Five Sisters of Kintail

Summary for Five Sisters of Kintail

Five Sisters of Kintail is an region in Scotand and is located in the area as defined by SMC. There are 14 munros around here.The highest munro is A'Chralaig at a height of 1120 metres .The smallest munro is A'Ghlas-bheinn at a height of 918 metres .

Access: From the A87 road south of Kyle & Skye.
Transport: Bus: Glasgow or Inverness - Skye. Postbus: Serves Dornie, Killilan & Kyle of Lochalsh.
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Details for: Five Sisters of Kintail

The mighty range of The Five Sisters of Kintail dominates the head of Loch Duich & it's well defined tops can be easily recognised from many of the neighbours to the west. The peaks are connected by a fairly narrow ridge on the north and west sides of Glen Shiel, at their western end rising 1000m from the valley floor in one continuous climb. It's finest elevation is around the crest of Mam Rattachan from where there is an excellent view of Loch Duich.

The complete traverse of this range is a considerable undertaking even with transport to Glen Shiel to the point below "Bealach an Lapain" where one usually starts the walk. Walkers usually split this in to a couple of outings tackling the western end & eastern end separately.

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Order Heightsort icon Munro Grid Point
33 1,120 A'Chralaig NH094148
44 1,109 Sgurr nan Conbhairean NH129138
49 1,102 Mullach Fraoch-choire NH095171
70 1,067 Sgurr Fhuaran NG978166
96 1,036 Sgurr a'Bhealaich Dheirg NH035143
100 1,032 Beinn Fhada NH018192
105 1,027 Sgurr na Ciste Duibhe NG984149
134 1,002 Sgurr na Carnach NG977158
133 1,002 Sail Chaorainn NH133154
135 1,001 Aonach Meadhoin NH049137
173 979 Ciste Dhubh NH062166
203 957 Carn Ghluasaid NH145125
205 956 Saileag NH017148
275 918 A'Ghlas-bheinn NH008230