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Sguman Coinntich


Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
879 m (2883 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
53 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Mossy peak

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  25   Glen Carron & Glen Affric

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

Sguman Coinntich and Ben Killilan (754m) are two elongated hills separated by Coire Mor but connected at their E ends by Bealach Mhic Bheathain (755m) making a pleasant circular route.

Sguman Coinntich has many rocky outcrops but the slopes are not particularly steep and it is easy to navigate round the rocks. The long E ridge of Sguman Coinntich offers a high level route to Faochaig (Corbett).

Hazards you may encounter on Sguman Coinntich include
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Crags near summit.
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
Picture Gallery for Sguman Coinntich

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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
by Metcheck
Sguman Coinntich Area Map
Legend  Munro  Corbett  Graham  English/Welsh Top  Accommodation

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 Where to Stay
Results by distance 'as the crow flies' from Sguman Coinntich
Please check the provision of roads in the area.
12.2 km
Woodlands (self-catering)
by Shiel Bridge, Inverness-shire
For information on camping visit
ScottishCamping.com who also produce
a map of scottish camp grounds.
A mobile base fo your next Munro?
Fantastic, heated, 2-4 berth campervans for hire

The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Sguman Coinntich.

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 Routes that include Sguman Coinntich
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1471 m 24.69 km 7.5 hrs Sguman Coinntich and Faochaig  A very long route including a high level walk to relatively remote peak.  

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Sguman Coinntich

 Baggers Gallery for Sguman Coinntich

A real old summit trig on Sguman Coinntich. 13/06/2013. Sunshine and good views for a very short spell.

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

James at summit cairn of Sguman Coinntich. A brief spell of sunshine and clarity. 13/06/2013

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

Sguman Coinntich, my Last Corbett. 9th July 2011.

© David McSporran

Image by David McSporran

me,Tootyand Ponty at Summit 3/5/11

© David Peden

Image by David Peden
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Recently Climbed By
Neil Beatham on 23 May 2018

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Sguman Coinntich
by David McSporran

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Alan Puckrin
wrote on
September 8, 2013
If doing both Faochaig & Sguman Coinntich then there is a small parking area at the road end at Camas Luinie from where you can follow a trail east before crossing the River Elchaig and continuing up the glen to climb Faochaig first before heading west to Sguman Coinntich. This allows you to take in the great western views on the long walk to the second summit. A stalkers path goes down the Allt a' Ghlas Choire to Glen Elchaig from where you can return to the car park.

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