An Sgùrr (Lochcarron)

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An Sgùrr
Highest point
Elevation392 m (1,286 ft)
Prominencec. 205 m
English translationThe (rocky) peak
Language of nameGaelic
PronunciationScottish Gaelic: [ən ˈs̪kuːrˠ]
LocationLochcarron, Scotland
OS gridNG857387
Topo mapOS Landranger 24

An Sgùrr is a hill in Scotland, occupying the broad peninsula between Loch Carron and Loch Kishorn. It has the appearance of a rough knoll, with small crags ringing the summit, particularly on the western side.

The hill may be climbed from a number of locations; the A896 road passes some two kilometres to the north, whilst a forestry track from south of Lochcarron allows access to the southeast. The path between Achintraid and Reraig passes to the south west side of An Sgùrr; the summit may be reached from Bealach that separates An Sgùrr from Bad a' Chreamha, which lies a kilometre or so east of this path.

Coordinates: 57°23′17″N 5°34′03″W / 57.38809°N 5.56739°W / 57.38809; -5.56739