Sgurr Eilde Mor from Kinlochleven

Summary for Sgurr Eilde Mor from Kinlochleven

Sgurr Eilde Mor from Kinlochleven is a route in “The Mamores” 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 7:30 am
Sunset 5:35 pm
10 hours 5 minutes(s) daylight
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Remote Eastern Mamore from Kinlochleven

16 km/ 9.94 miles12 m/ 39.37 ft12
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A route over Sgurr Eilde Mor the most remote of The Mamores which lies between Glen Nevis and Kinlochleven. The hill stands away from the main ridge with a long approach to reach the scree ridden summit point. The route starts from Kinlochleven / Mamore Lodge and on a landrover track then stalkers path leads up to the beautiful "Coire Lochain" high below the southern ridge of Sgurr Eilde Mor where stalkers path is left behind.

The summit point is reached via a steep scree slope on southern ridge which looks worse than it is for the last 270 metres

Route points for Sgurr Eilde Mor from Kinlochleven

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN18266231281° W0.23 (0.23)Start by heading up a section of the "West Highland Way"
NN1779625366° ENE0.75 (0.98)Leave path onto a Track / Road that leads upto the Mamore Lodge
NN1856630052° NE0.46 (1.44)Parking available at the Lodge for a small fee (could start from here)
NN1894632652° NE0.15 (1.59)Follow the landrover track east of Mamore Lodge
NN2076634738° NE0.18 (1.77)About 1km east of Loch Eilde Mor where there's a fork take the stalker path north-east
NN22146537136° SE0.17 (1.94)From "Coire an Lochain" head east along the south side of the loch
NN2271653069° ENE0.28 (2.22)Cross the corrie on the southern end and head up onto southern ridge
NN2298653822° NNE0.22 (2.44)Head up th scree ridden slopes of Sgurr Eilde More
NN230657174° S5.88 (8.32)The summit Sgurr Eilde Mor - 1010 ( metres)
Munros covered on Sgurr Eilde Mor from Kinlochleven
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
123 1010 Sgurr Eilde Mor Large rocky peak of the hind Skoor Edge-yer More