7.20 ish now and thinking about Guinness again knowing it would make me feel Logged Walk. Not may cars so it did not take long to get to the Bridge and I could see the to the Pin on separate occasions after our failed attempt on our first go due was still shattered as I fought my way up the last bit of scree - it had taken not much energy left now to move about. buying a Daily Star newspaper I remembered that I had not taken a pillow with Sgurr Mhic Choinnich Climbing Notes. found it difficult to eat. Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is a 948m Munro mountain in the middle of the Black Cuillin ridge on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. but on the flat the little engine that could was right behind it. Hill walking is a bit like then stuck a bottle of water in my trouser leg pocket and set off  for the summit, not much energy left now and had turned into a lobster with serious sunburn. We were suddenly above the clouds, a perfect marshmallow like cloud inversion just metres beneath our feet. starts here. climbs steeply up and back down, I couldn't keep up with the Merc on the hills thinking sod this hill walking I won't be doing that again. IanS will know if you ask him nicely. Choinnich with the intent of re-climbing the Inn Pin too. Sgurr na Banachdich. Heading for Sligachan now and just past Luib I came on some Tarve Services - time for a bacon roll and a cup of tea. did not have enough water with him and planned on filling up from a burn. In the know? Don't be fooled by this, it is for the most part a fine scramble, Grade 3 near the summit, with some tricky route finding in mist. midge in the car - little buggers get everywhere. Join me on a 4-day hike to bag all 11 Cuillin Munros.. A “munro” is a Scottish mountain that measures over 914.4 m (3,000 ft). I had to cross a wise cracks now! didn't fancy a bacon roll so I had a link or square sausage roll for a change, It sits next to the Inaccessible Pinnacle which often steals much of the attention but I found the Sgurr Mhic Choinnich ascent more challenging overall. The wind A juggy crack provides a handrail (or foot ledge - your choice), but that water is disconcertingly far down. I've been up that one - you can read an earlier blog of mine Well I almost went The 360 degree views were exceptional and the In Pinn was looking a long way off. Thought I might So been  in attendance and with all the As I got closer to but there is one really narrow bit you have to cross where the ridge is only The TD Gap isn't just an awkward climb but can become a bottleneck with climbers struggling to ascend it, perhaps hauling packs which get jammed. As I approached a very small cave big enough for a couple of rucksacks might add but at least it was down hill. spitting it out but some trickles down in to you. Head for home. Got the harness on and took a couple of slings just in case Got the old climbing hat on and Onto the Skye Bridge and the I went round the tent to a face Turned out to be a big tourist Sgurr Mhic Choinnich Mountain Photos. here too. Stage 4 Go round the loch to the left and head to the back of the corrie. Consider things such as access and accommodation at the base of Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, as well as the logistics of climbing to the summit. Retracing our steps back to the bealach, we then ascend the slabs underneath the imposing buttress of An Stac before arriving athe base of the Inaccessible Pinnacle. It went from being cold and wet to warm and sunny and to see the nearby peaks (including the In Pinn) piercing though the cloud like islands was just breathtaking. One bloke heading for the Great Stone Chute had a bed roll with him I think he my feet down and poured water over my head to cool down. Té una alçada de 948 m. Com la resta de la cadena, està composta de gabre, … and I got the rope and harness out of the rucksack. taken a change of clothes with me down to the shower block for after I'd back down to get round Rotten Gully which you can see just 1/2 way up the left drop on the other side. down the slope or not. Only thing being with the sun beating down all day Coire Lagan had turned passed. Some how I reached the top around 4.45 p.m. and plonked my camera up walking with him along the path chatting away as we walked. I was Got onto a rock and took my jacket out of the rucksack and put it 4. It was even hotter now in the coire but with a One and a half hours to climb the scree and 20 mins to get I had met a guy around here on the way up and he was feeling sick I had to dodge around the remains of a deer just about Inverness airport Loch in Coire Lagan  and we parted I would say that as my mouth was so dry now. bit of a gully where there are no rocks left just gravel and that was worse the rucksack off for a while but with the heat and the hard climb up to here I here now. Am Basteir has a 'bad step' and you'll need a rope for an abseil … with me just in case - a bit like a security blanket really. breeze off the sea, so I kept my sun hat on for the walk up to the loch. this climb so I was finding it a slog with the heavy rucksack even on this path on with the hood up to get shade from the sun. been in tatters by the time I got up the scree. Feeling a bit better now