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Challenging, but amazing

Most challenging climb we did. However I would do it again. Amazing views. But be perpared for some... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Julija D

I could not reach the peak as my confidence and energy was sapped - but it is a great peak to... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2015
Sydney, Australia
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The Black Cullin range is rated one of the most challenging in Britain for climbers, with Sgurr Alasdair the highest mountain at 3,255 feet.
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22 Sep 2016
“Challenging, but amazing”
4 Nov 2015

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Reviewed 22 September 2016

Most challenging climb we did. However I would do it again. Amazing views. But be perpared for some seriously gruelling way up, much easier to do down. It said to be easiest out of all peaks in this ridge, I'm not sure I'm going to...More

Thank Julija D
Reviewed 4 November 2015

I could not reach the peak as my confidence and energy was sapped - but it is a great peak to attempt and I'm pleased I tried. The mountain scapes are appealing and seductive.

Thank Peter_BC7349OP
Reviewed 11 April 2015

I walked and scrambled to the summit of this awesome mountain in the summer. We walked from the SMC hut in Glen Brittle up to Corrie Lagan and from there up the Great Stone Shute and on to the top by way of an airy...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 29 September 2014

Great scramble over Sgurr Sgumain and onto the summit. You need a head for heights but a dramatic setting. Descent down Great Stone Chute needs to be taken with care, long, long scree gully.

1  Thank soularch
Reviewed 23 September 2014

A walk that contains lots of variety and enough challenge to make reaching the summit feel like a real achievement. The views are magnificent an even on a cloudy day. It looks daunting at first but route finding is easy. There is a fair amount...More

Thank LancashireBrightStar
Reviewed 3 August 2014

A must for any competent climbers/confident scramblers with a descent down the Great Stone Chute. Fantastic days' scrambling.

1  Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 9 September 2013

With good weather you get some of the best views in the UK. One of the easier peaks to rech on the ridge.

Thank EnglandKeen_skier
Reviewed 14 July 2013

After reading the description of the ascent (and descent) of the Great Stone Shoot up Sgurr Alasdair, it was with some trepidation we set out. However, the most difficult thing to deal with that day was the heat, and trying to keep hydrated, slogging up...More

Thank WeeViking
Reviewed 2 June 2013

A climb I've done before but never seen so much snow in May here! Classic Skye climbing. A big problem for lots of people without axes and crampons.

Thank wilsonjim
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Britain's only true mountains! Perfect Alpine conditions, hard frozen snow and ice, clear blue skies and sunshine.

1  Thank 163keithw
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