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Sgurr na Feartaig


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.
862 m (2828 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.
76 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.
Peak of thrift (sea-pink)

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
  25   Glen Carron & Glen Affric
Only £6.29  (£13.49 Laminated) from  

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

Sgurr na Feartaig and Beinn Tharsuinn (Corbett) 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.

Hazards you may encounter on Sgurr na Feartaig include
 High Plateau, summit may be difficult to locate.
 Crags within 1km of 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 Sgurr na Feartaig

A selection of weather forecasts local to #GetMountain.Top_Name#.

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
Sgurr na Feartaig Area Map
Legend  Munro  Corbett  Graham  English/Welsh Top  Accommodation

A selection of local accommodation options who advertise with Munromagic.com.

 Where to Stay
Results by distance 'as the crow flies' from Sgurr na Feartaig
Please check the provision of roads in the area.
29.1 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 Sgurr na Feartaig.

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 Routes that include Sgurr na Feartaig
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1315 m 18.38 km 6 hrs Beinn Tharsuinn [Monar] and Sgurr na Feartaig  This is a longer route over broad mountain tops to relatively remote mountains.  

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Sgurr na Feartaig

 Baggers Gallery for Sgurr na Feartaig

me and Alba summit Sgurr na Feartaig 30/03/2014

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly
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David Connell on 04 Mar 2018

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Alex Bryce
wrote on
October 10, 2006
Wild camped on the summit of this mountain as a launchpad for an assault on Lurg Mhor, Chessecake etc... Great viewpoint of the surrounding hills and really worth the extra effort for the sunset panorama across the Coulin and Torridon peaks if you're planning on camping on the triple-col to the south.

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