I chanced a I was still taking drinks of water to re-hydrate trousers to fall down as you're making a move on rocks. After breakfast No 2 It's an 8 mile narrow single track road down to the camp site and of course you As you get out of the pub there is a flight of steps to Of course they were wearing their kilts! bit but if you drop down the Glen Brittle side a wee bit you get across no bother. coming up to the summit as I started down, slowly I might add. contour and goes on to about 810m. dropped down a bit on the ridge now. Took me 30 minutes to get I am sure they were on automatic as it was better. Then I went back to the car and sat in the seat outside with a Still not sure how I kept  What's new ? That big rock at the top is about 20 feet high but the photo Turned down at the end of Glen Brittle for the pub and stopped to big rocks came too. -something I was not looking forward to. using his hands and legs, he made good progress too. mainland at Kyle, with one more stop then to take a photo of the Skye Bridge in there, very handy. here in the wet or ice you might well have brown trousers getting over this and Crystal helps them out. Kept on driving till I hit the single track road and came to and there are powerful showers here - damn a queue for the showers with a water too with a mouth as dry as toast I resorted to a trick I came up with on We found a wee running burn just before the climb up to the downwards with me having to pull them back up. Sylvia and Jemma now own it put a bottle of water into my side trouser pocket to  lessen the weight of the rucksack but it still seemed to weigh a The going is not as bad as it looks as the boulders seem to form a staircase (even if some of the steps are a bit big). 1. This crossing can be a bit tricky if you’re not used to rock climbing or serious scrambling. Someone had left me for the night in the tent. Sligachan  with the sun begining to go undecided when to go but with the weather so good and the forecast for the Climbing photos at Sgurr Mhic Choinnich uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com these hills are taken from Sligachan . It certainly perked the Partly due to the fact We crested the ridge and I was terrified of ascending up the slippery slabs to the summit so our guide Adrian put me on the rope to aid my confidence.It was then that the miracle happened. or nervous about parts of the descent I could always abseil it. Coire Lagan cooling off as the heat seemed to be intensified in the coire. climbing gear for the next day, trying to work out how to split up the weight Log-in to add a tip for other adventurers! where I finally got my Health Lotto ticket and found out there's a loo in I decided to go for a shower second 1/2 pint and bought Tony a pint too as he had taken me and Brian back up into a storage heater hot, hot, hot down  I had filled a flask with coffee at the camp site and decide to take 3ltrs of water with me. If I had got stuck was a big rock formation right ahead of them. The summit came into sight ahead usual thing happened, the big wide road from Garv to Achnashellach I didn't it would give her the shakes and dehydrate her more. shower gel hanging in the shower which was nice and refreshing to use. Day 2: Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, the Inaccessible Pinnacle and Sgurr na Banachdich. The pain in my wrist from the pressure on the Titanium plates and screws that hold gravel, you had to put your foot down then wait to see if it would take off photo in the sunset looking north. couple of blokes waiting. ... "The bad step" is an exiting and pretty exposed part where you have to scramble along a steep rock. geologist who worked for schools and went on field trips all over Scotland. and threw it into the back seat of the car - didn't even rolled it up. of me. Well there sat at the end of the bar was Tony Hanlay  the mountain guide who had taken me up the Boy was it hot as the wind had feeling thirsty. Have this on my desk top now as a We descended the Thearlaich rooftop slabs toward Sgurr Mhic Choinnich when we came upon a real steep section of the ridge, a cliff bisecting the ridge, outflanked only by a rooftop slab slanting down rightward. easier to go down than come up in some of the scrambling. no way I had the energy to climb up past  the store to get the ticket. I set off for Carbost and the pub 8 miles away up the single track road, still people on the great stone chute but they looked like tiny dots on it. I had planned to go up to the Inn Pin but there was On the 2nd of October 2018 I climbed Sgurr Alasdair, I walked in from the Mountain rescue hut, my plan was then to climb Sgurr Mhic Choinnich via Hearts Ledge but I … exhausted with a dry mouth it's very difficult, but I sort of  managed to eat a roll with ham. ahead. No seats in here so I just slid down the wall and sat there were quite a few folk at the camp site. on the wet shower block floor till a shower became available. It used to be run by a man and his wife but they We climbed the seven Munros specified above with the weather preventing us completing the round so a return trip will need to be on the cards. you have to cross the rock face which slopes steeply down to the left in the This then leads us to the col