Sgurr na Feartaig from Sgurr Choinnich

Sgurr na Feartaig

Rugged Corbett hill above Achnaschellach

Above Achnaschellach Forest, the long crest of rugged Sgurr na Feartaig forms a barrier between Glen Carron and Attadale.


Sgurr na Feartaig


  Map base ©OpenStreetMap
Height863m
Prominence267m
Meaningpeak of the thrift (sea-pink)
ListsCorbett, 74
LocationGlen Carron and Monar, Glen Cannich to Glen Carron
Grid RefNH055453
Lat/Lon57.45704, -5.24364


Sgurr na Feartaig is a rugged hill of modest height stretching east-to-west above a few corries and Glen Carron.

Way back in the early 90's, I climbed Sgurr na Feartaig for the first time. It was bagged as a detour from Bealach Bhearnais on the way to bigger prizes such as Bidean a' Choire Sheasgaich and Lurg Mhor. It took me another 30 years to revisit, this time hiking and running up it on its own on a circular route from Craig.



Routes up Sgurr na Feartaig


Sgurr na Feartaig from Craig

Following stalkers paths for much of the way, a fine circular route can be enjoyed hiking over rugged little Sgurr na Feartaig above Achnashellach Forest.

Peaks : 1 Corbett

Ascent : 1220m (4000ft)
Distance : 20km (12m)
Time : 7hr

Monar's Munros and Corbetts

Between Torridon and Affric, the mountains of Monar are grand peaks sitting in a vast and fairly remote area. The mountains all have very different character, some with wide plateaux, others with narrow ridges and summits perched above precipitous drops.

Peaks : 6 Munros, 3 Corbetts

Ascent : 4075m (13370ft)
Distance : 43km (27m)
Time : 15:40hr



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