Sgurr Breac from the roadside

Sgurr Breac

Munro near the western end of the Fannichs

Along with its neighbour A' Chailleach, Sgurr Breac sits at the western end of the Fannich range of mountains in the North-West Highlands.

Sgurr Breac

Meaningspeckled peak
ListsMunro, 138
LocationThe Fannichs, The Fannichs to Loch Maree
Grid RefNH136714
Lat/Lon57.69201, -5.09212

Viewed from the north, Sgurr Breac is a rugged Munro, its summit crest stretching above Coire Breac and Loch a' Bhraoin. This fine Munro and neighbouring A' Chailleach sit at the western end of the Fannichs, slightly detached from the rest of the range.

The most accessible and easiest route up Sgurr Breac begins from the roadside a few miles west of Braemore Junction. This route passes lovely Loch a' Bhraoin, involves a little rock-scrambling up Leitir Fhearna and also includes nearby A' Chailleach.

With a bealach at around 550m separating Sgurr Breac and A' Chailleach from the other Fannich Munros, the route can be easily be extended eastwards, though this may end at the roadside several miles away from the start point.

A completely diffent and more gentle side to Sgurr Breac's character can be discovered by approaching from the private road travelling along Loch Fannich to the south. A bike is recommended for much of the route in.

Routes up Sgurr Breac

Western Fannichs

The 5 Munros in the west of the Fannichs mountain range can be approached from the 'destitution road' by the head of Loch a' Bhraoin. On paths most of the way, much of the route traces ridges above steep sided corries.

Peaks : 5 Munros

Ascent : 1840m (6040ft)
Distance : 23km (14m)
Time : 8:50hr

Fannichs Big 9

This route taking in all nine Munros in the Fannichs mountain range makes for an epic day out and begins (and ends) with a 12km cycle up a private road in the peaceful land surrounding Loch Fannich.

Peaks : 9 Munros

Ascent : 3050m (10010ft)
Distance : 61km (38m)
Time : 15:30hr

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