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Name:Stob Ban
Hill number:314
Height:977m / 3205ft
RHB Section:04A: Fort William to Loch Treig and Loch Leven
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 26672 72386
Summit feature:cairn
Col:803m  NN264729  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 392
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 545 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Andrew, Craig, Jane and KateNHWC05/10/2019
Solo, from Coirechoille. Glorious day.Chris Blake20/09/2019
Parked at Corriechoille, followed the track to the bothy, then Stob Ban, Stob Choire Claurigh, Stob a Choire Leith, Stob Coire Cath na Sine, Caisteal, Stob Coire an Laoigh, Stob Coire Easain, Sgurr Choinnich Mor, Beinn na Socaich. From there down a slippery, grassy slope and back to car. About 18 miles and 11 hours walking. Weather patchy at first with some rain, but improved once on the Grey Corries ridge into lovely walking conditions with excellent views.Fell_wanderer15/09/2019
We parked at lower falls Glen Nevis and followed the stalker path alongside Allt Coire Mhusgain and up on to the small ridge and the summit. This had some minor scrambling to the summit. We then descended towards Mullach nan Coirean. with Richie and MB.Zoe Little09/06/2019
Andrew, John, RobertNHWC01/06/2019
Winter meet JB, Don. Cloudy to start, clear later.Bookerdddd28/02/2019
Second summit of the day after Stob Choire Claurigh, descent and re-ascent presented no difficulties on unfrozen snow - in thick cloud at this point. Then in dark, from Lochan, followed Allt a'Chuil Choirean down to the bothy - tricky terrain as unable to identify a path in the dark. Cloud cleared and long walkout on the track north in light of full moonwychwood21/12/2018
From parking area near forest boundary S of Corriechoille (no problem driving track in ordinary car - a few potholes near Corriechoille, then ok), along track to Lairig Leacach bothy then continuing along path to Stob Ban summit, returning same way. With SD.kdbennett14/10/2017
Late afternoon circuit in ok weather from Meanach.Alex C15/09/2017
With ChristineKeith9910/08/2017
With keithchristine9910/08/2017
With Alan Gillies, from Glen NevisHighland Days05/07/2017
Cloudless sky. Very dry. Normal ascent from parking area above Coirechoile via bothy in Lairig Leacach. Six hours.Roblex03/05/2017
The Done with Tatiana as a two day walk, the Corbetts first day to the bothy then grey Corrie on day twoGrimpeur123426/03/2017
6 h 10 mins - wonderful clear and cold dayCapt Malbec21/01/2017
Done with Grey Corries (1 of 4)FCMark21/09/2016
First one of the Grey Corries 4. Long walk in and cloud free. Stiff climb to summitakmilne21/09/2016
Solo. Bad weather stopped me attempting all the Grey Corries.mikejacobs08/08/2016
From the car park up the icy track to the bothy with Brian R. Ploughed through the snow up the N.E ridge to the summit in 4hrs. Deep snow heavy mist but surprisingly clear on top. Dead calm...spooky.Play2End19/01/2016
Fairly easy ascent from bothy after a long walk in. Met a chap called simon and had a nice pleasant chat.Jhimmy05/10/2015
After camping over night near Tom an Eite at the head of Water of Nevis (lots of midges) got up at first light and set off to the col at 258713. Then easily up the grassy SW ridge to the rocky summit.Beautiful clear sky and no wind. After doubling back a short way from the summit continued on to Grey Corries ridge.mindlessflogger19/09/2015
GMC Weekend Me Geoff ran weather cloudy then cleared to sunshine. T & Bryn also staying at Glen Coe Ind jps66603/08/2015
Grey Corries traverse plus Stob Ban.rhalstead25/06/2015
With Rob drove to end of tramway and parked then walked for 90 minutes to bothy at bealach between Stob Ban and Stob Choire Esain for lunch avoiding the trials bikes who were crossing from Kinoochkeven to who knows where? Climbed up ridge snow covered in many places to pointed summit of Stob Ban. Beautiful day with fantastic views to South and East. Then traversed asleep descent across quartzite blocks and scree to bealach and up steep slope ,uch of it a snow Stob Choire Claurighdavid.walker4009/05/2015
From Corriechoille. Along track to bothy then followed the gorge/burn to foot of Giants Staircase scramble. Up the scramble & then followed rough scree path to the summit. With Gavin & John.MorecambeMonkey24/08/2014
Glen Nevis to Fersit (Ramsay Round recce)Geoff Briggs07/06/2014
Walked in through the Lairig Legach. reached the top at 1pm. Cloudy but with brief views. headed for SCC and lunched in the Belach.darradog25/05/2014
Day's walk with Dave M & Scott B, latterly in mist, nursing pulled calf musclebarnz4821/09/2013
1 of 5: From above Choire Choille Farm.ChrisR23/08/2013
camping with davemn2331/05/2013
Climbed with Maggie after we had walked in from Glen Nevis and pitched our tent below Grey Corries. Shattered quartz summit and glorious views 360 degrees of mountains.dave neilson31/05/2013
On a two day backpack around the Mamores and Grey Corries. Mainly dry and clear. Excellent views. See my blog post for more details: <a href="" target="_blank"></a>alistairpooler07/10/2012
With Ian, Caroline Barry and Sheena. Cycled into the bothy then short walk up and back. Rainbows but no rain on us.nickywood101/07/2012
MMC walk with Noellealexmaclennan25/03/2012
On a steal day with Rod, Grant and Andrew. Weather was iffy but cleared for the summit. SS15/06/2011
With Steve, Rod, AndrewOik15/06/2011
via the giant's staircase scramble after cycling in to bothyoliver_green04/06/2011
squrr choinnich mor, stob choire laoigh,,stob choire claurigh, and stob ban.robertphillips03/06/2011
EUHWC Fortwilliam tripBronagh14/05/2011
did as part of long day walk - going up from Steall to Aonach Mor, Aonach Beag, Sgurr Choinnich Mor, Stob Coire an Laoigh, Stob Coire Claurigh, Stob Ban and finally the long walk back to CP near Steall. Weather was bad - gale force winds on tops, rain andscholesy28/09/2010
Grey Corries with Joe. Followed track from car park to beyond bothy and up to belach between Stob Ban and Claurigh, 2hr30. Dropped pack and 12 mins to top and 10 back down. Miserable wet windy day. Very boggy path to belach.bowzi29/05/2010
With Ian.Dangerous Dave09/11/2009
Nice gentle stroll up from col with Meall a' Bhuirich after the hard work was done getting up Meall a' Bhuirich from Meanach.campagvelocet14/07/2009
Climbed on a round of the Grey Corries while staying at Spean Bridge.Man of Kernow112/07/2009
huge walk in. Had intended to use sandles to spare feet but they gave me blisters early on.banksey27/06/2009
DMN Uisdean2514/06/2009
From Stob Coire Claurigh. A quick ascent, very windy on top so didn't linger to take photos!emmadangermouse22/04/2009