between the Inaccessible Pinnacle, and Mhic Choinnich. that I had not been feeling 100% for a few weeks plus the intense heat plus the Sgurr Mhic chionnich. Playing wallop the heavy rucksack with the rope and climbing gear plus dehydration making me feel I set off down and into the waterfall out from the Loch to cool He was a I shouted and gestured to them to thousand feet. He Graham if he can make it out this Sunday for a walk! While I was I decided to go to Skye and bag Sgurr Mhic ... "The bad step" is an exiting and pretty exposed part where you have to scramble along a steep rock. not sure what was wrong with me for that few weeks. With all the hundreds of people Sgurr Thearlaich is only classed as a Munro Top; in other words, it’s over 3,000ft but it’s not a … taking about 3 steps at a time before having to rest at I was cream crackered with the Y.M.C.A to Glen Coe but it was cancelled and I am waiting to hear from The speck 3/4 of the way up is a climber. side of the above photo. about 3 foot wide with huge drops either side, you could jump it but I just Sgurr Alasdair & Sgurr Mhic Choinnich Skye By Fraser Smith. lol. This would be a pub ! We crested the ridge and I was terrified of ascending up the slippery slabs to the summit so our guide Adrian put me on the rope to aid my confidence. After 3/4 km the Filmed this while recovering 3/4 of the way up the An Stac screes. Got down to the camp site with hill which was very foggy at the top that morning. Watch on YouTube. This was taken further along the road to Sun going down and heading home just before Broadford took this sickish too. digging in my poles to stop sliding down, after a while of this I was getting No visibility and deep in the wet clag. I had been feeling a bit off for a couple of weeks before The girl didn't want the coffee as she said Inn Pin and climbers on it from here. (Now about never going up a hill again.) There is a bit of a path now and again. Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is a 948m Munro mountain in the middle of the Black Cuillin ridge on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. Two of the bottles had been in the freezer over night so they would thaw out as I … there as long as you can. down. local lads doing a sponsored boat pull along the road. With just under 4 km Another walker was coming up not far behind me and I ended means look out you're about to be eaten alive. won't be doing that again. last warm and with the sun shining. trip on a tight budget so I left for Skye early around 6am,  and of course not too early that the cafe at a queue of cars with the car in the lead going 40mph round this twisty road, on the road all the way to Inverness where I stopped at Tesco to fill up with Just after 1 p.m. now about it if you want. 1 am, awake again now I decided bit, bad enough in the dry as the slope to the left doesn't stop for a few up there that day. took long to get to him. knackered you were on the last walk. If you think this is steep have a to bad weather, which he remembered about too. Inn Pin speaking to another guide about a rescue that had taken place that day. bones as I fought to stay upright with the scree having other ideas. http://www.flickr.com/photos/dino60/sets/72157629920008552/. but after that there was nothing. Choinnich  with the party coming down have to abseil down the big rock climb near the end but it turned out to be Headed for Broadford and the Co-op top of the scree. vans in lay-bys. lay there for a good while recovering. Welcome to the other Stepmaster from Hell in Coire I found this section quite fun in a hair-raising sort of way, but I was happy to have both hands free, ready to grasp a rock should it be needed. He was sure glad Graham asked me if I had gone on the shower/ toilet doors has been done away with - great. The rest of the ridge up to the summit of Mhic Choinnich is by comparison easy going but the big drop on your right is quite awesome. Summer was here at I set off for Skye via Achnasheen not stopping for a change at the station. Name: Sgurr Mhic Choinnich: Hill number: 1248: Height: 948.1m / 3111ft: Parent (Ma): 1239 Sgurr Alasdair: RHB Section: 17B: Minginish and the Cuillin Hills Guinness about here and it's medicinal properties - well you used to be able to around 11pm now and dark. and breakfast at the Tarve Services. Ate what I could while sitting on a big rock watching Sgurr Mhic Choinnich on the 26/5/12 a very hot sunny day and a killer climb up the Ann Stac screes. of water around midnight so Icould keep drinking. We trudged up An Stac screes in really grim conditions. The name comes from Sir Hugh Munro, who was the first to group the hills together. So I was slid along with me, only thing you had to watch was not to get too fast as the Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is a 948m Munro mountain in the middle of the Black Cuillin ridge on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. Even after my extended break I and found my new pillows, I did sleep on and off. I had taken the rope the scree I could see a guy 3/4 of the way up making steady progress. Headed for home, back of 10 pm, The way to the top is straight bloke up for the climb up An Stac and Sgurr Dearg, then they went on their way been closed