Rocktype UNKNOWN
Altitude 1215m a.s.l
Faces N

FA The Gathering VIII,9 © petemacpherson

Summit of this hill

This summit is listed in Munro Tops, Munros for beginners, CUMC Ticklist hill lists.

This summit has been climbed in 324 logbooks.

Hill features

A slightly longer approach than its neighbour, Corrie an t-Sneachda, makes this corrie a lot quieter.

Some excellent, reliable winter climbing - the steeper nature of this corrie yields some excellent technical mixed climbing and also very good rock climbing.

Approach notes

Be very aware of snow conditions in Corrie an Lochain. The 'Great Slab' is a notorious avalanche black spot, and should be avoided at all costs should avalanche conditions prevail i.e. during/after heavy snow or thaw.

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Note that the name of this crag is actually "Coire an Lochain". Many photographs on that use this correct name are mistakenly hyperlinked to Stob Coire nan Lochan in Glencoe.
John Hawkins - 19/Feb/04
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Scrambles and Easy Climbs on this hill

Climb name Grade
1 Cairn Gorm - Cairn Lochan summit
summit 324
2 Iron Butterfly
III 46
3 The Vent II ** 293
4 Vent Rib and Traverse (summer)
5 Vent Rib and Traverse
II 3
6 Ventilator III * 165
7 The Milky Way III ** 370
8 Astroturfer III 4 * 62
Climb name Grade
9 Nivalis
III 5 2
10 Crow's Nest Crack
11 The Couloir I ** 428
12 Ewen Buttress III 4 ** 302
13 Y-Gully Left Branch IV 4 ** 52
14 Y-Gully Right Branch II *** 238
15 Oesophagus III ** 89
16 Sidewinder III 4 ** 102
Climb name Grade
17 Cut Adrift
III 4 5
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