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Stob Coire nan Lochan Highland, SCOTLAND
Climbs 53 – Rocktype Andesite – Altitude 800m a.s.l – Faces NE
Defined by high steep ridges the North-East corrie of Stob Coire nan Lochan is an idyllic spot with tall columnar cliffs an deeply cut gullies. Its height makes it one of the most reliable winter climbing spots in Glencoe and it offers excellent routes of all grades. A fair amount of loose rock and windslab avalanches on the lower slopes can be hazardous.
Scottish Winter Climbs (2008), Scottish Rock - South (2008), Rock Climbing in Scotland (1990),
Out of print: Scottish Winter Climbs (1996), Glen Coe (1992)
Climbs at this crag
Cross the footbridge over the River Coe at 166566 and plod up the path to the foot of the crags in about 1 1/2 hours
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Another confusion: Raeburn's Route and Ordinary Route (Central Buttress) are the same route.|
Andy Moles - 30/Jan/10
There seems to be a bit of confusion on ukclimbing.com between Stob Coire nan Lochan (Glencoe) and Coire an Lochain (N. Cairngorms)in the links from photos in the Gallery section. This could lead to people walking up from the Clachaig looking for Savage Slit !
John Hawins - 14/Feb/04