoblex19/09/2017
CUHWC Glen Coe trip. With JG. Glorious sunshine.AGWilliamson28/03/2017
Completed Sgurr Thula and Sgurr nan Coirfachan with climbing club. Steve's last munroe.Stayed in Railway CarriageJamesSDonald08/10/2016
M2Dave Geere30/05/2016
A long walk up Glen Finnan then up the ridge following a good path for most of the way until near the summit. Cloud reluctant to clear on the top.Windy Corner29/05/2016
First Munro!dadofmorph09/05/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac16/03/2016
With Nick Piotrowski doing the Glenfinnan Horseshoe on a fantastic winter day. Sadly lost mobile phone somewhere on descent.signyred12/02/2016
From Glenfinnan. With Sam & Lindsay.MorecambeMonkey25/07/2015
From Sgurr Thuilm. Biked out and saw the Jacobite stem train go over the viaduct. Many tourists!Bookerdddd02/09/2014
Arduous solo walk in fine weatherbarnz4824/08/2014
Horseshoe of Sgurr nan Coireachan, Sgurr Thuilm and their associated tops.rhalstead18/06/2014
With Brain R. Clockwise ascent to next Munro. Plenty of fresh snow made it hard work. Lift back to car with Ghillie.Play2End22/01/2014
hf 8.5 hourspigerg30/09/2013
Climbed with Rob in conjunction with Sgurr Thuilm with Rob after visiting Glenfinnan visitor centre and watching for steam train on viaduct to no avail. A wet day, mist on tops, useful cycle ride up path beside stream.david.walker4011/05/2013
Corryhully horseshoe in the morning, Gulvain in the afternoon. Day 38 of 59 for all Munros. 41km, +/-2600m.PGCE04/05/2013
USMC trip with DaveLoz_mck13/04/2013
On a clockwise round of the Corryhully Horseshoe. Misty and rainy until early afternoon. See my blog post for more details: <a href="http://blog.alistairpooler.co.uk/2012/09/the-corryhully-horseshoe.html" target="_blank">http://blog.alistairpooler.co.uk/2012/09/the-corryhully-horseshoe.html</a>alistairpooler20/09/2012
262nd - Solo - from Glenfinnan rail station, dry, cool day, sunny with little cloud. Visibility outstanding with views across west coast islands, northern and Lochaber ranges. Great day.RGibbs30/08/2012
Standard traverse of Sgurr nan Coireachan and Sgurr Thuilm from Glenfinnan. With Ruth and Amy.davidpettit8408/06/2012
2nd of 2, don't be deceived there's quite a lot of up and downs between Munros and it'll take longer than you think. Grabbed bike at bothy and cycled out in ~15 mins.bowzi20/05/2012
With Jeremy. Dry .Camped at Corryhully. Torrential rain on cycling outyounggl12/05/2012
Roy & ScoobyJimA15/04/2012
With Andy, pity didn't know about the bothy bit wet and about 8 hours total with thulingeoffreybbb07/04/2012
With Lornarad24/03/2012
Climbed with Pete Williams, Lisa and Matt. Had to abort ridge due to high wind and heavy rain.amcculloch31/12/2011
ghaley26/07/2011
squrr nan coireachan and squrr thuilm cycled in to the bothy.robertphillips02/07/2011
See Sgurr Thuilmdickscroop29/05/2011
FIRST DAY OUTR WITH CLUB DID THE GLENFINNAN HORSE SHOE. VERY POOR VISjennygraham01/05/2011
Ah that viaduct in certain films. Beautiful walk up to these two munros, want to return and do Steap. Company: Soloiandesbottes04/03/2011
6 of 7: From Meall an Tarmachain.ChrisR30/08/2010
Stayed at Glenfinnan Station Bunkhouse with Carol, Tom and Alan and Jess. Lot of snow around on topsmunromurph12/05/2010
With JayColinmac200520/02/2010
Solo.Dangerous Dave15/05/2009
Steve, Saf, Julian. Very windy!Mountain Goat14/03/2009
Found this one and its neighbour difficult both to climb and navigate in a poor visibilty day.akmilne17/10/2008
Completed Sgurr Thula and Sgurr nan Coirfachan, 22km, 1600m in 7.5hrJamesSDonald11/07/2008
David OChris Blake09/03/2008
park at approx: NM906808 just before/after visitor centre. Took mountain bike to corryhully luxury bothy. Walked up Sgurr Thuilm, then a long ridge walk to Sgurr nan Coireachan. Descent was very rocky.Jhimmy11/07/2007
Alone, from NTS car park.Grinner17/06/2007
3rdThearlaichdubh12/06/2007
Munro 64 2007 compleationancient brit28/05/2007
Long walk up Glen Finnan from the parking area near the A830, quite misty and windy at the summit. yorkie06/05/2007
Trig revisit during TGO ChallengeRHW14/05/2006
144redcon06/05/2006
Solo Uisdean2511/04/2006
With Rod and Stephen in fairly poor conditions following the usual route. Path still fades out but the flanking path higher up is now a scar. SS19/06/2005
