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Name:Sgorr an Fharaidh
Hill number:1297
Height:340m / 1115ft
RHB Section:17D: Canna, Rhum and Eigg
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Island:Eigg
Maritime area:Ardnamurchan to Sound of Sleat
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,3,Y)
Grid ref:NM 48541 89297
Summit feature:pile of stones on rock buttress by crags
Drop:264m
Col:76m  NM478866  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 39
(1:25k) 397
Observations:pile of stones is several metres higher than trig point 1km NNW at (NM 48239 90262)
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 90 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Up from Lageorna, near road junction for Cleadale. Great route up. After An Sgurr.PGCE01/08/2019
I camped at the N end of the island and traversed the ridge back to Galmisdale.Chris Peart07/05/2019
Thick mist and strong winds. Straight up from Lageorna. With Vicky and Dad.Cameron Singer04/05/2018
With Cameron and Campbell. Up steep path from Lageorna and then along good path above cliffs. Atmospheric in the mist.Vicky Singer04/05/2018
Took advantage of a break in the weather and even got some reasonable views from the top. Up and down in 65 minutes from Lageorna.Jemma Singer03/05/2018
During a week’s stay on Eigg. Started at NM 47736 88497 next to Lageorna. Straight up a faint path and through a gully onto moorland. Over a stile and good path along top of spectacular cliffs with stunning views of Skye and Rum as well as mainland. Returned same route. Could be easy to miss the path down the gully.Campbell Singer28/04/2018
from Doune on Mary Doune with John G, Keith W, Di W.davidsbatty29/05/2017
Left the bikes near Lageorna, then out to zig zag path and up north end of Beinn Buidhe. Trig then top then continued circuit back to bikes. Great scenery.jenx30/08/2016
Cycled up Cleadale. Left bikes by the B&B and walked ro road end and excellent zig zig path up the end of hill. All way back aling ridge collecting the trig and summit (two stones in grass and heather). Pleasant clear day. Back down the direct route to B&B and bikes and cycle back to jetty for ferry.nordicstar30/08/2016
Delightful walk along road, then up to summit and onto TP before finding good path back down. Plenty time between ferries.AndrewFinnimore22/06/2015
Circuit and traverse from Lageorna.summitsup09/09/2014
A great return walk from the ferry in around 2hrs 45 minutes. Great views of Rùm to the NW.garyhoney19/08/2014
Monday day trip from Mallaig. Time for both Marilyns with a bike.mae02/07/2012
fine summit atop lovely cliffs, lovely view. cross pasture from PO 478867, path from w/fall 483884 RHW20/05/2012
MV Shearwater for 1 hour trip from Arisaig. Hired bicycle. Left bike by a B and B on a path through rock cliffs to the west. WDP along the edge of cliffs with magic views of Rum to the top at 14.05. 6 stones on a heather dome. Perfick!arranc25/05/2010
A wonderful ridge walk along Beinn Buidhe with lots of Dark Green Fritillaries and other butterfliesSkerryvore04/07/2009
After first visiting An Sgurr on day trip to Eigg. Misty unfortunately. Continued along ridge to trig at Dunan Thalasgair before return to ferry at Galmisdale.Aye Jimmy06/04/2007
Solo from 'singing sands' and back to Glebe Barn.bolton07/08/2004
England's hottest day (38.5C). Almost unbearable heat here too. Cooled off on the beach at Laig afterwards.moorsman10/08/2003
Date is first visit. Notes from later...fine summit atop lovely cliffs, lovely view. cross pasture from PO 478867, path from w/fall 483884 RHW04/05/2002
Out and back from road to S. Bit of a 'Haystacks', in the company of the giants of Rum and Skye.Eddie02/10/1998
kathyh15/05/2019
softsquare11/05/2019
FCL07/08/2018
markhammonds25/09/2017
Frogreen29/05/2017
hill walker02/05/2017
JulieB15/08/2016
thelonious28/06/2016
richtea504024/05/2016
Tony S07/04/2016
Lorna S07/04/2016
Tom Mundell24/05/2015
Iona24/05/2015
Trekking toes24/05/2015
LizH02/04/2015
PeterAH02/04/2015
GaryJones01/07/2014
AlanD25/05/2014
govanah07/04/2014
Martin R10/09/2013
danpquinn11/08/2013
Andrew Simmons17/11/2012
SuzanneTheobald01/09/2012
Gavin Theobald01/09/2012
AndyS12/06/2012
Calico10/06/2012
jimbloomer29/05/2012
foggieclimber24/05/2012
amcvey01/08/2011