Black Mount

Summary for Black Mount

Black Mount is an region in Scotand and is located in the area Strath Orchy to Loch Leven as defined by SMC. There are 4 munros around here.The highest munro is Meall a'Bhuiridh at a height of 1108 metres .The smallest munro is Stob a'Choire Odhair at a height of 945 metres .

Access: The A8005 turning from the A82 to Victoria Bridge where there's space for 20 cars. A82 White Corries (ski-lift carpark)
Transport: Glasgow - Fort William train which will stop at Bridge of Orchy. Runs all year round and 7 days a week resticted on Sunday. Glasgow - Fort William bus service.
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Details for: Black Mount

The Black Mount is one of the most famous ranges in Scotland which extends over an area of boggy moorland nearly 7km to the north of Bridge of Orchy. All the best features of these hills are hidden from the roadside and are probably best viewed from the old road (Westhighland Way) NN277483 at Ba Bridge where one can view the splendour of Coureach a'Ba & Coire Dhearbhadh on Stob Ghabhar's north eastern flanks.

The hills in this regions are generally complex in geology make up which is mainly Cruachan Granite which is intermingled with quartzite, gness and mica-schist.

The classic Clachlet Traverse takes you across Stob a'Choire Odhair,Stob Ghabhar, Creise & Meall a'Bhuiridh which links the two Inns (The Inveroran Inn in the South and the Kingshouse in the north)

They can be walked in one long day however most people break them down into two outings.

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Order Heightsort icon Munro Grid Point
45 1,108 Meall a'Bhuiridh NN250503
50 1,100 Creise NN238506
55 1,090 Stob Ghabhar NN230455
224 945 Stob a'Choire Odhair NN257459