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
5
Murdos/
Munro Tops
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
1
Scottish
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets
Munros
2
Munros
Corbetts
0
Corbetts
Grahams
0
Grahams
Murdos
5
Murdos/
Munro Tops
Donalds
0
Donalds
marilyn
1
Scottish
Marilyn
Bridget
0
Bridgets

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 Marilyn (19th highest in Scotland, 19th highest in the UK). Bidean nam Bian is also known as a Murdo or Munro Top (32nd highest in Scotland).

Completing this walk also take you to the top of Stob Coire nan Lochan (Bidean nam Bian), 1115m (3659ft). Stob Coire nan Lochan (Bidean nam Bian) is known as a Murdo or Munro Top (52nd highest in Scotland).

You will also reach the summit of Stob Coire nam Beith (Bidean nam Bian), 1107m (3633ft). Stob Coire nam Beith (Bidean nam Bian) is known as a Murdo or Munro Top (61st highest in Scotland).

Along the way you will also bag Stob Coire Sgreamhach, 1072m (3518ft) - a Munro (No. 65) and a Murdo or Munro Top (89th highest in Scotland) and Beinn Fhada (Stob Coire Sgreamhach) 952m (3124ft) - a Murdo or Munro Top (322nd highest in Scotland).


For more details about what constitutes a Mountain and Mountain & Hill Classifications see: Peaks & Mountains.

For more details about peak bagging and how to record your achievements see: Peak Bagging.


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 . . .

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Photo: Aileen Farquhar (5)

*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)

The Summit of Scafell Pike

The Summit of Scafell Pike

Photo: David Cochrane (7)

The Pass of Glen Coe

The Pass of Glen Coe

Photo: Tony Jacobs (6)

Me on the West Highland Way in The Pass of Glen Coe with Stob Coire Raineach (Buachaille Etive Beag) in the background

Me on the West Highland Way in The Pass of Glen Coe with Stob Coire Raineach (Buachaille Etive Beag) in the background

Photo: Darren King (1)

The Pass of Glen Coe

The Pass of Glen Coe

Photo: Tony Jacobs (5)

*Ben Nevis and The Aonach Eagach Ridge from Beinn Fhada

*Ben Nevis and The Aonach Eagach Ridge from Beinn Fhada

Photo: David Cochrane (6)

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Looking South West from the highest point of Lairig Eilde

Photo: Aileen Farquhar (4)

Aonach Eagach, Glen Coe - What a ridge walk - the best in Britain

Aonach Eagach, Glen Coe - What a ridge walk - the best in Britain

Photo: Ronnie Smith (2)

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh) from Lairig Eilde

Buachaille Etive Beag (Stob Dubh) from Lairig Eilde

Photo: Aileen Farquhar (2)


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