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Name:Sgurr na Ruaidhe
Hill number:894
Height:993m / 3258ft
RHB Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Beauly, Catchment Boundaries, Cromarty
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NH 28902 42604
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:226m
Col:767m  NH280430  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
(1:25k) 430
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 442 users)ByDate of Ascent
25th May GMC Aviemore Trip. Stayed at Inverness SYH with David Lane-Joint. Ran the ridge. Left bike at bridge further up glen. jps66625/05/2019
Descended from Garbh-charn then ascended to summit. Still windy with intermittent cloud.187lenny16/09/2018
!st munro of the day. Queued up at gate and allowed in at 9. Started walking at 9.30. Done with Maggs, Sam and Neil.dave neilson14/07/2018
Sam, Neil, Dave camping near Struy. Gate at 9ammn2314/07/2018
with M D and S. lovely day. Camped at struy fishing spot. Chippy on way home.nrowan14/07/2018
after camping with neil maggie, dave. 1st of 4 round.Rodge14/07/2018
Strathfarrar Munros from west to east, track from glen by Allt Toll a' Mhuic to Sgurr na Fearstaig, then along ridge Sgurr Fhuar-thuill, Creag Ghorm a' Bhealaich, Sgurr a' Choire Ghlais, Carn nan Gobhar and Sgurr na Ruaidhe, descending to track along Allt Coire Mhuillidh, down to glen, back to start by bikekdbennett22/06/2018
Cycled in from Inchmore for a traverse of the Strathfarrar Munros and Tops.rhalstead10/06/2018
Tim Elliot & Andrew Dyson neil hutton28/05/2018
SoloGeraldine Fardon05/05/2018
Anticlockwise circuit of the Strathfarrar Munros. On own.MorecambeMonkey05/05/2017
Climbed with Rob as part of 4 Munro ridge walk starting from east having placed bikes at west end. Spectacular ridge walk with great views.david.walker4001/05/2017
TD & CThis Dog25/08/2016
First of 6 solo tops today. Cloud-covered tops to start, completely clear later.mikejacobs29/07/2016
Standard round of the Strathfarrer 6. Tops all in cloud and bealachs cloud free. Drizzly/ mizzly blustery day. long walk back to the car.alexmaclennan20/06/2016
A bit of a slog but a sunny day with lots of good firm snow on the top.younggl02/04/2016
With ChristineKeith9913/08/2015
With RodOik25/06/2015
With Jenny and Ken on the Cannich Holidaynickywood111/06/2015
Last of the four today. Now back to the camp site in Glen Orrin via Meall na Faire.Play2End16/04/2015
SF, Richard, Duncan + othersChris Blake15/11/2014
Solo day completing Strathfarrar 4 - dry, hot with broken cloud on ascentbarnz4813/09/2014
First of Glen Strathfarrar fourrurquhart25/08/2014
Baking hot weather, cleggs biting in the corrie!steveroberts25/07/2014
With Anne Dawson, Heather Falconer, David Black, Andy Bennett, Eric, Terry, Mitch and Heather and Alastair for two a slog in poor visibility. Bitter cold on summit. Cleared a bit on descent. Easy walking , springy turfmunromurph28/06/2014
Long wet slog up to this hill. No great views as cloud at top.akmilne04/05/2014
Not sure if it was tired legs from the previous day but this hill ascent just seemed to go on forever. Wet, cold and miserable day too!FCMark04/05/2014
Solo, 1st of 4 on an overcast day. Rather than waiting for the gate I cycled in, 1hr. Around 2hr15 to summit. Remember it being quite boggy most of the way.bowzi28/09/2013
ghaley14/07/2013
Via the SW ridge. Windy damp and cold so we descended after Carn nan Gobhar. Met a chap who was navigating just on GPS way points that he had down loaded from a website. He had no map and compass. Things are changing but are they for the better?mindlessflogger03/07/2013
Climbed with Andy Brown & Chris Dean. Translates to Peak of Redness.Davidjones25/05/2013
