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Name:Sgurr na Banachdich Central Top
Hill number:1251
Height:942m / 3091ft
Parent (Ma):1240  Sgurr Dearg - Inaccessible Pinnacle
Parent (SMC):1245  Sgurr na Banachdich
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Island:Skye
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Munro Top, Subsimm
(MT,sSim)
Grid ref:NG 44112 22280
Summit feature:boulder
Drop:24m
Col:918m  NG440223  
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 257 users)ByDate of Ascent
With Al on roperambler_gary21/08/2018
solo squrr na benachdich central top, squrr na benachdich, squrr thormaid, squrr a ghreadaidh south top, squrr a ghreadaidh, squrr a mhadaidh, squrr thuilm parking at hostel, nice sunny day, dry rock for good scrambling.robertphillips21/09/2017
BC Skye meet.clashcityrocker17/07/2017
From Hostel up to An Dorus then traverse of Sgurr a'Mhadaidh, Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh, ST, Sgurr Thormaid, Sgurr na Banachdich and CT. In perfect conditions.rhalstead07/06/2017
On a partial traverse with Steve Smith and Iain Gallagher. Nipped up here solo, en-route NW to the main Banachdich top.jonglew02/05/2017
Completed on traverse from Sgurr na Banachdich to Sgurr Alasdair. Great views all round. Very brief stop.quadbarrel13/10/2014
2 of 7: From Sgurr Dearg.ChrisR10/09/2014
Day 1 of Cullin Ridge Traverse. Francis Blunt (guide) and Robert Wight (MMC) Sunny, warm, high cloud and perfect viz. 11 hour day.alexmaclennan31/05/2014
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
walked to top on way back to glen brittle yha from impinandy2frith03/06/2012
Traverse from Sgurr Mhic Choinnich to Sgurr na Banachdich with Ruth, Will, DC and Amy. Sunny spells.davidpettit8403/06/2012
JimT22/08/2011
Week in Skye with Clare College RockclimbingMark Jackson04/07/2011
Walk with RonBronagh31/05/2010
CK SheilaS08/05/2010
neil hutton26/10/2009
Hot, sunny, calm, good views.iangalbraith14/05/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit19/08/2007
Alex Moffat & Allan StevensonJimA04/05/2007
With Edi & Gavin.Dangerous Dave06/07/2005
First trip with climbing club, heading up onto ridge via An Dorus. Completeing Sgurr Mhadaidh, Sgurr Greadaidh, Sgurr na Banachdaich ending on the Inn Pin. 11.5 km walk, 1650 climb in 9 hoursJamesSDonald30/04/2005
Sgurr a'Mhadaidh, Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh, Sgurr na Banachdich and the In Pinn plus 3 tops.PGCE16/09/2002
Top. 4 seasons in one day with George and Hamish.Dugswell203/06/2002
With Eric Murrayzoob26/05/2000
From Glen Brittle with Gerry Ackroyd.Geoff Briggs23/05/2000
From Glen Brittle to In Pin then did this top on way to main peak on guided walk/climbcelticrambler22/06/1999
Galltywenallt27/05/1998
with VR'sbatrigg22/05/1998
NUFWS Skye weekend. With Paul Grace.Grinner02/05/1998
SMMC Skye meet, with Nic Bullivant and Alan Mullinclashcityrocker19/09/1996
Glorious weather on Skye, clearing up most of my remaining Munros and Tops.Aye Jimmy07/09/1996
Also 04/09/2001Topsaswell08/05/1996
With Geraldine and Robin Howie, Colin (guide). Climbed In Pinn and continued to Sgùrr na Banachdich (Central and North Tops). Descended to YH.pwbellarby03/08/1995
with Colin Threfall (Cuillin)davidsbatty15/06/1995
Munro clear up before days of climbing: Sgurr na Banachdich to Sgurr a'Mhadaidh.Eddie06/06/1995
Following the ridge towards the Inn PinnChinnockC24/06/1994
With Rhona Fraser. After camping in Coire Lagan. We climbed the E end of Inaccessible Pinnacle and abseiled the W end. Continued to tops of Sgùrr na Banachdich, Sgùrr Thormaid, tops of Sgùrr a Ghreadaidh, all the tops of Sgùrr a Mhadaidh to Bealach na Glaic Mòire. We descended to Sligachan for a celebration.pwbellarby22/05/1994
On way to main summit from Sgurr DeargPeterD31/05/1992
petey01/01/1990
my first ascent date n/k, lost guide book / log book. climbed from the yh, via an diallaid, then sgurr na banachdich, continued on scrambling along the ridge over a few minor tops to beach core na banachdich the up the other side and onto the top sgurr dearg, good view of the inn pinn. descended via its east ridge back to glen brittle.rum doodle 01/01/1990
Sgurr Thearlaich, Sgurr na Banachdich and Sgurr Thormaid RHW01/05/1989
Whole familydickscroop01/08/1988
See Sgurr na Banachdichgerrybowes24/07/1988
Complete ridge traverseIsbjorn10/06/1988
The whole Cuillin Ridge after 5 years of waiting. w Ian & Steve.Chris Pearson28/05/1988
Tricky route finding in gloomy cloud and rain, to and fro, on fun scrambling above worrying drops. Sgurr Dearg (up from Glen Brittle)along ridge over 3 Munros of Banachdich, Greadaidh, Mhadaidh. Down An Dorus scree run. With Tony, Dickie, Steve.Chris Pearson26/06/1984
With: hr nr sab mr pr iw; From Glenbrittle Ho up Coire na Banachdich to bealach CnB. Over Sg na Banachadich Sg Thormaid & Sg a'Ghreadaidh to An Dorus. Then down into Coire a'Ghreadaidh. Stopped by falls. Stunning day & views.Ian Baines18/06/1984
Date uncertain. Climbed with Dave Howard and Ewan Clark after 4th year exams.alexmaclennan01/06/1984
MM, ST, PMI, RN, AW Uisdean2510/07/1983
With: ag ls as lj; From Glenbrittle Ho up Coire na Banachdich to bealach CnB. Over Sg na Banachadich & Sg Thormaid to Sg a'Ghreadaidh. Down to An Dorus. Then down into Coire a'Ghreadaidh & back. Superb.Ian Baines19/06/1983
with Jacobite MC party. Climbed Sgurr , Banachdich, Thormaid and Greadhaidh ( humdinger of a ridge) - some light snow, and cloudy. down An Dorus, walk to campsite.niallp21/05/1983
MM, AOB Uisdean2525/09/1982
Approx dateMM02/06/1981
JMY, AT, JT Uisdean2512/06/1979
1st Main Ridge traverse with Rob Ramsay. Date guessed. dbb03/08/1962
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