Sron a'Choire Ghairbh

Summary for Sron a'Choire Ghairbh

Sron a'Choire Ghairbh is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Loch Eil to Glen Shiel as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Loch Lochy )

4
Average: 4 (1 vote)
Your rating: None

HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
937 metres / 3074 feetNN222945Stron a Horrer GirrethPeak of the rough corrie
LocationAccess
Loch Eil to Glen ShielStalking Scotland, tel: 01349 864080
Printer-friendly version | |

Details for Sron a'Choire Ghairbh

Sròn a’ Choire Ghairbh is a Scottish mountain situated on the northern side of Loch Lochy, 13 kilometres north of Spean Bridge in the Highland Council area.

Sròn a’ Choire Ghairbh reaches a height of 937 metres (3074 feet) and is classified as both a Munro and a Marilyn. It is highest of the Loch Lochy hills and is invariably climbed along with the neighbouring Munro of Meall na Teanga to which it is joined by the distinctive col of the Cam Bhealach. Both these hills which are often referred to as the Loch Lochy Munros are well seen from the A82 road on the opposite side of the loch, showing steep slopes which are forested below the 300 metre contour. There are also extensive conifer plantings on the lower northern (Glen Garry) side of the mountain, this is gradually being restored to native species. The hills name translates from the Gaelic as “The Nose of the Rough Corrie” referring to the summits location on the edge of the craggy Coire Glas, which stands to the east.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Sron a'Choire Ghairbh is Twenty-Three

Scunner's picture
Scunner marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Sun 15 Jun 2014
esbcs27's picture
esbcs27 marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Thu 11 Jul 2013
soc079's picture
soc079 marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Tue 27 Mar 2012
Brian's picture
Brian marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Wed 21 Sep 2011
billmyl's picture
billmyl marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Fri 26 Aug 2011
potace's picture
potace marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Sat 19 Mar 2011
ashog's picture
ashog marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Mon 27 Sep 2010
taddycath's picture
taddycath marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Tue 29 Jun 2010
iceferret's picture
iceferret marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Thu 10 Jun 2010
Chris Walker's picture
Chris Walker marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Sun 28 Mar 2010
pick67's picture
pick67 marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Sun 22 Nov 2009
reido_chris_@hotmail.com's picture
reido_chris_@ho... marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Sun 01 Nov 2009
Tim Hawkes's picture
Tim Hawkes marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Thu 30 Jul 2009
grahammclaren's picture
grahammclaren marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Mon 13 Jul 2009
Sandman's picture
Sandman marked Sron a'Choire Ghairbh as bagged on Tue 02 Jun 2009