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Altitude 1115m a.s.l
Sunset from Stob Coire nan Lochan © G.Robertson
Defined by high steep ridges the Northeast 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.
Cross the footbridge over the River Coe and plod up the path to the foot of the crags.
Approach time: 1.5 hours
|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
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