Walk h102 Bidean nam Bian and Stob Coire Sgreamhach

2 Munros and 4 Munro Tops


Route outline for walk h102:

The Pass of Glencoe  -  The River Coe  -  Coire Nan Lochan  -  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)  -  Stob Coire Sgreamhach  -  Bealach Dearg  -  Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley')  -  Allt Corrie Gabhail  -  The Pass of Glencoe.



Points of Interest/Notes on this walk:

Coire Gabhail, aka The Lost Valley, is a hidden valley that is the supposed cattle hiding place for the MacDonalds of Glen Coe, who escaped the 1692 Massacre of Glencoe by the Earl of Argyll's Regiment of Foot. This walk can be tough if you are not used to it but the dramatic landscape is well worth the effort.


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 h102 Bidean nam Bian and Stob Coire Sgreamhach

In no particular order . . .

The River Wye from  Symonds Yat Rock

The River Wye from Symonds Yat Rock

Photo: Andrew Halliwell (1)

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)

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Catrake Force Waterfall at Keld

Photo: Bob Illingworth (3)

The Aonach Eagach Ridge from Bidean Nam Bian

The Aonach Eagach Ridge from Bidean Nam Bian

Photo: Chris Haselden (53)

Little Whernside summit cairn

Little Whernside summit cairn

Photo: Christine Shepherd (691)

Me dismounting The Cioch (or Cioch Buttress) on the South West ridge of Sgurr Sgumain (Sgurr Alasdair) in The Cuillin Hills, Isle fo Skye

Me dismounting The Cioch (or Cioch Buttress) on the South West ridge of Sgurr Sgumain (Sgurr Alasdair) in The Cuillin Hills, Isle fo Skye

Photo: Malcolm McLean (3)

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Having fun on Cat Bells (Catbells) in the pouring rain

Photo: Paul Johnson (9)

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Wild flowers in Arundel Park

Photo: Robert Salisbury (6)

Looking down Glen Sligachan from the start of the pinnacle ridge at Sgurr nan Gilliean

Looking down Glen Sligachan from the start of the pinnacle ridge at Sgurr nan Gilliean

Photo: Geoff Jones (1)


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