Sgorr Ruadh, Beinn Liath Mhor

Summary for Sgorr Ruadh, Beinn Liath Mhor

Sgorr Ruadh, Beinn Liath Mhor is a route in “The ” region / range which is located in the area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a mainly circular route but there are parts where you need to retrace your footsteps

Sunrise 9:00 am
Sunset 3:29 pm
6 hours 29 minutes(s) daylight
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Route points for Sgorr Ruadh, Beinn Liath Mhor

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NH00174816330° NNW0.24 (0.24)From Achnashellach Station follow the Coire Lair path
NG99614865295° WNW0.31 (0.55)Continue to follow the path alongside the River Lair
NG99344880N0.5 (1.05)Through forest keeping close to riverside
NG98985014282° WNW0.1 (1.15)At this point bear the West, there may be problems crossing river
NG98054987226° SW0.34 (1.49)Pass tiny lock and continue climbing to reach the bealch
NG97424968215° SW0.1 (1.59)Climb hillside to reach the bealach between Fuar Tholl - Sgorr Ruadh
NG96364984327° NNW0.36 (1.95)From Bealach Mor directly to the sumit of Sgorr Ruadh
NG95825048303° WNW0.65 (2.6)The summit Sgorr Ruadh - 962 ( metres)
NG9529508724° NNE0.39 (2.99)northwest from summit begin to level off to reach a high shoulder
NG9566513651° NE0.28 (3.27)Access point 769m heading north then east
NG96145194103° ESE0.19 (3.46)Climb onto Beinn Liath Mhor summit which is the first of three
NG9632518874° ENE0.41 (3.87)The summit Beinn Liath Mhor - 926 ( metres)
NG9672519899° E0.33 (4.2)Head along ridge taking in the other tops
NG97405178105° ESE0.46 (4.66)Second summit 887m
NG98245148124° SE0.71 (5.37)Cairn at point 876 on Beinn Liath Mhòr
NG98815105188° S0.15 (5.52)few rocky outcrops round here, so take care
NG98745059149° SSE0.52 (6.04)Rejoin the path and return to where the path forks
NG99274962156° SSE0.34 (6.38)Continue back via path
NG99854852121° ESE0.25 (6.63)Head back to the road & station
Munros covered on Sgorr Ruadh, Beinn Liath Mhor
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
195 962 Sgorr Ruadh Red rocky peak Skoor Roy-yer
261 926 Beinn Liath Mhor Hill of the grey corrie Bine Leeya Voar