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Name:Sron a' Choire Ghairbh
Hill number:758
Height:937m / 3074ft
RHB Section:10C: Loch Arkaig to Glen Moriston
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Lochy
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y,P600,P500)
Grid ref:NN 22250 94550
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:622m
Col:315m  NN063958  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34
(1:25k) 400
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Started at Kilfinnan. 2 miles along the forest track and then up to the bealach along the path. Up to Sron a Choire Ghairbh along the zig zaggy stalkers path to Meall na Teanga where the views were 360 degrees and absolutely awesome. Back down to the bealach and up to Meall na Teanga which seemed a harder climb, again the views were good, including Loch Linhe and Loch Ness. Back down the same way. Saw one other person (twice) he was going down from each top as I was going up.tsharp06/05/2019
Andrew Dyson neil hutton26/05/2018
Up from Gleann Cia-aig to the south and then east along trackless terrain to the bealach. Easy zig-zag path to the summit. Clear but slightly hazy and windy on top.Windy Corner19/05/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2714/05/2018
Very good conditions with great views in all directions. Cornices on summit ridge but path basically snow free.rurquhart30/04/2018
Ascended after Meall na Teanga - loads of snow but unconsolidated - hard going - mega windy from south west on ascent of the south ridge - was planning to escape off to N - but wind died out on summit and uneventful descentwychwood06/04/2018
From E, Kilfinnan, via Meall Dubh, then round the N tops, #2 of 6. My 2nd time here, deserted on a drizzly morning.RHW22/12/2017
from karl's boat,lithosyork25/08/2017
The stalkers zigzags made this an easy ascnetLizzieG29/05/2017
second very hot day in a row . 9 hours round to do both hills. With Paulyounggl26/05/2017
CThis Dog27/08/2016
Standard route out & back from Kilfinnan. On own.MorecambeMonkey16/05/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac11/04/2016
M2Dave Geere09/09/2015
Very warm and sunny. 6.5hrsHammy18/08/2015
Climbed first, then climbed Meall na Teanga after it. This hill probably the harder of the two hills, not much in them though. Good day out.FCMark11/06/2015
After Meall na Teanga. Followed the easy going trail to a panoramic 360 degree view of mist. Finally ticked after a failed attempt from Eas Chia-aig waterfall due to the depth of snow. Kilfinnan is the better approach.mindlessflogger26/05/2015
Hot, sunny day's walk with Dave M, Scott B, Mike C & John Mcd. Deep snow cornices facing eastbarnz4818/04/2015
Circuit, from South Laggan Locks, of the Loch Lochy munoros, ridge towards Ben Tee and Ben Tee before dropping back to the Eagle for a pint. Met Garry 2 minuts after getting into the Eagle. Sunny day with great views throughout the walk. 6 1/2 hoursalexmaclennan18/04/2015
Clear and warm. From Kilfillan with Meall Na Teanga. Just over 6 hours, walking the track at the start.Roblex03/09/2014
Lovely hill, excellent views west towards Knoydart et al.steveroberts25/08/2014
KeithByTheC08/08/2014
From Eas Chia-aig, Sron a'Choire Ghairbh, Meall na Teanga and Meall Coire Lochain. Got a Health and Safety Lecture at the hydro construction site on the way down despite going up unchallenged.rhalstead16/06/2014
After Meall na Teanga with Margaret and Dave, staying at Cathie'smn2308/06/2014
2nd munro of the day. Back to the bealach with M & M. Then up other side. Good views of Ben Nevis and Knoydart in particular.dave neilson08/06/2014
With Maggie and Dave. 2nd Munro of the day. Weather very changeable. Kept having to stop and change clothes, too hot, too cold, wet, dry etc. Great views from the top (except for the big wind farm).Maggie08/06/2014
With 10 others from West Bromwich Mountaineering Club. Warm day with snow about 1,000 ft. Alas we lost the views about 500 feet from the summit so didn't return via the ridge but retraced our steps.signyred19/02/2014
with JamieJamesSDonald07/09/2012
Hyperopic19/08/2012
ghaley29/07/2012
Estimated date - left solo but met a guy on the way and we did these two Munros together.Aimless Rambler01/05/2012
2nd of 2. Dropped down and them ascended via zig-zags. Followed ridge all the way down but screwed up and found myself on the edge of the falls :/ Ended up a hike up to exit, ~26km, ~1700m, 8hr30.bowzi29/04/2012
With family from just west of Clunes at parking. All went up to col. Dad and I did this alone. Then re-joined others and onto Meall na Teanga. Followed the ridge off via Meall Odhar. A fabulous descent - highly recommended.AGWilliamson09/08/2011
Out traditional way, back via the long ridge (good). Sunny, hot, calm and good views.iangalbraith24/07/2011
meall na teanga and sron a choire garbh.robertphillips30/06/2011
Long walk on ridge from first munro amandapigerg04/06/2011
From Kilfinnan farm. Meall na teanga first then sron a choire.akraw04/06/2011
Solo from tent near Loch Lochy to eastdickscroop27/05/2011
Meall na Teanga and Sron a'Choire Ghairbh. 2nd time.PGCE16/05/2011
Second ascent. Previously climbed from boat moored on Loch Lochy at outfall of Allt Glas Dhoire during school holidays Whit 1990.PeteF27/04/2011
DebsMountain Goat27/03/2011
DMC climb with Jon, Alison M., Lucy B., Mark G. Excellent day with no wind and fair bit of sun. Very little snow remaining.amcculloch05/03/2011
DMC Day meet. Again, not much snow left. Fantastic forecast promised but ended up getting a fair amount of high level cloud. Still, hill itself was mostly clear and we did get a bit of sunshine early in the day.jonbowyer05/03/2011
EUHWC 2011: Peter's walkBronagh22/01/2011
The item that sticks in the memory is the zig zag path so clear up it. Plenty of frost on the grass. Company: Jake the cold black Lab.iandesbottes07/11/2010
Solo on TGO Challenge 2010alistairpooler17/05/2010
4 of 5: From Meall a Choire Ghlais.ChrisR23/06/2009
marshalled the lochy munros racetom smith13/06/2009
4thThearlaichdubh17/05/2009
Solo.Dangerous Dave17/05/2009