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Sgurr Innse
Sgurr Innse and its larger neighbour Cruach Innse (857m) lie 2km apart separated by a col (593m) and are naturally climbed together. They are located on the S side of Glen Spean.

These are two steep sided mountains with some rocky slopes. Sgurr Innse is a triangular cone with three short ridges; NW, SW and E. Sgurr Innse is also the rockier of the two and requires some minor scrambling to reach the summit.

Sgurr Mhairi
Glamaig is almost surrounded by the A87 road near Sligachan on Skye, suggesting that it can be climbed from almost any direction, but is an elongated conical hill with steep slopes of rock and scree which limits the ascent routes.

Direct ascent from the W to Sgurr Mhairi or the E to An Coileach are both possible, but the preferred ascent is through Coire na Sgairde to Bealach na Sgairde.

Sgurr Mhic Bharraich
Sgurr Mhic Bharraich lies at the entrance to Glen Shiel overlooking Shiel Bridge. It is a rough craggy hill with slopes that are frequently steep, the easiest inclines being to the E, which is fortunate as that is where the path from Shiel Bridge approaches the lower slopes.

The path in fact rises to 450 m at Loch Coire nan Crogachan from where an easy ascent can be made.

Sgurr Mhic Bharraich is only 779m but you are climbing from sea level.

Sgurr Mhurlagain
Sgurr Mhurlagain is a large unusual mountain with 3 parallel NE ridges rather like a trident. These ridges are Druim Coire an Stangain Mhoir to the NW, a central lower ridge to Sron Grabh , and Druim Coire an Stangain Bhig to the SE.

The summit of Sgurr Mhurlagain lies at the confluence of these three ridges and a fourth ridge runs SW towards Strathan. This fourth ridge offers an easy ascent route via the path ascending by the Dearg Allt from Strathan.

This is a rough craggy hill in places but the SW ridge avoids any difficulties.

Sgurr na Ba Glaise
The head-wall of Coire a' Bhuiridh, which lies just to the E of Loch Ailort is formed by 6 significant peaks, 3 of which are deemed to be Corbetts. These are An Stac (814m), Rois-Bheinn (882m) and Sgurr na Ba Glaise and consequently they are climbed as a group.

An Stac is the most distinct peak, where as Rois-Bhein and Sgurr na Ba Glaise lie on a ridge running from Rois-Bheinn in the W to An t-Slat-bheinn in the E, where the ridge then turns NNE to Beinn Coire nan Gall.

These hills are not well supplied with access paths so the routes tend to go from top to top. Sgurr na Ba Glaise and its sister peak An t-Slat-bheinn are steep sided hills with rocky N faces.

Sgurr na Feartaig
Sgurr na Feartaig and Beinn Tharsuinn are two mountains of almost identical height sitting either side of Bealach Bhearnais and therefore can be climbed together.

The OS map shows Sgurr na Feartaig to be a narrow rocky ridge forming the northern slopes of Bealach Bhearnais, but to the N of the summit lies a broad plateau on which lies Loch Sgurr na Feartaig indicating that the name applies to the whole mountain mass.

The ascent of this mountain is easy and will logically be on the paths from W and NE that lead to the summit. The ascent from Bealach Bhearnais is steeper but not difficult.

Sgurr nan Ceannaichean
Sgurr nan Ceannaichean, is a compact and relatively steep sided mountain with a craggy W face. From the S it has a rounded profile with two short ridges (ESE and W) on the upper slopes only.

A path from the track in Pollan Buidhe ascends the S face to the W ridge. There is a distinct N ridge, which forms the W wall of Coire Toll nam Bian, and leads down to a path by the Alltan na Feola.

Sgurr nan Ceannaichean, formerly a munro, was re-surveyed at 913.43m by the Munro Society and officially changed status on the 10th of September 2009.

Sgurr nan Eugallt
Sgurr nan Eugallt lies on a narrow ridge that runs 6.3km from Sgurr Sgiath Airigh (881m) SE over Sgurr nan Eugallt and Sgurr a' Chlaidheimh (841m) then ESE to Sron Lice na Fearna (551m). Sgurr nan Eugallt has a single ridge NE then N to Sgurr Dubh (738m).

A path from Coireshubh ruin ascends W onto this spur offering a quick ascent with some minor scrambling but you should also consider walking the long ridge.

It should be noted that whilst the highest point was for many years regarded as being the knoll 20m SE of the prominent trig point, the true summit is now accepted as being approximately 600m further NW along the ridge and is marked by a small cairn.

Shalloch on Minnoch
Shalloch on Minnoch lies in the Galloway Forest Park. To the W and N its gentle to moderate slopes make for easy climbing but to the S it has steeper slopes down to the Knocklach Burn and to the E its slopes are steep and craggy.

It has a long W ridge, down to the derelict Shalloch on Minnoch farm, which offers an ascent route but through a forest. Shalloch on Minnoch can be accessed from Tarfessock to the S by a low col called the "Nick of Carlach".

N.B. Parts of this hill are used by the Ministry of Defence but access should be allowed at all times.

Spidean Coinich
Spidean Coinich is the more southerly and smallest of the three Corbetts that comprise the magnificent mountain Quinag in Sutherland.

The main ridge of Quinag runs SSE to NNW, with a Corbett at either end. The W slopes forming a long uninterrupted wall of crags and scree, however the E slopes are dissected by two great corries to form a third NE ridge on which is the highest top (Sail Gharbh, 808m ), the true summit of Quinag.

There are few easy ascents onto Quinag, the SE slopes of Spidean Coinich, and at the heads of the two great corries being the most obvious. Other ascents are best left to the experienced route finders.

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