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Minginish and the Cuillin Hills Area , Skye Subarea
Feature count in area: 74, all in ,
Highest Place: Sgurr Alasdair 992m

Starting Places in area Minginish and the Cuillin Hills:

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Summits & other features in area Minginish and the Cuillin Hills:
Skye: Am Basteir 934m, Am Mam 407m, An Caisteal 830m, An Coileach 673m, An Cruachan 435m, An Stac 528m, Arnaval 369m, Beinn a'Bhraghad 461m, Beinn Bhreac 448m, Beinn Dearg Mheadhonach 651m, Beinn Dearg Mhor 731m, Beinn na Gaoithe 401m, Beinn nan Dubh-lochan 253m, Beinn Staic 412m, Belig 702m, Ben Meabost 345m, Bhasteir Tooth [Basteir Tooth] 917.2m, Bidein Druim nan Ramh 869m, Bidein Druim nan Ramh North Top 852m, Biod Mor 384m, Bla Bheinn SW Top 926m, Bla Bheinn [Blabheinn] [Blaven] 929m, Bruach na Frithe 958m, Caisteal a'Garbh-Choire 829.7m, Ciche na Beinne Deirge 509m, Clach Glas 786m, Druim Eadar Da Choire 489m, Druim nan Ramh 500m, Garbh-bheinn 808m, Gars-bheinn 894.2m, Glamaig - Sgurr Mhairi 775m, Glas Bheinn Mhor 569m, Knight's Peak 914.2m, Marsco 736m, Meall a'Mhaoil 284m, Nead an Fhior-eoin [An Carnach] 334m, Ruadh Stac 493m, Sgurr a'Bhasteir 900.1m, Sgurr a'Choire Bhig 876.9m, Sgurr a'Fionn Choire 936m, Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh 973m, Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh South Top 970m, Sgurr a'Mhadaidh 918m, Sgurr a'Mhadaidh East Top 894m, Sgurr a'Mhadaidh Far East Top 895.7m, Sgurr Alasdair 992m, Sgurr an Fheadain 689.2m, Sgurr Beag 764m, Sgurr Dearg - Cairn 978m, Sgurr Dearg - Inaccessible Pinnacle 986m, Sgurr Dubh an Da Bheinn [Sgurr Dubh na Da Bheinn] 938m, Sgurr Dubh Beag 733m, Sgurr Dubh Mor 944m, Sgurr Hain 420m, Sgurr Mhic Choinnich 948m, Sgurr na Banachdich 965m, Sgurr na Banachdich Central Top 942m, Sgurr na h-Uamha 736m, Sgurr na Stri 495m, Sgurr nan Each 720m, Sgurr nan Each East Top 623m, Sgurr nan Eag 926.2m, Sgurr nan Gillean 964m, Sgurr nan Gillean Third Pinnacle 879m, Sgurr Sgumain 947m, Sgurr Thearlaich 978m, Sgurr Thormaid 926m, Sgurr Thuilm 881m, Slat Bheinn 624m, Stob Coir' a'Ghrunnda 720m, Stockval 416m, The Prow 739m, Truagh Mheall 412m
Soay (Skye): Beinn Bhreac (Soay) 141m

Note: this list of places may include island features such as summits, but not islands as such.
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Sgurr Dearg - Cairn, 978m Mountain
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Grid Reference NG44383 21556, OS 1:50k mapsheet 32
Place visited by: 13 members, recently by: maoris, rhw, Wildcat, abcd, bryanjbarry, IainT, jlk, melohara, chalky, three5four0, simon3, jackill, Peter Walker
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Longitude: -6.235155, Latitude: 57.213169, Easting: 144383, Northing: 821556, Prominence: 12m,  Isolation: 0km
ITM: 706613 1164693


  Short or GPS IDs, 6 char: Sgr978, 10 char: SgrDrgCrn

Linkback: https://mountainviews.ie/summit/B1241/
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Summary for Sgurr Dearg - Cairn : Tough climb over rough ground
Summary created by jackill 2013-10-13 08:24:20
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Picture: The view North west from the summit
Park opposite the BMC club hut, which is just past the Glen Brittle mountain rescue post room on the roadside for 5 cars. Find a footpath alongside some sheep pens. The path soon leads to a bridge over the Allt Coire na Banachdich; cross this and continue uphill on the path. The path passes close to the rim of a great cleft in the earth, with a view of the impressive 80 foot-high Eas Mor fall.Shortly after the cleft the path forks; take the left fork. The path continues below the impressive cliff of Window Buttress up the mountainside to the right, finally entering upper Coire na Banachdich. The back of the coire is blocked by a ring of cliffs, split by an impressive gully. Cross the stream and follow the path up to the right, marked with small cirns in places, cutting left at about 750 meters to gain the ridge at its lowest point of about 850 meters. Head right along the crest of the ridge and a steep scree slope to the summit with views of the In Pinn.
Linkback: mountainviews.ie/summit/B1241/comment/7130/
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