Sgurr Choinnich Mor

Summary for Sgurr Choinnich Mor

Sgurr Choinnich Mor is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Loch Linnhe to Loch Ericht as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as The Grey Corries )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1094 metres / 3589 feetNN227714Skoor Chorneech MoreBig rocky peak of the moss
LocationAccess
Loch Linnhe to Loch ErichtBidwells, tel: 01397 702433
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Details for Sgurr Choinnich Mor

Sgurr Choinnich Mor lies on the south western edge of The Grey Corries ridge and rises on the north of Glen Nevis's watershed and rising to the east of Ben Nevis.

The summit of Sgurr Choinnich Mor is quite a narrow and rocky ridge which drops steeply on both sides. Stob Coire an Laoigh is an adjoining munro linked via a high col (930 metres) to the north-north-east of Sgurr Choinnich Mor. South west from the summit lies Sgurr Choinnich Mor's smaller top Sgurr Choinnich Beag standing at 963 metres.

From the summit expect wonderful views of the rocky fortification of The Aonachs to the west and the shapely rolling peaks of The Mamores on the south.

Usual access is via the Nevis Gorge and up the southern slopes of Sgurr Choinnich Beag alternatively it can be accessed via the Grey Corries Ridge when combining th munros Stob Choire Claurigh, Stob Coire an Laoigh & Stob Ban (Grey Corries).

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Sgurr Choinnich Mor is Nineteen

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