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Name:Sgurr nan Ceannaichean
Hill number:900
Height:913.43m / 2997ft
RHB Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Carron, Cromarty
Watershed:Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Inner Moray Firth, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman,
Deleted Munro Top
Grid ref:NH 08727 48052
Summit feature:small cairn on edge of crag
Col:728m  NH093485  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
(1:25k) 429
Observations:small cairn is 100m SSE of large cairn (NH 08682 48135) and 0.91m higher
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Survey S a'Choire-bheithe & S nan Ceannaichean (Final).doc
Comments:See Database Notes
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 441 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
6hrs 19k 1232m ascent. With Kilted Biggles.kojak05/10/2019
Debs & TaliMountain Goat28/09/2019
Birthday outing with the kids & AngusScmccabe 10/06/2019
With Ian, from Moruisg.Dangerous Dave24/09/2018
From Beinn Tharsuinn, via Bealach Bhearnais. Across the Pollan Buidhe, then up the ziggiest-zaggiest path I know, much better than going straight up. Last 200m of ascent no path. West from the summit until easier going north then west around Creag an Ardaich back to the track, then back to Craig.Owen B08/07/2018
Meall an Fhliuchaird and Sgurr nan Ceannaichean from Craig. Simple walk to summit of Meallan Fhliuchaird, descent to col, then ascent of Sgurr nan Ceannaichean NW ridge (quite nice route), descent using stalkers path to Pollan Buidhe. Good views to Coulin Forest.RobertP03/07/2017
Moruisg + Sgurr nan Ceannaichean. Usual route, starting from layby on A890. Very wet underfoot. Broken cloud at top so views were not brilliant. Totally clear by the time I got back to car (typical). Nice walk though!tsharp21/04/2017
Cycled round from Craig; had planned to go up the stalkers' path, but didn't see it and instead took an off-piste route further east.Pete R05/08/2016
With Tony. From Glen Carron via Moruisg. Good views before it clouded over.zoob03/06/2016
interesting trip down in the dark avoided NE corrieLoz_mck18/01/2015
Lovely long ridge from the Munro to get to this. The route north back to the road is awkward and tiring.Play2End11/10/2014
Easy bag from the Munro Moruisg. Nice stalkers path down. Newly erected deer fences varound to protect new trees.Jhimmy27/06/2014
With Andy Smith.MorecambeMonkey26/03/2014
With Kenny & CathJamesSDonald10/08/2013
squrr nan c and squrr na f cycled up from craig.robertphillips03/06/2013
with Dalerambler_gary29/06/2012
Did after Moruisgduchally13/11/2011
Ascended via Creag a' Chait ridgedavidpettit8429/05/2011
6th Solo. From Craig, follow the track along the Allt a Chonais, ascend S flank to summit and follow ridge round to Munro, descent down NW flank of Moruisg (as no longer had a map). Completed while it was still classified as a Munro as part of the walk including Moruisg. Snow above 750m, strong winds and light snow showers. The strong winds led to the added excitement of losing my only copy of the map on the summit plateau leading to the most expensive map I have ever bought.RGibbs06/02/2011
Solo.Dangerous Dave13/05/2010
MC JC With Moruisg. Hard going in deep snow. White out across to Moruisg, . Very avalanche prone slopes on descent.Martin6603/04/2010
Arrived from Moruisg then took the north ridge off and then east to the stalkers path. This was not the best path and so hacked cross country to the car park on the A890.garyhoney15/07/2009
2 of 2: From Moruisg.ChrisR20/03/2009
Walked in 9km from Craig and set up camp at Bealach. Following day completed Beinn Dearg, Cona Mheall, Meal nan Ceapraichean, Eididh nan Clach Geala, Am Faochagach + 1 Top, returning to camp, 26.3kn 2320m in 12.5hr. The following day completed Biden a Choire Shieasgaich, Lurg Mhor +1 Top returning to camp, 15.2km 1320m 10.5hr, then returned back to car.JamesSDonald26/07/2008
alone SheilaS30/04/2008
After cycling in from Craig we did this then munro and Martin was so knackered from the cycling he crawled to this peak in the rain. Later it was declared a corbett much to his chagrin. Found it a bit boring not a peak I would return to with any desire. Company: The nearly beaten Martin Stewart.iandesbottes02/11/2007
Solo walk in late afternoon - changeable conditionsbarnz4820/09/2007
Climbed as Munro 182 in 2007 compleation, before demotion to Corbettancient brit02/08/2007
Easy walk southwest from Moruisg with misty coming and going all the time. yorkie31/05/2007
With Colinalistairpooler12/05/2007
DURC tripamcculloch10/02/2007
Horrible steep ascent in the snow!emmadangermouse16/11/2006
With Jeanettedickscroop25/07/2006
And 22/06/2018chrispine13/07/2006
A hateful mountain, covered with slugs!liz16/06/2006
Pleasant ridge walk from Moruisg. We enjoyed the descent, too- N ridge, fine corrie and a good path by the burn by recovering woodland. The last 300m were messy as the path disappeared into a bog. This may have changed- I'd guess more regeneration with deer fences to protect- get up to date info!pwheeler21/05/2006
second ascent, winter with very deep snow, very cold, 4 in party. climbed from glen carron, tops including moruisg & sgurr nan ceannaichean. great views but bitterly cold and strong squalls.rum doodle 02/03/2006
Glasgow and Lancaster weekend. Ascent with Hugh, Tom oldham, Charlie and Dougal Glen.alexmaclennan05/02/2006
2 of 2: From Moruisg.ChrisR17/06/2004
Another one from the Munro book, completed with Moruisg and probably the MMC.thejackrustles17/08/2003
With Rod from Glen Carron. Long slog up Moruisg before rather windy ridge walk then descent first down north ridge, then down Coire Toll nam Bian following rather muddy path. SS11/06/2003
NUFWS Kishorn trip. With Will and Duncan.Grinner09/06/2003
Clear - 100th Munro. First ideas for Munro database on way up. See Maoile Lunndaidh. dbb15/10/2002
With PG - Climbed with PG : Munro then since demoted.JohnIvor18/05/2002
Climbed in hot sunshine after Moruisg.Man of Kernow106/05/2002