Name:Sgurr na Ruaidhe
Hill number:894
Height:993m / 3258ft
SMC/RHB Section:12A: Kyle of Lochalsh to Garve
Topographical area:HW08 Ghlais-eagle
Catchment:Beauly, Catchment Boundaries, Cromarty
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Murdo, Yeaman
Grid ref:NH 28902 42604
Summit feature:large cairn
Col:767m  NH280430  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
(1:25k) 430
Survey:obvious summit
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With Stevie n Tay.Yeltzbagger08/07/2024
Surprisingly long and slightly tedious (featureless) ascent from the col to the west, then long descent down path which becomes exceedingly waterlogged for bottom half, irritatingly. Quick, though.NorfolkPT2101/06/2024
Harder than expected and really boggy climb to first hill but a great day for it. with Barry!Kevthecat31/08/2023
Sgurr na Ruaidhe, Carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr a' Choire Ghlais, Creag Ghorm a' Bhealaich, Sgurr Fhuar-thuill & Sgurr na Fearstaig from parking at Loch a' Mhuillidh.JasonStark08/04/2023
Circuit of the Strathfarrar Munros. Walkhighlands route with Sgurr na Fearstaig top added at end.hummusg27/10/2022
Stayed at the Inverness YH over the weekend. I headed up the private Glen Strathfarrar. I bagged Sgurr na Ruaidhe (995m) one of the four munros in the glen and my 184th. I only had time for a short day and I plan on doing the other three from Glen Orrin to the north. The mist was continuously blown through in spates form the east, 05:00hrs all in.chillyman823/10/2022
Sept Strathfarrar adventure.kitmacleod15/09/2022
Strathfarrar circuitGeoff Briggs16/07/2022
...4/4 - this leg slightly more tricky - cloud was down and route takes a bit of a double S to avoid steeper ground and lose of height - but obvious if you have a proper look at the map. There isn't an obvious descent path (That I found anyway) - following the burn down the ground is broken in places and boggy but the track to start point is soon reachedwychwood10/06/2022
With the Winter vehicular access arrangement defunct, had to cycle in to NH283385 (one hour). ATV tk most of the way up SW ridge of Sgurr na Ruaidhe. On to Carn nan Gobhar and back to col at NH280431. Faint FP, S, vanished in heather and snowdrifts, int. deer tracks below 600m contour led back to ATV tk. 6 hour circuit. 45 mins to cycle out. Wind and rain most of the day.Isbjorn Winter Round12/03/2022
From the car park at the Glen Strathfarre Sgurr na Ruaidhe, Carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr a Choire Ghlais, Creag Ghorm a Bhealaich, Sgurr Fhuar-thuill and Sgurr na Fearstaig. 15.5 miles, in cloud the whole time and very windy. Exhausting walk, especially having to run the last 4 miles to get out of the park on time.Lazylizzie25/09/2021
7th Munroschima1202/07/2021
with MarianDesperate Stan02/07/2021
Classic Strathfarrar round of 4.quadbarrel23/05/2021
Solo from Inverchoran (North). Clear visibility. Sgurr na Ruaidhe, Carn nan Gobhar, Sgurr a' Choire Ghlais & Sgurr Fhuar-thuillHuwel23/10/2020
A long day in the wilds of Strathfarrar - after clambering out of a frost-covered tent in Roy Bridge at 5am, followed by a 1.5hr drive up to the entrance gate into Glen Strathfarrar, I parked up and cycled the 8miles through the glen to the end point of the (clockwise) munro circuit. Then a 15.5 mile walk with nearly 1700m/ 5500ft of ascent over the four munros, I had a decent dose of the jelly legs by the time I got back to the bike. Another 8 mile ride back out of the glen, and the car was a welcome sight. Great day up on the ridge though - one to remember!mproudfoot27/09/2020
Descended from Garbh-charn then ascended to summit. Still windy with intermittent cloud.187lenny16/09/2018
!st munro of the day. Queued up at gate and allowed in at 9. Started walking at 9.30. Done with Maggs, Sam and Neil.dave neilson14/07/2018
Sam, Neil, Dave camping near Struy. Gate at 9ammn2314/07/2018
with M D and S. lovely day. Camped at struy fishing spot. Chippy on way home.nrowan14/07/2018
after camping with neil maggie, dave. 1st of 4 round.Rodge14/07/2018
Strathfarrar Munros from west to east, track from glen by Allt Toll a' Mhuic to Sgurr na Fearstaig, then along ridge Sgurr Fhuar-thuill, Creag Ghorm a' Bhealaich, Sgurr a' Choire Ghlais, Carn nan Gobhar and Sgurr na Ruaidhe, descending to track along Allt Coire Mhuillidh, down to glen, back to start by bikekdbennett22/06/2018
Cycled in from Inchmore for a traverse of the Strathfarrar Munros and Tops.rhalstead10/06/2018
Tim Elliot & Andrew Dyson neil hutton28/05/2018
SoloGeraldine Fardon05/05/2018
Solo. Walk: 17km(comma) 1580m ascent(comma) 7 hours exactly. Cycle: 7km(comma) 28 mins. Fidget22/06/2017
Anticlockwise circuit of the Strathfarrar Munros. On own.MorecambeMonkey05/05/2017
Climbed with Rob as part of 4 Munro ridge walk starting from east having placed bikes at west end. Spectacular ridge walk with great views.david.walker4001/05/2017
TD & CThis Dog25/08/2016
First of 6 solo tops today. Cloud-covered tops to start, completely clear later.mikejacobs29/07/2016
Standard round of the Strathfarrer 6. Tops all in cloud and bealachs cloud free. Drizzly/ mizzly blustery day. long walk back to the car.alexmaclennan20/06/2016
A bit of a slog but a sunny day with lots of good firm snow on the top.younggl02/04/2016
With ChristineKeith9913/08/2015
With RodOik25/06/2015
With Jenny and Ken on the Cannich Holidaynickywood111/06/2015
Last of the four today. Now back to the camp site in Glen Orrin via Meall na Faire.Play2End16/04/2015
SF, Richard, Duncan + othersChris Blake15/11/2014
Solo day completing Strathfarrar 4 - dry, hot with broken cloud on ascentbarnz4813/09/2014
First of Glen Strathfarrar fourrurquhart25/08/2014
Baking hot weather, cleggs biting in the corrie!steveroberts25/07/2014
With Anne Dawson, Heather Falconer, David Black, Andy Bennett, Eric, Terry, Mitch and Heather and Alastair for two a slog in poor visibility. Bitter cold on summit. Cleared a bit on descent. Easy walking , springy turfmunromurph28/06/2014
With KWduchally21/06/2014
Long wet slog up to this hill. No great views as cloud at top.akmilne04/05/2014
Not sure if it was tired legs from the previous day but this hill ascent just seemed to go on forever. Wet, cold and miserable day too!FCMark04/05/2014
Solo, 1st of 4 on an overcast day. Rather than waiting for the gate I cycled in, 1hr. Around 2hr15 to summit. Remember it being quite boggy most of the way.bowzi28/09/2013
Early start at the gates by 0830; first summit damp but getting better with warm summit at the end.Capt Malbec14/09/2013
Via the SW ridge. Windy damp and cold so we descended after Carn nan Gobhar. Met a chap who was navigating just on GPS way points that he had down loaded from a website. He had no map and compass. Things are changing but are they for the better?mindlessflogger03/07/2013
Climbed with Andy Brown & Chris Dean. Translates to Peak of Redness.Davidjones25/05/2013