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Name:Stob Coire an Lochain
Hill number:526
Height:1235m / 4052ft
Parent (Ma):519  Braeriach
Parent (SMC):519  Braeriach
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Aberdeenshire (UA), Highland (UA)
Catchment:Dee (Aberdeen), Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Aberdeen Bay
Class:Deleted Munro Top
(xMT)
Grid ref:NN 94029 99717
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:11m
Col:1224m  NN939994  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36 43
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 125 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Run from Linn of Dee, Devils Point, Cairn Toul, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, BraeriachHuwel20/08/2019
A massive circular walk to Braeriach from the Rothiemurchus Forest. Wet and windy on top leading to a difficult descent to Gleann Eanaich made better by a siting of a Mountain hare. Beautiful sunshine on the long return leg to Rothiemurchus Forest.Ginger Dave29/08/2015
From Corrour Hut with Robert Wight. Misty start to the day bur clear in the afternoon with fantastic views. 6 munros in 10 hours.alexmaclennan20/06/2014
Blisco10/05/2013
Solo day's hike in sun & extensive snow on plateau, cycling into Glen Einich.barnz4806/05/2012
Debs Goska RosieMountain Goat25/04/2011
self Braeriach tops on route from Einich Cairn to summitdavidsbatty10/04/2011
Easy walk from Braeriach to northwest end of the stony plateau. yorkie31/08/2006
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave30/04/2005
From lower ski car park, through Chalamain gap. Missed this in our 1998 walk, dry and partly sunny.iangalbraith06/09/2004
Part of a three day round with Jeanettedickscroop09/07/2003
with MVW in grey/whiteout conditions, tops as were available. Up from Ski road and through Chalmain gap. Descended northern ridge from Stob Coire an Lochain, contoured back to Lairig Ghru and the Chalamain gap.nordicstar22/02/2003
With Ashley completing Braeraich, Sgor an Lochain Uaine, Cairn Toul, Devil's Point, Monadh Mor, Beinn Bhortain + Tops from Linne of Dee, camping out 2 nights. 54km, 2300m in 24hr of walkingJamesSDonald01/09/2002
Winter ML assessment.thenomad10/02/2000
DA Uisdean2527/09/1999
Estimated date - with James on our 4000s tour.Aimless Rambler10/08/1998
between Einich Cairn and Braeriach(qv for log- fabulous walk in fabulous weather)pwheeler17/06/1997
Angel's Peak round from Glen More.Eddie05/09/1993
A solo summer 'expedition' over 2 long days taking in all Western Cairngorm Munros & tops with an overnight high bivi half way.Chris Pearson30/05/1992
On the 1992 TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL23/05/1992
WOC SheilaS05/05/1992
estimatenix_snilloc01/07/1991
On a Cairngorm Club bus meet, starting at the Sugar Bowl going over sundry tops to Braeriach, then a couple more tops before descending to Gleann Einich and walking out to Coylum Bridge.pwbellarby12/05/1990
petey01/01/1990
Braeriach and its tops RHW11/06/1988
One of my biggest days in a clockwise loop from Linn of Dee taking 10 hours and 45 minutes (about 3 hours ahead of Naismith)! SS02/07/1987
SD Uisdean2522/06/1986
From camp site at Coylumbridge on bike, past the last solitary pine and crossed river with dicey two tree trunk bridge. Sloosh in river and to foot of stalkers path at 11.00. Left bike. Steady climb on good path and steeper zig zag over snow blockage to grass on the plateau at 12.05. Another 800' uphill. Temperature like an oven! Onto final flats where everything was gravel and boulders. Crunch of boots the only sound. To Eunice Cairn and to top . to B.arranc03/06/1985
Date uncertainrjf3501/09/1981
With Bill after a night in the union celebrating my birthday. Dad drove us to Linn of Dee and we went along the glen and up ober Beinn Bhrotain and Monadh Mor before camping at 3,250 feet on the slopes below Cairn Toul. Braeriach was done in the evening. SS22/06/1981
Walked over this Top when heading for The Angelís Peak & Cairn Toul from Braeriach. See log for Braeriach. (PM JD)gerrybowes23/10/1979
From Braeriach to Cairn Toul with GB.bolton23/10/1979
JM, NH Uisdean2529/07/1978
JM Uisdean2523/07/1977
With: sj da; From Robber's Copse backpack round to Corrour Bothy then up Devil's Point. Up Cairn Toul & Sg an Lochain Uaine round to Braeriach. Stunning photos of snow in early summer. Down via Sron na Lairige to Chalamain Gap throgh to Loch Morlich CS.Ian Baines20/06/1977
Date uncertainrjf3501/07/1976
weaselmaster24/06/2018
Sick Kid24/06/2018
carole engel04/06/2018
gary198103/08/2015
Wycombe Wanderer21/11/2014
pwatson198022/06/2014
hillhunter20/06/2014
Ibex28/05/2014
paulsross29/04/2014
benalder28401/09/2013
weaselmaster26/08/2013
Sick Kid26/08/2013
justin99922/08/2013
Tartantraveller27/07/2013