Stob Coire Sgriodain & Chno Dearg

Summary for Stob Coire Sgriodain & Chno Dearg

Stob Coire Sgriodain & Chno Dearg 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 circular route

Sunrise 5:36 am
Sunset 8:55 pm
15 hours 19 minutes(s) daylight
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Eastern Munros of Loch Treig

DistanceAscentTime
14 km/ 8.7 miles1000 m/ 3280.84 ft5 hours plus
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These two munros give a fairy short easy day out with no major difficulities only some crags to be climbed around Sron na Garbh Bheinne which can be avoided if need be. Stob Coire Sgriodain is the most insteresting of the 2 peaks and forms a ridge which arcs above Lochan Coire an Lochain with the western flanks dropping steeply to Loch Treig below.

There are excellent views along the whole on Loch Treig.

Route points for Stob Coire Sgriodain & Chno Dearg

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN3499781694° E0.13 (0.13)Leave the parking area head through Fersit along private road which leads to a track
NN35717792137° SE0.06 (0.19)Head south across boggy ground
NN36067682186° S0.62 (0.81)Continue ascending to leaving the bogs
NN35667579172° S0.2 (1.01)Steep climb with crags to be climbed although these can generally be avoided if desired
NN35687559194° SSW0.24 (1.25)Continue over the craggy Sron na Garbh Bheinne
NN35477511174° S0.35 (1.6)Climb onto the summit of Stob Coire Sgriodain; The head onto col beneath the top
NN356743217° SW0.18 (1.78)The summit Stob Coire Sgriodain - 979 ( metres)
NN35577405103° ESE0.39 (2.17)From col climb onto top
NN359739167° SSE0.25 (2.42)Stob Coire Sgriodain - South Top
NN35997370108° ESE0.32 (2.74)From col ascend onto Meall Garbh which is a top
NN372727335° NNW0.51 (3.25)Chno Dearg - Meall Garbh (new position)
NN3705732319° NNE0.32 (3.57)Head along wide grasy col
NN3717735234° NE0.23 (3.8)Onto flat bolder-strewn summit of the 2nd munro of the Day and the descend back down
NN377741318° NW0.98 (4.78)The summit Chno Dearg - 1046 ( metres)
NN37127491341° NNW0.66 (5.44)Descend easily on slopes which are rocky, grassy then boggy
NN36307742320° NW0.48 (5.92)Descend on path
NN36017780284° WNW0.27 (6.19)Return back to Fersit
Munros covered on Stob Coire Sgriodain & Chno Dearg
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
86 1046 Chno Dearg Red hill Knorr Jerrack
174 979 Stob Coire Sgriodain Peak of the scree corrie Stob Korrer Skreethane