. The tiny summit is an amazing viewpoint but reaching it involves an arduous slog up scree. One of the grandest of all Black Cuillin corries, a forbidding place even on a sunny day, surrounded on three sides by huge cliffs (magnets for climbers), with beautiful views out to the open seas. The going here is pretty tough. View Great Stone Chute (Sgurr Alasdair) Image Gallery - 5 Images. The Great Stone Chute is a scree slope which stretches from the floor of Coire Lagan, by the lochan, all the way to the bealach between Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Thearlaich. Feedback Always Hide βeta. There are at least two obvious approaches to the Great Stone Chute that involve only trail hiking; both options involve driving down to near the end of Glenbrittle road. Climbed Sgurr Alasdair via the Great Stone Shute while camping with family in Glen Brittle. Dewi Prysor: 14/08/2010: From Glen Brittle via the ever moving Great Stone Chute, mist on top so no views. rhalstead: 29/06/2010: GUM club - Ron and SB: Bronagh: 29/05/2010: CK … google_ad_format = "336x280_as"; Highlands, Worldwide Mountaineering :: Adventure google_ad_client = "pub-0821736599960485"; Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is the point to the left of them where the ridge drops away abruptly. google_ad_height = 90; Great way to the top of Skye's highest. Summary:Sgurr Alasdair is the highest peak on Skye - and indeed, the highest UK island summit. The only alternative route - and then only for those with scrambling ability and experience - is via the southwest ridge from the bealach between Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Sgumain. Climbed Sgurr Alasdair via the Great Stone Shute while camping with family in Glen Brittle. Dewi Prysor: 14/08/2010: From Glen Brittle via the ever moving Great Stone Chute, mist on top so no views. rhalstead: 29/06/2010: GUM club - Ron and SB: Bronagh: 29/05/2010: CK … google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; I agree it is not the 'sharpest' summit in the Cuillins and that the scramble up from the col is - comparitively - easy. When you get due north of the Sgurr Sgumain's north ridge, leave the the trail and climb towards to the base of the cliff on talus; it is much more efficient to rest step up talus than it is climbing up this scree, it would be literally two steps forward, one step back otherwise. google_color_link = "0000FF"; It is a very strenuous ascent and descent. Other routes and challenges. The approach When you get the the couloir opening, cross over the scree to where the ground is firmer. This route on Sgurr Alasdair is famous for its 1000 ft. scree chute called "The Great Stone Chute". Arran :: Glencoe :: Ben Sgurr Alasdair is the highest peak on Skye - and indeed, the highest UK island summit. google_color_url = "008000"; //-->, , . The tiny summit is an amazing viewpoint but reaching it involves an arduous slog up scree. One of the grandest of all Black Cuillin corries, a forbidding place even on a sunny day, surrounded on three sides by huge cliffs (magnets for climbers), with beautiful views out to the open seas. The going here is pretty tough. View Great Stone Chute (Sgurr Alasdair) Image Gallery - 5 Images. The Great Stone Chute is a scree slope which stretches from the floor of Coire Lagan, by the lochan, all the way to the bealach between Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Thearlaich. Feedback Always Hide βeta. There are at least two obvious approaches to the Great Stone Chute that involve only trail hiking; both options involve driving down to near the end of Glenbrittle road. Climbed Sgurr Alasdair via the Great Stone Shute while camping with family in Glen Brittle. Dewi Prysor: 14/08/2010: From Glen Brittle via the ever moving Great Stone Chute, mist on top so no views. rhalstead: 29/06/2010: GUM club - Ron and SB: Bronagh: 29/05/2010: CK … google_ad_format = "336x280_as"; Highlands, Worldwide Mountaineering :: Adventure google_ad_client = "pub-0821736599960485"; Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is the point to the left of them where the ridge drops away abruptly. google_ad_height = 90; Great way to the top of Skye's highest. Summary:Sgurr Alasdair is the highest peak on Skye - and indeed, the highest UK island summit. The only alternative route - and then only for those with scrambling ability and experience - is via the southwest ridge from the bealach between Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Sgumain. Climbed Sgurr Alasdair via the Great Stone Shute while camping with family in Glen Brittle. Dewi Prysor: 14/08/2010: From Glen Brittle via the ever moving Great Stone