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Name:Sgurr Mor
Hill number:733
Height:1003m / 3291ft
RHB Section:10B: Knoydart to Glen Kingie
County/UA:Highland
Catchment:Ness
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Murdo, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,HHB,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NM 96538 98031
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:341m
Col:662m  NM951964  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33 40
(1:25k) 398E
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 520 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Late start from Loch Arkaig. Bivvied out in Glen Kingie due to problems with Kinbreak. Up and down Gairich and across the bog to pick up a stalkers path to Sgurr an Fhuarain and Sgurr Mor then back through Glen Kingir to Glen Dessary.jigglybones26/05/2024
4 munros west to east from Sgurr na Ciche to Sgurr Mor and Sgurr an Fhuarain Corbett from Loch Akraighummusg09/08/2023
With Jack, Geoff and Sue Post relays trip (Spean Bridge)fellie19/10/2022
Gairich, Sgurr an Fhuarain, Sgurr Mor from Loch Quoich dam. With Sue, Jack and Ellie.Geoff Briggs19/10/2022
1/2 Walked in from Strathan with overnight at Kinbreack bothy. Crossed R Kingle quite high in glen without difficulty then good path to summit. Clear day. Some snow patches remain but easily managed without winter kitwychwood19/03/2022
From Loch ArkaigHuwel12/07/2021
Kayaked across Loch Quoich from 004031 to bottom of Coire Buidhe. Up 4x4 track then stalkers' path into corrie, then due W to NE ridge and up this to summit. Descended round to Sgurr an Fhuarain.quadbarrel29/06/2021
From Loch Cuaich dam for a round of Sgurr Beag, Sgurr Mor and Sgurr an Fhuarain.rhalstead20/06/2021
Knoydart Backpacking Circuit - Day #2tleach1225/05/2021
With John and wee Islay - from Loch Arkaig taking the path over to Glen Kingie and straight up to the bealach between Sgùrr Mòr and Sgùrr an Fhuarain - took in the corbett Sgùrr an Fhuarain first, then across to Sgùrr Mòr, then straight back down the same route from the bealach. Just under 8hrs all in. A warm day, with some incredible views in all directions.mproudfoot24/04/2021
Lovely sunny day. The final bit of the ridge is a delight but the rest of the route is pathless bog and the climb up to the col from Glen Kingie is purgatory.Chris Terrey 18/09/2020
Bike&hike from PoularyStrathcarron28/08/2020
With Geraldine and John, perfect weather.Chris Blake24/08/2020
Left campervan and headed up near Inverdessary lodge to Glen Kingie where I had to make the 1st of many crossings of rivers in spate. Hard slog up to Sgurr Mor summit in a wintry shower. Done with Maggie and Sam.dave neilson27/07/2020
With Sam who met on the summit- a slog up to the ridgemn2327/07/2020
with Heatherphilpower01/05/2019
Last of 8 tops (including the 4 Glen Dessary Munros) on an amazing 30+km, 2500m climbing day.mikejacobs11/08/2018
Completed the 4 Munroes on the ridge with Reg. Long days walkJamesSDonald08/08/2018
climbed as 4 - with AndyFCMark12/07/2018
With Jura. 11:17 (8:42-20:00) Fidget03/06/2018
From Strathan (W end of Loch Arkaig), to Glendessary, then along path following Allt na Feithe, over col, down into Glen Kingie, then up S side of Sgurr Mor to col with Sgurr an Fhuarain, along ridge to Sgurr Mor, return same route.kdbennett27/05/2018
Penultimate Munro. Self. Drove from Glen Shiel on a hot day . Saw one couple who had rowed over from the other side of Loch Quoich. Did the Corbett too.Bookerdddd25/05/2018
TGO Challenge 2018. Bivvy on the top!twg2712/05/2018
