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Name:Sgurr Fhuaran
Hill number:815
Height:1068.7m / 3506ft
RHB Section:11A: Loch Duich to Cannich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Alsh & Duich
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman, Trail 100
Grid ref:NG 97852 16667
Summit feature:cairn
Col:404m  NH076161  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 414N 414S
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 586 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
September Glen Affric bagging trips (with David) - long day up five Munros solotleach1215/09/2019
Alan, Andrew, Angela, Craig, Jan, Jane, Jeanie, John, WillieNHWC15/06/2019
Debs & Tali, up the path from Gleann Lichd, hitting the ridge at NG 97776 17023. By way of the Druim Liath spur. Notch in the ridge with a wee stone sticking out. Up the Munro then NW along the ridge picking up the rest of the tops.Mountain Goat08/05/2019
3/3 - then further ascend over more snow and broken ground to 3rd Munro summit - again the descent is tricky in snow. Also took in Sgurr nan Saighead then descended and walked out via the long Allt a' Chruinn valley. Sting in the tail is the prolonged stepped descent down to the villagewychwood04/03/2019
My 8th Munro!eilidh21/07/2018
With Rod, AndrewOik04/06/2018
Bealach an Lapain. Summits completed: Beinn Odhar, Sgurr nan Spainteach, Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe, Sgurr na Carnach, Sgurr Fhuaran, Sgurr nan Saighead, Beinn Bhuidhe and Sgurr na Moraich. Descended to Loch Duich. Lovely sunny day.knarf30/04/2018
Glasgow and Lancaster Clunie WE Day 2. With Tom O and Peter C. Great day with sunny calm clear weather and perfect viz. Suncream and goggles on for much of day. Bealach an Lapain to Sgurr Fhuaran West Ridgealexmaclennan11/03/2018
With Steve Smith on a traverse of the Kintail Five Sisters ridge - battle memorial to Kintail Lodge Hotel.jonglew22/10/2017
From A87 onto ridge for traverse of Sgurr nan Spainteach, Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe, Sgurr na Carnach, Sgurr Fhuaran and Sgurr nan Saighead. Dropped down to river and followed back.rhalstead10/06/2017
with Gavin on Five Sisters traverse from large GlenSheil FC parking via Bealach na Lapain. All types of weather, but better than abysmal forecast, with warm sunshine at day's end. about 7 hrs walk. Saw no-one else. Views minimal until then. (Did not summit Saighead or Moraich this time, descent from B Bhuidhe).niallp15/05/2017
Lovely autumn day with stags roaring all around - mostly bright and partly sunny, gentle breeze. From Morvich, cycled up the glen to car park.Capt Malbec23/10/2016
Ascended from Morvich via Glen Lichd, climbing up to the ridge from Glen Lichd House. A long tough climb to get to the ridge. Fantastic weather, visibility.Roblex10/10/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac10/10/2016
Third Munro of the day with Brian R. Cloud on the summit so no view.Play2End17/06/2016
Five Sisters traversesqueegs20/05/2016
Climbed with Franta, Rike and Chimed as part of the Five Sisters. DMC trip to kintailelectricfox19/03/2016
On New Year trip to Shiel Lodge at Shiel Bridge with CUHWC friends. Linear walk along the Five Sisters back to Shiel Lodge.AGWilliamson28/12/2015
Five Sisters with Andrew and othersMark Jackson28/12/2015
We did this one first on a poor morning. Excellent ridge with some great scrambling.akmilne25/09/2015
mixed weather but ultimately turned out fine. Climbed with AndyFCMark25/09/2015
With Ian.Dangerous Dave19/09/2015
John Tony Bob Jennie Paul EleanorChris Blake14/09/2014
Hot humid and sunny day. Rain previous night so ground was wet. Great views. Returned by dropping from Belach an Lapain to Gleann LichdJhimmy29/07/2013
