Walk h133 Coire Gabhail a.k.a. The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe

Glen Coe's 'Lost' Valley


Route outline for walk h133:

The Pass of Glencoe  -  Allt Corrie Gabhail  -  Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)  -  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.


You can find more walks near this one on these unique free-to-access Interactive Walk Planning Maps: (click/TAP to select)


1:25,000 scale OS Explorer Map (the ones with orange/yellow covers):

384 Glen Coe


1:50,000 scale OS Landranger Map (the ones with pink/magenta covers):

41 Ben Nevis, Fort William & Glen Coe


Some Photos and Pictures from Walk h133 Coire Gabhail a.k.a. The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe

In no particular order . . .

Walk h133 Coire Gabhail a.k.a. The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe - Bidean Nam Bian from Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)

Bidean Nam Bian from Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)

Photo: Jacques Duijn (9)

Walk h133 Coire Gabhail a.k.a. The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe - Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach) from Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)

Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach) from Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)

Photo: Jacques Duijn (7)

Walk h133 Coire Gabhail a.k.a. The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe - 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)

Walk h133 Coire Gabhail a.k.a. The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe - Stob Coire Sgreamhach from Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)

Stob Coire Sgreamhach from Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)

Photo: Jacques Duijn (8)

Walk h133 Coire Gabhail a.k.a. The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe - *Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach) (left), Stob Coire Sgreamhach (centre left), Bidean Nam Bian (centre right) and Gearr Aonach (right) from Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)

*Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach) (left), Stob Coire Sgreamhach (centre left), Bidean Nam Bian (centre right) and Gearr Aonach (right) from Coire Gabhail (The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe)

Photo: Jacques Duijn (4)

Walk h133 Coire Gabhail a.k.a. The 'Lost Valley' of Glen Coe - Buachaille Etive Mor (left) and Beinn a' Chrulaiste (right) from the A82

Buachaille Etive Mor (left) and Beinn a' Chrulaiste (right) from the A82

Photo: Debra Smith (1)


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