Sgurr Eilde Mor

Summary for Sgurr Eilde Mor

Sgurr Eilde 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 Mamores )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1010 metres / 3314 feetNN230657Skoor Edge-yer MoreLarge rocky peak of the hind
LocationAccess
Loch Linnhe to Loch ErichtHillphone, tel: 01855 831511
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Sgurr Eilde Mor is the remotest of The Mamores lying 6km north east of the village Kinlochleven. It is a steep, conical peak of scree and quartzite boulders, capped with a layer of schist. It's pyramidal summit overlooks Loch Eilde Mor with one long ridge heading north-north-east. The eastern flank of Sgurr Eilde Mor is steep and craggy.

Sgurr Eilde More is usually climbed on it's own being the most easterly munro of The Mamores.

It is most commonly climbed from Kinlochleven by way of a stalker's path which leads to a col at Coire an Lochan, and then by either the south or the west ridge - both routes involving an ascent of steep, bouldery

There are splendid views across the ridges bounding Binnein Mor's grand eastern corrie.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Sgurr Eilde Mor is Thirty

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