Colin's Munros


Glen Carron: Moruisg (& the Corbett Sgurr nan Ceannaichean)
Map 25; 17th March 2006 & 7th September 2009

Route: 970m = 3200' ascent; 6.6 miles; 4–4½ hrs

Eilean Donan Castle.
View S towards Sgurr a'Chaorachainn and Sgurr Choinnich. Moruisg from Sgurr nan Ceannaichean. Looking down the N ridge of Sgurr nan Ceannaichean.

Route: This is a short, easy walk, identical to that given by There are no significant difficulties.
Conditions 17/3/06: 5°C at start, 7°C at end. Complete cloud cover till 1300, sunny intervals thereafter. Crampons/freezing/continuous snow above 700m. Strong E winds, very strong on crests and ridges.
Conditions 7/9/09: 16°C, 5/8ths cloud cover, dry, 40mph winds on ridges, 50+ on exposed places.

15/8/045/5/07 Description Ht.Asc.Dist.Grid Ref.Mob.
09300910 Park at P on A890, nr Bridge on R. Carron
(just W of L. Sgamhain, 3 miles NE of Craig)
150    00.0 milesNH08135207Orange
11201035 SE to bridge over R. Carron, then ascend
hillside SE heading straight to summit of
M Moruisg
9287801.8 milesNH10164999Orange
SW to cairn at end of summit ridge     
   S to minor top on ridge 8547902.45 milesNH09854900 
11501105 S then WSW to bealach 735 2.95 milesNH09314851 
   W up ridge to bend 8408953.25 milesNH09974850 
SSW to C Sgurr nan Ceannaichean:
Higher(?) but smaller cairn at S end of ridge.
9139703.6 milesNH08744804No Orange
   Return N dn ridge to bend 840 3.9 milesNH09974850 
13001215 Descend ridge N, then bear right down to valley
& cross river to path by Alltan na Feola
350 4.8 milesNH08804991 
 1220 Path NW to gate into Forestry regeneration area 335 4.9 milesNH08755003 
 1250 Reasonable and fast path NW/N to
gate out of Forestry regeneration area.
180 5.9 milesNH07925118 
 1300 Very boggy path E to bridge under railway. 150 6.5 milesNH08315189 
14001305 NW to parking on A890 1509656.7 milesNH08135207Orange

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