Sgor na h-Ulaidh from Glen Etive

Summary for Sgor na h-Ulaidh from Glen Etive

Sgor na h-Ulaidh from Glen Etive is a route in “The Etive” region / range which is located in the Strath Orchy to Loch Leven area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 5:45 am
Sunset 8:49 pm
15 hours 3 minutes(s) daylight
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7 km/ 4.35 miles1080 m/ 3543.31 ft4 hours +
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This is a route up one of the 2 hidden munros behind Bidean nan Bian and the other great hills of glencoe, this route up Sgor na h-Ulaidh is interesting with good views of the other famous hills.

Starting from Invercharnan walk past house and head along the obvious forest track which climbs gradually through Gleann Charnan and Glenetive forest. Where the tracks meet around NN12074877 marked with a cairn follow the obvious path out of the forest onto hillside. Climb the rough slopes onto the summit of the minor top Meall a'Bhuiridh where access to the munro Sgor na h-Ulaidh can be gained by an easy bealach between the 2 peaks.

Descent is by the same route but it's possible to add onto the munro Beinn Fhionnlaidh from Glen Etive

Route points for Sgor na h-Ulaidh from Glen Etive

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN14274832249° WSW0.29 (0.29)From Invercharnan follow the Forestry Commission track
NN13954817201° SSW0.22 (0.51)Continue on track through Glenetive Forest
NN12074877328° NNW0.27 (0.78)From Track junction, Glenetive Forest branch off onto obvoius path out of trees
NN11944902342° NNW0.69 (1.47)Head over a stile out of forest onto slopes of Meall a'Bhuiridh
NN1196500440° NE0.32 (1.79)Head over rough ground onto Meall a'Bhuiridh
NN12505059311° NW0.53 (2.32)From Meall a'Bhuiridh (748m) head along schist pavements
NN12125097329° NNW0.3 (2.62)Pleasant drop onto bealach below Sgor na h-Ulaidh's south east ridge
NN11725130294° WNW0.27 (2.89)From bealach climb the ridge onto summit
NN11035178130° SE0.38 (3.27)The summit Sgor na h-Ulaidh - 994 ( metres)
NN11315153119° ESE0.2 (3.47)Return by same route
Munros covered on Sgor na h-Ulaidh from Glen Etive
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
149 994 Sgor na h-Ulaidh Rocky peak of Treasure Skor na Hoolee