Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban

Summary for Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban

Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban 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.

This is a circular route

Sunrise 8:07 am
Sunset 6:02 pm
9 hours 55 minutes(s) daylight
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Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban from Glen Nevis

DistanceAscentTime
13 km/ 8.08 miles1160 m/ 3805.77 ft6 hours plus
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Quite an easy route taking in 2 munros which rise on the western end of The Mamores. The route heads up the south eastern ridge of the first munro Mullach nan Coirean from Glen Nevis onto an excellent ridge leading to the more distinguished munro Stob Ban. The decent is down into Coire a' Mhusgail returning to Glen Nevis.

This round trip is a classic walk for the munro baggers.

Route points for Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN14146836236° N0.08 (0.08)Follow a gated forestry track that winds gently up the hillside
NN13516848261° W0.22 (0.3)Continue up on rought path following fence southeast onto northeastern ridge
NN13356764207° SSW0.65 (0.95)Continue on the northeastern ridge upto a cairned top
NN12256651178° S0.27 (1.22)Pass cairned to just to the north of "Mullach na Coirean" onto the summit
NN122662144° SE0.43 (1.65)The summit Mullach nan Coirean - 939 ( metres)
NN12486588101° N0.35 (2)Contiunue along undulating ridge that goes south east to minro top
NN1302653981° E0.31 (2.31)Top T Mullach nan Coirean -- South East Top
NN14536582149° SSE0.3 (2.61)Climb steeply up angular quartzite bolders onto "Stob Ban"
NN147654127° SE0.07 (2.68)The summit Stob Ban [Mamores] - 999 ( metres)
NN14806539105° ESE0.17 (2.85)To descend follow the narrow eastern ridge down to a col
NN15476542106° ESE0.2 (3.05)From this col head down grassy slopes
NN15666536335° NNW0.18 (3.23)Follow the path down through "Coire a' Mhusgail" down to wood
NN15146657343° NNW0.71 (3.94)Continue through a tiny wooded area
NN14496837173° S0.35 (4.29)End of route
Munros covered on Mullach nan Coirean & Stob Ban
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
140 999 Stob Ban [Mamores] White peak Stob Ban
236 939 Mullach nan Coirean Summit of the corries Mooluch nuh Yerrigen