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Sgurr Eilde Mor


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.
1010 m (3313 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.
123 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.
Large rocky peak of the hind

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
  41   Ben Nevis, Fort William & Glen Coe

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

Sgurr Eilde Mor is the most easterly of the Mamores.

It has a triangular summit overlooking Loch Eilde Mor with one long ridge NNE. The summit is scree and boulder with crags on the E flank.

Normal access is by the NW slopes at the base of which is the access path.

Hazards you may encounter on Sgurr Eilde Mor include
 Steep slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Stony/rocky Slopes on or near ascent routes.
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
West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Aonach Beag
by Metcheck
Sgurr Eilde Mor Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Sgurr Eilde Mor.

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 Routes that include Sgurr Eilde Mor
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1140 m 13.63 km 5 hrs Sgurr Eilde Mor  Moderate route with some minor scrambling on rocky terrain.  

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Sgurr Eilde Mor

 Baggers Gallery for Sgurr Eilde Mor

Toto and Spud at the summit

© Margaret Spalding

Image by Margaret Spalding

from left, kriss,john,daw,ian, and me at the summit of Sgurr Eilde Mor the first of our fourth of the day,from Auchinleck hillwalking club

© John Frew

Image by John Frew

At the summit with Ben Nevis and CMD arete in the background.9/11/09.

© Ian Mather

Image by Ian Mather

The Wee Black Dug peching a bit, on account of the unexpectedly glorious September weather.

© Scott Blair

Image by Scott Blair
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Recently Climbed By
Graeme Mcphee on 14 Sep 2020

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Sgurr Eilde Mor
by Alan Parker
Sgurr Eilde Mor and Binnein Mor
by Doug Tulloch
Sgurr Eilde Mor and Binnein Beag
by Philip McLoone
Sgurr Eilde Mor
by Kenny Mcneill

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John Frew
wrote on
March 26, 2012
Hi there we started from kinlochleven just at the we church car park headed up to Sgurr Eilde Mor,binnien mor,binnein beag, then to na gruaqaichean good path up and down the views were breath taking i got a tracked gps route off munro magic with a little nip and tuk it came in handy,long walk 9.30 hours for the four but well worth it

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