Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach

Summary for Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach

Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach is a route in “The Glen Quoich” region / range which is located in the Loch Eil to Glen Shiel area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a route between two seperate points

Sunrise 8:09 am
Sunset 6:02 pm
9 hours 53 minutes(s) daylight
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12 km/ 7.46 miles1170 m/ 3838.58 ft4 hours plus
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This is a pleasant straightforward route taking in 2 munros overlooking the northern side of Loch Quoich. The distance to the road is short and excellent stalker paths give easy access onto the high ridges.

Route points for Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NH0283029923° NNE0.4 (0.4)start by an estate sign which incicated the route.
NH03010334331° NNW0.28 (0.68)follow the good path which winds up the south west ridge of "Gleouraich"
NH0291049220° NNE0.31 (0.99)Over a small hill onto a col
NH0303052067° ENE0.26 (1.25)The path changes direction for the final few hundred metres
NH0328052983° E0.66 (1.91)Continue onto the summit point of Georaich continuing onto a col
NH039053175° S0.15 (2.06)The summit Gleouraich - 1035 ( metres)
NH0395051974° ENE0.04 (2.1)drop down gradually onto col
NH0429050683° E0.21 (2.31)From the col pass around the edge of Spidean northern corries and onto a top
NH047051270° W0.02 (2.33)Gleouraich - Craig Coire na Fiar Bhealaich
NH0473051597° E0.16 (2.49)Continue along the long scree covered ridge
NH04890512116° ESE0.25 (2.74)Steep Gradient
NH0613043992° E0.52 (3.26)From the top climb onto Spidean Mialach
NH066043226° SW0.5 (3.76)The summit Spidean Mialach - 996 ( metres)
NH06270401240° WSW0.67 (4.43)drop seeply down to some crags
NH05280347217° SW0.51 (4.94)pass crags dropping steeply with Loch Fearn on the left
NH04500208183° S0.2 (5.14)From the road head to the start point
NH04000219311° NW0.52 (5.66)
Munros covered on Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
97 1035 Gleouraich Noisy hill Glorich
146 996 Spidean Mialach Peak of deer Speedyan Meealloch