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Name:Sgurr nan Gillean
Hill number:1246
Height:966.1m / 3170ft
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman, Trail 100
Grid ref:NG 47162 25284
Summit feature:rock by cairn
Col:761m  NG453238  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
(1:25k) 411
Survey:Leica RX1250
Comments:Col assigned on basis of being 2ft lower than NG458240 on June Parker's map (based on 1965 1:10560)
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 581 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Alison and Ian Tapley. Fine with distant views until at the top then weather approaching so we made our descent without delay. Back to Sligachan before dark, then to GBMH on RC meet.Ellie's Hills02/10/2019
With Graham Uney (guide) and Tom Wells from Sligachan campsitecolinfielding13/07/2019
As part of Pinnacle Ridge.atreides788728/05/2019
ScrambleBen Tindal27/05/2019
Gavin, Jan, TorilNHWC18/05/2019
GavinTheobald 318/05/2019
2nd Repeatchalky195313/05/2019
Ascended SE Ridge, descent by West Ridge. With I.McSkimming & A.GilliesHighland Days02/05/2019
Steve Q22/04/2019
08:00, 5 degrees, north-westerlies, dusting of new snow >2400'cloud clearing from Munros, sunny(!) From Sligachan Inn with John from Skye Adventure via Bealach Bhasteir and west ridge. Strong wind and verglas - glad of rope. On to Am Basteir.Wycombe Wanderer30/03/2019
Sick Kid12/06/2018
Led by Jonah the guide with Donald Rob fantastic weather climbed to belach then climbe chimney Toni air y ridge and table top summit descent by rope down chimney .david.walker4008/06/2018
With Jonathan, guided by Paddy.Chris Blake07/06/2018
Scott Morley 8625/05/2018
Fifth ascent, by five different routes, good scramble from Knight's Peakalda24/05/2018
BC Skye meet, with Alan Dow, Janet Sinclair, Lawrie Wilson and Jim Plaice.clashcityrocker20/07/2017
absolutely stunning. Many Thanks to Paddy McGuire.gettingonabit19/06/2017
From Slig in perfect conditions.rhalstead09/06/2017
hill walker08/06/2017
GavinTheobald 204/06/2017
Paul and Terri17/05/2017
By tourist route, after Sgurr na h-Uamha and Sgurr Beag.mae204/05/2017
15th Munrolojzi86062131/07/2016
Up from the Slig with GHC. Very warm and sunny. Nae worries.Play2End27/05/2016
Final summit on traverse from Bruach na Frithe. Ascended west ridge without ropes via tooth groove and arete and descended via south-east ridge.quadbarrel13/10/2015
1st of the day with george yeomans, roy, dave and derek ellismn2325/06/2015
With Jamie via the West Ridge of Sgurr nan Gillean, then Am Bastier (Bad Step)and Bruach na Frithe. Cloudy and overcast.knarf08/06/2015