Beinn Eighe (Ruadh Stack Mor, Spidean Coire nan Clach)

Summary for Beinn Eighe (Ruadh Stack Mor, Spidean Coire nan Clach)

Beinn Eighe (Ruadh Stack Mor, Spidean Coire nan Clach) is a route in “The ” region / range which is located in the area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a circular route

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Route points for Beinn Eighe (Ruadh Stack Mor, Spidean Coire nan Clach)

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NG9569568260° ENE0.16 (0.16)Start form the car park at the foot of Coire Dubh Mòr
NG95945715333° NNW0.61 (0.77)The good path leads northeast then north gaining heigh steadily
NG93335940343° NNW0.46 (1.23)At the top of the pass take the less obvious path northwest skirting around Sail Mhor
NG93016024358° N0.6 (1.83)Follow path right around to reach Loch Coire Mhic Fhearchair
NG9385610031° NNE0.16 (1.99)Cross the burn below the loch that lies beneath the massive triple buttress of Coinneach Mhor
NG93946113102° ESE0.26 (2.25)Past another two pools and head for the south east end of the corrie where col is at it's lowest
NG94866035100° E0.24 (2.49)Climb steeply onto col between Ruadh-stac Mor and Coinneach Mhor
NG9509602912° NNE0.38 (2.87)Once on the col (868) head along the ridge to reach the summit
NG95066112162° SSE0.48 (3.35)The summit Beinn Eighe - Ruadh-stac Mor - 1010 ( metres)
NG95196065192° SSW0.38 (3.73)Return back to the col
NG95096029190° S0.21 (3.94)From col climb eastern peak of Coinneach Mor marked with a cairn
NG95046008135° SE0.45 (4.39)head south-west along broad shoulder where the path insn't obvoius for a while
NG9577594682° E0.33 (4.72)Pass a small cairn and onto a minor top
NG9610594966° ENE0.36 (5.08)Climb ridge passing trig point at 972m summit is 977m
NG9653597497° E0.09 (5.17)The summit Spidean Coire nan Clach - 993 ( metres)
NG96625973234° SW0.21 (5.38)Return to the 972 point where descent can be made
NG96445962159° SSE0.3 (5.68)From trig point 972 decend via Coire an Laogh
NG96615918100° E0.74 (6.42)Descend steeply down to the road
NG97515850165° SSE0.72 (7.14)Return to car park
Munros covered on Beinn Eighe (Ruadh Stack Mor, Spidean Coire nan Clach)
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
120 1010 Beinn Eighe - Ruadh-stac Mor Big red stack (File Mountain) Bine Ehey;Roower Stack More
150 993 Spidean Coire nan Clach Peak of the corrie of stones Speedyan Korrer Nern Klach