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Name:Sgurr a' Mhadaidh
Hill number:1259
Height:918m / 3012ft
Parent (Ma):1240  Sgurr Dearg - Inaccessible Pinnacle
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Maritime area:Skye & surrounding islands
Class:Simm, Munro, Murdo
Grid ref:NG 44705 23500
Summit feature:cairn
Col:845.1m  NG 4463 2343  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 32
(1:25k) 411
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 512 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with Graham Uney and Tom Wells superb day on Skyecolinfielding14/07/2019
GavinTheobald 319/05/2019
Sick Kid11/06/2018
Martin R24/05/2018
With Malcolm. Touched both potential hp's.Dangerous Dave15/05/2018
solo revisit for the tops, 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
Chris Terrey 26/08/2017
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
hill walker07/06/2017
Pete R06/06/2017
Paul and Terri15/05/2017
With Jon Glew, guided by Kendal Mountaineering Services. Parked opposite Glen Brittle YH, up to An Dorus and right to Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh. Return to An Dorus then up to Sgurr Mhadaidh. On to all 3 Corbett Tops including double abseil down ?? and steep roped down climb off An Caisteal to bealach with Sgurr na Bairnich. Descend scree from hell down Coir' a' Tairneilear and walk out down Coire a' Mhadaidh to 2nd car at Fairy Pools car park.SteveSmith01/05/2017
Partial traverse of the ridge with Steve Smith. Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh from Glen Brittle hostel via An Dorus. Super day out with abseiling and roped climbs up and down.jonglew01/05/2017
Part of traverse from Sgurr nan Eag to Sgurr a' Mhadaidh with Ewan. Descended via An Dorus and Coire a' Greadaidhraffemeister08/10/2016
Date of 3rd ascent.clashcityrocker19/07/2016
With Brian R. from the campsite in very warm, sunny weather. A slog up but easy in the end.Play2End26/05/2016
Starting off from the Glen Brittle YHA in cold but sunny weather. The ascent was up into a hanging valley able to reconise errors of previous ascents in this region in dense cloud. The visibility was spectacular all round. The final ascent up scree lined with snowy slabs made the ascent to An Dorus and opened the door to ridge scramble ascent to the final summit which laid the world at our feet. We returned by the same route being tempted to swm in the numerous plunge pools in the steams we walked beside. We resisted the urge as the air temperature was low.david.walker4013/05/2016
With Jamie via a snow filled An Dorus and on to Sgurr a' Mhadaidh. Returned to top of An Dorus for the ascent of Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh.knarf02/05/2016