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Sgurr nan Each


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.
923 m (3028 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.
267 of 282 Munros
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.
Peak of the horses

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
  20   Beinn Dearg & Loch Broom, Ben Wyvis

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

Sgurr nan Each is one of the group known as the Fannaichs and overlooks Loch Fannich.

Sgurr nan Each is connected to Sgurr nan Clach Geala by a col on its N ridge which can be easily accessed from the path from Loch a' Bhraoin to Loch Fannich. This path runs through the bealach (550m) that separates Sgurr nan Each from Sgurr Breac.

The slopes of Sgurr nan Each are very varied, with steep slopes and crags E of the summit ridge, some easy slopes above 700m but generally moderately steep inclines.

Hazards you may encounter on Sgurr nan Each include
 Stony/rocky Slopes 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.
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 Routes that include Sgurr nan Each
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1120 m 16.45 km 5.5 hrs Sgurr nan Clach Geala and Sgurr nan Each  Moderate route with good approach path.  

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Mynydd Climbing Club members on the summit 26/5/2013

© David Harbottle

Image by David Harbottle

A beautiful day with superb views from the summit with Carn na Criche and Sgurr Mor behind. 20/07/2011

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

Alistair at the Summit Cairn Friday 3rd June 2011

© Keith Briggs

Image by Keith Briggs

Daughter Rachel and myself at the summit cairn, Friday 3rd June 2011

© Keith Briggs

Image by Keith Briggs
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