Previous Image Next Image Walk Description. We left the actual ascent to Tom on the left – it couldn’t be, it’s much too steep – we wanted to climb the Toll a’ Mhadaidh Mor first. $.get('whom.php?w=268', function(data) { $('').appendTo('body'); }); You have not climbed Tom na Gruagaich (Beinn Alligin). In 4 days Eighe, Alligin, Liathach. Walk Photo 134408. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports. The clockwise route takes in of the Coir nan Laogh, which forms a steep rising valley up the face of the lower of the two Munros, Tom na Gruagaich. The ridge at this point becomes much rockier, and a series of pinnacles known as the "Horns of Alligin" (Scottish Gaelic: Na Rathanan) must be negotiated. [3] According to local folklore shepherds on the mountain would hear cries from the gash; those who investigated the source of these cries would inevitably fall to their deaths. Tom na Gruagaich and Sgurr Mhor: Scrambling down the second horn: Scrambling down the second horn (photo courtesy of Dave): View during ascent of final horn: Traverse of the final horn (photo courtesy of Dave): On reaching the top of the final horn, we stopped for a short break to take some photographs. After two hours of cursing and steady plodding I finally reached the first summit (Tom na Gruagaich). Beinn Alligin - Tom na Gruagaich is 922 metres high. - Justin Foulkes Travel Photography About Cameron Speirs Born and brought up in the Scottish Highlands, Cameron, has been interested in outdoor pursuits since he was a wee lad. The mountain has two peaks of Munro status: Tom na Gruagaich (922 metres (3,025 ft)) to the south, and Sgùrr Mhòr at 986 metres (3,235 ft) to the north. Description. One of the Torridon ‘Big Three’, Beinn Alligin is a classic round and includes the Munros of Tom na Gruagaich and Sgurr Mhor.Munros of Tom na Gruagaich and Sgurr Mhor. Caption - From near the summit of Sgurr Mor the route back to Tom na Gruagaich. Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate ", Horns of Alligin Winter Traverse - Wild Weather in Torridon, 3 Horns, 3 Amigos, 2 Hills and One Happy Bunny. Name: Tom na Gruagaich, Highland Place type: Hill Or Mountain Location: Grid Ref: NG 8595 6015 • X/Y co-ords: 185958, 860153 • Lat/Long: 57.58060074,-5.58194133 Munros: Tom na Gruagaich (922m, Munro 268) Sgurr Mor (986m, Munro 162): Corbetts: Beinn Dearg* (914m) *See 'Alternative Routes' below : Ascent: 1250m (4,100ft) Distance : 10km (6m) Time Both offer amazing views over the surrounding landscape including the nearby peaks of Baosbheinn, Beinn Eighe and Liathach. The Horns of Alligin from the Deep South! This col is one of the possible ascent routes either from Sgurr Mor or more usually from the corrie to the E. 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