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Name:Beinn Sgritheall
Hill number:695
Height:974m / 3196ft
RHB Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Beag (Glenelg), Hourn, Catchment Boundaries
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y,P500)
Grid ref:NG 83592 12671
Summit feature:cairn by stone shelter
Drop:500m
Col:474m  NG883120  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 413S
Observations:trig point 5m S destroyed
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 481 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Beinn Sgritheall (CCW) from Arnisdale.Geoff Briggs31/05/2019
With Jon, Housechild and Vicky, en route between Skye and Dornie via the Glen Elg ferry.Grinner-Munros229/05/2019
From Creag an Taghainn, kept N of the 496m spot height then picked up a good track. On to the 2 other tops, East Top first.jonglew05/05/2019
Alan, Andrew, Angela, Chris, Craig, Fiona, Gavin, Gerry, Jane, Jeannie, Peter, Rick, Robert, TorilNHWC06/04/2019
With Rod, Andrew, Steven, RobertOik03/06/2018
Solo trip, starting from the west, which gives you 150 m of height and complete avoidance of scree slopes.Invicta1431/05/2018
Andrew Dyson neil hutton24/05/2018
beinn mhialairigh, creag an taghain, beinn sgritheall, beinn sgritheall NW top. from 7924413992robertphillips19/03/2018
From Arnisdale, following signed path to Bealach Arnasdail, then up ridge to East top, along to main summit of Beinn Sgritheall, across to Northwest top, descended SW to meet path on west ridge and followed that down to Lochan Bhealaich Rarsaidh, then approx S to coast road along track (which doesn't follow the line marked on the 1:25000), returning to Arnisdale along roadkdbennett21/10/2017
From Arnsidale, east to west on the ridge then back on the roadquadbarrel16/10/2017
KeithByTheC23/08/2017
Ascent from Arnisdale with Scott B, mist clearing to allow good views on descentbarnz4828/05/2017
TGOiansm212/05/2017
With Penda. From wild camp by Loch Hourn, up and down from the North. Steep and very windy but clear and sunny. Amazing views! 5.5 miles, 5 hours.beorwulf30/04/2017
Quick up and back from Arnisdale in the evening. Sadly no views.tomd406/09/2016
save this for a fine day. park in the village of Arnisdale and follow the sign out of the village. this is relentess in steepness. an easy path to follow to the summit of 906m. the path is very steep and you will use your hands to help on the last part of the climb. the views are the best akin to Norway fijords. the path is off the back and easy to follow to a lochen. tou see a path left and this will go through a forest back to the road. its steep so take care. once on the road you have about an hours walk back to the car.Aristotle Chip20/08/2016
Climbed Beinn Sgitheall solo from Arnisdale, including the East Top and NW Top. Ample parking in village. Lovely path up to Bealach Arnasdail. Bouldery climb to E top. Great though short ridge walk from there to the main summit, which is a stupendous viewpoint overlooking Loch Hourn, Skye and the hills of Knoydart and Kintail. After bagging the NW top, I traversed back to the West Ridge for the descent. The last bit through Coille Mhialairigh woods to the Arnisdale road is awkward as I lost the very faint path and ended up fighting through some steep and very overgrown hillside! Weather was fine - no wind, sunny earlier in the day, but clouding up later (mist settled on the summits, but after I left). Was plagued by midges at times, and a swarm of flying ant-like insects at the summit (one of whom bit me!). Nonetheless, a very fine isolated Munro and much recommended!jamessteel10017/08/2016
Solo from the road opposite Eilean Rarsaidh. Careful route finding needed through the woods but once on the ridge, it is a great climb (even in the drizzle!)mikejacobs06/08/2016