Chute, mist on top so no views. rhalstead: 29/06/2010: GUM club - Ron and SB: Bronagh: 29/05/2010: CK … google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; I agree it is not the 'sharpest' summit in the Cuillins and that the scramble up from the col is - comparitively - easy. When you get due north of the Sgurr Sgumain's north ridge, leave the the trail and climb towards to the base of the cliff on talus; it is much more efficient to rest step up talus than it is climbing up this scree, it would be literally two steps forward, one step back otherwise. google_color_link = "0000FF"; It is a very strenuous ascent and descent. Other routes and challenges. The approach When you get the the couloir opening, cross over the scree to where the ground is firmer. This route on Sgurr Alasdair is famous for its 1000 ft. scree chute called "The Great Stone Chute". Arran :: Glencoe :: Ben Sgurr Alasdair is the highest peak on Skye - and indeed, the highest UK island summit. google_color_url = "008000"; //-->, ,
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Ascend quickly on the left side of the couloir by using the wall with your hands and climbing on rock where possible. There is a mauvais pas on the ridge which must be avoided via a chimney situated to the right. Add Route to Sgùrr Alasdair: Create New Attach Existing. The Trotternish Ridge is one of the finest ridge traverses in the British Isles with spectacular views including The Old Man of Storr and The Quiraing. Highlands :: NW Sgurr Alasdair: Awesome climb up The Great Stone Chute - See 16 traveller reviews, 9 candid photos, and great deals for Isle of Skye, UK, at Tripadvisor. google_color_border = "336699"; Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Sgumain are the two obvious peaks in the centre of the skyline. //-->. The tiny summit is an amazing viewpoint but reaching it involves an arduous slog up scree. One of the grandest of all Black Cuillin corries, a forbidding place even on a sunny day, surrounded on three sides by huge cliffs (magnets for climbers), with beautiful views out to the open seas. The going here is pretty tough. View Great Stone Chute (Sgurr Alasdair) Image Gallery - 5 Images. The Great Stone Chute is a scree slope which stretches from the floor of Coire Lagan, by the lochan, all the way to the bealach between Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Thearlaich. Feedback Always Hide βeta. There are at least two obvious approaches to the Great Stone Chute that involve only trail hiking; both options involve driving down to near the end of Glenbrittle road. Climbed Sgurr Alasdair via the Great Stone Shute while camping with family in Glen Brittle. Dewi Prysor: 14/08/2010: From Glen Brittle via the ever moving Great Stone Chute, mist on top so no views. rhalstead: 29/06/2010: GUM club - Ron and SB: Bronagh: 29/05/2010: CK … google_ad_format = "336x280_as"; Highlands, Worldwide Mountaineering :: Adventure google_ad_client = "pub-0821736599960485"; Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is the point to the left of them where the ridge drops away abruptly. google_ad_height = 90; Great way to the top of Skye's highest. Summary:Sgurr Alasdair is the highest peak on Skye - and indeed, the highest UK island summit. The only alternative route - and then only for those with scrambling ability and experience - is via the southwest ridge from the bealach between Sgurr Alasdair and Sgurr Sgumain. Climbed Sgurr Alasdair via the Great Stone Shute while camping with family in Glen Brittle. Dewi Prysor: 14/08/2010: From Glen Brittle via the ever moving Great Stone Chute, mist on top so no views. rhalstead: 29/06/2010: GUM club - Ron and SB: Bronagh: 29/05/2010: CK … google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; I agree it is not the 'sharpest' summit in the Cuillins and that the scramble up from the col is - comparitively - easy. When you get due north of the Sgurr Sgumain's north ridge, leave the the trail and climb towards to the base of the cliff on talus; it is much more efficient to rest step up talus than it is climbing up this scree, it would be literally two steps forward, one step back otherwise. google_color_link = "0000FF"; It is a very strenuous ascent and descent. Other routes and challenges. The approach When you get the the couloir opening, cross over the scree to where the ground is firmer. This route on Sgurr Alasdair is famous for its 1000 ft. scree chute called "The Great Stone Chute". Arran :: Glencoe :: Ben Sgurr Alasdair is the highest peak on Skye - and indeed, the highest UK island summit. google_color_url = "008000"; //-->, ,

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