Sgurr na Ruaidhe

Summary for Sgurr na Ruaidhe

Sgurr na Ruaidhe is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Glen Cannich to Glen Carron as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Mullardoch )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
993 metres / 3258 feetNH288426Skoor na Roy-yerRocky peak of redness
LocationAccess
Glen Cannich to Glen CarronGatekeeper, tel: 01463 761260
Scottish Natural Heritage (Cannich), tel: 01463 723132
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Details for Sgurr na Ruaidhe

Sgurr na Ruaidhe lies on the eastern edge of a long well defined broad ridge that runs several km to the north of Glen Straithfarrar. The summit llooks smooth an rounded and has no great distinctive features when seen from below.

The other munros that lie to the west of Sgurr na Ruaidhe are Carn nan Gobhar (Loch Mullardoch), Sgurr a'Choire Ghlais and Sgurr Fhuar-thuill.
Access is usually via the grassy slopes on the south western ridge in a direct line up to the cairned summit point.
The ridge can be transversed either direction but the east - weste is scenically more attractive.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Sgurr na Ruaidhe is Twelve

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Simon Williamson marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Sun 17 Aug 2014
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stu marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Wed 21 May 2014
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reido_chris_@ho... marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Sun 01 Apr 2012
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Fhuaran marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Fri 16 Mar 2012
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billmyl marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Fri 26 Aug 2011
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ashog marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Mon 27 Sep 2010
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potace marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Mon 15 Mar 2010
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Tim Hawkes marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Thu 30 Jul 2009
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grahammclaren marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Mon 13 Jul 2009
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Bill Campbell marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Tue 05 May 2009
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Alison Terrey marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Tue 28 Apr 2009
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tony meeson marked Sgurr na Ruaidhe as bagged on Sun 25 Jan 2009