Sgùrr nan Conbhairean

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Sgurr nan Conbhairean
Ross-shire, Inverness-shire
Sgurr nan Conbhairean with snow patches - - 1459258.jpg
Range: Glen Shiel Hills
Summit: 3,638 feet NH129138
57°10’36"N, 5°5’48"W

Sgùrr nan Conbhairean is a mountain in the Glen Shiel Hills, the district packed with high hills where Ross-shire and Inverness-shire meet near the west coast. Sgùrr nan Conbhairean itself stands on the border of the two shires, and reaches a height of 3,638 feet at its summit, and so it qualifies as a Munro. Its name means "Peak of the hound keeper".

The mountain stands on the north side of Glen Shiel, toward the eastern end of the North Glen Shiel ridge, north of Loch Cluanie. Four craggy ridges meet at its summit, three leading to fellow Munros:

  • Càrn Ghluasaid is just to the south-east beyond the Glas Bealach and the Munro Top of Craig a' Chaorainn;
  • Sàil Chaorainn is to the north;
  • A' Chràileag is further to the west, past the high top of Droichaid an Tuill-Easaich and the Bealach Choire a' Chait.

The south ridge leads down towards the loch.

Sgurr nan Conbhairean's east buttress
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about Sgùrr nan Conbhairean)

Munros in SMC Area SMC Section 11 - Glen Affric and Kintail

A' ChràlaigA' Ghlas-bheinnAn SocachAonach MeadhoinBeinn FhionnlaidhBen AttowCarn EigeCarn GhluasaidCiste DhubhMam SodhailMullach Fraoch-choireMullach na DheiragainSail ChaorainnSaileagSgùrr a' Bhealaich DheirgSgùrr FhuaranSgùrr na CàrnachSgùrr na Ciste DuibheSgùrr nan CeathramhnanSgùrr nan ConbhaireanToll CreagachTom a' Choinich

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