On a anti-clockwise round of the three easternmost Strathfarrar Munros. Excellent weather and views :-) See my blog post for more details: http://blog.alistairpooler.co.uk/2013/05/three-of-glen-strathfarrar-munros.htmlalistairpooler17/05/2013
See Sgurr Fhuar-thuilldickscroop22/09/2012
round of squrr na ruaidhe,carn nan gobhar, squrr a choire ghlais, squrr fhuar thuill, and beinn na muice.robertphillips22/03/2012
1 of 8: From parking spot near Deanie Power Stn.ChrisR27/06/2011
LEFT VAN AT THE GATESjennygraham01/04/2011
CraigW08/08/2010
Splitting the Strathfarrar 6 gave me the chance to go up from Deanie, an unusual and pleasant way via Aonach na Reise. The week before the Whitsun weekend,I had no problems getting into the Glen- about 8 cars each day.pwheeler23/05/2010
Really started to freeze again, glad got to this peak with an hour left for a descent. Views of walk and whole day will be etched onto my memory bank. The best walk in wintry weather I have ever had. Company: Soloiandesbottes02/04/2010
Climbed with Richard - good conditions however a bit of windamcculloch30/08/2009
175th - Allan - from Glen Strathfarrar parking just after Braulen Lodge, clear dry and cool, easy walking along the ridge, 2nd of 5 consecutive days without seeing anyonelse on the hills.RGibbs30/08/2009
With Jamie and Ben-Ji, Sgurr Fhuar-thuill,Craeg Gorm a'Bhealaich and tops Sgurr a'Choire Ghlais, carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr na Ruaidhevegibagger27/08/2009
with dad and Ben-Ji clockwise circuit over Sgurr Fhuar-Thuill, Creag Gorm a'Bhealaich, Srurr a, Choire Ghlais Carn nan Gobhar and Sgurr na Ruaidhe. 15/20 mins late out of the valley and the lady at the gate was cross told me dad off through me when I went to get her to open the gate.trigpillocksson27/08/2009
Did the usual 4 Munro round. Used a car/Bike for the road sections. Good weather. Anti-clockwise.Jhimmy09/08/2009
TGO Challenge day 3. Easy climb last of a long day then long walk over eastern tops to Struyaliogden11/05/2009
2nd time.PGCE13/04/2009
With Gavin Rees & Brian Dickson.Dangerous Dave17/10/2008
Completed Sgurr Fhumar-thuill, Sgurr a'Choire Ghlais, Carn nan Ghobhair, Sgurr na Ruaichie + 2 Tops, 30km, 1690m, in 7.8hrJamesSDonald01/08/2008
241redcon27/07/2008
3rdThearlaichdubh12/06/2008
Munro 227 2007 compleationancient brit27/08/2007
KeithByTheC29/07/2007
With Jay and Becky, great day and good snow, but planned badly and had v long walk back down the glen in the dark.Colinmac200528/12/2006
With two friends. A round of the Strathfarrer Hills. We started walking from the track junction just beyond where track crosses Toll a' Mhuic. We reached the tops of Beinn na Muice (two of us), Carn an Daimh Bhain, Sgùrr na Muice, Cadha Raineach, Point 880m, Sgùrr na Fearstaig, Sgùrr Fhuar-thuil, Creag Ghorm a' Bhealaich, Sgùrr a Choire Ghlais, Carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr na Ruaidhe, Garbh-charn (just me) to end at the track just east of Allt Coire Mhuillidh.pwbellarby12/07/2004
With Rod and his friend from work (Dave). Took my car to start point and used Dave's to get back to it (dangerously). Again went from west to east. SS21/06/2004
first ascent, solo, goc 2004, bagged from a wild camp by loch monar on the 2004 challenge and camped up in glen strathfarrar after the 4 munros.rum doodle 09/05/2004
MM Uisdean2512/04/2004
solo. parked top of Glen, walked back down, then returned over Strathfarrar tops. Just made it out before gate shut. fairly busy. Mostly sunny and clearniallp15/10/2003
SR four Munro dayFrank31/07/2003
Sgurr Fhuar-thuill, Sgurr a'Choire Ghlais, Carn nan Gobhar and Sgurr na Ruidhe plus 2 Tops. Day 6 of 59 for all Munros.PGCE16/06/2003
See Sgurr a'Choire Ghlais. Cloud. dbb16/10/2002
1 of 6: From Deanie Power Station.ChrisR09/05/2002
AndrewJimA17/08/2001
Did the usual 4 Munro round anticlockwise on very warm sunny day.Dugswell203/06/2000
