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Name:Sgurr Sgumain
Hill number:1249
Height:947.9m / 3110ft
Parent (Ma):1239  Sgurr Alasdair
Parent (SMC):1239  Sgurr Alasdair
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Munro Top, Subsimm
Grid ref:NG 44849 20661
Summit feature:rock by cairn
Col:921.2m  NG 4491 2071  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
(1:25k) 411
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 244 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Part of a half round of Corie Lagan.atreides788729/05/2019
2nd Repeatchalky195314/05/2019
Steve Q24/04/2019
10am, 5 degrees, light cloud/sun, calm. Via summit of Sron na Ciche then contoured towards Coir a' Ghrunnda and probably didn't take the easiest way to the summit. Couldn't see a cairn so climbed to the other possible top, which was a bit hairy getting off. Whilst checking the map to make sure I was on the right hill, someone else arrived so I asked him. He said he was 'doing the south end of the ridge.' It soon became apparent that he thought he was on Casteil a' Garbh-coire. I then discovered some rocks that undoubtedly were once the summit cairn and told him we were definitely on Sgurr Sgumain and that he should definitely not consider taking the ridge to Sgurr Alasdair. I detected, however, a hint of superiority in his attitude; he informed me that he had a scrambling guidebook and implied that although nowhere near where he thought he was he knew better than me and so surmising that he was not the advice-taking type I wished him luck and made a leisurely descent.Wycombe Wanderer31/03/2019
Munro Top bagging with Malcolm Airey. Not too difficult, this one.Dangerous Dave14/05/2018
Pete R10/05/2018
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
With Nadine in summer 2016Hot Beef27/06/2016
Easy route via summit of Sron na Cichealda15/05/2016
5 of 5: From Sgurr Dubh an Da Bheinn.ChrisR26/06/2014
andrew brown31/08/2013
Sick Kid27/07/2013
lunch on top on way up alasdairandy2frith03/06/2012
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
sarah mundell05/05/2012
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
carole engel23/04/2011
CK SheilaS07/05/2010
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