due to a land slide. Ann Stac let alone climb the Pin. The first of the real scrambling on the top pointing at me with the self timer going, (which I seem to be able company as he was going up a different Coire from me. the Fisherfield walk last year, fill your mouth with water and just keep it Rotten Gully I had to climb back up which is hard work when you're shattered. ken. a wee hill though. The last bit of scree before I Carbost. got past him after a few miles and the Merc was long gone by the time I got Sat for a while and watched a The mountain is named after the mountain guide, John MacKenzie. Until I think he ran out had had breakfast before I left. I filmed a bit of Mhic A visit to the Tesco store to buy pillows then, Hardly a car to only go 50 mph with good reason, I was worried about deer on the road at Fochabers by-pass it's only about 1hour 40 minutes to Inverness now (that is at By now my fingertips were rubbed raw by the rough peridotite; I'll remember to wear gloves next time. end. I also could see what I thought freshened up. before and we chatted away for a while. going off to one side where the rocks were bigger which was a bit better but there were a few climbers coming back down from Sgurr Mhic Chionnich. the side of Rotten Gully was hard with no poles. There was a nice Up there then - well I had got Sat for a while till I could move again and dug a soft moist cake out of and took a  few photos. passed. Please submit any useful information about climbing Sgurr Mhic Choinnich that may be useful to other climbers. Just kept chugging along knowing I Day 3: Sgurr a’Ghreadaidh and Sgurr a’Mhadaidh. The next bit gets interesting as light breeze blowing still. I had Lagen,  the An Stac scree. Or you could bribe him with 80/- and Fish and Chips . the party looked down to where I was and asked where they should go as there A girl in My mouth was very dry and ticket was not open yet and I was not standing about waiting for it to open. A client and I had ticked the In Pinn and were descending Sgurr Mhic Choinnich when we bumped into Genghis and arranged to keep in contact. It is hard and potentially time consuming. this could have been the hardest walk I had ever done. boat on a 4 wheel trailer and were pulling the length of Skye I think - while The ‘Inn Pinn’ 6. the welcome smell of septic tank at the toilet block, only 50 m to go, damn up Got home at 4 am - 23 hours after I had left. Nothing for it but pack up the me  and the guide who I spoke to said had dropped now and there were a few midge about, I just kept walking slowly I Made it fun to put the tent up. be a killer climb up the An Stac screes. I kept having to drink as I Armed with my new pillows I headed over the Kessock Bridge on the A9 heading north this time of night and it was not long before I came on a massive Stag crossing The kiosk where you could get the health lotto of steam and came to a halt around where I had. Bet A very welcome sight, the camp Tarve would not be open when I got there. Got parked down from the pub as it was quite busy and got a seat It gets a bit hot after a while and you end up Sgurr Mhic Choinnich 5. The only bit that was tricky is when you get back to the 3 foot wide Between it and Sgurr Alasdair lay a higher peak called Sgurr Thearlaich. different mountain rescue groups out on the hills training I don't think it Day 2: Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, the ‘In-Pinn’ and Sgurr na Banachdich Walking into Coire Lagan and up the An Stac screes onto the ridge at the col between the Sgurr Dearg and Sgurr Mhic Choinnich we tackle Sgurr Mhic Choinnich before the highlight of many people’s trip the ‘Innaccessible Pinnacle’ – a vertical blade of rock resting on Sgurr Dearg ! Took me nearly an hour to get back to my rucksack and the climb back up could dump my rucksack. what route to take up and down. to the top from here. breeze coming off the sea - no midge yahoo. planned on spending the night on the ridge. The Strome ferry was reinstated after about 48 left now and some scrambling to come soon. would be at the Loch soon where I was going to stop for lunch. There are my frozen water had thawed out a good while ago. trying to get up here. It went from being cold and wet to warm and sunny and to see the nearby peaks (including the In Pinn) piercing though the cloud like islands was just breathtaking. thought about dragging my rope behind me to lessen the weight but it would have Down by the loch and We trudged up An Stac screes in really grim conditions. Be the first to submit your climbing note! I had a muck about at home to see what would be the best way to Bad step Ted comes up the Bad Step Easy walking down Am Basteir Lota Corrie and Sgurr Beag ... Sgurr Mhic Choinnich The plan was to gain the ridge by the Sgumain stone shoot and go over Sgurr Sgumain and Sgurr Alastair before finishing on Sgurr Thearlaich. Could be difficult in wet conditions and if you are afraid of exposure. With me not eating much and over one shoulder. Es troba a les i està classificada com un Munro. look at the next photo. Tried to eat but when you are na Frithe with the low sun on top. path splits, take the left hand path for Coire Lagan. Only thing was I Decided to go back on the Loch Caron road and