Sgurr Alasdair & Sgurr Mhic Choinnich

Summary for Sgurr Alasdair & Sgurr Mhic Choinnich

Sgurr Alasdair & Sgurr Mhic Choinnich 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 5:05 am
Sunset 9:57 pm
16 hours 52 minutes(s) daylight
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The Highest Munro on The Cuillin

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Route points for Sgurr Alasdair & Sgurr Mhic Choinnich

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NG41082156113° ESE0.34 (0.34)Start from Glen Brittle Memorial Hut
NG4138214174° ENE0.21 (0.55)Follow path along southern side of Allt Coire na Banachdich
NG41932138113° ESE0.25 (0.8)Continue past waterfall heading upto Coire Logan
NG42962091133° SE0.15 (0.95)Pass Loch an Fhir Bhallaich below Coire Lagan
NG43062080106° ESE0.19 (1.14)When the path forks take the left branch
NG4369206868° ENE0.48 (1.62)The path from the campsite joins path. Continue up to Coire Lagen where both munros are climbed from
NG4451210525° NNE0.22 (1.84)Just above Loch Coire Lagan climb steeply over srcree slopes to reach col.
NG44722139118° ESE0.09 (1.93)Bealach Coire Lagan
NG44802134145° SE0.13 (2.06)traverse the ridge which is narrow and exposed and has a few bits of difficult scrambling
NG450210303° WNW0.14 (2.2)The summit Sgurr Mhic Choinnich - 948 ( metres)
NG44932113323° NW0.11 (2.31)return back to Bealach Coire Lagan and descend back to Loch Coire Lagan
NG44912088130° SE0.19 (2.5)Scramble onto summit point
NG450207310° NW0.19 (2.69)The summit Sgurr Alasdair - 992 ( metres)
NG44862092285° WNW0.37 (3.06)Descend steeply back to Coire Lagan
NG44152083248° WSW0.48 (3.54)Head back via route of ascent
Munros covered on Sgurr Alasdair & Sgurr Mhic Choinnich
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
154 992 Sgurr Alasdair Alasdair's rocky peak skoor alastar
217 948 Sgurr Mhic Choinnich Mackenzie's rocky peak Skoor Vee Chonneech