Name:Sgor Gaoith
Hill number:548
Height:1116m / 3661ft
SMC/RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
Topographical area:HE01 Braeriach-bhrotain
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Murdo, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 90301 98951
Summit feature:ground on edge of crag
Col:876m  NN916955  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
Comments:summit surveyed at 1116.0m
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Wet and windy ascent, with Tom and Duncan, following the muddy track towards the summit. Forget about doing the tops in this wind.alexmaclennan17/02/2024
Used car park near Auchlean, Glen Feshie. Mullach Clach a'Bhlair, Carn Ban Mor and Sgor Gaoith on good tracks. Very windy with cloud base progressively rising to 1000m during the day. With Gillianrichard6910/10/2023
From Auchlean carpark, through pines on superb path, to carn Ban and then along edge. No cairn, big drop with blocky edge. In rain but view at the top. Continue to Mullach Clach. Solo.Denise 07/10/2023
Just a couple or three weeks after my first visit (17/08/2023), when I had no view and did an out-and-back route, I returned in spectacular conditions to enjoy the view, taking a more interesting descent route this time. Route and write-up at:
In good conditions. From Auchlean car park.David Bremner20/06/2023
Excellent path from Glen Feshie to Sgor Gaoith, round to Sgoran Dubh Mor, Meall Buidhe and Geal Charn then steeply down through rocks and heather back to the path. With DRC.TRG31816/06/2023
Approach from north top, cloudy, caught glimpse of lock but that was itTrantham Clan24/05/2023
OMC Meet at Milehouse, Kincraig With Andy Moffat, James Priestley and Ali Shaw, started at Achlean car park. Followed good path up to Carn Ban Mor, then north to Sgor Gaoith. Descended into Coire Gorm a' Chrom-alltain, then out along the path to the lower Glen Feshie carpark. Snow started above 700m some deep area, which I struggled with, really hard going. Glad I wore winter boots, but no need for crampons. Fantastic views in every direction, 7hrs all in.chillyman811/03/2023
Afternoon / night nav exercise in winter conditions, on Winter ML Training course.tleach1223/02/2023
Run over Sgòr Gaoith and Mullach Clach a’ Bhlàir.quadbarrel17/09/2022
Repeat with Yeltzbagger. Record hottest day ever further south but quite pleasant. Superb views to the Cairngorms and Loch Einich.Stevie n Tay19/07/2022
Ascended from small car park in Glen Feshi descended on rather a good path beyond the munro top to the south. walked back on road to carWoolly Hattie22/06/2022
Carn Ban Mor, Sgor Gaoith, Tom Dubh, Monadh Mor, Mullach Clach a'Bhlair North Top and Mullach Clach a'Bhlair from car park north of Auchlean.JasonStark15/05/2022
4 of 7: From Sgoran Dubh Mor. With Karen.ChrisR08/05/2022
From Aviemore via Allt Coire Follais to Argyll Stone. Windy with white-out above 950m made for slow going. Return via Meall Buidhe and Geal Charn and along Allt a Mharcaidh (no path on ground, wouldn’t recommend)Yrarthblewog21/02/2022
On my WML AssessmentGrimpeur123421/02/2022
With Iain.Chris Ellis17/01/2022
Attempting Steven Fallon's route for Sgor Gaoith and Mullach Clach a'Bhlair from Glen Feshie. Made Sgor Gaoith but burn was in spate on way to Mullach Clach a'Bhlair so had to retrace steps to descend the inwards routehummusg27/09/2021
Sgòr Gaoith from Glen Feshie. Wet and windy above ~900m.Tisteln11/09/2021
Carn Ban Beag, Carn Ban Mor West Top, Carn Ban Mor, Sgor Gaoith, Sgoran Dubh Mor, Meall Buidhe, Geal-charnkeithouk25/08/2021
My second summit of the day targeting Sgor Gaoith and Muliach Clach a Bhlair from Auchlean. A good path up, spectacular views from this summit on a still clear day.meltdiceburg02/08/2021