6 of 7: From Meall an Tarmachain.ChrisR31/05/2005
(cont fr Sg Thuilm) Weather showery; mist on 1st 2 tops, say Brocken Spectre on Sg nan C; view to Loch Morar. Long walk back to car (20:10); blister started on foot. dbb02/07/2004
Solo ascentalexmaclennan12/06/2004
Lovely warm dry sunny day.Dugswell226/05/2004
Solo trip, with Sgurr ThuilmInvicta1430/06/2003
Wind blown snow/hail on top.dal05/05/2003
Cycled on tarmac to Corryhully bothy, then classic horseshoe over Sgurr Thuilm and Sgurr nan Coireachan- fine views especially to Knoydart. With Pete.pwheeler26/05/2002
MVW final Munro. Up from Glenfinnan, direct line to summit and back same way. Drinks at the Railway carriages into the night.nordicstar29/09/2001
Anne and John CDavid Greaves16/04/2001
With Tim and JimmyRobF02/01/2001
first ascent, solo, goc 2000, very hot. climbed from oban bothy, traversed the two munros and several tops, on my way to the pub in glen finnan and my b&b along the road.rum doodle 13/05/2000
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
Solo walk. Great views of Knoydart and the Hebrides.mikejacobs24/10/1999
Circuit from Glen Finnanrjf3505/07/1999
With Jasper the Dalmatian, clockwise circuit, up the ridge from Corryhully over lower C top to Sgurr nan Coireachan then in thinnish cloud E along ridge to Sgurr Thuilmvegibagger11/05/1999
High cloud, mild, good views.iangalbraith02/05/1999
Sugar nan Coireachan and Sgurr Thuilm horseshoe with Andymountainmunki08/09/1998
with SR on double Munro dayFrank18/02/1998
CK, Warren SheilaS28/12/1997
After staying at Prince’s Hotel, Glenfinnan. Solo. After ascending Sgùrr an Utha I went northwards and on to WSW ridge of Sgùrr an Fhuarain Duibh and went over its summit. I continued to the summit of Sgùrr a’ Choire Riabhaich and Sgùrr nan Coireachan. I returned to Sgùrr a’ Choire Riabhaich and went down its SE ridge to join path. I went past Corryhully bothy and down Glen Finnan. There is a new house above Corryhully.pwbellarby19/10/1997
With: mt ck; Helen Baines07/06/1996
With: tp rk; Walked up from Glenfinnan to Corryhully then up path onto SE ridge of Sg a'Choire Riabhaich. Continued NW to Sg. Nan Coireachan then NE to Meall an Tarmachain Beinn Gharbh and finally Sgurr Thuilm. Descended S ridge to Corryhully & GlenfinnanIan Baines06/06/1996
as for #774IanHHill12/04/1996
Galltywenallt24/03/1996
Second Munro on this Glenfinnan circuit. Quite tiring going, through soft snow. Cylindrical trig inside circle of stones.Aye Jimmy02/03/1996
soloShutterlag12/09/1995
Glenfinnan round from Sgurr an Utha to Streap and Beinn an Tuim.Eddie08/05/1995
selfdavidsbatty23/05/1993
On the 1993 TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL14/05/1993
With John from road end. Path still pretty much the same but a flanking path developing higher up. Did it in a clockwise direction again. Car had flat tyre next morning at Garramore YH (now gone). SS14/03/1993
with Morag SintonRockhopper27/06/1992
1dads05/05/1992
With DC and DB.Martin6628/12/1991
On horseshoe walk from Sgurr Thuilm to Sgurr nan CoireachanPeterD02/06/1991
Sgurr Thuilm and Sgurr nan Coireachan RHW28/12/1989
douglas_easton08/07/1988
Alone following same clockwise route. Path pretty much the same as last time reappearing high up. SS30/04/1988
From Glen Finnan. First hill of a back packing trip into Knoydart but discovered that I wasn't fit enough to carry a sac up hills. Stuck to the valley's from then on and eventually got to Kyle a week later.mindlessflogger03/08/1987
from M A T. Rain and snow showers No view. 15.20. to S a C Rarranc29/05/1987
Glenfinnan – Up forestry road in Glen Finnan – Past Corryhully Lodge & bothy – Drum Coire a’ Bheithe – Sgurr Thuilm – Sgurr nan Coireachan – Sgurr a’ Choire Riabhaich – Down ridge & stalker’s path – Glen Finnan – Glenfinnan. (PM)gerrybowes14/02/1987
from Pean bothy with DSW, W over head of Glen then up S nan Coireachan, along ridge to S Thuilm. Sunnyniallp08/07/1986
This is a great ridge. Repeated in 1988, 1993 and 2005.SS21/03/1985
With Davemike.hoult14/05/1984
M.R.Glenford17/09/1981
Walked in and ascended from Glenfinnan, heading for A'Chuil bothy. Second ascent from A'Chuil 31/05/1985.JohnW28/05/1978
IRA-OC Uisdean2521/05/1977
From Glen Pean bothy.jimbloomer14/06/1976
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