Walk h162 Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire Sgreamhach and Bein Fhada

The highest point in what was 'Argyll'


Route outline for walk h162:

The Pass of Glencoe  -  River Coe  -  Coire Nan Lochan  -  Aonach Dubh  -  Stob Coire Nan Lochan (Bidean Nam Bian)  -  Bidean Nam Bian  -  Stob Coire Nam Beith (Bidean Nam Bian)  -  Bidean Nam Bian  -  Lost Valley Buttress  -  Bealach Dearg  -  Stob Coire Sgreamhach  -  Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach)  -  Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach) (North East Top)  -  Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach) (Far North East Top)  -  Lairig Eilde  -  Allt Lairig Eilde  -  The Pass of Glencoe.




Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

Munros
2
Munros
Corbetts
0
Corbetts
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdos
4
Murdos
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
1
Scottish
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Bidean nam Bian at 1150m (3774ft). Bidean nam Bian is classified as a Munro (No. 24) and a Scottish Marilyn (18th highest in Scotland, 18th highest in the UK). Bidean nam Bian is also known as a Murdo (33rd highest in Scotland).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Stob Coire nan Lochan (Bidean nam Bian) at 1115m (3659ft). Stob Coire nan Lochan (Bidean nam Bian) is known as a Murdo (56th highest in Scotland).

You will also reach the summit of Stob Coire nam Beith (Bidean nam Bian) at 1107m (3633ft).

Along the way you will also bag Stob Coire Sgreamhach at 1072m (3518ft). - a Munro (No. 65) and a Murdo (101st highest in Scotland) ; Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach) at 952m (3124ft). - a Murdo (367th highest in Scotland).

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 384
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

OS Landranger Map 41
1:50,000 scale (Pink Covers)


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk h162 Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire Sgreamhach and Bein Fhada

In no particular order . . .

*Ben Nevis and The Aonach Eagach Ridge from Beinn Fhada

*Ben Nevis and The Aonach Eagach Ridge from Beinn Fhada

Photo: David Cochrane (6)

In Lairig Eilde

In Lairig Eilde

Photo: Aileen Farquhar (1)

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Photo: Aileen Farquhar (4)

The  Lost Valley , tucked away between Aonach Dubh and Gearr Aonach (2 of the 3 sisters of Glen Coe)

The Lost Valley , tucked away between Aonach Dubh and Gearr Aonach (2 of the 3 sisters of Glen Coe)

Photo: Peter Royle (2)

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Photo: Aileen Farquhar (5)

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Photo: Aileen Farquhar (3)

The Aonach Eagach Ridge from Bidean Nam Bian

The Aonach Eagach Ridge from Bidean Nam Bian

Photo: Chris Haselden (53)

Me and my two brothers (Paul and Laurie) on Stob Coire nan Lochan (Bidean nam Bian)

Me and my two brothers (Paul and Laurie) on Stob Coire nan Lochan (Bidean nam Bian)

Photo: William Dowell (1)

Loch Leven and Glenco from near the summit of Bidean Nam Bian

Loch Leven and Glenco from near the summit of Bidean Nam Bian

Photo: Ronnie Smith (3)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh) from Lairig Eilde

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh) from Lairig Eilde

Photo: Aileen Farquhar (2)


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