Name:Sgurr Beag
Hill number:3180
Height:896m / 2940ft
Parent (Ma):687  Sgurr an Doire Leathain
RHB Section:10A: Glen Shiel to Loch Hourn and Loch Quoich
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Alsh & Duich, Ness
Watershed:Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Inner Moray Firth, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Simm, High Hills of Britain, Subhump, Corbett Top, Yeaman
Grid ref:NG 99767 10914
Summit feature:cairn
Col:799m  NH000106  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 259 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
South Cluanie ridgeDenise 25/04/2023
Dropped off near the Cluanie Inn before doing the classic south Cluanie ridge walk E to W, dropping off reaching the road at Malagan. Long but wonderful day with good weather. With Gillian and Denise.richard6925/04/2023
AW, AJFred Windsor19/09/2022
Whilst on ridge for munroscjo07/05/2022
Parking at the Malagan layby, I headed up to Bealach Duibh Leac, over Creag nan Damh, bypassing Sgurr Beag. The ascent up Sgurr an Lochain was bruttal, but Sgurr an Doire Leathain was more manageable. From here I descent the NE shoulder to pick up my bike that I'd left at NH 036 119 on the A87. The downhill ride back to the car was fun. Blue skies and very warm all day, 09:20hrs all in.chillyman825/07/2021
South Glen Shiel Ridge - West to East. Weather: Early mist and rain gave way to sunshinegeoffh1217/06/2021
Sgurr Coire na Feinne, Sgurr an Doire Leathain, Sgurr an Lochain, Sgurr Beag, Creag nan Damhkeithouk24/08/2020
Weather fair.MountainMac20/09/2019
Camped at Cluanie and did the ridge from Creag a Mhaim but continued to Sgurr na Sgine (ascending straight up the face) and dropped down to Glen Shiel via Faochaog. Had left bike at the road, but still tried to hitch. Gave up and cycled back to Cluanie as midges were biting.jigglybones29/05/2019
From A87 near Cluanie Inn, along track to SE and up Creag a' Mhaim SE ridge, then along S Shiel ridge to Creag nan Damh, descending back to A87 Eas-nan-Arm bridgekdbennett19/08/2018
Solo, taking in Sgurr an Doire leathain, Sgurr an Lochain, Creag nan Damh and every ring contour in betweenShutterlag14/05/2018
Glasgow and Lancaster Clunie WE Day 3. With Peter C. Great day with sunny calm clear weather and good viz of mountains rising from mist. Druim Thollaidh to steep NE ridge of Creag nan Damh.alexmaclennan12/03/2018
With Steve Smith on traverse of the Cluanie ridge going broadly E-W over 2 days. This the day.jonglew27/10/2017
From Cluanie Inn - long uneventful walk mostly in mist and rain - utterly soaked. With PeterCapt Malbec30/08/2014
With Tim and KieraLoz_mck12/07/2014
From battle site, Creag nan Damh, Sgurr an Lochain and Sgurr Beag.rhalstead28/06/2014
South Glen Shiel ridge with DW and SL. Weather good.AGWilliamson24/09/2011
Long day on South Shiel rigde. Generally overcast, but cloud-free Munros plus views, only a brief rain on the penultimate Munro. I parked at the Glenshiel battle site and caught the service bus (£5.80) to Cluanie. I tagged along behind another pair of walkers and spoke to them a couple of times along the way; they opted for a direct approach to Creag a'Mhaim whilst I continued up the track to the end of the ridge. A good time 2.5 hours to Creag a'Mhaim but subsequently slowed down with each successive re-ascent, but good time overall. The descent from NE ridge of Creag nan Damh is not as striaghtforward as the SMC guide suggests and indeed the last bit through the wood close to road was horrible and involved some controlled drops/slides for the last 10-20 feet. I did not drink enough during the day and choice of food was not great - need to rectify.langskill27/06/2011
on the munro roundrobertphillips11/06/2011
2 of 11: From Creag nan Damh.ChrisR30/09/2010
self (Sgurr Mor)davidsbatty03/05/2010
Solo. Sg a' Bhac Chaolais then along all 7 of S Cluanie Ridge; Tops in cloud for this first part of the day. I remember listening to a 'Skeptics with a k' podcast!NorfolkPT2109/08/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave18/07/2009
With Jeanette as part of S. Glen Shiel traverse.dickscroop15/06/2007
alone SheilaS06/06/2007
10 of 11: From Sgurr an Lochain.ChrisR14/10/2005
Self, Completed ridge including Creag a Mhaim, Druim Shionnach, Aonach an Chrith, Moal Chinn Dearg, Sgurr an Doire Leathain, Sgurr an lochain, Creag nan Damh, 1 Top. 21.2km, 2030m in 7.0hr.JamesSDonald10/06/2005
See Creag a'Mhaim. Time approx dbb19/05/2005
Company: Martin Stewartiandesbottes10/05/2003
Sunny, v. stong winds, good views.iangalbraith20/04/2003
Solo. With help of friend positioned my car where Allt Mhàlagain is crossed by A87 road in Glen Shiel. Started walking at Cluanie Inn and did the South Cluanie ridge. I walked along the old road to where it crosses Allt Giubhais. I climbed up to Coirean Eich Bhric and to the col NW of Creag a Mhàim. Climbed up the ridge to the summit of Creag a Mhàim. Then went back down the ridge and along to Druim Shionnach, Aonach air Chrith, Maol Chinn-dearg, Sgùrr Coire na Feinne, Sgùrr an Doire Leathain, Sgùrr an Lochain, Sgùrr Beag, Creag nan Damh. Descended over Sgùrr a Chuilinn to reach the road a little short of where my car was.pwbellarby21/05/2000
SMMC Midsummer bivy, with Bill Bracewell, Nic Bullivant, Liz Mackay, Ian Marshall, Charlie Prowse, Janice Shepherd, Stewart Wright and guest (Sam).clashcityrocker22/06/1999
W to E traverse of whole ridgevegibagger16/05/1999
The south ridge in winter! Fresh snow, 2/3rds managed - up NE ridge of Creag nam Damh from bridge at NG992132, along ridge w Sgurr Beag, Sgurr an Lochain, Doire Leathain and Maol Chin Dearg before off north ridge in dark.nordicstar28/12/1997
RS. From Glen Shiel (991132) to Creag nan Damh, Sgurr an Lochain, Sgurr Coire Leathain, Sgurr Coire na Fienne & Maol Chinn Dearg. Return to glen via Druim Coire nan Eiracheanach. a day of snow covered ridge & a sleety glen.Vin28/12/1997
With Shaky from the A87. Used the stalkers path to ascend Druim Thollaidh & turned W along the main ridge to Creag nan Damh. Returned to Sgurr Beag & descended the ridge there in the interests of minimising the road walking at the end.NotReallyABagger26/08/1997
JW, three Munro dayFrank22/05/1996
On way to last Munro of day.Aye Jimmy11/08/1994
Wet with Joe, Ann and Brenda.Dugswell220/06/1993
on South Cluanie ridge walkPeterD06/06/1992
Full ridge walkBLACKHILL12/06/1990
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
my first ascent date n/k, due to lost guide log / book :-( started fine, then mist and final rain, solo, caught the bus from shiel bridge down to cluanie and hiked in along the old road to the stalkers path. followed this too the summit of the first munro - crag mhaim then followed the ridge over the further 5 munros plus tops all the way along, descending from the beach dubh leac path, back to glen shiel. walked back to yh at ratagan, a long day.rum doodle 01/01/1990