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Name:Sgurr Mhic Choinnich
Hill number:1248
Height:948.1m / 3111ft
Parent (Ma):1239  Sgurr Alasdair
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Island:Skye
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Simm, Munro, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,M,Mur)
Grid ref:NG 45025 21031
Summit feature:rock 6m from cairn
Drop:56m
Col:892m  NG450210  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
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Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 473 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Part of a half round of Corie Lagan.atreides788729/05/2019
With Mike Lates (guide)Oik31/07/2018
Rob and myself from memorial hut.. Perfect weather with the exception of drifting cloud on tops. Climbed path to coire. h Headed left up edge of coire, avoiding worst scree to belach as advised by Jonah. . Had lunch surveyed the last section to summit at lunch. Crows calling. Jonah did not arrive. Climbed the ridge across grade 2 scramble and airy positions at all times. Summitted alone sitting in front of shattered memorial stone. Descent relentless across ridge then to belach and a scree descent down left side. A few falls leading to summery return walk. Completed all Munro’s on Skye with this summit. . We will return because these are the mountains of great challenge, skill and drama.. The weather however prevails.david.walker4009/06/2018
With Geraldine, Jonathan, guided by Paddy.Chris Blake05/06/2018
Sgurr Sgumain, Sgurr Alasdair, Sgurr Thearlaich, Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, An Stac, Inaccessible Pinnacle and Sgurr Dearg.nwith Malcolm Airey.Dangerous Dave14/05/2018
Part of traverse from Sgurr nan Eag to Sgurr a' Mhadaidh with Ewan. Ascended via King's Chimney.raffemeister08/10/2016
With GHC on a misty morning. It then cleared and it was magnificent. Last Munro on Skye. Fab!Play2End29/05/2016
1st of the day with george yeomans, roy, dave and derek ellismn2323/06/2015
With Jamie from Glen Brittle to Sgurr Dearg and then ropes up for Inaccessible Pinnacle. Then on to Sgurr Mhic Choinich descending down the An Stac screes. Cloudy, but clearing on descent after summits.knarf09/06/2015
3 of 3: From Sgurr Thearlaich.ChrisR20/04/2015
Ascended on traverse from Sgurr na Banachdich to Sgurr Alasdair. Navigation and ascent not easy and summit very small. Excellent views all round.quadbarrel13/10/2014
As for the Inaccessible pinnacle.isabelle21/09/2014
Completed this Munro after completing Sgurr Alasdair. Not for the faint hearted due to havig to scramble. Started at 09.30am and finished at 20.15Baggieboy23/08/2014
2nd of 2. After lunch we descended what I'd imagine would be tricky slabs in the wet. Stashed the packs and then an easy enough walk over to Mhic Choinnich. Some scree running to follow before an easy walk out. ~12km, 1400m 8hr.bowzi19/06/2014
ghaley18/06/2014
Day 1 of Cullin Ridge Traverse. Francis Blunt (guide) and Robert Wight (MMC) Sunny, warm, high cloud and perfect viz. 11 hour day. King's chimneyalexmaclennan31/05/2014
Done with James, Dylan after a bailed out attempt at the Inn Pin which the others had done. Glorious weatherAimless Rambler27/05/2014
on traverseMorning20/05/2014
EKMC bunkhouse weekend. With guide Jonah, Andy Bennett, Anne Dawson , David Black joined by Caroline. Superb day. Beat the rain. But the An Stac screes were horrendous. Route from Memorial hut following same path to a sgurr Dearg then into Coire Lagan up the left of the An Stac screes onto ridge to summit. Roped for small section.munromurph03/05/2014
First walk in The Cuillins - absolutley stunning scenary - the best I have seen of anywhere in the UK. Menacing beauty! Did the walk with Rach & Gillian from Skye Guides. Weather was perfect - not a cloud in the sky and the sun was shining. The InPin was good fun and not as difficult as expected. Could be solo'd but best to abseil off. Also did Sgur Mhic and joining ridge. One of my best days in the hills. Descended the scree slopes at the back down to the Lochan which was surprisingly fun and fast to get down. Great great day!scholesy13/10/2013
An atempt on the ridge, stopped for bad weatherJamesSDonald05/09/2013
1st peak of 4th day in Skye with Nick P, led by Matt Barrett up onto Collie's Ledge & then good scramble to just west of the summit. Glorious day with extensive views. Then on to An Stac and the Inn Pinn.signyred07/08/2013
Week in Skye with Mum - glorious weather for circuit of Sgurr nan Gobhar - Sgurr na Banachdaich - Sgurr Dearg (not In Pinn!) Went on solo to Sgurr MhicChoinnich and down Coire Lagan. Big day! Epic scrambling particularly on S ridge of Banachdaich and N ridge of MhicChoinnich.Mark Jackson10/07/2013
Collie's Ledge to the topKevin2903507/10/2012
Traverse from Sgurr Mhic Choinnich to Sgurr na Banachdich with Ruth, Will, DC and Amy. Sunny spells.davidpettit8403/06/2012
Cuillin Ridge w Bruno YatesMartin Barratt22/05/2012
squrr mhic choinnich and squrr dearg.robertphillips09/05/2012
RoyJimA29/04/2012
JimT22/08/2011
With Nick, Matt, Barry Desperate Stan18/06/2011
GUM club - Ron and SBBronagh29/05/2010
CK SheilaS08/05/2010
Waited for another sunny day, thought to have another look at Inn Pin. Did not even attempt, free climbing it with no rope not a good idea need a rock climber friend. So headed for this peak instead. Very rewarding view from top. Company: Soloiandesbottes12/05/2009
Solo - a very claggy but still day, strange atmospherics, I could hear people talking, but nevr saw them.Shutterlag15/09/2008
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
Annepigerg25/05/2008
2nd time.PGCE23/04/2008
Munro 214 2007 compleationancient brit20/08/2007
With Steve, RoyFFloss20/06/2007
7 of 8: From Sgurr Thearlaich.ChrisR15/06/2007
Climbed with Richard - ideal conditions! Also completed with Dad, Chris, Charlie and Clive on 05/06/2010 - perfect day.amcculloch05/06/2007
134th - Allan - from Glen Brittle accessed ridge via scramble on to Sgurr Dearg, perfect weather (sunny and almost cloudless), continued scrambling along to this summit after climb of In Pin.RGibbs05/06/2007
With JayColinmac200526/05/2007
From In Pinn, down over snowy scree then NW ridge from Bealach C Lagan. Stiff scramble indeed. back same way and scree run to C Lagan. An emotionally and physically exhausting day. with Eivor, cracking sunshine, blue skies. Special one.niallp25/03/2007
See log for Sgurr na BanachdichNorman Reid13/07/2006
With Colin on round of Coire Laganalistairpooler10/05/2006
3rdThearlaichdubh15/09/2005
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave11/07/2005
Blisco08/07/2005