Walk ab104 Stob Diamh and Ben Cruachan from Falls of Cruachan

One for Murdo baggers with a good head for heights


Route outline for walk ab104:

Falls of Cruachan  -  Loch Awe  -  Cruachan Reservoir  -  Coire Dearg  -  Meall Cuanail  -  Stob Dearg (Taynuilt Peak)  -  Ben Cruachan  -  Coire Caorach  -  Drochaid Ghlas (Ben Cruachan)  -  Stob Diamh  -  Stob Garbh (Stob Diamh)  -  Lairig Torran  -  Beinn a' Bhuiridh  -  Cruachan Reservoir  -  Falls of Cruachan.



Beinn a' Bhuiridh means Hill of Roaring Stags


Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

Munros
2
Munros
Corbett
1
Corbett
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdos
5
Murdos
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
2
Scottish
Marilyns
Bridget
0
Bridgets

Peak Bagging Statistics for this walk:

The highest point of this walk is Ben Cruachan at 1126m (3696ft). Ben Cruachan is classified as a Munro (No. 31) and a Scottish Marilyn (26th highest in Scotland, 26th highest in the UK). Ben Cruachan is also known as a Murdo (45th highest in Scotland).

Completing this walk will also take you to the top of Stob Dearg (Taynuilt Peak) at 1104m (3623ft). Stob Dearg (Taynuilt Peak) is known as a Murdo (71st highest in Scotland).

You will also reach the summit of Drochaid Ghlas (Ben Cruachan) at 1009m (3312ft). Drochaid Ghlas (Ben Cruachan) is known as a Murdo (197th highest in Scotland).

Along the way you will also bag Stob Diamh at 998m (3275ft). - a Munro (No. 143) and a Murdo (228th highest in Scotland); Stob Garbh (Stob Diamh) at 980m (3216ft). - a Murdo (279th highest in Scotland); Beinn a' Bhuiridh at 897m (2944ft). - a Corbett (No. 26), and Scottish Marilyn (229th Scotland, 241st UK)

This walk is on Ordnance Survey Maps:

OS Explorer Map 377
1:25,000 scale (Orange Covers)

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


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk ab104 Stob Diamh and Ben Cruachan from Falls of Cruachan

In no particular order . . .

Rock sculptured by the wind on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Rock sculptured by the wind on The Edge (Kinder Scout)

Photo: Robert Hardy (13)

Ancrow Brow (Swinklebank Crag) summit cairn

Ancrow Brow (Swinklebank Crag) summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (314)

Dovestones Reservoir from Bramley's Cot

Dovestones Reservoir from Bramley's Cot

Photo: David Leak (10)

Kilnsey Crag near Conistone

Kilnsey Crag near Conistone

Photo: Alan Stancombe (7)

Triple Spout Falls on The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Triple Spout Falls on The Ingleton Waterfalls Trail

Photo: Bob Ferguson (56)

Jacob's Ladder (Edale) and the Edale Valley from the Kinder Plateau

Jacob's Ladder (Edale) and the Edale Valley from the Kinder Plateau

Photo: Andy Blades (1)

Old rusting ladder stile on the lower slopes of Moelwyn Bach

Old rusting ladder stile on the lower slopes of Moelwyn Bach

Photo: Martin Talbot (36)

Kingsdale Beck - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Kingsdale Beck - on an alternative coast to coast walk

Photo: Patricia Ogden (9)

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Fleetwith Pike from Scarth Gap

Photo: Rob Pullan (12)

Water hole on Wolfscote Hill

Water hole on Wolfscote Hill

Photo: Don Ritchie (27)


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