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Name:Sgurr Dubh
Hill number:991
Height:782m / 2566ft
RHB Section:13B: Applecross to Achnasheen
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ewe, Catchment Boundaries, Torridon
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NG 97912 55779
Summit feature:ground within 3m of shelter cairn
Drop:215m
Col:567m  NG974544  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
(1:25k) 429 433
Survey:obvious summit
Comments:Alternative col at NG973542
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 224 users)ByDate of Ascent
CKSheilaS15/04/2019
From Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine, as per walkhighlands route. Lovely day, great views.Owen B13/07/2018
Colin and me. Did this with Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine on another beautiful day.iansm26/05/2018
Round of Sgurr nan Lochan Uaine and Sgurr Dubh after cycling up to Coulin Lodge. Scree above 700m on SW ridge but it is easy sloped. Back down to 625m col then down to rejoin path to Coulin.Topographer5724/05/2018
With Steve Smith from car park to N. Third of 4 hills; from Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine and SD South Top, finishing on the tump Creag Dhubh. Cracking weather and strenuous winter conditions.jonglew04/02/2018
Climbed with Richard - nice clear day although a little windy on top. Headed to Ledgowan hotel after for dinner then back to Lochcarron.amcculloch27/09/2017
67th With Allan. From car park in Glen Torridon follow path to Ling Hut, break up hillside generally E to summit (Sgurr Dubh), descend S to col and ascend N slope of Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine. Return to col between the two summits, then head W to join path back out to Glen Torridon. Occasional light rain, but mostly dry with a light breeze, Cloudy, but broken and above tops.RGibbs27/09/2017
ghaley25/09/2017
Circuit of Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine and Sgurr Dubh from the road by the Ling Hutdavidpettit8429/05/2016
Clockwise circuit over the two Corbetts and tump from the track by the Ling Hut with Barbara Jones. Over cast with slightly stronger winds than yesterday, but excellent day out.vegibagger14/10/2015
With Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine. Came down SW ridge on slabs quite long way, before dropping down to Ling Hut.Drumlins seemed interminable.ngthack02/07/2015
SMMC meet Torridonclashcityrocker16/10/2014
Love navigational puzzles. This one is great for finding a direct but safe route back to Ling hut as possible. As ever, when descending, you dont see the crags until you are almost falling down 'em. Yippee ki-ya, Marilyn bagger.Martin R02/10/2014
With Steve, Rod, StevenOik16/06/2014
Fom Coulin Farmhouse with Grant, Rod and Stephen in an anticlockwise loop. Sgurr Dubh is the better hill but the walk is great though could be awkward in mist.SS16/06/2014
From Coulin Lodge road end (parking OK). Sgurr Dubh, S top, Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine, Beinn Liath Bheag, Cuirn Liatha, Meallan an Liathad Mhoir. Excellent horseshoe.jimbloomer19/06/2013
on own, after Sgor nan Lochain Uaine. ridge between the two very rough but not too much up and down given decent clear day. Fabulous array of lochans all over a complex hill. Near views of Torridon giants and Trotternish to west. descended by L bank of obvious gorge. Again, ok if clear. A long great day, with sun later on and a dip in one of the lochans.niallp26/05/2013
sqorr nan lochan uaine and squrr dubh from path at ling hut.robertphillips11/04/2013
and 27/06/2015chrispine06/05/2012
Solo tripInvicta1406/06/2011
Climbed with Dennis Bromage from Ling Hut. Ascended to lochans from west face. Second ascent.thenomad18/01/2011
Climbed with Roddy and Fionamunromurph05/05/2010
with MVW and Jenx - from Ling hit car park, over Dubh slabs, then onto Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine and back down stalkers pathnordicstar25/05/2008
3 of 3: From Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine.ChrisR03/11/2007
Blisco05/07/2007
With Kenny Summers & Steve in very wet conditions. In conjunction with Sgorr nan Lochain Uaine from Glen Torridon near Ling HutSpudGunn28/03/2004
NUFWS Kishorn trip. With Chris, Alan, Housechild & Laura.Grinner25/03/2004
From Corrie DubhBLACKHILL15/06/2002
MC JC with Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine. From the Ling Hut directly to the summit of Sgurr Dubh. Across rough ridge to SnLU by way of multiple lochans. One of these had the V-eave of an Arctic Char in it. Spent plenty of time on both summits whilst admiring the views.Martin6605/05/2002
Galltywenallt11/08/2001
Sgurr Dubh, Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine and Seana Mheallan from the Torridon road.Eddie05/05/2001
actual date not knownclashcityrocker01/01/2001
Climbed from the Ling Hutgman09/09/1999
On circuit from Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine, then back to Ling Hut.Aye Jimmy14/06/1998
with Denis Richmonddavidsbatty05/10/1997
from S top. Clamber over quartzite to top at 15.25. Over steep scarp through massive hummocks to path. Lost footing on sludge, slid between rocks hitting inside of left knee. Limped to path and car, unable to bend, straighten or walk on left leg. End of holiday.arranc29/05/1996
Done 'on sight' having driven from Glen Shiel en-route for An Teallach area. Climbed with John Mudway, starting from just west of Loch Bharranch taking the hill direct. Great views of Liathach as it played with the cloud.thenomad20/03/1994
With DJB.douglas_easton31/05/1991
Date unknown (pre 1995). fine rough hill, OK scramble up SW face. Ling Hut car pk, clockws S of glen RHW01/01/1990
Cycled from Torridon in mixed weather, but cleared later. Headed for Sgorr nan Lochan Uaine.JohnW29/03/1989
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