Sgurr a' Chaorachain, Applecross

Sgurr a' Chaorachain, Applecross

Impressive Corbett above Loch Kishorn

Sgurr a' Chaorachain lies in the Applecross peninsula, its impressive cliffs and buttresses rising from the head of Loch Kishorn.

Sgurr a' Chaorachain, Applecross

Meaningpeak of the little field of berries
ListsCorbetts, 174
Applecross, Coulin and Torridon
Grid RefNG796417
Lat/Lon57.41255, -5.67038

Sgurr a' Chaorachain is an impressive mountain resting in the Applecross peninsula overlooking the upper reaches of Loch Kishorn. The eastern and southern faces of Sgurr a' Chaorachain are guarded by high cliffs and buttresses of Torridonian sandstone.

The easiest route to the summit of Sgurr a' Chaorachain begins from a viewpoint at the top of Bealach na Ba, from where a track leads to a mast and onwards over undulating grass-covered ground above Coire a' Chaorachain.

Sgurr a' Chaorachain can be combined with nearby Beinn Bhan to form a longer circular route travelling above Coire nan Arr.

Routes up Sgurr a' Chaorachain

Applecross Corbetts

A superb hillwalking route in the Applecross peninsula following wide grass-covered crests above dramatic coires encircled by huge cliffs and buttresses.

Peaks : 2 Corbetts

Ascent : 1350m (4430ft)
Distance : 14km (9m)
Time : 5:45hr

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