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Name:Stob Coir' an Albannaich
Hill number:241
Height:1044m / 3425ft
RHB Section:03C: Glen Etive to Glen Lochy
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA), Highland (UA)
Catchment:Awe, Catchment Boundaries, Etive
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 16956 44294
Summit feature:flat-topped cairn
Drop:306m
Col:738m  NN163433  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 469 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Dianne Scorgie, Sarah Williams & Emma Watson A bit breezy at times very boggy at start Thankfully the sleet that was forecast did not appearLizzieG15/09/2019
Used the west side of the burn which seemed to work well before crossing the Allt Mheuran. The diversion around the cottage is horribly boggy even in June.Rob Rees25/06/2019
Glorious day with Steven Fallon MGChris Blake12/05/2019
Glen Etive 9. Beautiful day but cold wind 16+ hrs Creise, Meall a' Bhuiridh, Stob Ghabhar, Stob a' Choire Odhair,Meall nan Eun, Stob Coir 'an Albannaich, Glas Bheinn Mhor, Beinn non Aighenan, Ben StaravHuwel03/05/2019
Parked 250 yards SW of the Coleitir track on the Glen Etive road. Walked up Glen Ceitlin, by the rocks slabs to the col between Meall Tarsuinn and Stob Coir' an Albannaich (a mistake - too much black ice for comfort!), over SCaA, MT amd Meall nan Eun, returning by the Glen Ceitlin path.Nick Down128/10/2018
With Paul DuleyKeith9908/08/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac07/07/2018
From Coileitir (Glen Etive) up Ben Starav by north ridge, along east ridge to Stob Coire Dheirg and descent to 766m bealach, south to Beinn nan Aighenan and return, then continued along ridge to Meall nan Tri Tighearnan, Glas Bheinn Mhor, Stob Coire Albannaich, Meall Tarsuinn and Meall nan Eun, returning from bealach between Meall Tarsuinn and Meall nan Eun along Glen Ceitlein. All the paths and tracks in Glen Ceitlein in terrible state. With SD.kdbennett17/09/2017
Cairn so embedded and vegetated and immovable it appears to have become an integrated part of the hill.alda12/07/2017
Group - Adrian, Don, Ian S, Marianne? others SandyBookerdddd23/05/2017
On TGO Challenge, Day 3, in fine weather. Also on 4 May 1986 and 7 May 2011.Phreerunner14/05/2017
From Glen etive after Clachaig/kinlochlevenRodge14/05/2017
Solo from camp on bealach to SWUisdean2506/06/2016
with GC. Hard work from sea level. Lovely day in snow. Started climb after the wall just before the fence.always_more_up28/03/2016
Stob Coir' an Albannaich, Meall Tarsuinn and Meall nan Eun from Glen Etive.rhalstead21/09/2015
Hill 4 of 5amelialloyd19/09/2015
with elspeth, norman alasdair and dave before Meall nan Eunmn2306/09/2015
Climbed on good day with Maggie and Reids x 3. Great Brocken Spectre visible from summit because of thin layer of cloud below us as well as above.dave neilson06/09/2015
Sunny day solowullclark13/08/2015
with Ruth see also Meall nan Eun entryDunlawyering08/07/2015
Solo, via Glen EtiveTopsaswell10/09/2014
Second Munro of the day with Brian R. Back to the camp site as it got dark at Loch Dochard.Play2End03/09/2014
Great day with Ron Dorn. Sunny, high cloud and little wind. Usual route from Coileitir but had to drop to 650m on east ridge of Albanaich to get free of snow cornice. 8 1/2 hours.alexmaclennan27/04/2014
Still some snow on the north face descent between the two hills climbed, an ice axe would have been handy! Steady pace for most of the day, first climb of the year!FCMark25/04/2014
Long walk in. Nice day but cloudy tops. Had to climb through a snow bank to get to the 2nd hill! Scary stuff.akmilne25/04/2014
Climbed with Andy Brown.Davidjones27/07/2013
