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Sgùrr Alasdair

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Location type: Mountain
Location address: United Kingdom, Highland
Number of texts: 1
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Made by | Reference Marcel Wiesweg | © CC 3.0
Made by | Reference | © CC 3.0

At 3,255 feet, Sgùrr Alasdair is the highest peak of the Black Cuillin, and the highest peak on the Isle of Skye. Like the rest of the range it is composed of gabbro, a rock with excellent grip for mountaineering. It is named for Alexander Nicolson, who made the first recorded ascent in 1873.

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