Sgurr Alasdair, Isle of Skye

4.9
Mountain · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Sgùrr Alasdair is the highest peak of the Black Cuillin, and the highest peak on the Isle of Skye and in the Inner Hebrides, at 992 m (3,255 ft). Like the rest of the range it is composed of gabbro, a rock with excellent grip for mountaineering. It is named for Alexander Nicolson, who made the first recorded ascent in 1873. Prior to this the mountain had been locally known as Sgurr Biorach.
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  • We had a few hours to spare after a great late lunch at the Old Inn so we headed up to Glenbrittle. The boys headed off from the beach (just before the campground) just before 4pm and were back 3 hrs....  more »
  • 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...  more »
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  • It’s my favourite mountain so far. Very challenging. The whole way back I was just like sitting on the slide. Had lots of fun. 10/04/19. Spent 5 hours from car park to summit.
  • Amazing climb, beautiful views, my favourite mountain by far.
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