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Climb the Munros along the Black Cuillin Ridge in Scotland in 4 days

Join Paul, an AMI/MIA-certified mountain guide, for this truly excellent adventure up the 11 munros of Black Cuillin Ridge. Enjoy stunning scenery and even get the chance to climb the toughest munro in all of Scotland.

Duration4 days
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Enjoy the stunning scenery on the Isle of Skye.

  • Climb the 11 munros of Black Cuillin Ridge.

  • Conquer Inaccessible Peak, the toughest Munro in all of Scotland.

Description

Situated on the southern end of the Isle of Skye is Black Cuillin Ridge and scattered across this igneous rock formation are 11 munros.

Over the course of four days, we will do our best to climb all of these ridge line peaks as we can.

Averaging about three ascents each day, we will hike and scramble through superb scenery, enjoying some excellent views and picking up some useful rock climbing tips along the way.

While none of the climbing is overly technical, a good level of physical fitness is requires. Our days will be long and involve plenty of scrambling on exposed ridges and up rocky pinnacles.

We will try to start our trip out with a good intro ridge, making our way for Coire Ghrunnda, which offers impressive views. Once we’ve made it up onto the ridge proper, we will ascend Sgurr Eag first before backtracking to Dubh Mor and finishing off the day by nipping up Alasdair.

The following day, we will return to the Coire Ghrunnda and ascend the An Stac screes. this brings us to a couloir between our first and second ascents of the day: Sgurr Mhic Choinnich and Inaccessible Pinnacle. Using a rope, we will make our way up and down both before heading on to Banachdich, our final ascent of the day.

The third day will be a slightly shorter day. We will  head up to An Dorus gap before beginning our ascent of Sgurr a’Ghreadaidh. Once back down, we will cross to the other side of the gap and tackle Sgurr a’Mhadaidh, which is the more technical of the two.

On our final day, we will head to the opposite side of the ridge and climb up to Coire a’Bhasteir before summiting the first munro, Gillean, via the west ridge. Afterwards, we will have a rest before heading up an easy ramp to Am Basteir and finishing the day off with an ascent of Bad Step in order to reach our final munro, Bruach na Frithe.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this fun and exciting 4-day rock climbing adventure on the Isle of Skye’s Black Cuillin Ridge!

If you like the look of this trip then I think you will also enjoy my one-day climbing expedition to the top of Inaccessible Pinnacle, on the Cuillin Ridge!

More info

Please note that depending on weather conditions some ascents may be rescheduled to a different day.

Meeting point

To be determined upon completion of booking.

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Equipment you will need to bring

Helmet

Sunglasses

Harness

Backpack

Water bottle


About the guide

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I am the owner at Rock n Ridge and have spent over 20 years enjoying the mountains of the UK & Europe. I hold the Mountain Instructors Award (MIA) which is the highest ‘summer’ outdoor qualification in the UK. Paul also holds the Winter Mountain Leader qualification, and has qualifications in Mountain Biking, Canoeing & is a Pilates instructor.

I am passionate about my work and find that I can easily build rapport with people. I decided to set up Rock n Ridge in 2017 for my love and passion of the outdoors, as well as the fun and enjoyment of sharing that love with others.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

GBP 568 each

Group of 2

GBP 568 each

Group of 3

GBP 516 each

Group of 4

GBP 516 each

Group of 5

GBP 516 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee


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