Despite there being multiple single day routes that give access to the Munros north of Glen Kinglass, it is arguably more adventurous to combine them into a single outing over several days, allowing some more remote terrain to be travelled. The route can be nicely split over two or more days with a multitude of wild camping sites available. A clear highlight of the route is the camp beside Loch Dochard. Alternative start and end points could be used but the route described here aims to maximise the variety.
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StatisticsDistance: 28 miles (45.10 km)
Total ascent: 2,917m
Time: 15 – 20 hours (Walking)
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SummitsStob a' Choire Odhair 947 m
Stob Ghabhar - Aonach Eagach 991 m
Stob Ghabhar 1090 m
Stob Ghabhar - Stob a' Bhruaich Leith 939 m
Stob Ghabhar - Meall Odhar 879 m
Meall nan Eun 928 m
Stob Coir' an Albannaich 1044 m
Glas Bheinn Mhor 997 m
Ben Starav 1078 m
Beinn nan Aighenan 960 m
Ben Starav - Stob Coire Dheirg 1024 m
Additional InformationStart Victoria Bridge Car Park (Bridge of Orchy), NN270418; Finish Victoria Bridge Car Park (Bridge of Orchy), NN270419
Bridge of Orchy
Paths exist for some sections but parts of the route are over pathless ground.
In winter the route finding may be significantly more challenging, and there's some steep ground requiring care - on Stob coir an Albannaich for instance. The east ridge of Ben Starav and the Aonach Eagach ridge of Stob Ghabhar both take on a mountaineering feel in winter conditions.
Weather and Hill Conditions: SAIS: Glencoe – mwis: West Highlands – Met Office: West Highlands
OS Explorer 377 (1:25,000), OS Explorer 384 (1:25,000), Harvey/BMC Ben Nevis (1:40,000), OS Landranger 50 (1:50,000) Directory Listings:
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