Coulin and Torridon

Summary for Coulin and Torridon

Coulin and Torridon is an area in Scotland as defined by the SMC.The area contains 2 regions called Coulin & Torridon .There are 9 munros around here.The highest munro is Liathach - Spidean a' Choire Leith at a height of 1055 metres .The smallest munro is Tom na Gruagaich at a height of 922 metres .

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  • Scary

    Anonymous's picture

    Wow, I climbed this munro in the 1970s and it was just mist all the way. Didn't see a thing. Think I'd be scared if I knew what sorts of drops were below

    Posted by Anonymous, 7 years 20 weeks ago
  • There's really nothing in

    Fhuaran's picture
    283 out of 283

    There's really nothing in Coulin to rival Liathach, and you're never more than a couple of hours' brisk walk from the road, however the terrain is serious in places and the crags of Fuar Tholl seen here have taken several lives, including one last year.

    Posted by Fhuaran, 8 years 17 weeks ago
  • Great Photo

    Peter.Lord's picture
    140 out of 283

    That's an excellent photo. I've yet to explore the Coulin parts. Is it as good as Torridon ?

    Posted by Peter.Lord, 8 years 18 weeks ago

Details for: Coulin and Torridon

The character of the West Coast mountains suddenly changes from high highland ridges to a much more rugged character. Dark red Torridonian sandstone now dominates the area. With spectacular sea lochs and high rising mountian around them this is arguably the finest area in the Scottish Highlands.

The Toridonian triptych of (Tom na Gruagaich and Sgurr Mhor) Benn Alligin, (Mullach an Rathain and Spidean'a Choire Leith) Laithach and Benn Eighe is regarded as one of the fines mountain ranges in scotland.