Sail Gharbh, Quinag

Sail Gharbh, Quinag

Corbett peak on Quinag

Sail Gharbh is the highest and most easterly Corbett peak on Quinag.

Sail Gharbh, Quinag

Meaningrough heel, mil bucket
ListsCorbett, 142
LocationAssynt, Coigach and the far north
Grid RefNC209292
Lat/Lon58.21514, -5.0499

In the far north-west of Scotland, Quinag is a magnificent mountain rising above the pitted lochan landscape of Assynt. Sail Gharbh is the highest and most easterly peak on Quinag.

From the bealach between Loch Assynt and Kylesku, a fairly easy and direct route leads to the col east of the summit of Sail Gharbh also linking the other peaks on Quinag.

Routes up Sail Gharbh, Quinag

Quinag from above Loch Assynt

Quinag is a stunning mountain with many crags and rocky terraces. This route bags all 3 Corbett peaks on Quinag - Spidean Coinich, Sail Gharbh and Sail Ghorm.

Peaks : 3 Corbetts

Ascent : 1150m (3770ft)
Distance : 13km (8m)
Time : 5:10hr

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