Name:Sgurr Alasdair
Hill number:1239
Height:992m / 3255ft
Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
875109/06/2015NG 45010 20770  F: Small cairnDSM
1961314/06/2017NG 45007 20772  F: Small cairnDSM
2341819/05/2018NG 45007 20770  F: A few stones
O: Probably was a cairn once, not much left of it now.
2831415/05/2016NG 45005 20771  F: rock
S: Leica RX1250
-461625/05/2008NG 45005 20774  F: cairnDW
-461701/07/2014NG 45006 20771  F: cairnRobertP
433501/07/2014NG 45006 20771  F: CairnRobertP

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Part of a half round of Corie Lagan.atreides788729/05/2019
From Sgurr Dubh Mor, visibility <20m, unenjoyable climbing on slushy rock. On to Sgurr Thearlaich.Wycombe Wanderer26/03/2019
With Lawrie, Lindsay, Janet + Jim.clashcityrocker18/07/2018
Skye trip with OtisGlenford04/06/2018
With Jonathan, guided by Paddy.Chris Blake04/06/2018
From Sgurr Sgumain with Malcolm Airey.Dangerous Dave14/05/2018
squrr dubh an da bheinn, squrr dubh mor, squrr sgumain, sgurr alasdair, squrr thearlaich, solo from glen brittle, up coir a ghrunnda down stone shoot.robertphillips22/07/2017
From Glenbrittle camp site, via The Great Stone ShuteCrib Goch10/07/2017
not such great weather. but a great hill.gettingonabit21/06/2017
GMC May Bank Holiday Week 30th May 2016 Tara & Chris Russell jps66630/05/2016
An ideal day sunny cool air walking up from Glen Brittle campsite after a luxury coffee. The steady walk to the base of the great stone shoot an old volcanic crater, populated by a range of bivouac stone walls created by a bivouac building workshop it would seem. The stone shoot delivered what it promised a moving hillside on the way up and the way down. The summit was airy with tremendous views all round. Three young climbers were tripping across the sloping slabs above the void an all sides.. With tremendous effort we descended the GSS slipping, sliding and grinding or way down the GSS and on back to the Glen floor.david.walker4015/05/2016
From Glen Brittle campsite with Jamie. Sgurr nan Eag then Sgurr Dubh Mor before finishing with scramble on to Sgurr Alasdair. Returned to Glen Brittle via Great Stone Shute.knarf06/05/2016
via great stone chutens7907/11/2015
3rd of the day with george yeomans, roy, dave and derek ellismn2322/06/2015
With GHC. Hard ascent up the stone shoot in sleet and hail. Misty top and quick descent back to the hostel.Play2End29/05/2015
1 of 3: From Glen Brittle via Great Stone Shute.ChrisR20/04/2015
Final summit on traverse from Gars-bheinn. Ascended via south-west ridge to avoid TD gap, although one difficult scramble up a chimney on ascent. Great views all round.quadbarrel15/10/2014
Final summit on traverse from Sgurr na Banachdich. Collie's Ledge exposed but not difficult, once at next bealach dropped down scree to meet Great Stone Chute. Great views all round.quadbarrel13/10/2014
Walked and summited with Andy Brown and Oliver Stephenson.Baggieboy23/08/2014
Solo, up via the stone chute, stay on the larger rocks on the LHS to make things easier. Once at the top a lil scramble to the tiny summit. Some excellent scree running on the way off :) 9.5km, 1290m, 7hr.bowzi18/07/2014
Day 1 of Cullin Ridge Traverse. Francis Blunt (guide) and Robert Wight (MMC) Sunny, warm, high cloud and perfect viz. 11 hour day. Easy walking leaving sacks.alexmaclennan31/05/2014
Up & down the Great Stone Shutedal25/05/2014
on traverseMorning20/05/2014
From Memorial Hut via Coire Lagan and the energy-sapping stone chute. Brilliant viewpoint.neimcv19/05/2014
Ascended via Great Stone Chute from Glen Brittle in cloud. No views from summit, although cloud creating eerie atmosphere on tiring ascent up Chute.quadbarrel08/04/2014
An atempt on the ridge, stopped for bad weatherJamesSDonald05/09/2013
Accessed via. traverse to cave on Sgumain and back up the south flank. Fantastic scramblingKevin2903507/10/2012
A great day on Sgurr Alasdair with Smoky and Ella. Fine clear weather. Walked up from Glen Brittle campsite to Coire Lagan then up Great Stone Chute to summit.Skip05/06/2012
Traverse from Gars-bheinn to Sgurr Alasdair with Ruth, Will and DC. Perfect sunny weather.davidpettit8402/06/2012
With I.McSkimming, climbed Slab Corner (Diff) on Cioch, traversed Sgurr Sgumain. Descended Great Stone Shoot.Highland Days29/05/2012
Cuillin Ridge w Bruno YatesMartin Barratt22/05/2012
squrr nan eag, squrr dubh mor and squrr alasdair.robertphillips07/05/2012
Last day of week in Skye with Clare College Rockclimbing Club - Sgurr Sgumain, Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Thearlaich via some hairraising Grade 3 scramblesMark Jackson09/07/2011
With Neil and Sven :)Loz_mck25/10/2010
Represents a traverse of the Cuillin ridgeHarper10010/10/2010
with Tim747, the day we swore our way up the stonechute.Shutterlag26/09/2010
Climbed Sgurr Alasdair via the Great Stone Shute while camping with family in Glen Brittle.Dewi Prysor14/08/2010
From Glen Brittle via the ever moving Great Stone Chute, mist on top so no views.rhalstead29/06/2010
GUM club - Ron and SBBronagh29/05/2010
CK SheilaS08/05/2010
With Marc. Coir’a’Ghrunnda (697m), Bealach Coir’a’Ghrunnda and SW ridge Sgurr Sgumain (947m), up SW ridge Sgurr Alasdair (993m)JtwoUD23/06/2009
Wateraid walk with Ben Anstee, Ian Barnabas and Dave Mulholland. Return via Great Stone Chute.robba_wag06/06/2009
neil hutton26/05/2009
With Hannah, Matt & Nick Desperate Stan22/08/2008
Will, Alex T, Richard, Dave F, Simon W Blisco06/07/2008
Based overnight at Glenbrittle camp site. Completed the round of corrie lagan. Weather was blisteringly hot, no cloud or wind and lots of midges late on back at camp.sotabagger21/06/2008