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Name:Sgurr a' Chaorainn
Hill number:1359
Height:760.6m / 2495ft
Section:18B: Sunart and Ardgour
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Linnhe, Doubles, Sunart
Watershed:Greater Loch Linnhe
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NM 89502 66194
Summit feature:boulder 1m SW of cairn
Drop:205m
Col:556m  NM902665  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 40
(1:25k) 391
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica GS15
Survey of Sgurr a'Chaorainn.pdf
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 113 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Wintery traverse from Ariundle to Sallachan over Chaorainn and Uamha, with Dave B.amswanston26/11/2017
A great, but long and hard day from Strontian in brilliant weather. great views of all the hills for many miles around. Great bird song in the Strontian Glen woods.IanHHill25/05/2017
From Ariundle. Previous trip had failed due to swollen rivers so glad to bag it this time.NormanW10/05/2017
Did after Beinn na h-Uamha. Took bike from Sallachan to approx 925646 but wouldn't do so again as the track was very rough. Had to get off several times.duchally02/08/2016
Beinn na h-Uamha, Sgurr a'Chaorainn, Sgurr na Laire from Sallachan via the pleasant Glen Gour on a warm sunny day. Encountered an adder on the path on the return.RobertP26/05/2016
From Arundle car park (10:20) cycled up track to 855654 (near ruin by river)(10:50). Climbed to upper track & old mine, then up ridge over Sg na h-Iguinn (12:50), down to col and up to Sg Dhomhnuill (13:25). Lovely day, fine views. Returned to col then descended E down steep grassy slope keeping R of burn to cross glen. Then traversed L, then up to col & broad rocky ridge to quartzite cairn on B na h-Uamha (15:45). Retraced steps westward and traversed Sg a Chaorainn (17:05), descending WNW down to col. Down SW to glen and followed river back to bike (18:40) and car (19:10). Fabulous long day in glorious weather with views to outer Hebs & Schiehallion.dbb14/06/2015
Ariundle - lead mine - Sgurr Dhomhnuill - Sgurr na h-Ighinn - Sgurr a' Chaorainn - Beinn na h-Uamha - contour around Sgurr a' Chaorainn - Glen Strontian - Ariundledavidpettit8405/04/2015
From Sgurr Dhomhnuill, reached summit at 1615, back down west ridge and on down to Strontian river and eventually rejoining the track back to Ariundle.Topographer5711/10/2013
selfdavidsbatty30/09/2013
From Beinn na'Uamha, over transverse rockbands,knolls and hollows. A Golden Eagle circled and we had a view from Cruachan to a snow-plastered Kintail. On a Sallachan to Strontian traverse- the 0930 bus to Fort William bus makes the logistics easy but this is rough country and even the right of way over the col below looked to have a long pathless section. A beautiful woodland finishpwheeler24/05/2013
beinn na h uamha and squrr a chaorainn cycled along glen gour.robertphillips03/03/2013
Backpack through Ardgour, glenfinnan to coran ferry w Jenx, one midgey night outnordicstar24/08/2008
Galltywenallt17/03/2002
Solo Uisdean2524/07/2000
On the TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL15/05/1999
from Uamha. Trudge downhill finding an easier route than on ascent and 700' up to top at 16.45. At car 14m; 9 1/2hrs.arranc14/06/1998
Round of Sgurr nan Cnamh, Beinn na h-Uamha, Sgurr a'Chaorainn, Sgurr na h-Ighinn, Sgurr Dhomhnuill and Druim Garbh from Shiel lane to Resourie.Eddie08/09/1996
Corbett bagging: Sgurr Dhomhnuill, Carn na Nathrach and Beinn na h-Uamha (plus this one) RHW25/05/1991
Ascended after leaving Sgurr Dhommhnuill. Descended to Corran down Glen Gour.JohnW31/07/1983
JulieB20/10/2017
andrew brown21/09/2017
govanah17/09/2017
patrick05/05/2017
borderline15/04/2017
hill walker31/05/2016
IainK03/01/2016
RichardM25/05/2015
Denise 25/05/2015
h3cla13/05/2015
trimarc217/04/2015
rogreeves10/04/2015
silverhow10/04/2015
ajwxyzt30/11/2014
N.Morters18/10/2014
The Rodmiester13/09/2014
weaselmaster23/08/2014
Sick Kid23/08/2014
Johnny Corbett22/08/2014
PGCE22/04/2014
DaveMcS30/03/2014
Dave Geere24/05/2013
cmac27/04/2013
raffemeister19/08/2012
AndyS03/06/2012
Tony Rogers23/05/2012
Dee Rogers23/05/2012
ngthack16/05/2012
jimbloomer26/03/2012
Thearlaichdubh10/03/2012
Barry Smith14/08/2011