Colin's Munros


Cuillin/Torridon map OL8; 27th October 2004 & 4th April 2008

Route: 12.5 miles; 1060m=3475' ascent; 6hrs 15mins

Route: The east ridge of the Munro top Sgurr an Tuill Bhain is one of the classic calendar subjects and should not be omitted.
There is a good path all the way round except for crossing Coire na Sleaghaich from Sgurr an Tuill Bhain to the col with Meall Each.
Weather 27/10/04: No rain; almost dry feet. Clouds just touching tops.
Weather 4/4/08: Wet ground snow above 500m; cloud level 3000' with sunny intervals; a few snow showers; moderate wind.

27/10/044/4/08 Description Ht.Asc.Dist. Grid Ref.Mob.
08400920 At Kinlochewe take Incheril road over river
to large car park on left at road end.
35   00.0 milesNH03856240Orange
   Follow path NW along bank of river
towards Loch Maree and Gleann Bianasdail:
08550945 Large bridge over stream at end of meadows. 20 0.75 milesNH03076332 
0915  Path NW to stone arrow 20    
09251010 NW to streams below waterfall 20 1.9 milesNH01886465 
0935  Path NW to tree trunk 20    
09401030 500m along loch shore to footbridge 25302.7 milesNH01226564Orange
0955  Ascend path NW to cairn at path split 1101153.1 milesNH01626610 
10401145 NNE to col with Meall Each 5005054.05 milesNH01906741 
1045  Path N then NW round E shoulder of Sgurr
Dubh: to first view into Coire na Sleaghaich
5205004.17 milesNH01866760 
10551210 Path at main burn crossing 5605654.4 milesNH0153667874 
11051225 NW to bend where path turns left (SW)
to ascend to ridge at lochan.
6606654.7 milesNH01266827 
11101230 Ascend SW to Lochans on ridge 6957004.8 milesNH01156818 
11401310 Continue excellent path zig-zagging
NW up ridge to minor top
9339405.17 milesNH00766853 
1145  NW to Lochan 910 5.25 milesNH00696866 
11501320 NW to Trig Point 98010105.45 milesNH00506886 
300m N/NW round edge to highest point:
M Slioch
98110255.55 milesNH0046969075Orange
   E over bump to col 87510456.25 milesNH01576890 
E to photogenic T Sgurr an Tuill Bhain 93411056.45 milesNH0185868874Orange
 1450 Descend ridge SE then turn S & descend
into corrie to ascent path at burn crossing.
555 7.2 milesNH0153667874 
1305  Ascent path at col with Meall Each. 500 7.55 milesNH01906741 
 1545 Path SE to cairn at path split. 125 8.5 milesNH01626610 
13501555 SW to footbridge at L. Maree 25 8.9 milesNH01226564Orange
1415  Return SE along path to Kinlochewe:
Stone arrow
 1630 Streams below waterfall 2011059.7 milesNH01886465 
14351700 Large bridge over stream at end of meadows 20113510.9 milesNH03076332 
14551725 Car park at Incheril 35115011.5 milesNH03856240Orange

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