Parked N of Balachroick, taking path E and then up NNE to beallach below Creag Mhigeachaidh. Climbed Creag Mhigeachaidh, return to beallach and then Geal-charn, Meall Buidhe, and steady climb to Sgoran Dubh Mor. Pleasant high level traverse to Sgor Gaoith, with excellent views. Then Carn Ban Mor, Tom Dubh and out and back to Carn na Criche. Then Meall Dubhag, a slightly misjudged traverse to reach Carn Ban Mor West Top, Carn Ban Beag, descent to track running below W side of Creag Ghiuthsachan and return to start. Hot dry conditons.RobertP15/07/2021
Achlean - Carn Ban Mor - Sgor Gaoith - Meall Dubhag - Mullach Clach a' Bhlair - back across the plateau to the Carn Ban Mor path and back down to Achlean.Mark Jackson17/06/2021
Brilliant day out walking with Issy, Kirsty, and Richard. Fantastic weather and excellent views.Kevthecat24/04/2021
Via Carn Ban Mor, Sgor Gaoith, Sgor Dubh Mor and Meall Buidhemradz35027/02/2021
SG plus the 5 tops - a day of sharing with the Sunday Munro Baggers at the summit - and only me on the topsScmccabe 29/11/2020
with Iain CruwysTopsaswell13/11/2020
From Achlean via Carn Ban Mor.Winterfloodian14/09/2020
Miserable day on the hill after the promise of clear views :(Nicky C25/08/2020
Round of Sgor Gaoith and four tops using track from near Balachroik.jenx09/08/2020
Started from carpark in Glen Feshie. Good path up through forest and regenerating woodland to col at 1012m. Then N to summit of Sgor Gaoith above huge cliffs. Amazing views over Loch Eanaich. Then continued N to col at 1053m and turned W to Meall Buidhe and Geal-Charn. Descended SW from cairn back to path into Glen. With dad. 16.1km.PiranhaFish03/08/2020
Ascent from Achlean (Glen Feshie) via Carn Ban Mor.knarf24/07/2020
Round trip in breezy, showery but clear conditions with Doug and IzzyCapt Malbec18/07/2020
With Swot, Ed Holmes, Mark Turner & J. Auchlean, Carn Ban Mor, Sgor Gaoith, Sgoran Dubh Mor, Meall Buidhe, Meall Tionail, E through forest to road. Howling gale on top - steady 60mph forcast believable. J turned back before Carn Ban Mhor due to the wind. Roped up on top due to risk of cornices plus training/experience for Ed who did good job navigating.Neily There16/03/2020
With John Aaron and Islay - icy with snow above 700mmproudfoot19/01/2020
Great views from here. Cold and breezy on top.mcbboyd15/09/2019
Drove up from Annan. Started Glen Feshie: Carn ban Mor, Sgorr Gaoith, Braeriach, Carn an Criche, Sgurr an Lochan Uaine, Cairn Toul, Cairn an Saighdeir and camped at the col below The Devil's Point.jigglybones21/08/2019
12.5 mile circular from Achlean up normal path over Carn Ban Mor and onto Sgor Gaoiths great summit, continued along ridge to Sgoran Dubh Mhor all on easy paths, we saw the showers coming and decided to descend over Meall Buidhe and Geal-Charn (easy rocky terrain), the descent off Geal-Charn started bouldery but turned into steep heather, then followed little path back into forest and along road to start. High cloud and showery weather, great views from top but cloud stayed on the Braeriach mass most of the day, passed 4 people all day.DanTrig16/06/2019
With Karen & BusterHighland Days02/01/2019
From forest car-park south of Feshiebridge. (NH 852012). Then down via the three tops.Geoff Briggs13/11/2018
B&A. Windy. After Carn Ban Mor, before Sgoran Dubh Mor.Morning09/08/2018
Clear day, glider above near summit.Rodge01/07/2018
Sgor Goaith from Glen Feshie with adjacent Munro TopsCrib Goch19/06/2018
From Carn Ban Mor. Continued NNE on the path along the corrie edge up to the summit. Onwards to Sgoran Dubh Mor. With AC.Man of Kernow108/06/2018
Good company and fantastic walking conditions today for this big hill, with Mark Trengove.Alex C08/06/2018
From Feshiebridge car park in snowshoes, definitely needed them!emily20/01/2018
Very windy indeed blowing the snow from the last few days , whiteout on summit plateau. Mini avalanche on the descent.Hammy02/01/2018
with Markgrimjimm23/09/2017