Name:Sgurr a' Mhadaidh
Hill number:1259
Height:918m / 3012ft
Parent (Ma):1240  Sgurr Dearg - Inaccessible Pinnacle
RHB Section:17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills
Class:Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain, Murdo
Grid ref:NG 44704 23500
Summit feature:cairn
Col:845.1m  NG 4463 2343  
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Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 659 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Christine. Guide TomKeith9906/06/2024
With Keith and guide Tomchristine9906/06/2024
Cuillin Traverse with Tom (Coruisk to Sligachan)D.Hoyle06/09/2023
Cuillin traverseRuth13/06/2023
Absolute brilliant day out weather route everything went to plan, Awesome!Kevthecat12/05/2023
With Dave Roeder. Parked at the Youth Hostel (10:05). Lovely day. Followed the path to An Dorus, finally up a steep gully. Tricky step up from the col. Better route starts a few metres down the E side; used on the return. Scramble to the summit. Great views. Finished 15:40.dbb12/05/2023
Langie Skye meet. With Rab, from An Dorus.Grinner-Munros224/09/2022
2nd of 2. Nearer the An Dorus gap this one so wasnt as hard as other one. Another scree descent😀akmilne28/06/2022
Sgurr Nan Eag, Sgurr Dubh Mor, Sgurr Alasdair, Sgurr MhicConnich, Inn Pinn, Sgurr na Banachdauch, Sgurr a Ghreadaidh, Sgurr a Madhaidh. Over TD Gap, and up West face of Inn Pinn With GuideHuwel01/06/2022
Climbed with Taff of West Coast guides.Rob Rees23/05/2022
Sgùrr a Mhadaidh from GR: NG 41132 21468 via An Dorusronaldo33310/05/2022
Camped by the YH and made an early start. Straight up via An Dorus.jigglybones27/08/2021
Windless, hot and sunny, plus a guide. From An Dorus.iangalbraith25/08/2021
along ridge from Sgurr Thuilm, superb easy scramble with lots of options. Clear, light breeze, mild. small cairn on tiny summit area. lunchDenise 10/07/2021
A superb day of scrambling fun with Harrison, covering the In Pinn to Sgurr na BanachDaich, Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh and Sgurr a' Mhadaidh. Slightly warm, but the occasional breeze helped keep us cooler up on the ridge.mproudfoot26/06/2021
AC team on traverse of middle section Bannadich to Bruach na FrithHardenC01/06/2021
Southern 8 Cuillins climbed on rather wet day. An attempt to climb all 11, but plans changed due to weather. 22km, 13h, 2000m elevation gain.ytropek30/08/2020
with Graham Uney and Tom Wells superb day on Skyecolinfielding14/07/2019
With Malcolm. Touched both potential hp's.Dangerous Dave15/05/2018
solo revisit for the tops, squrr na benachdich central top, squrr na benachdich, squrr thormaid, squrr a ghreadaidh south top, squrr a ghreadaidh, squrr a mhadaidh, squrr thuilm parking at hostel, nice sunny day, dry rock for good scrambling.robertphillips21/09/2017
BC Skye meet.clashcityrocker17/07/2017
From Hostel up to An Dorus then traverse of Sgurr a'Mhadaidh, Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh, ST, Sgurr Thormaid, Sgurr na Banachdich and CT. In perfect conditions.rhalstead07/06/2017
With Jon Glew, guided by Kendal Mountaineering Services. Parked opposite Glen Brittle YH, up to An Dorus and right to Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh. Return to An Dorus then up to Sgurr Mhadaidh. On to all 3 Corbett Tops including double abseil down ?? and steep roped down climb off An Caisteal to bealach with Sgurr na Bairnich. Descend scree from hell down Coir' a' Tairneilear and walk out down Coire a' Mhadaidh to 2nd car at Fairy Pools car park.mntainman01/05/2017
Partial traverse of the ridge with Steve Smith. Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh from Glen Brittle hostel via An Dorus. Super day out with abseiling and roped climbs up and down.jonglew01/05/2017
Part of traverse from Sgurr nan Eag to Sgurr a' Mhadaidh with Ewan. Descended via An Dorus and Coire a' Greadaidhraffemeister08/10/2016
Date of 3rd ascent.clashcityrocker19/07/2016
With Brian R. from the campsite in very warm, sunny weather. A slog up but easy in the end.Play2End26/05/2016
Starting off from the Glen Brittle YHA in cold but sunny weather. The ascent was up into a hanging valley able to reconise errors of previous ascents in this region in dense cloud. The visibility was spectacular all round. The final ascent up scree lined with snowy slabs made the ascent to An Dorus and opened the door to ridge scramble ascent to the final summit which laid the world at our feet. We returned by the same route being tempted to swm in the numerous plunge pools in the steams we walked beside. We resisted the urge as the air temperature was low.david.walker4013/05/2016
With Jamie via a snow filled An Dorus and on to Sgurr a' Mhadaidh. Returned to top of An Dorus for the ascent of Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh.knarf02/05/2016
1st of the skye munros with george yeomans, roy, dave and derek ellismn2321/06/2015
7 of 7: From Sgurr a Ghreadaidh.ChrisR10/09/2014
with JohnBigNick25/08/2014
Solo, 1st of 2. Again had a previous failed attempt but dry rock makes for easy going. Skipped up ledge just down from the top of An Dorus, a lot easier than the climb out direct.bowzi17/07/2014
From Glen Brittle YH on a damp day. With Pigeon/Ian/Ryan & our guide Jonah Jones.MorecambeMonkey22/06/2014
Day 2 of Cullin Ridge Traverse. Francis Blunt (guide) and Robert Wight (MMC) Misty and occasional drizzle. No views. 11 hour day starting at 0400.alexmaclennan01/06/2014
From Glen Brittle YoHo via corries with foaming waterslides and waterfalls. Clouds over summit and An Dorus.neimcv22/05/2014
on traverseMorning20/05/2014
Ascended in cloud from Glen Brittle via An Dorus. Scramble not too difficult once on ridge, although harder on descent. Disappointingly no views.quadbarrel10/04/2014
2nd time.PGCE30/09/2013
Did this with Ken and Hamish and the brilliant and patient Mike from Sky Guides. A wet , misty and drizzly day - maybe just as well as I suspect the exposure is interesting. The tricky bit was the climb out of An Dorus ( the door ) onto Greadaigh. We got roped up for this and it made for an interesting re introduction to Skye for me. The rest of the round was just some scrambling but mentally Skye is taxing as you need to keep concentrating where you put your feet. Great pint in the Inn in Carbost on the way home.slynch20/09/2013
Start at YH head up Coire Ghreadaich. up An Dorus on to the ridge.smocks and denims19/05/2013
North Ridge TranversJamesSDonald09/06/2012
Sgurr a' Mhadaidh and Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh via An Dorus, with Ruth and Amy.davidpettit8405/06/2012
Via NW ridge. With Mark and Shona on a round of Coire a' Ghreadaidh from Glen Brittle. Sunny.alistairpooler03/06/2012
Cuillin Ridge w Bruno YatesMartin Barratt23/05/2012
a round of squrr na banachdich, squrr a ghreadaidh, and squrr a mhadaidh.robertphillips08/05/2012
2nd ascent with Bob SewellPeterb05/05/2012