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Hard, but so worth it!

If you're an active hiker, this will be a moderate hike and scramble. If you used to be a hiker... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David R
New York
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My final Cuillin!

By the last day of a week on Skye I needed to climb Sgurr Dubh Mor and Sgurr Alasdair, so we set... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alastair N
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're an active hiker, this will be a moderate hike and scramble. If you used to be a hiker, like me, it will be difficult, but still enjoyable. Just keep going till you reach the top of the waterfall if you can. It's one...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

By the last day of a week on Skye I needed to climb Sgurr Dubh Mor and Sgurr Alasdair, so we set off from Glen Brittle camp site and ascended by Sgurr Sgumain before reaching the top of Sgurr Dubh Mor. It was a dull...More

Thank Alastair N
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I set off from Glen brittle campsite early in the morning and headed to coire Lagan. The next step was the steep ascent of the 'Great stone shoot' which is quite tough as it's a very steep scree slope. It was a very cloudy day...More

1  Thank Ronnie J
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 10 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

1  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

1  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
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