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Name:Sgurr nan Eag
Hill number:1258
Height:926.3m / 3039ft
Parent (Ma):1239  Sgurr Alasdair
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 45710 19524
Summit feature:cairn
Col:796m  NG 4541 2016  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
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Survey:Leica Disto D510/Leica RX1250
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From Glen Brittle Memorial Hut, good track leads up into Coir' a' Ghrunnda, gets a bit scrambly but nothing difficult. Fourth hill on a linear route to Gars-bheinn. On to Sgurr a' Choire Bhig.jonglew01/10/2019
From Glenbrittle camp site, via moorland paths to foot of SW flank - not a route I wish to repeat. An initial slabs 'barrier' at the start of the SW flank was passed approximately centrally, then 2,000 feet of snow covered unstable boulders and scree, interspersed with slabs coated with water-ice. Lots of 'dead' ground above, meaning some route choices had to be reversed once what was in the dead ground was revealed. If there is an 'obvious' zig-zag scree path, I saw no signs of it. Route finding was not half so difficult coming back down, but care had to be taken to locate the passage back through the slabs barrier.Isbjorn Winter Round18/01/2019
With Euan, first Munro in 2 years after ankle injury, back to the big stuff!BigNick29/07/2018
From Sgurr Dubh Mor & Sgurr Dubh na Da Bheinn, with Mike Lates.Dangerous Dave23/07/2018
With Jonathan, guided by Paddy.Chris Blake04/06/2018
Standard route up Coire a’Ghrunnda from Glen Brittle. Onto Sgurr Dubh MorN.Morters26/05/2018
Attempted with Dave and Scott - reached Loch Coir' a' Ghrunnda at 698m, but thick mist and rain prevented us continuing to the main ridgebarnz4830/09/2017
BC Skye meet, with Ken Wright and Jim Plaice.clashcityrocker18/07/2017
From campsite, a round of Sgurr Dubh an Da Bheinn, Sgurr Dubh Mor and Sgurr nan Eag.rhalstead08/06/2017
With I.mcSkimming, Coire Ghrunndha to Gars BheinnHighland Days29/04/2017
Part of traverse from Sgurr nan Eag to Sgurr a' Mhadaidh with Ewan. Ascended via Coir a' Ghrunndaraffemeister08/10/2016
With pam pope , her husband Andy, jennifer, dave B,Margaret, and Iain Price. Not really a good .was clashed in. But we managed to do this one ,attempted the next but we run out of and managed to get off the hill just before dark.tallblond10/09/2016
GMC Skye Week 30th May 2016. jps66630/05/2016
with NeilsKonstanci08/05/2016
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
1st of the day with george yeomans, roy, dave and derek ellismn2322/06/2015
With GHC from the hostel. Clearing top, cool and breezy. Only one Munro, a real disappointment!Play2End30/05/2015
First summit on traverse to Sgurr Alasdair. Walk round to Coir' a' Ghrunnda from Glen Brittle easy, ascent to Loch more difficult as was ascent onto ridge. Great views across to Bla Bheinn. Walked out to Gars-bheinn and returned over summit again.quadbarrel15/10/2014
1 of 5: From Glen Brittle campsite CP.ChrisR26/06/2014
2nd of 2. After having lunch I then started the trek over to nan Eag...ended up on the wrong side of the ridge and had a hairy moment to get back on the right side. Ran into troubles descending too...very different to mainland Munros! 16.6km, 1685m, 11hr30.bowzi16/06/2014
Climbed from Glenbrittle Campsite with my dad (his and my first Cuillin Munro) in beautiful clear conditions. Relatively straightforward approach from Loch a Ghrunnda. Seemed to be one of the very few people on the hill without a Guide.andy04/06/2014
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.alexmaclennan31/05/2014
B&A 4 days after traverseMorning24/05/2014
2nd time.PGCE02/10/2013
An atempt on the ridge, stopped for bad weatherJamesSDonald05/09/2013
Week on Skye with Mum. Unexpectedly poor weather - attempt on Eag and Dubh Mor but very foggy coming up Coir' a' Ghrunnda with very difficult route finding. Made it to Sgurr nan Eag by NW ridge in quite 'adventurous' conditions.Mark Jackson14/07/2013
With Matt Alex Simon David & SarahPDR196603/07/2013
Eag to InnPinnKevin2903507/10/2012
1 day ascent of the cuillin ridge - 13.58 minutes strat to finish including all munros but no naismiths roue or kings chimney Walked in and walked back to glen brittle campsite - total time 23:20jonathanwilliam04/06/2012
Traverse from Gars-bheinn to Sgurr Alasdair with Ruth, Will and DC. Perfect sunny weather.davidpettit8402/06/2012
Cuillin Ridge in two days w BrunoMartin Barratt22/05/2012
squrr nan eag, squrr dubh mor and squrr alasdair.robertphillips07/05/2012
woweeee the best day i have ever had on the hill!! Weather was awful but the terrain was amense!!! with katiejennygraham25/08/2011
Week in Skye with Clare College RockclimbingMark Jackson07/07/2011
With Nick, Matt, Barry Desperate Stan18/06/2011
CK SheilaS07/05/2010
Skye long weekend trip EUHWCBronagh16/05/2009
Climbed during a stay in Portree.Man of Kernow105/05/2008
Munro 208 2007 compleationancient brit17/08/2007
1. With Steve, RoyFFloss23/06/2007
1 of 8: From Glen Brittle Campsite CP.ChrisR15/06/2007
Climbed with Richard - ideal conditions!amcculloch06/06/2007
137th - Allan, from Glen Brittle via Loch Coir a Ghrunnda, perfect day (sunny and almost cloudless), completed after Sgurr Dubh Mor. Pretty tired after 3 full on days, but raced back down for last orders at Sligachan Hotel.RGibbs06/06/2007
With JayColinmac200527/05/2007
With Christian Rambling ClubVanessa Simmons20/05/2007
As part of guided Cuillin Munros trip with George Yeoman. With Sgurr Dubh Mor and Sgurr Alasdair. From Coire a Ghrunda. Off via stone chute - mistyNorman Reid11/07/2006
With Colinalistairpooler09/05/2006