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Name:Sgurr an Airgid
Hill number:853
Height:841.2m / 2760ft
RHB Section:11A: Loch Duich to Cannich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Alsh & Duich
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NG 94047 22703
Summit feature:outcrop
Drop:394m
Col:447m  NG985256  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25 33
(1:25k) 413N 414N
Observations:25m NE of trig point and 30cm higher
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 282 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at Falls of Glomach car park. Up private road for 100 yds, through gate and headed up to find path which leads to excellent stalkers path further west. Warmest place in UK on this day within Shiel Bridge area. About 4 hour return with CM with clear views and blue skies.bolton28/06/2019
Parked at Falls of Glomach car park. Up private road for 100 yds, through gate and headed up to find path which leads to excellent stalkers path further west With PM.CJM28/06/2019
Debs & Tali. Sgurr an Airgid to Carnan Cruithneachd with a few tops along the way.Mountain Goat05/05/2019
f.a, 6 in group, light rain from the start worsening by the end, 6 miles round, straight up from the car park by the burial ground, some mist in heavier rain bursts, ground sodden at the col with just the odd patch of old snow before the summit, returned by way of ascent in driving rainrum doodle 17/02/2019
Based at Sheil Bridge. Soloed this one in an afternoon.iansm09/09/2018
With Karen & Buster. Wild camp below summitHighland Days28/07/2018
From cemetery car park up track and excellent stalkers path to col then followed good path to trig (split by lightning). Wandered around all the possible high points. Back by same route. Mist but still hot and sticky.SS04/06/2018
Climbed with Jim and Ian on DMC New year trip. Great new years day starting with sunshine. On top visibility was poor and wind picked up.amcculloch01/01/2018
SRFrank03/09/2017
Start at burial car park NOT on the A87 as per SMC book. This 200 m off the A87. Zigzag path also starts directly opposite, not further down also stated in my SMC Corbett guide. Path leading all the way to top in a somewhat complicated mountain top from my grayed out view. Cylindrical trig point now split on top.Jhimmy17/10/2016
From burial ground, path all the way. Marked wind speed increase and temperature drop at high altitude. Path crosses no water sources above 100m, and there is no safe access to the ravine to the north.Topographer5708/10/2016
Good path and excellent views. Summit rock is about 25 East of Trig Point. A herd of about 50 goats seen west of summit on Sgurr na Seamraig.duchally24/08/2016
In a break between wet weather, started from the cemetery/memorial cp at Ruarth and took the new track starting at the gate opposite. This joined the old track shown on the OS map which gives a nice walk twisting between knolls and joining ridges higher up. I spent an hour on the summit area and visited a W top that gave better views seaward as well as a flock of goats, a Ring Ouzel and Golden Plovers plus many arctic moths- Phiaris obsoletana. Very heavy shower on the descent (same way), there was some thunder so just as well I overlooked the Hump.pwheeler24/06/2016
From the cemetery car park, following the good path all the way. Route and write-up at: http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2016/05/carn-nan-iomairean-and-sgurr-airgid.htmlGayle13/05/2016
33rd Solo. Cloud base lowering at times to 600m, but often above 1000m. Occasional snow showers, otherwise excellent visibility and some sunshine. Bus to Shiel Bridge, walked round to Morvich. Start up hillside not obvious, found a better route on way down coming out at cemetery just off main road. A lot of snow from the bealach, 'alpine feel'.RGibbs24/02/2016
Solo.Dangerous Dave24/09/2015
28stod196223/08/2015
Walked with Nicola. Good well graded ascent up stalkers path, starting at burial ground car park. Still less wind on this hill than anticipated - go visit whilst it lasts. Shattered concrete trig column at highest point. Excellent views.andrew larkins25/06/2015
Clagged in hill with shattered trig pillar and less wind than I had anticipated. With Trig Pillocksson.vegibagger16/06/2015
lunchtime walk with dad in cloudtrigpillocksson16/06/2015
Sgurr an Airgid, Beinn Bhuidhe. Very snowy. Fellwanderers Easter tour.Edgemaster30/03/2015
From the car park by the cemetery, via the path, with Dave, Jo and Alex P.davidpettit8402/01/2015
That path from the boneyard car park certainly wanders. Made more direct way down. Great views.Martin R20/09/2014
With Mag. Overcast and cloud covered. Conditions underfoot good. Indistinct paths in summit area.iredale29/08/2014
From the cemetery car park, good path all the way. Saw porpoises herding shoals of fish into the head of the loch afterwards - quite a sight.benalder28413/07/2014
Straightforward ascent from the cemetary car park at Morvich. On own.MorecambeMonkey20/06/2014
Gentle walk for me, half day whilst on chemo. With Dave and Ian.nickywood104/06/2014
NUFWAS Balmacara trip. With Will.Grinner24/05/2014
Sunny, calm, warm, good views.iangalbraith20/04/2014
With Mora, from the cemetery car park in Strath CroeBLACKHILL31/03/2014
good stalkers path to summit, wet and windy.robertphillips14/04/2013
Parked in the burial ground car park. There is a gate opposite car park and a track leads up to join the stalkers path. This saves road walk to Ruarach.Lionel Bidwell24/08/2012
Trig revisit. Great summit. My old LR33 shows the path starting at 961216 by a new barn but nowadays the path starts at 945212.RHW05/06/2011
with RobNozzer03/04/2011
selfdavidsbatty23/11/2010
Climbed with Tom, Diane and Johnmunromurph11/05/2010
Parked at Ruarach, took stalkers path to col in deep snow, walked out across ridge to top. Return same route.nordicstar31/12/2009
Alone to summit. Hazel part waySpudGunn27/12/2008
1 of 2: From A87 at StrathCroe junction.ChrisR27/10/2008
Sgurr an Airgid (NG 939227) S/F NG960216 Path obstructed by farm boundary fence. Dry, warm and sunny. Light wind, broken cloud >3500'John Young01/05/2007
CK, KeithR+Viv SheilaS16/04/2006
MC JC. Climbed after camping overnight at Shiel Bridge. Unwell the next morning and dragged myself up hill. JC carried rucksack.Martin6612/06/2005
From MorvichPeterD11/06/2005
Galltywenallt22/03/2005
Nice easy walk, staying at Loch Duich Hoteldouglas_easton25/06/2003
Crossed the boggy plateau in mist from Beinn Bhuidhe. yorkie20/06/2001
Solo Uisdean2516/04/2001
actual date not knownclashcityrocker01/01/2001
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
A great hill for short winter days - been up many times in snow.Gill01/01/2000