Sgurr nan Gillean

A mountain located on the Cuillin Ridge on the Isle of Skye, Sgurr nan Gillean has a sharp pyramidal peak which possibly makes it one of the finest of the Cuillin. Classified as a Munro, it rises to a height of 966m (3170 feet) on the eastern side of the Black Cuillin overlooking Glen Sligachan. There are three subsidiary summits; Knight's Peak (a Corbett Top, reaching 914m / 2998 feet, which was reduced from a Munro Top in 2013), Sgurr Beag (another Corbett Top, reaching 764m / 2506 feet) and Sgurr na h-Uamha (a Graham Top at 736m / 2414 feet). The name Sgurr nan Gillean originates from Gaelic and means "peak of the young men".

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