Climbs 16
Rocktype Mica schist
Altitude 999m a.s.l
Faces all

High on The Mamores © G. Robertson

Crag features

Seen from Glen Nevis the distinctive summit cone of Stob Ban tops three buttresses. South Buttress has several good winter gully climbs. Central Buttress features three gully lines, a rocky rib and an arête all giving good winter climbs on broken rock.

Approach notes

From Glen Nevis ascend the east bank of Allt Coire a'Mhusgain, descend to a stream and climb easy snow slopes to the crags in about 1 1/2 hours.

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Climbs at this crag

Climb name Grade
1Stob Ban summitsummit 277
2North Ridge
I 97
 North Buttress 
4North Buttress - East Ridge3 **15
5North Buttress - East RidgeII/III **171
 Central Buttress 
7Central GullyIV 4 1
8Gendarme Ridge
IV 4 **5
9Bodice RipperIV 4 *1
 South Buttress 
11North Gully
I *14
12Groove RiderIV 4 *1
13North GrooveIII 4 *1
14Summit GrooveIV 4 *2
15South Gully
I **40
16Flying SaucerVI 5 **1
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