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Isle of Skye 5-day climb: complete Cuillin Munros

Join Euan, a local IFMGA mountain guide, during 5 days of non-stop climbing of the Cuillin Munros, in the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Mountain RangeCuillin
Duration5 days
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripNot specified


The Cuillin, a mountain range located on the Isle of Skye, Scotland, is the perfect spot for your next climbing experience.

Some of these black and steep peaks are called Munros, which are a dream come true for mountaineers because of their igneous rocks and basalt which allow for a strong grip. Designated a National Scenic Area in Scotland, this is also a beautiful place that will astonish you with its serrated ridges that rise up from the sea.

If you are already wondering what is it like to climb one of these (or many) Munros, you will like my program. I want to guide you for 5 days to complete all the 11 Munros on the Black Cuillin.

We will start at Sgurr nan Gillean (964 m). Then, on the following days, we will aim for other Munros of similar height. We will also get to climb the most well-known Munro of Skye, the Inaccessible Pinnacle (986m). Finally, we will wrap up with Sgurr nan Eag (924m) and Sgurr Dubh Mor (944m).

For this trip you will need to have some mountaineering experience. Also, a good fitness level is a must! Of course, I will be happy to help you on the way.

Are you already excited to take on this challenge? Then make it a reality and book this program now!

 If you don’t have 5 days to enjoy the area, you can try this 3-day hiking and climbing in the Cuillin instead.

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Since the ratio is very low, it will give us the chance to venture onto more difficult terrain and link a number of the Munros together via scrambling.




Day 1: Climbing the Northern Cuillin

We will climb Sgurr nan Gillean (964m), Am Bastier (934m) and Bruach na Frithe (958m).

Day 2: Climbing An Dorus

After walking to An Dorus we will complete Sgurr a Mhadaidh (918m) and Sgurr a Ghreadaidh (973m).

Day 3: Climbing the Inaccesible Pinnacle (986 m)

We will climb the most famous Munro on Skye, the Inaccessible Pinnacle (986m). Then, we will climb Sgurr na Banachdaich (965m).

Day 4: Climbing Hart's Ledge and more

Today, our goal will be to climb Sgurr Alasdair (992m) and Sgurr Mhic Choinnich (948m) including the famous Hart’s Ledge.

Day 5: Climbing the most Southern Munro

On our final day, we will climb Sgurr nan Eag (924m) and Sgurr Dubh Mor (944m).

About the guide

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IFMGA / UIAGM Mountain Guide
I have been climbing for 23 years and instructing for over 19 years. I'm a fully qualified IFGMA Mountain Guide, full MIC and Technical Advisor for a number of local councils and other organisations.
I'm based in Edinburgh which allows me quick access to the Highlands of Scotland and the Lake District. As well as climbing across the UK, I have climbed and skied extensively throughout Europe, Scandinavia and New Zealand.
My personal highlights so far include:
- When The Wind Blows (E6) Back Bowden, Northumberland
- White Magic (VII, 7) Northern Corries, Cairngorms
- South Pillar of La Barre des Ecrins (TD, 1000m) French Alps
Some of my favourite climbs are:
- Poker Face (E1) Pavey Ark, Lake District
- Point 5 Gully (V) Ben Nevis
- North Ridge of Pollux (AD) Swiss Alps
Please get in touch with me if you want to discover the mountains of Scotland or any other around the globe !

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Prices per person

Group of 1

GBP 1006 each

Group of 2

GBP 503 each

Group of 3

GBP 336 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

Price details

• The price includes helmets, harnesses and all the technical equipment required.

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