This route is graded as a Moderate climbing route. Accommodation providers are encouraging longer stays in single venues to minimise chances of the virus spreading. Learn more about working with UK Scrambles here. We have two self catering cottages in the small village of Luib 7 miles north of Broadford and all rooms at our bunkhouse, Skye Basecamp, will have either en suite facilities or a private bathroom allocated to your room and the self catering kitchen will be operational. The main route is the Dubh Slabs (about 2.5km long) moderate. Please contact us directly by e-mail to to discuss your situation. With acres of perfect slabs in a stunning island location, the Dubh Ridge isn't only one of the longest rock climbs in the UK, but also has to be among the most enjoyable at any grade. m: (00) +44 (0)7769 221 500, Skye Guides, 3 Luib, Inspire others to try a new scrambling route, become a contributor. There is also plenty of places to camp, just watch out for the midges.. Day 3: Advanced Scrambling, such as Pinnacle Ridge / Dubh Slabs, etc . Routes and days can be changeable to suit the weather and your ability. If you have a route you could contribute, submit it to us today. Equipment: 60m rope plus some tat to back up the abseil. A breathtaking skyline which commands your attention. Industrial quantities of seafood and first class hospitality from Joanie and Alistair. Last Monday Dave travelled up from Fort William to accompany me on a wander around the ridge, we did the Dubh… Stunning clear views if a touch chilly on the summits - those glorious ridges from the north, the way ahead via the sweep left then right… into the distance. Pictures only do so much, you need to be there to be able to … They operate early morning and late return ferries perfect for a long day on the Dubhs. Dubhs Ridge, Skye Today we had an early start and left Glenbrittle at 6:30 am to catch the early morning morning boat into Loch Coruisk. Loch Coruisk is a place of inspiration. £700 per person. 1 – (NG 48702 19660) Follow the path around cragy outcrops towards the river and up into the Courisk basin. After a day in the rain yesterday I was out with Alan, Nigel and Cole again today. Standing at the outflow of Loch Coruisk and looking out towards Eigg (I think Rum is off to the right an Soay just out of shot) The walk day. I had watched Robin lead off up a strenuous corner start, then hesitate, placing one piece of gear, then another piece, then another, as the crack line vanished into a delicate series of balancing moves through a vertical section to regain the main wall above. From here on in follow the great swath of slabs for nearly 1 km taking the line of least resistance (or direct!) The Dubh ridge was dry, the main ridge was in view and the rain held off until we had finished scrambling for the day; brilliant! If you have a route you could contribute. Putting all our skills together and end on a high note. Location: Dubh Slabs, Sgurr Dubh Mor Date: 31 May 2007 Time: 1900 No of Team Members Involved: 2 Total Team Hours: 8. The Dubh Slabs – a grand day out. Alternatives are possible to avoid the abseil. B: Sgurr Dubh an Da Bheinn C: Sgurr Dubh Mor D: The Dubh Slabs (an excellent scramble with an abseil off its first summit, Sgurr Dubh Beag) E: Sgurr na Banachdich F: Sgurr a Ghreadaidh G: Sgurr a Mhadaidh H: Bidean Druim nam Ramh I: Druim nam Ramh J: An Caisteal K: Sgurr na Bhairnich L: Bruach na Frithe (the only top with a Trig Point) Pyroclastic rocks in the Eastern Red Hills district crop out at Creagan Dubh (P 1, 0.5km 2), NW of Beinn Dearg Mhor, and in the Kilchrist area (P 2, 2km 2), south of Beinn Dearg Bheag. The remoteness of Loch Courisk means that just getting to the base of the route is a mission in itself, requiring a 14 mile round trip from Elgol via Camasunary along rocky coast path. Information from RCAHMS (AKK), 14 November 1996. UK Scrambles is dedicated to introducing people to the activity of scrambling. No votes so far! Greater Cuillin traverse, Pinnacle ridge, Dubh Slabs etc. More Less Crag Info. Accommodation should be your first priority before arranging guided days. I could not praise the fun and quality of a Dubh Ridge day out enough-everyone who loves Skye mountaineering should try and do this ridge at least once.