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Sgùrr a' Mhadaidh

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Location  Skye, Scotland
Topo map  OS Landranger 32
Elevation  918 m
Mountain range  Cuillin
Listing  Munro
OS grid  NG446235
Easiest route  Scramble
First ascent  1887
Parent range  Cuillin
Sgùrr a' Mhadaidh wwwmunromagiccomMunroImagesMhadaidh11jpg
Translation  Peak of the Fox (Gaelic)
Pronunciation  Scottish Gaelic: [ˈs̪kuːrˠ ə ˈvat̪ɪ]
Similar  Sgùrr a' Ghreadaidh, Sgùrr na Banachdaich, Sgùrr MhicChoinnich, Sgùrr Dearg, Sgùrr nan Gillean

Sgùrr a' Mhadaidh is a Munro summit on the Black Cuillin ridge. Like the rest of the range it is composed of gabbro, a rock with excellent grip for mountaineering.

Map of Sg%C3%B9rr a' Mhadaidh, Isle of Skye, UK

The simplest route ascends via the col of An Dorus (the Door), most easily reached from Glen Brittle. The mountain has four summits; only the highest can be reached by scramblers. The three lower summits require rock-climbing skills and equipment.

References

Sgùrr a' Mhadaidh Wikipedia


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