Stuchd an Lochain

Summary for Stuchd an Lochain

Stuchd an Lochain is a route in “The Glen Lyon” region / range which is located in the Loch Tay to Loch Rannoch area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 8:08 am
Sunset 5:56 pm
9 hours 47 minutes(s) daylight
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8 km/ 4.97 miles670 m/ 2198.16 ft4 hours plus
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Four km west of the Bridge of Balgie in Glen Lyon a small road lead up to the dam on the east side of Loch an Daimh from where Stuchd an Lochain can be climbed easily as the dam is at a height of 430 metres.

There just doesn't seem to be any climbing for this munro or Meall Buidhe which can be climbed on the same day whilst in the area as the road takes you over 400 metres high.

The top of Creag an Fheadain is a fine spot for views east down Glen Lyon and to the Ben Lawers ridge, eight miles away as the crow flies.

Route points for Stuchd an Lochain

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN50914637182° S0.24 (0.24)Head to Loch an Daimh Dam crossing the small bridge and up the road
NN50894613233° SW0.21 (0.45)At the sout east end of Lochain an Daimh
NN50514601280° W0.12 (0.57)Pass the Boathouse and then head up the south slopes of Coire Ban
NN49694524212° SSW0.33 (0.9)From the Knoll (888m) head over a couple of cols and onto ridge
NN48924454268° W0.47 (1.37)Climb the eastern ridge onto summit of Stuchd an Lochain
NN48224482137° SE0.36 (1.73)The summit Stuchd an Lochain - 960 ( metres)
NN4845445588° E0.47 (2.2)Return via ascent route
Munros covered on Stuchd an Lochain
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
197 960 Stuchd an Lochain Peak of the little loch Stoochk an Lochan