Name:Sgurr Marcasaidh East Top
Hill number:6578
Height:520m / 1706ft
Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
Classification:s5
Drop:26m
Col:494m  NH365591  

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Entry no.Date recordedGrid Ref.Feature / Observations / SurveyRecorded byStatusSubpointLatest review
3306610/10/2020NH 36922 59057  F: NR
S: LIDAR (bulk)
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Set off over the Loch Luichart Dam, along a good track westwards. A vehicle and pedestrian gate about a kilometre west of Glenmarksie provided access onto the open hill. Steep in places, but relatively straightforward ascent to Sgurr Marcasaidh East Top, then far more pleasant saunter over to the main summit. Decided to next head north over heather to grab Meall Loch a' Bhealaich and Druim a' Ghiubhais, before skirting the south bank of Loch a' Bhealaich to the craggier Creag nan Corrachan. Sgurrachd Ire was next, then descended SW towards Braigh Lochan, finding an ATV track half way down to relieve the heather dreariness. Popped up the more pleasant and slightly treed Carn Dubh, which involved a deer fence clamber, before re-joining the track that leads all the way back to the dam and adjacent car park.summitter15/09/2021
From Lochluichart Dam to Glen Marksie by road not yet shown on OS Sheet. Started ascent 1km after unoccupied farm to reach ridge. Wandered out to 506 spot height for view and then westwards over East Top, Sgurr Marcasaidh and Sgurrachd Ire. With plenty of time available before dam road closure at 5pm decided to add Carn Dubh over deer fence. Mistake, upleasant hill after high level walk.lordtonult13/09/2021
Along the ridge on way back from Marilynnordicstar17/07/2016
Enroute to main topMartin R11/05/2015
High cloud, mild, good views.iangalbraith11/09/2007
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
Heathergarbo1103blank
nicolajane11/07/2022
Sick Kid07/08/2020
Am Bodach29/05/2020
Dave McG13/03/2020
Tricky19/07/2019
thenomad16/09/2018
kathyh28/01/2018
tsmart28/01/2018
mae17/05/2013
fasgadh09/08/2005
Arctica24/09/2000