4th of 4 on a long day. Weather improved as cloud began to rise late in the day. Nice hill. Walkout a real pain but still better doing it the way we did.akmilne27/03/2018
Lovely day - rather hot climbing out of Glen Kingie.dal20/06/2017
Left car about 4.30 am up road to Glendessary lodge, up over pass into Glen Kingie - sun beginning to rise to my right. I picked my way through col and followed tracks down to River Kingie, crossed and took stalkers path going west which graudal rises in big zig zag to col before Sgurr Beag. I was on the ridge by 8.07, views started to open up, e.g. of Sgurr na Ciche. Up and over Sgurr Beag via extensive zig zags, then down to the col before Sgurr Mor. I picked my way via path up Sgurr Mor. Views all round including Loch Quoich.langskill26/05/2017
Sgurr an Fhuarain/Sgurr Mor/Sgurr Beag from Strathan. On own.MorecambeMonkey08/05/2017
Long tiring day covering Sgurr an Fhuarain and all 4 Glendessary Munros on the ridge to and from Kinbreack bothy. Sunny, calm and perfect visibility.alexmaclennan18/06/2016
From the Corbett and Gairich. A long walk in, now a long walk back via the Glen and the forest and back to the dam. 11hrs 2000m and 31kmPlay2End03/10/2015
2nd time.PGCE24/04/2015
With David and Janet Jamieson and Alison Girdwood on a EKMC weekend at Invergary hostel. It was Bob's 80th birthday weekend. Quite wet and windymunromurph20/04/2015
Heathergarbo110327/08/2014
ghaley10/07/2014
tickchazzyboy1905/06/2014
Climbed from A'Chuill bothy with Iain Brown.chriswatson10/04/2014
From our camp at the head of Loch Quoich, we ascended via the path up the Allt a Choire Reidh. This path probably pre dates the Lock dam as it's unloved now and nature is reclaiming it. I was much assisted by an ancient walking stick that had been skillfully been crafted from wood. It had two handles, one for ascent and a higher one for descent. The maker must have known what he was doing as it had also been wittled in the middle to give it the perfect balance between shock absorbing springiness and weight supporting stiffness. Met a Scots/Sherpa chap at the top who had 15 munros to go but also bad knees. Hope he made it. Returned to car after mindless flog over a pass to Glendessarry. Walking stick broke as we neared the car.mindlessflogger13/07/2013
With Iain and Tim.Loz_mck22/06/2013
4 of 4: From Sgurr an Fhuarain.ChrisR28/05/2013
With Yeltzbagger. Long walk there and back from head of Loch Arkaig.Stevie n Tay21/06/2012
With Stevie n Tay.Long day from head of Loch Arkaig, climbing up and down into Glen Kingie and repeated on return.Yeltzbagger21/06/2012
Fantastic day, camped in Glen Kingie up at 6am and on top by 8sry226/05/2012
Solo on an absolute roaster of a day. Cycled in from Poulary up Glen Kingy before rough E ridge ascent of Corbett and then over to Sgurr Mor. Better path N off Fhuarain. 11hr15, ~45km, ~1600m and 7 litres of fluid!bowzi24/05/2012
Climbed with Richard. Poor visibility but low wind. Long day! Stayed in Ft William in a B&Bamcculloch06/04/2012
247th - with Allan - from Glen Dessarry. Cloud down to 700/800m, light rain for several hours. Only view from Sgurr Mor. 11 hour day, just got back to Fort William for last orders at the Indian.RGibbs06/04/2012
Ciche - Fhuarain traverse RHW24/03/2012
round of gairich, squrr an fhuarain, squrr mor,robertphillips01/07/2011
With Jeanettedickscroop27/09/2010
with Jamie and Ben-Ji clagged in with cloud, over Sgurr Cos na Breachd-laoidh and An Eag, Sgurr Breac and out to Sgurr Mor. wrongly out north ridge of SCnBL before realising mistake and wrong direction.vegibagger17/04/2010
over corbett from south camping at Loch Arkaig west endtrigpillocksson17/04/2010
Solo.Dangerous Dave09/06/2009