Sgurr Choinnich & Sgurr a'Chaorachain

Summary for Sgurr Choinnich & Sgurr a'Chaorachain

Sgurr Choinnich & Sgurr a'Chaorachain 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 4:48 am
Sunset 9:47 pm
16 hours 58 minutes(s) daylight
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Route points for Sgurr Choinnich & Sgurr a'Chaorachain

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NH0394492281° E0.76 (0.76)Follow estate track accross railway line at Craig
NH04704930151° SSE0.11 (0.87)Cross the bridge over the River Carron
NH04754919105° ESE0.54 (1.41)Take the left fork and follow up above an unmarked gorge
NH07064855179° S0.44 (1.85)Follow the track which skirts around the sides of Sgurr nan Ceannaichean into Pollan Buidhe
NH07304728212° SSW0.21 (2.06)Keep on track
NH07184711148° SSE0.33 (2.39)Keep on track
NH07574656181° S0.5 (2.89)Cross the second wire bridge over Allt a'Chonais with sign "You use this bridge at your own risk"
NH07534606246° WSW0.51 (3.4)Follow the Alt Leathad an Tobair upto Bealach Bhearnais
NH05884487100° E0.43 (3.83)From Bealach Bhearnais head to the foot of Sgurr Choinnich's north west ridge
NH0681447291° E0.4 (4.23)Ascend Sgurr Choinnich on the north west ridge
NH076446155° SSE0.17 (4.4)The summit Sgurr Choinnich - 999 ( metres)
NH0771444878° ENE0.22 (4.62)Descend onto a col between Sgurr Choinnich & Sgurr a'Chaorachain
NH0809445868° ENE0.27 (4.89)From col ascend onto Sgurr a'Chaorachain
NH087447352° N0.27 (5.16)The summit Sgurr a'Chaorachain - 1053 ( metres)
NH08724501355° N0.3 (5.46)Descend the mossy ridge until it levels then drop steeply
NH08634579327° NNW0.44 (5.9)Continue descending on grassy flanks
NH08044655357° N0.09 (5.99)Cross the Allt Leathad an Tobair (May need to head down stream) Then head back along incomming route
Munros covered on Sgurr Choinnich & Sgurr a'Chaorachain
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
78 1053 Sgurr a'Chaorachain Rocky peak of the rowan tree Skoor Uh Hoo-a-rahen
139 999 Sgurr Choinnich Rocky peak of the moss Skoor Chorneech