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Name:Sgor Gaoith
Hill number:548
Height:1118m / 3668ft
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 90301 98952
Summit feature:ground on edge of crag
Drop:242m
Col:876m  NN916955  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 638 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
AlanP,ChrisT,GavinTNHWC20/07/2019
12.5 mile circular from Achlean up normal path over Carn Ban Mor and onto Sgor Gaoiths great summit, continued along ridge to Sgoran Dubh Mhor all on easy paths, we saw the showers coming and decided to descend over Meall Buidhe and Geal-Charn (easy rocky terrain), the descent off Geal-Charn started bouldery but turned into steep heather, then followed little path back into forest and along road to start. High cloud and showery weather, great views from top but cloud stayed on the Braeriach mass most of the day, passed 4 people all day.DanTrig16/06/2019
25th May Week with GMC also did Carn Ban Mor Meall Dubhag & Mullach Clan a Blair. Ran route. Weather was cloud at 800 metres with some light rain & wind. jps66631/05/2019
With Karen & BusterHighland Days02/01/2019
From forest car-park south of Feshiebridge. (NH 852012). Then down via the three tops.Geoff Briggs13/11/2018
B&A. Windy. After Carn Ban Mor, before Sgoran Dubh Mor.Morning09/08/2018
Clear day, glider above near summit.Rodge01/07/2018
Sgor Goaith from Glen Feshie with adjacent Munro TopsCrib Goch19/06/2018
From Carn Ban Mor. Continued NNE on the path along the corrie edge up to the summit. Onwards to Sgoran Dubh Mor. With AC.Man of Kernow108/06/2018
Good company and fantastic walking conditions today for this big hill, with Mark Trengove.Alex C08/06/2018
From Feshiebridge car park in snowshoes, definitely needed them!emily20/01/2018
Very windy indeed blowing the snow from the last few days , whiteout on summit plateau. Mini avalanche on the descent.Hammy02/01/2018
with Markgrimjimm23/09/2017
Circuit from car park near Cairngorm Gliding ClubAjm031017/08/2017
Walked over from Carn Ban Mor. Good views. Busy top.187lenny13/08/2017
41 - Up from Glen Feshie to bag the two Westernmost Carigorm Munros. The plateau is pretty dull, but great views down to the Loch, and across to Braeriach and beyond.huwthomas07/08/2017
Parked at Auchlean, climbed to Carn Ban Mor, across to Sgor Gaoith, then back to Carn Ban Mor before heading across to Mullach Clach a Bhair via bulldozed track, then took Bulldozed track back down to Glen Feshie Lodge before returning to Auchlean along the river.gandrew06/08/2017
M2Dave Geere27/07/2017
From Auchlean car park then over Carn Ban Mor. Dotterel 800m from summit.garyhoney26/06/2017
Auchlean car park - Carn Ban Mor - Sgor Gaoith - Mullach Clach a'Bhlair. Clear day with great views accross plateau.wozzat26/06/2017
Parked at 853 013 and followed the forestry track which became a footpath to 876 000 where I struck up the West slope of Meall Tionail to its summit cairn. I then continued in the same direction to Meall Buidhe (MT) before continuing on to Sgoran Dubh Mor, the second Munro Top. It was a bit hazy here though still views to be had. Took the path South to Sgor Gaoith which was also a bit cloudy. On the opposite side of Loch Einich there appeared to be a large landslide, possibly the heavy rain from a couple of weeks back. I then descended in a Northwesterly direction back to Meall Buidhe and then continued along the ridge to the final Munro Top of Geal Charn, from here I descended over heather in a southwesterly direction back to the path and then out to the car.Peterb22/06/2017
Solo neil hutton16/06/2017
Circuit from Glen Feshie taking in 2 additional tops. Hated the steep heathery descent.rlee504031/05/2017
From Auchlean car park S along E side of Glen Feshie, then up track by Allt Coire Chaoi to Mullach Clach a'Bhlair, N along tracks, then NW to Meall Dubhag, NE to Carn Ban Mor and then Sgor Gaoith, descent along NW ridge via Meall Buidhe and Geal-charn to track that meets the road just N of Balachrock, S back to Auchleankdbennett30/04/2017
From Achlean, first to Meall Dubhag a Munro top and then on to Mullach Clach a' Blair and Sgor Gaoith.Peterb13/03/2017
on Skicjo05/03/2017
19th Munrolojzi86062129/10/2016
ACW round of carn ban mor west top, meall dubhag, tom dubh, carn ban mor, sqor gaoith, sqoran dubh mor, meall buidhe, geal charn, creag mhigeachaidh, from cp 1 km north of auchlean.robertphillips26/09/2016
MMC walk with Rob Wight, Eunice Coop, John Berry and Barbara Carnegie. Lovely sunny day snowshowing the Glen Feshie Munros for the Achlean carpark.alexmaclennan02/04/2016
Weather clag with snow on ground.MountainMac31/03/2016
With EYW, Andy, Alisdair, Julie, Jeremy, Sara, Nuria, Rebecca plus 6 othersDanmawr06/03/2016
As typical, cloud covered top only to clear after I had bagged it. Fairly easy ascent for a Cairngorm summit.Jhimmy12/07/2015
8 Munros West of Lairig Ghru. Day 54 of 59 for all Munros. 47km, +/-2800m, 15 hours 30.PGCE13/05/2015
On Moine Mhor and last of 3 great sunny winter daysAJones15/03/2015
Completed Carn Ban Mor and Mullach with some of the topsJamesSDonald08/11/2014
Climbed again with Joe on 29/07/2015.spallen23/10/2014
Bright, clear and sunny but cold on the top. 2hours from Auchlean car parkRoblex07/08/2014
On TGO Challenge 2014.alistairpooler16/05/2014
Poor vis with Pen and Cairnsjvrussell801/05/2014
With Bod,Val & Nathan.MorecambeMonkey19/04/2014
yaclithosyork24/01/2014
With Maggie, Dave, Sam, Joe and the Reids (Norman and Elspbeth). Mist cleared the summit just as we approached. Nice views down to Loch Einich.Maggie20/10/2013
With Grumpy Joe, sam, dave, Margaret, norman and elspeth before Mullach Clach a'Bhlairmn2320/10/2013
Spectacular summit overlooking Loch Einich. Clouds blowing by and shifting visibility. Done with Margaret, Norman and Elspeth, Maggie, Sam and Joe (in foul mood throughout).dave neilson20/10/2013
With Mullach Clach a Bhlair - route as on Steve Fallon website. Dramatic summit - & quite gentle walk up. Long flat plateau between the two. Mist, so no view from 2nd top. Decent walk - but better in clear weather.Norman Reid20/10/2013
Same day as Mullach Clach a'Bhlair, wetRodge20/10/2013
A long relentless walk over a very dry summit plateau. A landrover was parked at 957m top Moine Mhor never saw any signs of occupants or gunfire that would indicate grouse shoot or deer stalking. This munro felt more like a munro should and the views into Loch Einich were stunning even though my head was spinning with the vertigo induced drops.LizzieG14/08/2013
Estimated date. Done with James, Leanne, Dylan and Sarah.Aimless Rambler22/05/2013
With Sarah and Keith from Auchlean. Glorious winter day.Loz_mck06/04/2013
NMC Easter trip (Winter conditions)ajsburns02/04/2013