Hot and sunny. A ggod round including Meall nan Eun but decided to leave Ghlas Bheinn Mhor and include in a round of Starav - might regret this. 7 hours in total - 23c back at the road side.Roblex06/06/2013
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=32201basscadet25/05/2013
1 of 3: From Coleitir.ChrisR16/05/2013
Parked in cut at NN137469. Giant fern made the start feel like the Burma jungle. Eventually found revine path and a boggy slog up. I didn't like this route up one bit. Top has great views.Jhimmy20/07/2012
Debs LAMM B ClassMountain Goat09/06/2012
With Colin on a 2-day backpack around the Glen Etive hills. Mainly dry and sunny, with snow above ~700m.alistairpooler22/04/2012
ghaley24/07/2011
a round of 5 ben starav, beinn nan aighenan, glas bheinn mhor, stob coire an albannaich, and meall nan eun,12 hours,walked with david gill walkhighlands.robertphillips18/04/2011
Not the clear day forecast! Started off around 9am, picked wrong route again through bog. 2hours to belach at 738m, further 50 mins to peak. Around 6-8 inches of snow, no crampons or ice axe :( No views either!bowzi20/11/2010
Did with Allan after doing Meall nan Eun on a brilliant sunny day.jonbowyer26/09/2010
Climbed from Glen Etive with Jon - excellent sunny day with clear visibility and no windamcculloch26/09/2010
with Avril, Sid and Alanmunromurph06/06/2010
Lovely summit with greta cornicesgeoffreybbb24/04/2010
Followed Steve Kew route from Glen Etive. Long tough climb to the summit!David Gradwell19/09/2009
Round of Beinn nan Aighenan, Ben Starav, Stob Coir'an Albannaich and Glas Bheinn Mhor. Day 23 of 59 for all Munros. 25km, +/-2500m, 10hrs30.PGCE26/04/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave11/10/2008
146th - Rob - from Glen Etive, drizzle and cloudy am but brightened up pm.RGibbs26/07/2008
From camp at col 141419. Walked ridges to Meall nan Eun before descending Glen Ceitlein.mindlessflogger19/07/2008
From Meall nan Eun. Cloud gathering, it felt a bit like a race against the weather. Going this way I did have a good view of the rotten gullies and rakes on the N side of S C an'A so could pick out a good route to its summit ridge. Got there just before the cloud. Went down SE slopes and over Sron na h'-Iolaire. By heading over a 250+m knoll S of Lochan na h-uirache I avoided too wet ground and wading, to join a good path. Dave Hewitt discusses going on 'the wrong side of the hill' in Walking the Watershed, and the descent to the path felt just like that- an excellent and satisfying route with no sign of boot-prints anywherepwheeler16/06/2008
Solo. After ascending Meall Tarsuinn. From summit of Meall Tarsuinn I descended to the col with Stob Coir an Albannaich and then went steeply up a grassy rake to the east ridge of Stob Coir an Albannaich. The top of the rake is marked by a small cairn. The rake would seem to be the only easy way up a line of cliffs. I reached the summit of Stob Coir an Albannaich. I felt a pain in my left ankle which gradually got worse so that by the end of the walk back, I was going very slowly. I descended towards the col with Glas Bheinn Mhor and then down the path on the east side of Allt Mheuran. The path keeps to the east of the burn and is not very good low down. I walked back to the car on the track via Coileitir. There was heavy rain on the road journey home to Stonehaven although on the walk there had been only one very light shower.pwbellarby15/06/2008
Solo walk in sunny but cold conditions barnz4811/11/2007
3rdThearlaichdubh09/08/2007
Munro 106 2007 compleationancient brit16/06/2007
Camped near head of Glen Kinglass, up Meall nan Eun, Stob Coir an Albannaich, Glas Bheinn Mhor, Ben Starav and Beinn nan AighenanGallovidian07/04/2007