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Name:Sgorr Craobh a' Chaorainn
Hill number:1355
Height:775m / 2543ft
RHB Section:18B: Sunart and Ardgour
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
Grid ref:NM 89557 75785
Summit feature:rock 3m WSW of cairn
Col:588m  NM885750  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 40
(1:25k) 391
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 238 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Standard route via Callop. Uneventful and straightforward save for the bellowing but unseen stags sounding unnervingly close in the mist and light rain.Owen B06/10/2019
Revisit. #7 of 11 from Callop, mostly good path over pass, down Cona Glen passing a German sounding gent doing Cape Wrath trail. Diminutive Eilde then up to Fheidh, cold wind on top. W Top, revisited the Graham, steeply down to pass, steep grass to Cuartaige, revisited Craobh on a whim, north for the 2 Simms, descended N keeping R of crags, with time in hand revisited Bhainne and its Tump, nice Glenfinnan view, simple descent E to Callop P. 16mi 8h, chilly on tops, warm in sunRHW04/05/2019
Andrew, Fiona, JaneNHWC14/04/2019
Circuit from Calloprjf3510/08/2018
CK SheilaS27/05/2018
Callow - Druim Tarsuinn - Sgurr Ghiubhsachain - Sgorr Craobh a' Chaorainn - Meall na Cuartaige - Callowdavidpettit8426/05/2018
Long moorland flog from Callop, then delightful circuit over the two Simms, the Corbett and the Dodd. Considerable steep snow on the Corbett's north ridgeColin Crawford11/04/2018
Sick Kid29/12/2017
Good climb up from Sgorr nan Cearc. Sarnie time. Cloud lifting good views to Ghuibhsachain whose cairn looks prominent above rock. Company: Soloiandesbottes20/07/2017
hill walker10/07/2017
From Sgurr Ghiubhsachain, after steep descent, a longish walk was met with a rock domed summit! Drizzle started by now. I traversed around to the north where it was much easier to climb. Tricky descent (rocky and craggy) back down north east ridge! Not as easy as it looks on map, but enjoyed it.Jhimmy08/06/2017
54th Solo. Day 1 of overnight expedition, camped at head of Lochan Dubh (901 708). About 2km from Glenfinnan station follow track to Callop and beyond before heading up NE ridge of Sgorr Craobh a Chaorainn. Follow ridge round anticlockwise taking in two other Corbetts. Descend SE below Meall Mor to Lochan for overnight camp. Warm, clear, dry day. Excellent views.RGibbs31/05/2017
The Rodmiester22/04/2017
Simon Winton02/04/2017
A wander round the many moorland Mealls on a cloudless day amongst skewbald snow and moor. Nevis to the east and the Skye Cuilin to the NW. Its days like these that make hillwalking such a wonderful pastime.summitter25/03/2017
Tom Mundell25/03/2017
sarah mundell25/03/2017
Trekking toes25/03/2017
walk livi28/08/2016
From Callop (10:10) walked up glen, crossed stream by fallen tree and climbed NE ridge. Cloud up and down but got useful views of route. Forecast bad but little rain. From summit (12:40) descended E to below crags, then back to ridge and on to Sgurr Ghiubhsachain. When ridge steepened, traversed R and climbed up corrie to summit ridge (less rocky). At summit 14:10. Descended NE ridge in cloud. Route-finding hard, with big drops. Finally escaped early to corrie and slogged back to Guesachan (16:25) for long walk back to Callop (17:45)dbb25/07/2016
A pleasant round from Glenfinnan using new path/bridge to Callop despite poor weather early on. Sgorr nan Cearc, Meal Doire na Mnatha, Sgorr Croabh a Chaorainn, Sgurr Ghiubhsachain and down to path then track to Callop and Glen finnandickscroop03/07/2016
Alone, with Sgurr Ghiubhsachlan.Grinner28/05/2016
Meall a'Choire Chruinn, Sgurr Ghiubhsachain, Sgorr Craobh a'Chaorainn, Meall Na Cuartaige from N. Spectacular spring day with bright sunshine and very little breeze.RobertP10/04/2016
With Nick Piotrowski after arctic wind on Sgurr Ghiubhsachain.signyred13/02/2016
Sick Kid18/10/2015