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Name:Beinn Alligin - Sgurr Mhor
Hill number:957
Height:986m / 3235ft
RHB Section:13A: Loch Torridon to Loch Maree
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Torridon
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman, Trail 100
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y,T100,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NG 86568 61258
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:601m
Col:385m  NG925603  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 19 24
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Walked from Torridon along the road until you come to first car park, then up to first Munro Tom na Gruagaich, then along to second Munro Sgurr Mhor and down via the Horns of Alligin. Weather, some heavy rain at first with fairly strong wind, before clearing on Sgurr Mhor and though some cloud still around, weather got better and better. Excellent walk.Fell_wanderer12/09/2019
Route: Parking near Torridon Hotel – Coire MhicNobaill – Na Rathanan Far East Top – Na Rathanan East Top – Na Rathanan – Sgurr Mhor – Sgurr Mhor West Top – Tom na Gruagaich – Tom na Gruagaich West Top – Coire nan Laogh – parking. Stats: 5hrs55, 11.2km, 1,297m ascent. Weather: hot & sunny. Notes: glorious scrambling along ‘the horns’ of Na Rathanan ridge; excellent views from Munros.millionmts07/09/2019
With: hb; From the car park, walked up Coire MhicNobaill, crossed the two bridges then scrambled up the south east ridge to the Horns (Na Rathanan). Supern scrambling over the horns in glorious sunshine, being followed by the beast od Alligin (a Collie which chose the stay with us rather than return to its owners who were half an hour behind us!). We descended to the bealach then walked up to Sgurr Mhor where we had lunch. We looked down impressive Eag Dhubh (Black cleft) on the path across to Tom nan Gruagaich. The descent path down Coire nan Laogh was tedious but gave good views back to start. This was a superb walk after so much rain. The paths have changed out of all recognition since my first visit in 1978.Ian Baines29/05/2019
With: ib; Walked up Coire MhicNobaill, crossed the bridge & up SE ridge to Horns (Na Rathanan). Descend to col then up Sgurr Mhor. Looked down impressive Eag Dubh then to Tom nan Gruagaich. Descent down path to start. Superb walk after so much rain. Helen Baines29/05/2019
Torridon House car park - Tom na Gruagaich - Sgurr Mhor - Na Rathanan - Coire Mhic Nobuill - car park.Mark Jackson28/05/2019
Climbed as part of a group of eight with two guides (John King and Christine Mehennet) from Steve Fallon Guides. Anti-clockwise circular walk from Ben Alligin car park, tackling the Horns of Alligin, the Sgurr Mhor and Tom na Gruagaich, 7:10hrs all in.chillyman821/05/2019
From the car park above Torridon House and a complete circuit of Ben Alligin including the Horns of Alligin. Excellent conditions with plenty of sunshine.knarf12/05/2019
Via Tom na GruagaichIsbjorn Winter Round02/01/2019
After the 'horns' on an ACW circuit of Beinn Alligin.jonglew14/09/2018
Fourth ascent. This time with John Glew.thenomad14/09/2018
With Neil. August bank holiday 2018.lauraann31/08/2018
On route between Tom na Gruagaich and the 'horns'. very hot and humid lower down.Roblex04/07/2018
Afternoon stroll up Alligin via Coire nan Laoghmaaaaaaaatty26/06/2018
Beinn Alligin from Torridon HouseGeoff Briggs29/05/2018
with Trout, Sam and Willrobba_wag05/09/2017
As the other one. Easy one of the two. With Christine and Alice.tallblond08/08/2017
Solo. neil hutton07/06/2017
Via the Horns. Good scrambling.liljonb30/03/2017
Round of Munro tops and horns of Alligin. Fantastic winter scramble routeemily17/03/2017
From car park by Torridon House, clockwise round of Beinn Alligin, including both Munros and the Horns of Alligin (Na Rathanan).welshyboyo23/05/2016
Beinn Alligin, Beinn Eighe and Liathach in a day. Day 57 of 59 for all Munros. 28km, +/- 3400m, 13 hours 30.PGCE22/04/2016
With GHC, low cloud lifting and has stopped raining! Back down the up route, no horns today.Play2End21/06/2015
FJBUisdean2519/04/2015
Beinn Alligin round as part of Winter Mountaineering and skills course led by Kevin O'Neal and with Al Simpson. Anticlockwise from Car park near bridge over Abhain Coire Mhic Nòbuil via 3 hornes.SteveSmith03/02/2015
With Andy. Anticlockwise Beinn Alligin round. Good conditions but very hazy.Crib Goch21/09/2014
After the horns this was a stroll in the parkLizzieG15/09/2014
WITH KIERALoz_mck07/07/2014
Beinn Alligin round.rhalstead23/06/2014
Awesome round, both peaks and drop into valley. Horns not attempted due to increasing wind speed!indikid6014/04/2014
Classic wet torridon day. Very low visibility over 400m.ThomWareing10/10/2013
From TorridonOwain G05/10/2013
6. No views, but the gash near the top is still impressive. Left the Horns for another day due to time pressure. 5h30m in total. Car park is midge central!huwthomas31/07/2013
KINLOCHEWE WEEKEVERTON12/06/2013
Fairly poor conditions, a light drizzle turned into a consistent down pour between the horns. Still manged to get over them. No view until the descentFCMark31/05/2013
Good scrambling over the horns on a wet with no views day.akmilne31/05/2013
Did the Horns first in snow. Excellent path up to first flat bit. Great views. Descent between ridges down to corrie - snow yomp then path. 10am-6pmish. Met Jez & Nims and Poppy the puppy! Excellent day! With Tony, Chris (Have done it before)zoob12/04/2013
Tony Rogers, Tony John Jennie Eleanor PaulChris Blake23/09/2012
Torridon GMC trip staying at Torridon SYHA with DLJ Reg Geoff B Dave Gray. Did hill with Geoff & DLJ Dave Gray & Reg C weather great jps66605/06/2012
start of a 8 day munro bagging trip tom na gruagaich and squrr mor from the carpark.robertphillips04/05/2012
Solo, 2nd of 2. Easy enough amble over from 1st peak, 1hr between 2 and then onto the gid stuff..the horns :) Nothing too difficult although the 3rd was probably the trickiest. Mist started to clear. Decent path out too! 6hr55, 11.4km, 1360m.bowzi31/08/2011
petey25/04/2011
223rd - Solo - Damp and low cloud til mid-afternoon (had reached the Horns of Alligin by then), then cleared up. From Torridon YH, finished with the scramble across the Horns of Alligin.RGibbs23/04/2011
EUHWC Torridon 2011Bronagh28/03/2011
part of a winter ridge traverseCaralynR28/02/2011
After spending the night at the YHA at torridon i decided to go for this as opposed to Liatach due to the snow ontop. This looked like a good decision. Climbed the horns first which were a lot of up and down. The first horn was the hardest to get off. Themattwilde6625/10/2010
alone SheilaS24/08/2010
with Kenny, completed Beinn Alligin and the HornsJamesSDonald01/08/2010
Climbed with Dave M, John, Mike & Jim, followed by the Hornsbarnz4821/05/2010
From Coire MhicNobaill.Wheelsy18/02/2010
Climbed this after doing the Horns.Maggie,Margaret and Martin,the Reids were also there.Tiny amount of snow on top. Views great.Lovely mountain.dave neilson19/10/2009