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Sgurr a'Ghreadaidh and Sgurr na Banachdich
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County/Area - Highland

Author - Tony Maries

Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Ascent - 3800 feet / 1152 metres

Time - 5 hours 40 minutes

Grade - very hard

This is a challenging Cuillin ridge walk on the Isle of Skye. With two Munro summits, it involves a considerable amount of scrambling, and, on a fine day, stunning views in all directions. The Munros are Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh and Sgurr na Banachdich. Do not attempt this route if inexperienced.


 

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