An Gearanach & Stob Coire a'Chairn from Kinlochleven

Summary for An Gearanach & Stob Coire a'Chairn from Kinlochleven

An Gearanach & Stob Coire a'Chairn from Kinlochleven is a route in “The Mamores” region / range which is located in the Loch Linnhe to Loch Ericht area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 6:10 am
Sunset 8:34 pm
14 hours 23 minutes(s) daylight
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Two Northern Mamores from Kinlochleven

DistanceAscentTime
8 km/ 4.97 miles1020 m/ 3346.46 ft4 plus hours
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The approach from Kinlochleven involves firstly ascending Stob Coire a' Chàirn by the stalkers' path up Coire na Ba before continuing to An Gearanach giving an out and back trip of 14 kilometres. It's quite a long approach with no difficulties as there's a good stalker path all the way up.

An Gearanach from Glen Nevis has a shorter approach but just covers a single munro.

Route points for An Gearanach & Stob Coire a'Chairn from Kinlochleven

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN18266231281° W0.23 (0.23)Start by heading up a section of the "West Highland Way"
NN1779625366° ENE0.75 (0.98)Leave path onto a Track / Road that leads upto the Mamore Lodge
NN1856630052° NE0.46 (1.44)Parking available at the Lodge for a small fee (could start from here)
NN1894632617° NNE0.17 (1.61)Follow the landrover track north which turns into a stalkers path
NN18986532125° SE0.21 (1.82)Continue ascending on stalker path which winds around upto a col
NN19516520157° SSE0.32 (2.14)
NN19626489N0.29 (2.43)Change directions
NN19656518335° NNW0.13 (2.56)Change directions
NN19396540335° NNW0.27 (2.83)Onto col marked 783
NN19296565295° WNW0.84 (3.67)From the col marked 783 continue to munro Stob Coire a' Chairn
NN18566017° NNE0.28 (3.95)The summit Stob Coire a'Chairn - 981 ( metres)
NN1864663138° NE0.31 (4.26)From col clim onto the top An Garrbhanach and continue to ridge
NN188665326° NW0.24 (4.5)An Gearanach - An Garbhanach
NN18726675N0.2 (4.7)Head along and ascend onto the munro An Gearanach return by same ascent
NN187669174° S4.66 (9.36)The summit An Gearanach - 982 ( metres)
Munros covered on An Gearanach & Stob Coire a'Chairn from Kinlochleven
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
166 982 An Gearanach The complainer Un Gearahnoch
171 981 Stob Coire a'Chairn Peak of the corrie of the cairn Stob Korrer a Charn