Sgurr Choinnich Mor from Glen Nevis

Summary for Sgurr Choinnich Mor from Glen Nevis

Sgurr Choinnich Mor from Glen Nevis is a route in “The Grey Corries” region / range which is located in the Loch Linnhe to Loch Ericht area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 4:34 am
Sunset 10:10 pm
17 hours 36 minutes(s) daylight
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Sgurr Choinnich Mor & Sgurr Choinnich Beag

DistanceAscentTime
8 km/ 4.97 miles1010 m/ 3313.65 ft4 hours plus
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This route covers Sgurr Choinnich Mor which is one of the The Grey Corries. Approached from Glen Nevis which is much shorter route than from the north. A fine pyramidal peak, Sgurr Choinnich Mor is arguably the finest peak of the Grey Corries.

Route points for Sgurr Choinnich Mor from Glen Nevis

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN1672691573° ENE0.24 (0.24)Follow the path up the Glen Nevis gorge
NN17216929148° SSE0.66 (0.9)Continue on good path through wooded gorge
NN17536871127° SE0.27 (1.17)The wooded area ends ad opens out into the glen
NN1774685384° E0.38 (1.55)Follow the river up the glen
NN1812685559° ENE0.6 (2.15)Continue on path which is muddy in places
NN1865688274° ENE0.73 (2.88)Pass the Steall Cottage ruin
NN2045687643° NE0.84 (3.72)At the fork ascend grassy slopes towards Sgurr Choinnich Beag
NN21066934N0.82 (4.54)Continue ascent beside stream aiming for bealch at the foot of sout west ridge of Sgurr Choinnich Beag
NN2134706158° ENE0.49 (5.03)Climb steep ridge which is quite narrow
NN2177708552° NE0.33 (5.36)Continue along ridge onto summit of top Sgurr Choinnich Beag
NN22071089° E0.13 (5.49)Sgurr Choinnich Mor - Sgurr Choinnich Beag
NN2218710360° ENE0.2 (5.69)From col ascend to the summit of Sgurr Choinnich More & return by same route
NN227714174° S6.43 (12.12)The summit Sgurr Choinnich Mor - 1094 ( metres)
Munros covered on Sgurr Choinnich Mor from Glen Nevis
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
52 1094 Sgurr Choinnich Mor Big rocky peak of the moss Skoor Chorneech More