Location: 57.0565, -3.7203. No sound or sight of animal or man could be made out in all the immense view. Paul and I - being “old hands' on this ground – felt almost bemused to be here in sunny “summer” weather. Sgor an Lochain Uaine is a picturesque mountain with Lochan Uaine (little green loch) cradled high on its slopes. Consider things such as access and accommodation at the base of Sgor an Lochain Uaine, as well as the logistics of climbing to the summit. Photo gallery: angels ridge / north east ridge at Sgor an Lochain Uaine (The Angel's Peak) Click to read about Sgor an Lochain Uaine (The Angel's Peak) crag (Invernesshire). Aonach Mòr has a corrie known to hold snow from one year to the next: Coire an Lochain. Five days, eleven Munros - a lovely time in the Cairngorms. Nine days, Nine 4000'ers, Eh eight guys, a ton of porridge. As we gazed around the stupendous cliffs, they seemed impassive, doubly remote, scarcely affected by the whole history of mankind, and waiting the events of another million years. After paying our respects to Cairn Lochan, it was an amble across the edge of Coire an t'Sneachda in some sun and wind. It was promoted to Munro status by the Scottish Mountaineering Club's 1997 revision of the tables. Use the Allt Clach nan Taillear route onto Ben Macdui, then continue to Cairngorm and back down to the ski centre. It has easy slopes to the S and W. Sgor an Lochain Uaine (trans. Same formula, but the “initial” scramble in this case lies four hours deep into the mountains. More of a scramble than a climb, the ridge narrows at the top and can be interesting. From the Cairngorm ski centre car park we scrambled (once again !) Braeriach, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine and The Devils Point: The total ascent is 2220 meters. It starts high up on the NE ridge o Sgor an Lochain Uaine (Angels Peak). Sgor an Lochain Uaine's north-east ridge Instead of crossing the outflow of Lochan Uaine, turn south-west and begin clambering over boulders up Sgor an Lochain Uaine's north-east shoulder. function showusers() { The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports. Another possible route is from Auchlean in Glen Feshie, up over the Carn Ban Mor path and then across extremely exposed, remote terrain. Fantastic weather again! This album has 16371 items in … $.get('whom.php?w=5', function(data) { $('').appendTo('body'); }); Ben Macdui can be seen in the distance to the east. Except for some 200 metres height of extremely steep ground with dripping black rock overlaps. After a short seminar on maps, compass bearings, pacing, aiming-off and so forth we reached mighty Braeriach's 1296-metre summit as the mist dispersed. Sgor an Lochain Uaine photos, Aberdeenshire. Braeriach & Cairn Toul Traverse and A Series of Mishaps. return false; Devils Point, Cairn Toul and Angel's Peak from Linn of Dee. From there, the summit is reached after a 2.5 km walk along the mountain's north-east ridge, climbing over 700 m. (Oh, and 29 Km and 1500 metres). The Cairngorm 4000ers on a hot August holiday weekend. Sgor An Lochain Uaine. Sgor an Lochain Uaine No ratings yet. All the walking routes up Sgor an Lochain Uaine on Mud and Routes can be found below. Be the first to submit your climbing note! Sgòr an Lochain Uaine is a mountain in the Cairngorms of Scotland. Sgor an Lochain Uaine, from Glen Feshie, 3 days 6 hills in the eastern Cairngorms with rudolph & cw&h, Western 'Gorms: Eight and Ten from Glen Feshie, Lin of Dee to Braeriach (rtn) - 13 hours, 6 Munros, The unfit, unprepared tacling the 10 Highest Munros in 5 day, Winter's clinging on - Braeriach/Cairn Toul Traverse, Devil's Point, Cairn Toul & Angel's Peak from Corrour, The Devil’s thing-a-me-boabie, Carn Toul and the Angel, At last, Sgor an Lochain Uaine & Cairn Toul + great camp, Chicken Tikka Deja Vu with couscous and a couple of sides, Lairig Ghru Take Two - Braeriach 3/4 traverse, Cairngorm Gold & the mysterious disappearance of 4 young men, Cairn Toul- Braeriach traverse (minus Braeriach), Braeriach and its friends by bike to Loch Einich. About Sgor an Lochain Uaine. By some counts it is the fifth highest mountain in Scotland (and the United Kingdom). Braeriach, Angel's, Cairn Toul and Devil's from Linn of Dee, Overnighter in the Southern Cairngorms from Glen Feshie, Glasgow - Cairn Toul - Braeriach traverse, Sunny couple of days from the Devils Point to Braeriach, At long last! Cairn Toul - Braeriach Traverse..... plus! We set out (in full waterproofs) from the Sugar Bowl car park at 06.20 ….. summoning our faith in MWIS because at the time, it was dark, raining, and with great curls of mist filling the corries. Ascend Brariach via the Chlamain Gap from the Sugar Bowl car park, head round to Cairn Toul and then Corrour Bothy. Hills: Sgor an Lochain Uaine; Cairntoul and Devils Point. Hard to get used to. Wild Camp. A big Sunday constitutional. Clearly, this is a dangerous place in foul weather. We went up the North east ridge of Angels Peak (Sgor an Lochain Uaine). A second large helping of Gormfest now followed, because the only practicable route of return was around the plateau to Braeriach ---- about 5.5 km, and all at over 1200 metres altitude. And so, some 5 hours after setting forth, we stood at last with the Angel. Sgòr an Lochain Uaine is situated 2 miles southeast of Loch Coire an Lochain. The highest mountains in Scotland are traditionally the Munros, but if we stuck to those then this would just be a list of the highest Munros - what's the The GeoNames geographical database covers all countries and contains over eleven million placenames that are available for download free of charge. Share your report for the chance to win gear every month. You must be registered and signed-in to vote. Please submit any useful information about climbing Sgor an Lochain Uaine that may be useful to other climbers. And finally, as the sun sank behind the Chalamain Gap, we tramped back into the car park after our ten hour day. Day 2 - Braeriach, Sgor an Lochain Uaine & Cairn Toul At dawn the scene was a repeat of my earlier solo pitch: beautifully clear and cool with a pleasing inversion to the north … It's quite rough in bits up to the Garbh Choire Bothy and from there it is a push up to the Lochain. Lake District Friday. On the south side, The Angel's Peak reared into the cloud, its NE ridge like an arm outstretched to us. The fine summit, a twin to Cairn Toul, overlooks the magnificent Garbh Choire. A short but interesting scramble up the North East ridge. The epic challenge hereabouts is the ascent of the Cairngorm 4000ers, best accomplished from Speyside. A long walk in is eased with a bike ride into the Lairig Ghru. and Lairig Ghru out. There are 4442 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Sgor an Lochain Uaine. You have not climbed Sgor an Lochain Uaine. 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