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Name:Sgiath a' Chaise
Hill number:22
Height:644.2m / 2114ft
RHB Section:01B: Strathyre to Strathallan
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Earn, Catchment Boundaries, Forth
Watershed:Ardlamont Point to Fife Ness, Firth of Tay, Firth of Forth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 58374 16934
Summit feature:iron fence-post in hole surrounded by a few rocks
Col:341m  NN591157  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 57
(1:25k) OL46N 365N
Observations:surrounding area is of very similar height
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 221 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Ascent of Sgiath a' Chaise as per SMA Grahams & Donalds book. Return via Meall Mor & Greag a' Gheata, descent via a shorter route direct to the Glenample track at 5907 1549.TRG31815/05/2019
From Ardchullarie MoreDanmawr07/04/2019
Via Glen Ample.Grinner16/12/2018
5 top round from parking in layby at ardchullarie mains, creag a gheata, meall mor, sqiath a chaise, revisit for tumps sqiath a chaise north top, meall nan oighreag, down to strathyre via tracks, paths, fire breaks and clear fell areas, to pick up the bike for a cycle back to the carrobertphillips18/08/2018
From Loch Lubnaig on my way home. Up Glen Ample to the first clearing, followed treeline up and then a ramp onto Creag Mhadiadh. 3 hours in total. Sunny, warm and melting snow. Be warned, a few trees blocking path near the start - March 2018.Jhimmy13/03/2018
Made way up Glen Ample right of way path, left track and headed left at end of trees onto Creag a Mhadhaidh follow old fence posts to summit of Sgiath a Chaise return by same route, snowing, no view on summit,with Chris.Hutchie08/03/2018
Perfectly still, sunny, snow-capped, post-Crimbo summit.summitter28/12/2017
Creag a' Gheata, Meall Mor, Sgiath a' Chaise, Sgiath a' Chaise North Top, Meall nan Oighreag from S. Fine still and warm December day with excellent views to snow speckled peaks and mist in glens.RobertP21/12/2017
Walk of 8.8kmLewis28/09/2017
Climbed in evening which was handy as avoided forestry work. Long walk up via forest track from Strathyre. Lovely views from summit. Return via same route.wozzat20/06/2017
Third visit, collecting surrounding TumpsColin Crawford27/03/2017
2nd visit. #3 of 15 clockwise from Ardchullarie More, with Andrew Tibbetts.RHW22/10/2016
3 of 6: From A84 layby at Glen Ample.ChrisR16/09/2016
G and A with G and Rarthurwhittaker01/05/2016
Alone. Up from lay bye on shores of Loch Lubnaig. Followed right of way to summit, then ATV track thro' wall and across very boggy col. Followed green swath up onto ridge then N to summit. Deer fence crossing ridge blocking route to N topSpudGunn08/03/2016
With RRMC in company with Carol and Richard, the Baxters, Margaret and Elaine. A great day weather wise. Straightforward route. Up Glen Ample to a point where just after the trees. Straight up steep heathery slopes to ridge, across to Creag a Mhadaidh then summit. Descend to mast then down the forest track to Strathyre to meet the busmunromurph06/03/2016
From Ardchullarie to the south on the A84 road. The cairn is indeed tiny - very tiny. Also included other nearby tops.pwbellarby13/09/2015
Sgaith a Chaise (NN 582169) S/F NN 562171 Day after previous walk. Very heavy rain and cool for May. With almost all route in forrest a good choice for a day with nothing to see save trees. Low cloud and totally overcast.John Young01/05/2015
From Ardchullarie and Glen Ample track. Snowshoed 7k there and back along ridge with Holly and Jenny. Lovely sunny, windy, day with great viz. 4 1/2 hoursalexmaclennan24/01/2015
Short walk on way back from Stirling to Glasgow. Snow covering above 500 metres after overnight snow, down just before fresh snow fall / rain started. Good timing. Axe not neededdickscroop24/12/2014
Did after Beinn Eachduchally13/08/2014
1st hill today from layby on A84robertphillips04/12/2013
Traverse of Sgiath a'Chaise, Stuc a'Chroin, Ben Vorlich, Meall na Fearna, Beinn Dearg and Mor Bheinn. With PK.amswanston02/06/2012
W Jenx from car park at Ardchullie, Ample path. Ben Eich first, then steep by steady slopes to Sgiath a'Chiase ridge. Faint path to featureless summit - bar pole!nordicstar09/10/2011
From StrathyreGeoff Briggs08/08/2011
via forestry track from foot of Glen AmpleTopographer5722/07/2010
CK SheilaS29/12/2009
Up Glen Ample from Ardchullarie More follow path until past all trees and dry staned dyke changes direction and then ascend onto ridge. Ridge is boggyKRae22/08/2009
Climbed on the way to a stay at Ewich House, near Crianlarich.marktrengove22/02/2008
Snowy ascent from south.chriswatson04/01/2008
with Jamie and a classic pic of him on summit ridge in a purple fleece leaning on a bent metal pole the day before Jamie's fifth Munro Meall nan Tarmachan full ridge.vegibagger29/08/2006
Sunny spells, cold, dry, some snow, good views.iangalbraith08/04/2006
Afternoon ascent from Ardchullarie in clearing weather and visibility.JohnW30/03/2006
Deer fence between main summit & secondary bump. Long switchback track down to village through harvesting areas of forestry - not working on Saturday fortunately.Smudge04/03/2006
Solo Uisdean2526/10/2003
And 25/06/2019chrispine28/08/2003
From Ardchullarie More, with Fiona.agentmancuso15/07/2002
With JC and DC in heavy rain.Martin6626/05/2002
On a very wet day with Martin66 & JC from the A84 at Ardchullarie More. Followed path N up Glen Ample to the high point, then duw W up to Creag a Mhadaidh then on to the summit. Needless to say the view was one of sheeting rain. Back by the same route.NotReallyABagger26/05/2002
From Ardchullarie MoreBLACKHILL17/04/2002
Parked by A84. On WDP on forest road and buggy tracks to open moor. Uphill in deep heather by crags to ridge to grass covered top. 12.15.arranc13/04/2002
Self and SallyInvicta1416/04/2001
done with katebuggerlugs01/01/2001
ardchullarie more RHW02/05/1998
Cycled up from Strathyre to mast just below the summit. Snow above 400m. Then walked!Minto07/02/1998
Up and down from Glen Ample.Eddie04/02/1995
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