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Beinn Sgulaird

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A personal favourite of mine - This solitary Munro has much character.

  • 60 British pounds

About this event

Beinn Sgulaird, located at the head of Loch Creran in Appin, is a solitary Munro and is well known for offering some of the finest summit views in the whole of Scotland. Perhaps the finest views are to the west towards the islands of Mull, Jura and beyond. With a sea-level start, and three distinct tops to negotiate, a reasonable amount of effort is needed to reap the rewards. Our route starts off fairly gradually on a track up through the glen, before striking off uphill more steeply. As height is gained, so the terrain becomes more rough and rocky but if the rocks are buried under snow, this section is actually easier than in summer conditions when negotiating the boulders is quite tricky. A small amount of descent and re-ascent is needed as we pass over two intervening summits, including the Top of Meall Garbh, but for all your efforts, the rooftop summit views more than make up for it. The quickest route back down follows our route of ascent but there is one alternative where, depending on snow conditions, we might be able to gracefully bum-slide on the snow, speeding things up further! Additional Information Maximum Group size is 6 and online booking is available on the following dates: Saturday 9th December 23 All participants will require an ice axe and crampons (not micro-spikes). If you do not have your own equipment then I do have a limited supply available to hire at a small additional charge of £10. Please drop us an email with your requirements. Equipment can also be hired locally. You might like to try: Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports in Fort William - 01397 706220 / fort.william@ellis-brigham.com Scottish Mountain Hire based in Fort William - 07752 587388 info@mountainhire.co.uk


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If you choose to cancel your booking : Booking cancellations must be made in writing. If you cancel more than 28 days before an event takes place, your payment will be refunded minus a £10 booking deposit. If you cancel 28 days or less before an event takes place, no payment will be returned. We do not offer credit towards future events in place of a refund. We strongly recommend you take out appropriate holiday insurance to cover for unforeseen events that may cause you to cancel your booking. If we have to cancel your booking : Regardless of reason, in the very unlikely event that we have to cancel your booking, then we will refund your payment in full. We will try and give as much notice as possible. For weather related cancellations, notice could be as short as a couple of days. For other reasons, we would hope to give a fortnight's notice, possibly more. We cannot be held liable for additional costs you may have incurred such as accommodation or transport you may have booked.


Contact Details

07585700395

walkglencoe@outlook.com


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