Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 765m a.s.l
Faces N

Iain on the tricky traverse on the upper Marathon Corner © petemacpherson

Summit of this hill

This summit is listed in Corbetts, Marilyns, Britain's Major Mountains hill lists.

This summit has been climbed in 35 logbooks.

Hill features

The best of the climbing potential is to be found on the summit tors of Sgor a' Bhatain, An Caisteal, and Sgor Chaonasaid, and also on the western cliffs of Sgor a' Chleirich. Also worth noting is the massive boulder field by the side of Loch Fhionnaich which would seem to have endless interest and potential for the boulderer. The rock type is syenite, this is a form of granite which has no quartz present.

Approach notes

Access from Ribigill farm. Park at the cattle grid just before entering the farm road itself and follow the land rover track and rough path south to the derelict croft of Cunside.

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Scrambles and Easy Climbs on this hill

Climb name Grade
1 Ben Loyal - An Caisteal summit
summit 35
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2 Sgor a Chleirich Ridge
2 4
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