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Sgurr an Fhuarain

Corbett

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.
Altitude
901 m (2956 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.
NM98769798
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
Stature
22 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Routes
1
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.
Meaning
Peak of the spring
 

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.

You can click on the map name to purchase the map for £6.29 including postage which is one of the cheapest prices we have found.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  33   Loch Alsh, Glen Shiel & Loch Hourn
  40   Mallaig & Glenfinnan, Loch Shiel
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A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

 Description
Sgurr an Fhuarain lies to the E of Sgurr Mor (Munro) connect by a high level ridge and due to its remote location should be climbed with Sgurr Mor.

Sgurr an Fhuarain is rough and craggy to the N and to the S are steep slopes, therefore the ridge from Sgurr Mor offers the easiest approach.

Hazards you may encounter on Sgurr an Fhuarain include
 Remote Mountain navigate with care.
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Crags near summit.
 Narrow Ridges, with exposure.
 
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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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ladhar Bheinn
by Metcheck
Sgurr an Fhuarain 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 Sgurr an Fhuarain
Please check the provision of roads in the area.
21.4 km
Woodlands (self-catering)
by Shiel Bridge, Inverness-shire
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a map of scottish camp grounds.
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Sgurr an Fhuarain.

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 Routes that include Sgurr an Fhuarain
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1622 m 22.7 km 7.5 hrs Sgurr Mor [Glen Kingie] and Sgurr an Fhuarain  Strenuous route over some rough terrain and unbridged river to cross.  
 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Sgurr an Fhuarain

 Baggers Gallery for Sgurr an Fhuarain

Myself and Alan Campbell at the Summit Sgurr an Fhuarain 13/04/2013

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

Me and Alba on summit Sgurr an Fhuarain 21/07/2012. Alba's 2nd Corbett after we climbed Sgurr Cos na Breachd-loaidh

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly

The cairn on Sgurr an Fhuarain, a nice easy stroll after Sgurr Mor, on 4/6/2012

© Mike Reynolds

Image by Mike Reynolds

Sgurr an Fhuarain

© Michael Jack Hawkins

Image by Michael Jack Hawkins
 
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