Name:An Sgurr
Hill number:1002
Height:391m / 1283ft
SMC/RHB Section:13B: Applecross to Achnasheen
Topographical area:HW05 Ruadh-damh
Catchment:Carron, Catchment Boundaries, Kishorn
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Tump (300-399m), Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 85705 38731
Summit feature:pile of stones 10m E of cairn
Col:189m  NG861377  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 24
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Survey:Abney level
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From Bad a'Chreamha, over the Tump, deer fence then to negotiate. Great views to Skye. Dank inland. With D. Dave. Descended SE under the cliffs to the gate in the forest and pleasant walk to road and back to the car at the weavers cottage.bolton03/04/2024
A long day for three small hills! Parked at Weavers Cottage. Bad a-Chreamha, Cnoc Mheadhonach & An Sgurr. Gate into corner of forest then lovely walk down. With bolton.Dangerous Dave03/04/2024
Circuit from near Lochcarron using track to shielings and returning via Strome Carronach.govanah06/09/2023
parked at bell end to an empty house opp track to Strome Carronach. past the two small cottages. kept on track outside the forested area. obvious ATV muddy track. through enriched field with scarecrow. through opened gate into out by- heathery area. kept to open aspect heading towards 246 height, util encountered a new HIGH deer fence, which had none - few post supports, making it very wobbly to climb. continued up hill until i found a post solid enough to take my weight . past small lochan, complex ground, onto summit . returned the same way .VerySlowPlodder20/05/2023
From Bad a’Chreamha, up easy ground over the deer fence. Fine views to Skye and Applecross descent via the track in the woods, access gained by gate into woods short way down from high point. Would make a good route up too..N.Morters13/03/2022
Wtih Bad a’ Chreamha from North Strome, during Shills meet. Chosen as forecast dire – but was fine in end. Time doesn’t include cycling back to Strome from high point on Lochcarron – Kishorn road. Rounsfell02/10/2021
Grand views and eagle flying over at summit. With Gmac and Loki xelizyanne04/09/2021
I took the same route as others from Strome Carronach to An Sgurr. There must have been an extensive hill fire recently (no plant regrowth is showing yet) which destroyed the pine plantings prior to the deer fence and reached all the way to the summit.Peterb03/04/2021
After Bad a’Chreamha, headed NE down to the bottom of the glen, skirted pt246 on the East side and then North up to the topSimon Winton19/03/2020
Followed Nordicstar’s directions but no sign of gate in deer fence, so crawled underneath just below top corner.Lionel Bidwell17/06/2019
Parked at the road end for Strome Carronach. Sign says no vehicles. Black Mares Rock first then An Sgurr and ended up on Bad a' Chreama.Just over 3 hours.NormanW13/06/2019
A nice evening stroll in the sun with fine views. The road to Strome Carronach is private, but seemed OK to drive up and park at the bend below the farm. The W track leads to an attractive grassy climb outside the forest but this leads into nasty bogs. Once across, it's easy going. I headed uphill too soon, so had a bit of easy scrambling, then climb a deer fence, then up and down before the top. Went down the easy valley S from the bealach to join the outward route, climbing the deer fence again. Easiest to go into the forestry at a gate, a rough track joins a vehicle track leading back to the farm track.Gill05/04/2019
Via Glenmore. Greeted by two out of control dogs, 200m before the dwellings - the black one bared its teeth at me. Up dirt track to high point before lochan, then over very rough ground to top, going around N flanks to avoid ups and downs on the knolly terrain.Isbjorn22/02/2019
Route up from Strome Carronach but had to climb deer fence as no obvious deer gate or stile. Great views all round on first bright day of winter.willyross28/10/2018
Round of An Sgurr and Bad a'Chreamha from the east. Followed tracks north from farmhouse, should have followed the west track.Topographer5709/06/2018
Pretty much as Nordicstar. A nice circuit.PGCE10/05/2018
Short round of 4 hills. From The Black Mares Rock, on to Cnoc Mheadhonach. With Steves Smith & Lewis in snowy heather.jonglew13/02/2018
2 of 4: From LochCarron Strome road.ChrisR09/03/2017
Pretty much used same route as Clive. Absolutely fantastic weather. Much nicer walk than I imagined. Good views to Applecross hills.jenx16/08/2016
From pt 22 on tge road, below Strome Carronach. The track followed NW into woods. At its end a path leads to a hill gate. Follow track around under crags and up north to deer gate. Direct line to top. Returned to same point and headed direct to col and to climb Bad a' Chreamha. Lovely viewpoints both, trig on the final top sublime in the warm sunshine. Down the East ridge easily and to Shielings then track and road to start point. .nordicstar16/08/2016
Lovely round of An Sgurr & Bad a'Chreamha from the east. Parked at end of forest road at 879373, then followed it to end at 865378, where a new path leads W to forest edge and a gate. Followed above cliff line to 861384 where the deer fence has an opening cut in it. Straighforward to An Sgurr summit with wonderful views of Beinn Bhan. Headed to Bad a'Chreamha via very rotten stile over deer fence at 859378, then east of point 246 to reach ridge of Bad a'Chreamha 400m east of summit trig. Descended east ridge to 871370, then to shielings, weavers and along road to start point.Clive G08/05/2016
MC. Whilst working at AT. Set off at 5.30 pm from Lochcarron Weavers by way of birch wood. 1 hour to summit. One crossing of deer fence. Found an old ladder across - but very rotten. Good views to Applecross hills. Return by same route in 45 mins.Martin6613/04/2016
Solo HFB05/04/2016
round of an sgurr and bad a chreamha from fc tracks at strome carronach.robertphillips16/11/2014
After B A'Chreamha and meant it involved trying to avoid several dramatic crags. Also resulted in a bit of road walking to finish. Suspect most folks get this one from Glen Mor. Fab views all round.Martin R24/09/2014
Enjoyable bag of 2 marilyns using forest track from Strome Carronach and back via shielingsAndrewFinnimore16/02/2014
With Mora, from Achintraid.BLACKHILL17/05/2013
Took a bike over the Strome Ferry (operational during Jan and Feb 2012 to road end above Strome Carronach. Easy ascent once stile over deer fence found. A very fine hillfasgadh14/02/2012
Steep descent from Bad a'Chreamha and then a rough climb, over a deer fence, to rocky summit. Tremendous views of the Beinn Bhan corries and Bealach nan Ba in snow. Back via Strome Carronach.chriswatson19/03/2011
Solo hill, easier. Dry, partly sunny, warm, calm, good views.iangalbraith21/06/2010
Parked on the A896 and used the track south to gain height. From there an easy stroll to the top. Returned by same route.garyhoney14/07/2009
With Phil, Jon & Mark, from Kishorn.Grinner03/05/2009
Parked at a wide entranceway to a hill track. Down to Glenmore Lodge, up hill on track up 500'. At a bend climbed a steep bank to very rough moor, plod through clinging bracken, heather and bits of green swamp, steeply up and into mist. At 1,100' top flattened out onto orange deer grass, passing crags and to top at 10.35. 1 stag and 2 hinds moved away .4 very small stones on a crag rivalled large pile of stones on first. Mist lifted to give magical views of cloud covered hills and mist filled valleys. Chreamha, Loch Kishorn, B na Ba road, B Bhan and stirrup mark on B Damh. Train heard going to Kyle.arranc13/09/2008
fine complex hill, lovely views esp SW. park 868376, 2M's anticlock RHW05/05/2002
Round of An Sgurr and Bad a'Chreamha from FC permitted drive in to Strome Caronach.Eddie13/07/2001
Susan Bidwell17/06/2019
TONY DEALL16/05/2019