With Steve H, on the NUFWS Glen Affric trip.Grinner03/04/2000
half way munro, with MVW / Scotty / Johnny - up Allt Toll a Mhic, classic route, back down for cars.nordicstar25/03/2000
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
Sunny, clear, cold wind.iangalbraith31/05/1999
Galltywenallt08/05/1999
CK SheilaS02/04/1999
From Luipmaldrig bothy onto Sgurr na Cairbe - superb views. Contoured into Coire na Sleagaich and up Carn nan Gobhar, then realised I'd missed Sgurr na Ruaidhe. Went back for it, meanwhile cloud came in and rain came on. Back to sack on Carn nan Gobhar then up Sgurr a' Choire Ghlais in deteriorating conditions. Over Sgurr Fhuar-thuill then long weary descent to camp upstream of Loch na Caoidhe in Glen Orrin.otis_b_flywheel13/06/1998
With TimFFloss30/05/1998
Alone but this time arranged to be picked up bt Stephen to get back to car. I did walk a little down the glen to meet him. SS26/05/1996
On the 1996 TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL13/05/1996
solo circuit of the snowy Stathpeffer 4 Munros. Swapped car keys with strangers going the other way ! Staying in bunkouse in BeaulyChris Pearson01/02/1996
A good day on the 'Strathfarrar Four' - done as per SMC Munro guidebook. Most of the effort is expended on the first half of the ridge, which got progressively easier. No real views though.Aye Jimmy01/06/1995
My 200th Munro. I was piped aboard the summit on tin whistles by my companions [see #886].IanHHill31/05/1995
Strathfarrar Munro round from West to East.Eddie30/05/1994
selfdavidsbatty26/04/1994
JH, HT, RP.Bookerdddd26/05/1992
With John on same route as normal. Logistics on car provided by Gill who drove back down (uninsured) to the normal finishing point and waited for us. SS25/05/1992
With: lw sj mjs sg dg pr r+c l+c; Les's last Munro. Climbed from Glen Strathfarrar via Allt Coire Mhuillidh. Large group. Damp start and snow on top did not dampen our spirits. Bubbly and spirits on top!Ian Baines24/04/1992
Strathfarrar Four from West to EastPeterD19/06/1991
Self and Taffy: Farrar FourInvicta1413/06/1991
MC DBMartin6622/02/1991
Left car in Glen Farrar and cycled 4 1/2 m down to start of Farrar Four circuit. On good stalkers' path up for 2 miles over moss to top at 12.40. to Gobhar.arranc03/06/1989
With: hb; Strathfarrar round E-W. Parked at Loch a'Mhuillidh. N up Allt Coire Mhuillidh then Sg na Ruaidhe. Round to Carn nan Gobhar then Sg a'Choire Ghlais & Creag Ghorm a'Bhealaich. Ridge narrows to Sg Fhuar-thuill & Sg na Fhearstaig. Descend S to road.Ian Baines29/05/1989
With: ib; Helen Baines29/05/1989
E-W traverse of north Strathfarrar Munrosrjf3518/05/1989
With Ron using two cars, going from west to east. Took just under 5 hours (about an hour under Naismith). SS29/06/1987
Circuit of the four Strathfarrar Munros RHW28/05/1987
Staying in Cannich YH, walked the 4 Glen Strathfarrar munros together with an older man so we could park a second car at the end and save the hill walk. Beautiful glen. Misty. Nice drink at pub afterwards. douglas_easton27/05/1987
Strathfarrar road at the foot of the Allt Coire Mhuillidh Path up E. side of Allt Coire Mhuillidh Up SW shoulder to summit of Sgurr na Ruaidhe Carn nan Gobhar Sgurr a Choire Ghlais Creag Ghorm a Bhealaich Sgurr Fhuar-thuill Sgurr na Fearstaig Sgurr na Muice (891m) Path by Allt Toll a Mhuich to Strathfarrar road. (Solo)gerrybowes16/04/1987
With Ron using two cars (on the road). Repeated in 1987, 1992, 1996 and 2004 - holiday cottage in the glen on two occassions.SS11/05/1985
With Malcolmmike.hoult10/05/1985
From Carn nan Gobhar and down SW to Allt Coire Mhuillidh and estate road.Alan Moore10/06/1983
First of several ascents. This was in warm clear weather after cycling from Inverness hostel.JohnW30/07/1982
M.R.Glenford11/02/1981
JM Uisdean2509/08/1976
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