Garbh Chioch Mhor

Summary for Garbh Chioch Mhor

Garbh Chioch Mhor is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Loch Eil to Glen Shiel as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Glen Dessarry )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1013 metres / 3323 feetNM909961Garav Cheeyerch VoarBig rough breast
LocationAccess
Loch Eil to Glen ShielGlendessarry: tel 01397 712406
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Details for Garbh Chioch Mhor

Garbh Chioch Mhor is a munro in the heart of remote wilderness between Loch Arkaig, Loch Quoich & Loch Nevis lying at the head of Glean Dessary. Although Garbh Chioch Mhor is beyond Knoydart's true boundaries it remains closely associated with the name 'the Rough Bounds'.
Garbh Chioch Mhor has a long rocky ridge with it's summit point standing on the western site of the mountain. There is a drystone wall that runs along its crest and drops to Bealach na h-Eangair, this simplifies navigation in difficult weather as it's quite rocky, roug terrain.

Usual access to this hill is via Garbh Chioch Bheag which connects to the munro Sgurr nan Coireachan (Glen Dessary) on the east. Alternatively it can be climbed via bealach that connects the munro [Sgurr na Ciche] on the western side.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Garbh Chioch Mhor is Ten

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reido_chris_@ho... marked Garbh Chioch Mhor as bagged on Sun 01 Nov 2009
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Tim Hawkes marked Garbh Chioch Mhor as bagged on Thu 30 Jul 2009
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grahammclaren marked Garbh Chioch Mhor as bagged on Mon 13 Jul 2009
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Bill Campbell marked Garbh Chioch Mhor as bagged on Tue 05 May 2009
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stu marked Garbh Chioch Mhor as bagged on Fri 03 Apr 2009
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Fhuaran marked Garbh Chioch Mhor as bagged on Mon 16 Feb 2009
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tony meeson marked Garbh Chioch Mhor as bagged on Sun 25 Jan 2009