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Name:Sgurr na Carnach
Hill number:827
Height:1002m / 3287ft
Parent (Ma):815  Sgurr Fhuaran
RHB Section:11A: Loch Duich to Cannich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Alsh & Duich
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo
(Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur)
Grid ref:NG 97718 15880
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:134m
Col:868m  NG977163  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 414N 414S
Observations:rocks by cairn are about as high as cairn base
Survey:obvious summit
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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
SoloTopsaswell16/05/2017
with Gavin on Five Sisters traverse from large GlenSheil FC parking via Bealach na Lapain. All types of weather, with warm sunshine at day's end. about 7 hrs walk. Views minimal until then. (Did not summit Saighead or Moraich this time, descent from B Bhuidhe)niallp15/05/2017
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
Second Munro of the day with Brian R. Clearing and cool summit.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
Done from West to East. Easiest of the three hills.akmilne25/09/2015
mixed weather but ultimately turned out fine. Climbed with AndyFCMark25/09/2015
With Ian Soulsby.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 Andy Brown and Oliver Stephnson.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
Five Sisters routeCaralynR19/09/2012
See Sgurr na Ciste Dubhdickscroop11/06/2012
with Markgrimjimm02/06/2012
2nd of 3, with Jim. Can't recall much other than some up and downs between peaks, superb views on a clear day that wavered between fine and windy at times.bowzi02/06/2012
with Dave & Dinnyemma702707/04/2012
after sgurr na ciste duibhe and before sgurr fhuaranmn2320/10/2011
2nd munro of day. Still raining constantly and snow on ground. Fleeting views at best. Maggie too.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, with Clare on a fine day.alwaysinshorts05/06/2011
selfdavidsbatty25/04/2011
Number 146. With National Trust(Rule. Good day, not great vies, but negligible rainfall. Lots of up and down. Did all five sisters.Al-get-there01/05/2010
Week in Glen Shiel with Richard. Very steep ascent. Low wind but poor visibility on tops.amcculloch08/02/2010
180th - 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
4thThearlaichdubh13/05/2009
Cluanie to Loch Duich via North Glen Shiel Ridge. Day 20 of 59 for all Munros. 21km, +/-2250m, 11 hours.PGCE16/04/2009
On the traverse of the five sistersmindlessflogger25/12/2008
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
Munro 169 2007 compleationancient brit25/07/2007
Estimated date - done with Keith Brown as part of 5 sistersAimless Rambler03/05/2007
173redcon02/09/2006
with SCHC.Skerryvore07/07/2006
Blisco25/06/2006
Steep descent and climb from sgurr na Ciste Duibhe. yorkie31/05/2006
CK, Eve, Colin, KeithR SheilaS15/04/2006
With Brian & Niel completing Ciste Dhubh, Aonach Meadhoin, Sgurr a Bhealaich Dheirg, Saileag, Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe, Sgurr na Carnach, Sgurr Fhuaran, 3 Tops. 25km, 2830m in 14.0hrJamesSDonald11/06/2005
See Aonach Meadhoin dbb21/05/2005
Climbed with Avril, sid, Alan and John Convery staying at Trekkers Lodge bunkhousemunromurph12/07/2004
With DJB. After dropping to Glen Shiel, shared car with someone to get back to start, I think.douglas_easton27/05/2004