ScoobyJimA15/03/2016
A steep climb in a not so nice day. Pretty wet and limited views. Views we did get were good. Difficult hill to get to.akmilne24/09/2015
Steep accent, done in rain and mist. With AndyFCMark24/09/2015
Seana's Munro compleation. With many attendees.MorecambeMonkey20/06/2015
Summit 3 of 5 from NG825116. E top then trig revisit, great evening. Then descended NW for Oidhche, some scree and boulders but mostly OK.RHW13/06/2015
Fantastic views. Quick ascent with Christine.Keith9916/10/2014
Bla Bheinn in the morning, Beinn Sgritheall in the afternoon. Day 46 of 59 for all Munros.PGCE24/09/2014
I got drenched cloud base was at 300 metres with wind and heavy rain. Took in the East top. No views and the trig point was in 2 pieces. The west ridge was simple but the final path through the Oak and Birch trees was decidedly dodgy in the conditions.isabelle04/08/2014
Just the summit from the Loch, steepest munro they tell me - on round four of chemo I think I did ok!! Absolutely knackered and no chance of risking the sub top!nickywood101/06/2014
On TGO Challenge 2014. Excellent views from the west ridge until I reached the cloud at 800m.alistairpooler09/05/2014
With Robert. Drive up from Gnock then it's a slog up the hill. Started off warm but soon rain and wind. Reached summit around 2hr45 and sat around waiting for a view. When we got some it was worth it. Path off through forest hard going. 10.7km, 1220m, 6hr.bowzi14/09/2013
Desperate struggle up to west col from road - nearly turned back for a second time but did eventually find the path. The start is now marked with a cairn - which I failed to spot twice. Descent to Mam Arnisdale and Arnisdale was a misery on eroded paths.chriswatson13/08/2013
From Arnisdale, climbed steeply. Lost path and went up rock screes. Cloud and wind spoilt views at top. Found path on way down. Beware of false summit cairn in cloud. The real summit is almost 1km away.Jhimmy30/07/2013
ghaley11/07/2013
Beinn Sgritheall and ET from Arnisdale.rhalstead02/07/2013
MMC Ratagan weekend. Ascent of Beinn Sgrithheall with John Berry. I carried on to do the 2 corbetts. Misty and a bit of rain/ sleet. 7 hour round.alexmaclennan11/05/2013
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave04/11/2012
2 & 4 of 5: Out From East Top. Return from NW Top. With Sam and Tim.ChrisR02/08/2012
Arnisdale - Beinn nan Caorach - Beinn na h-Eaglaise - Beinn Sgritheall - NW Top - Arnisdale. With Ruthdavidpettit8407/06/2012
LMC Kintail Meet 2012 with Richard Ramsden, R Toon and Jo.custard9906/05/2012
With DW. SL and PM did not do this one. We climbed the two Corbetts to begin with, then onto here and the Top. Weather did clear during our descent. A good mountain.AGWilliamson22/09/2011
am bathach,ciste dhubh, in the morning and beinn sgrithheall in the afternoon.robertphillips18/06/2011
Left Grieves cottage at 5.00 on summit by 7.00. Clear skies, magical view. I have to say done 255 munros before this one and it is in my top 5. Company: Jack the Black Labiandesbottes12/06/2011
Low cloud with showers and very windy.jebus27/05/2011
G&MG Rona AnnetteChris Blake03/07/2010
From Glen Beag / Balvraid, hacked up following pylon line, up Caorach SE ridge, then Eaglaise b4 repeat of Sgritheall and NE topnordicstar03/04/2010
With Kenny and Dave, completeing Beinn Sgritheall and the Top. 7km, 980m, in 5.5hrJamesSDonald10/10/2009
Climbed with Richard - very steep ascent. Poor visibility and a very windy on top.amcculloch01/09/2009
177th - Allan - from Arnisdale, cool and overcast rain set in just before summit. Substantial bushwack up hillside from Creag Ruadh, navigation tricky on summit in heavy rain.RGibbs01/09/2009
Estimated date. Done with Simon. Saw a pinemartin on the road after the descent.Aimless Rambler01/07/2009
CK SheilaS05/04/2009
With Andy Bjono92312/06/2008