Stob a'Choire Mheadoin & Stob Coire Easain

Summary for Stob a'Choire Mheadoin & Stob Coire Easain

Stob a'Choire Mheadoin & Stob Coire Easain is a route in “The Loch Treig” 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 mainly circular route but there are parts where you need to retrace your footsteps

Sunrise 5:38 am
Sunset 8:53 pm
15 hours 14 minutes(s) daylight
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“The Easains” or “The Stob Coires”

DistanceAscentTime
15 km/ 9.32 miles1020 m/ 3346.46 ft5 hours plus
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A fairly straight forward route climbing the 2 munros Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin & Stob Coire Easain starting from the hamlet of Fersit. From there ascend gradually, albeit steep in places the long north-eastern ridge onto the summits. The impressive Coire Easain Beag stands between the two mountains and the descent is from there.

From the tops there are particularly good views of The Grey Corries as well as the other surrounding mountains of the area.

Route points for Stob a'Choire Mheadoin & Stob Coire Easain

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN34797889242° WSW0.31 (0.31)Follow the rather boggy path leading onto the slopes of Creag Fhiachlach
NN34147792212° SSW0.66 (0.97)From Creag Fhiachlach continue onto the ridge called "Meall Cian Dearg"
NN33547712192° SSW0.51 (1.48)Continue over a knoll
NN33337618234° SW0.25 (1.73)Head up steeply on a obvious scrambly path
NN32957539199° SSW0.34 (2.07)Now on "Meall Cian Dearg" head along this broad ridge up short rises
NN32017390231° SW0.45 (2.52)Continue onto the summit of Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin
NN316736228° SW0.3 (2.82)The summit Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin - 1105 ( metres)
NN31417345218° SW0.34 (3.16)Head down scree onto a col between the 2 peak
NN31197319231° SW0.28 (3.44)From col climb quite steeply onto "Stob Coire Easain"; Return to this col to descend on a path which dissapears over rocks
NN308730100° E0.12 (3.56)The summit Stob Coire Easain - 1115 ( metres)
NN30947356353° N0.27 (3.83)If still on the path keep to it as it avoids boggy ground by the river
NN3268772123° NNE0.52 (4.35)Follow path into woodland
NN3291776854° NE0.32 (4.67)Now follow path which links with old tramway around the nose of Creag Ghiaclach
NN3419786213° NNE0.22 (4.89)Continue along the path
NN3425788381° E0.54 (5.43)The path now turns into a track and take you back to the start
Munros covered on Stob a'Choire Mheadoin & Stob Coire Easain
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
39 1115 Stob Coire Easain Peak of the corrie of the little waterfall Stob Korrer Essin
46 1105 Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin Peak of the middle corrie Stob a Horrer Veeyann