Liathach - Spidean a' Choire Leith

Summary for Liathach - Spidean a' Choire Leith

Liathach - Spidean a' Choire Leith is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Coulin and Torridon as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Torridon )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
1055 metres / 3461 feetNG929579Speedyan a Horrer LayPeak of the grey corrie (The grey one)
LocationAccess
Coulin and TorridonNational Trust for Scotland (Torridon): tel: 01445 791221
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Details for Liathach - Spidean a' Choire Leith

Spidean a' Choire Leith lies at the east of Liathach's main ridge and is the biggest munro in the area standing at a height of 1055 metres (3,461 feet). Much of the ridge connecting to Liathach - Mullach an Rathain 7km to the west is narrow, and almost half of it is taken up by a succession of shattered pinnacles over Am Fasarinen.

By any standards Liathach is one of Scotland's finest mountains and is a dramatic ridge containing 6 peaks, it forms a great sandstone fortress dominating the lower reaches of Glen Torridon.

Spidean a' Choire Leith is a rocky peak and can only be accessed via the ascent route due to it's steep sides and gullys on both the north & south, so once on the ridge there are no escape points until at the western end of Liathach.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Liathach - Spidean a' Choire Leith is Twenty-Six

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