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Name:Beinn Eighe - Spidean Coire nan Clach
Hill number:956
Height:993m / 3258ft
RHB Section:13A: Loch Torridon to Loch Maree
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ewe, Catchment Boundaries, Torridon
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NG 96618 59768
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:172m
Col:821m  NG956595  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 25
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Survey:obvious summit
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Weekend meet with the Ochils Mountaineering Club, at the Ling Hut in Torridon. Climbed with Adrian, Ali and Dave. Accessed via Coire An Laoigh, to the summits of Spidean Coire nan Clach (993m) and Ruadh-stac Mor (1010m), then out via Coire Mhic Fhearchair past the Triple Buttress. Very windy on top, but some great views, 8hrs all in.chillyman824/08/2019
With Tash cleared with other top massive walk out. Started too late. Exhausted Bad weather trippigerg14/06/2019
Glen Torridon - Spidean Coire nan Clach - Coinneach Mhor - Ruadh-stac Mor - Loch Coire Mhic Fhearchair - Coire Dubh Mor - Glen Torridon.Mark Jackson27/05/2019
An Anticlockwise circuit of Beinn Eighe returning via Loch Coire Mhic Fhearchair. Another fine day with lots of sunshine.knarf17/05/2019
Via Coire an Laoigh and pt 977Isbjorn Winter Round03/01/2019
From the road to SSE, following good path up into Coire an Laoigh. At NG 9693 5937 left the path to take the fine rocky ridge Stuc Coire an Laoigh. Trig pillar first then almost walked past the scrappy little cairn that marks the summit. Continued E along the ridge for a couple of very fine hills - Sgurr Ban and the Sgurr nan Fhir Duibhe and some deleted Munro tops - dropping off the end and back to Kinlochewe. With Steve Lewis.jonglew09/09/2018
Third ascentthenomad09/09/2018
Route: A896 parking near Loch Bharranch - ‘Beinn Eighe - Spidean Coire nan Clach’ - Coinneach Mhòr - ‘Beinn Eighe - Raudh-stac Mòr’ - Loch Coire Mhic Fhearchair - Coire Dubh Mòr - A896 parking near Loachan an lasgair - A896 parking near Loch Bharranch. Stats: 7hrs13, 19.9km, 1,390m ascent. Weather: glorious sunshine, clear & no wind. Notes: very steep ascent, ridge lovely with some nice scrambles, scree slope descent a bit horrific, wore knee brace.millionmts19/08/2018
KeithByTheC28/07/2018
Beinn Eighe Munros and Tops from Glen TorridonGeoff Briggs28/05/2018
Second ascent, traversed over tops having climbed Fuselage Gully.thenomad06/02/2018
Tony, JennieChris Blake19/09/2017
From Ruadh-stac Mor. Solo.Dangerous Dave22/05/2017
revisit for the tops, C/W round of sail mhor, coinneach mhor, ruadh stac mor, spidean coire nan clach, squrr ban, squrr nan fhir duidhe,robertphillips07/05/2017
Beinn Eighe traversequadbarrel18/10/2016
With Stuart McGowan, Hayley Alexander, Liz Jarvie Bamford & Willie ToddHighland Days27/08/2016
JF's Munro completion dayDunlawyerfille17/08/2016
the final one............Dunlawyering17/08/2016
Father's last munro big gang see munro book and onto the second one with Will and IsobelDunlawyeringson17/08/2016
John's last munro check date via Black carls ridgeDundoctoring16/08/2016
Anti-clockwise route of the 2 Munros. On own.MorecambeMonkey28/05/2016
Beinn Alligin, Beinn Eighe and Liathach in a day. Day 57 of 59 for all Munros. 28km, +/- 3400m, 13 hours 30.PGCE22/04/2016
Started near plantation on road from Kinlochewe at NG97703 57804. Cloud from about 800m nearly broke through in to temperature inversion at trig point, but not quite. Beautiful thick ice formations on rocks on ridge to summit. Felt really safe with crampons. Day 4 of Wintermountaineering and Skills course led by Kevin O'Neale and with Al Simpson.SteveSmith06/02/2015
A quick jaunt up from the road. No detours, no ridges. Clear and sunny. Three and a half hours.Play2End13/10/2014
After looking down the gully I am pleased I went the scrambly boulder way. Skirted around Coinneach Mhor to save the boulder lump then proceeded carefully along the first ridge. Starting to feel a bit better about the airishness until the final summit push after the trig pillar took all my nerve. I am saying never again, but maybe with a group I would find it easier.LizzieG16/09/2014
Nice sunny hot day. Lovely rocky top to climb. Superb views - almost breath-taking.Jhimmy25/06/2014
A fine day on Beinn Eighe around Ruadh-Stac Mor, out and back to Sail Mhor over Coinneach Mhor finishing on Spedean Coire nan Clach.rhalstead23/06/2014
ghaley21/06/2014
With Andy on Beinn Eighe walkCrib Goch16/06/2013
KINLOCHEWE WEEKEVERTON11/06/2013
With Andy, Paul, Mikesqueegs01/06/2013
neil hutton26/05/2013
3 of 3: From Coinneach Mhor. With Sam and Tim.ChrisR15/10/2012
with clubJamesSDonald14/07/2012
Torridon GMC trip staying at Torridon SYHA with DLJ Reg Geoff B Dave Gray. Did hill with DLJ weather good but clouded over later in the day jps66607/06/2012
start of a 8 day munro bagging trip spidean coire nan clach, ruadh stac mor, spidean a choire leith, and mullach an rathain. 10 hours.robertphillips05/05/2012
Climbed with Hanna on DMC trip while staying at Craig bothy. Excellent day (clear vis). Some rain started on the way back down. Nice views in the corrie thoughamcculloch21/04/2012
with Jamie and dog Ben-Ji up from the car park to Spidean Coire nan Clach and east to Sgurr Ban and Sgurr an Fhir Duibhe and another picture of me perching in the top of an overhanging pinaclevegibagger11/04/2012
with Dave Oemma702716/02/2012
with Markgrimjimm01/09/2011
With Jim, 2nd of 2. Easy enough traverse over from Ruadh stac Mhor and would've liked to have continued onto the Black Carls but it was too late in the day. Wind started to pick up, decent route off then 3km back along road. 8hr55, 20km, 1585m.bowzi01/09/2011
JimT20/07/2011
Great day with fantastic views. Just made the top of this one before the weather closed in.akmilne17/05/2011
Revisit. Followed obvious path from SSE, which reaches the S spur 200m S of the trig. Made the short traverse to revisit the airy Munro summit. Alligin-Liathach-Eighe trigs on a perfect spring day :-)RHW01/05/2011
226th - Solo - Dry, clear and sunny day. From Torridon YH, covered the easterly tops and a scramble over the pinnacles to the 929m spot height, descent to Coire Mhic Fhearchair to view Triple Buttress.RGibbs26/04/2011
EUHWC Torridon 2011Bronagh26/03/2011
As per my notes in mountain book, 10/10 walk torridon remains supreme. My missus did me a perfect lunch beetroot and mackerel salad. Felt rejuvenated from it. Company: Soloiandesbottes05/03/2011
Climbed from A896 near Loch Bharranch. Followed Allt Coire an Laoigh.Dewi Prysor18/08/2010
self - second round - not a Munro on first round (and in 1966 twice with John Kelly)davidsbatty16/07/2010
Climbed with the other munromunromurph05/05/2010