With Hannah on 5 Sisters Ridge Desperate Stan20/07/2013
climbed with Avril, John, Sid and Alanmunromurph12/07/2013
Climbed with Andy Brown & Oliver Stephenson.Davidjones27/04/2013
DMC Kintail Meet - Five sisters route from Bealach an Lapain across the three munros. Due to deteriorating weather etc dropped off W flank of final munro and paddled across river to road!jonbowyer20/10/2012
5 of 8: From Sgurr na Carnach.ChrisR21/09/2012
Five Sisters routeCaralynR19/09/2012
See Sgurr na Ciste Dubhdickscroop11/06/2012
with Markgrimjimm02/06/2012
3rd of 3, w/Jim. A reasonable pull to the 3rd Munro but missed the route N for the 5th sister. Clammy walk out down Allt a'Chruinn, hard on the knees! Shop next 2 JacObite was open, tins of Skol+Red Death :) for the walk to 2nd car near campsite. 9.5hrs.bowzi02/06/2012
with Dave & Dinnyemma702707/04/2012
with dave after sgurr na ciste duibhe and sgurr na carnachmn2320/10/2011
3rd munro of day. Missed path and had to traverse across side of hill with Maggie. Long steep descent to road down Glen Shiel, Made longer by bridge being closed leading to very wet tramp thru' loch shiel and back up road for car.dave neilson20/10/2011
round of squrr fhurarin, squrr na carnach, squrr ciste duibhe, saileag, squrr a bhealaich, and aonach meadhoin from shiel bridge cycled back from cluanie inn to shiel bridge.robertphillips12/06/2011
As part of Five Sisters of Kintail from East to West, with Clare on a fine day.alwaysinshorts05/06/2011
Week in Glen Shiel with Richard. Very steep ascent. Low wind but poor visibility on tops.amcculloch08/02/2010
181st - Allan - from Glenshiel battlesite, clear dry day, snow from 800m, return along valley to Achnagart Farm and along road to carpark.RGibbs08/02/2010
Conquest of 5 Sisters with Mike C & John McD - Snow above 800mbarnz4807/11/2009
Cluanie to Loch Duich via North Glen Shiel Ridge. Day 20 of 59 for all Munros. 21km, +/-2250m, 11 hours.PGCE16/04/2009
With kev, jenny Dave and Jill. Having two cars meant we could traverse the five sisters from the col west of Saileag all the way to Sgurr na Moraich in one hit. Over cast but no snow. A grand day outmindlessflogger25/12/2008
Cairngorm Club overnight meet. With Eilidh Scobbie and Marj Ewan. After ascending Sgurr nan Spainteach and Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe from Bealach an Lapain. We continued to the summit of Sgurr na Carnach 21:40 and then Sgurr Fhuaran, reached at 23:00. On ascending the latter we met a runner coming down who was attempting to do the South Cluanie Ridge and the North as well in 24 hours. There were three others with him. This did not seem very sensible given the forecast of bad weather. By now it was getting difficult to see. We descended and slightly above the col with Sgurr nan Saighead stopped at 23:30 and made a bivvy for the night. It was a stony and windy spot. Forecasts had been variable. I had expected much rain in the evening, but in fact there were only a few drops of rain towards the end. At 05:00 we set off again, descending down the glen NE.pwbellarby21/06/2008
With Will, Morvich to A87 & hitching down the road.Grinner07/06/2008
From Shiel Bridge I ascended Beinn Bhuidhe, Sgùrr nan Saighead and Sgùrr Fhuaran. As arranged I met a friend on the summit of Sgùrr Fhuaran. She had got there sometime earlier but had a bivvy shelter with her. We decided there was not enough time to continue over Sgùrr na Carnach so went back down the WNW ridge of Sgùrr Fhuaran ,the way she came up. However, we found a somewhat better way to Shield Bridge through the bracken and wetness that fills the glen bottom.pwbellarby17/08/2007
Munro 168 2007 compleationancient brit25/07/2007