Sgurr Alasdair

March 28, 1997

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Sgurr Alasdair is the highest mountain on Skye. Access for the walker is through Coire Lagan and up the gash of the Great Stone Chute, still rimed by ice on this occasion. Though the clouds brushed the tops all day the ascent itself proved uneventful and Chris, Andrew and barry all gained the summit without difficulty.

Entering Coire Lagan

Icy Coire Lagan

Ascending the Summit Ridge
of Sgurr Alasdair

Chris, Andrew and Barry on
the Summit of Sgurr Alasdair

Sgurr Mhic Choinnich
from Sgurr Alasdair

Sgurr Thearlaich
from Sgurr Alasdair

Coir a' Ghrunnda

Descent of the
Great Stone Chute