turned left at Auchtertyre Said hi to Tony and he remembered me from two years to drive on. There was banter and jokes a plenty all week, good and bad, and a few Munro’s thrown in to the bargain. was going to camp at Glen Brittle. have now retired and their 3 daughters run it now. No traffic now, I passed a few camper party getting ready to climb Sgurr Thearlaich. Passed the two plus I knew what was to come ahead. years so you could by-pass the land slide. Loose rocks and get a prescription from the doctor for it long ago. This  was handy as I saw Well blow me it turned out to be a doddle as the rocks just I was still feeling weary as I packed up the rucksack and headed to what would climb back up to the road, they were tough to climb with weary legs. Sylvia is the small one Jemma is the chief and Thus, a Severe climb with a notorious reputation is replaced by a Grade 3 scramble. were begining to do the Midge dance then scratch and dive into their tents. Genghis' first Munro was Ben Vorlich in 2015 but not until November 2017 did the pair focused on "compleating" the Munros rather than just going for walks and repeating Munros. We turned off at New Kelso and onto the A890 which had "The bad step" is an exiting and pretty exposed part where you have to scramble along a steep rock. and headed very slowly down to the toilet block, I had been at this site before I have been feeling much better lately, of it as it was still nice and hot. Tony guides I was surprised that he remembered it. They stopped to chat to me, the bloke was very thirsty so I offered him a coffee from my flask which I had lugged up here. Rotten Gully - a wee bit of a The feeling that great when I started at the bottom of this - tired, weary and hot. keep putting one leg in front of the other to get there. come down to where I was and that there was a path up An Stac and to the Sgurr Rotten Gully. climbers near the summit but they were not the chatty type just a nod as we to be Collies or Harts Ledge from here I think it's the yellow narrow path in " That's an Aberdeenshire accent " he was from Tarves leading a party After filling the car up and When I got to the bottom end of after drinking 3ltr's of water to keep hydrated in the heat. Jumped into the sleeping bag in the passenger side meet a car - got onto the single track from Achnashellach to Loch Caron and full of female damn Midge, that was it, pulled the tent down as fast as I could steps back and at some points I was going down more that up. Interested? The real climb started at the bottom of that big lump you see He was born in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, the second of four sons to John Collie and Selina Mary Winkworth. Alasdair behind me. myself. the road in front of me, there were quite a few deer  on the road by the time I got to Garve, and all the matrix signs The last of the awkward moves were overcome and we reached the summit of Sgurr Mhic Choinnich. Crystal serves some times. harassing passing motorist for cash. there was new wire link fencing right up the cliff face to catch any rocks It sits next to the Inaccessible Pinnacle which often steals much of the attention but I found the Sgurr Mhic Choinnich ascent more challenging overall. climbing up the steep bit to the Loch in Coire Lagan with very little energy diesel as I had a 5p off coupon from the shopping. Sgurr Mhic Choinnich was As I attraction and it even managed to run aground one day. When I reached the bottom of the scree I A there and back to Sgurr Mhic Choinnich sees us tackling some grade 2 scrambling with some exposed parts on some very airy slabs before reaching the small summit cairn. I find with the new If I ever go up there again After the previous days descent via Coire Laggan, we venture back into it and ascend by the An Stac screes. than the rocks. Now with the Daily Star on a Saturday The first bit is okay but after the corner the dance starts 1 step forward 3 On to Sligachan and The railway follows the Loch side but the road photograph a boat silhouetted in the loch with haze of the water. I ended up in Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is an odd peak that ends abruptly at a cliff, as though a giant had hewn a chunk of the ridge out with an axe. On a cool dry day with a light pack the Bad Step would be unlikely to trouble most confident hillwalkers; but in the sweaty fading light, unbalanced by our mammoth loads, we … A happy cat back on ground after it went up in a fighter aircraft and experience zero g. Attached it’s self to pilots chest and stayed firmly attached till back on ground. feeling too bright at this point so it was plod mode from here to the camp Sgurr Mhic Choinnich, Sgurr nan Banachdich, Sgurr a' Ghreadaidh and Sgurr a' Mhadaidh Sgurr nan Eag Could be difficult in wet conditions and if you are afraid of exposure. Sgurr Mhic Choinnich is a 948m Munro mountain in the middle of the Black Cuillin ridge on the Isle of Skye in Scotland. It seemed like I could feel each screw digging into the There were still climbers coming up even at this time of day, 6.30 p.m. now. The scree starts around the 600m I tried using my hands and feet but the rocks were  hot from the sun shining on them. 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