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Name:Stob Choire Claurigh
Hill number:285
Height:1177m / 3862ft
RHB Section:04A: Fort William to Loch Treig and Loch Leven
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Lochy
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 26199 73869
Summit feature:cairn/shelter
Drop:446m
Col:731m  NN211705  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 392
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 549 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
A fabulous climb up to this great mountain. My 100th Munro on my 2nd round after just completing my Munro Tops on Stob Coire na Ceannain. Solo.Dangerous Dave02/07/2019
Ascended while doing Grey Corrries Ridge.PeakyPete13/06/2019
From Colliechoille (set off to climb Stob Coire an Laoigh but unable to cross Allt Choimhlidh above the dam so changed objective) - Ascended to ridge from west side at Stob Coire Gaibhre, then along ridge to summit. Mostly in cloud. Mix of rain and snow on and off all day, lots of lying snow, not frozen. No significant difficulties encountered. Headed for Stob Ban to Southwychwood21/12/2018
From parking area along track S of Corriechoille, continued S through forestry, the righ and up on to ridge to Stob Coire Gaibhre, continuing along ridge and east out to Stob Coire na Ceannain, returning to ridge and on to Stob Choire Claurigh, thence to Ston a' Choire Leith, Stob Coire Cath na Sine, Caisteal, Stob Coire an Laoigh, Stob Coire Easain, then descending along N ridge via Beinn na Socaich, down to forestry tracks fo return to parkingkdbennett29/04/2018
With Christine & PaulKeith9909/08/2017
With Keith & Paulchristine9909/08/2017
With Alan Gillies, from Glen NevisHighland Days05/07/2017
GMC May June 2017 3rd day. Me T Byrn & Geoff jps66631/05/2017
Shortened round from Coirechoille. Claurigh and Laoigh. Sunny, clear, fantastic visibility.Roblex09/10/2016
grey corries and aonachs traverse 19 tops C/W from corriechoille, 30 km +/- 2500m 12 hoursrobertphillips01/10/2016
done with Stob Ban (2/4)FCMark21/09/2016
2nd of 4. A bit windy on summit. Great views between the intermittent cloud breaks. Nice part of the country. Great ridge walkakmilne21/09/2016
Full winter conditions. Deep virgin snow, thick mist, zero visibility and dead calm. Fab day out. The last bit along the ridge from the xMT took one hour. Crazy! Thanks to Brian R for egging us on!Play2End20/01/2016
Cloud at 800 meters and highish winds. No problems, but that was about to begin with the ridge.Jhimmy05/10/2015
After stob ban on a beautiful clear day. Light winds slowly blowing fog up the valley's below. Continued SW along ridge.mindlessflogger19/09/2015
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=55628basscadet22/08/2015
Grey Corries traverse plus Stob Ban.rhalstead25/06/2015
Arrived from Stob Ban up snow field making the climb easy and swift. Arriving on the ridge was a delight and we broke out the ice axes as a precautionary gesture to traverse ridge beyond experiencing spectacular sun drenched views of the Aonach nor and Ben Nevis in the distance.. There were cornices both sides and a sharp ridge of snow along the top.david.walker4009/05/2015
Lime Tree Fort William Weekend. Perfect sunny calm cross walk along Grey Corries in snow and neve with John Moss, Graeme Wilkinson, Andy Paton, Tom Oldham and Paul Tenan. Great views. Maybe one of best ever winter walks. 8 1/2 hours.alexmaclennan13/03/2015
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=44187basscadet13/07/2014
ghaley09/07/2014
Hyperopic28/06/2014
Glen Nevis to Fersit (Ramsay Round recce)Geoff Briggs07/06/2014
7 of 9: From Stob a Choire Leith.ChrisR27/05/2014
Cloud and rain at the top. Still plenty of snow around. Good views of Loch Laggan on the descent.darradog25/05/2014
From Coirechoille, drove first mile to track jct. My 3rd visit to the top, this time via the bothy,N bank of gorge, NE then NW and over Stob Coire na Ceannan- a long, satisfying route that took ages as the impressive but easy ridge to the Marilyn top was snowed up, covering a little path that has been worn. Continued along wonderful switchback ridges to Stob Coire Easain for a descent of its easy N ridge (useful with the snow). Messy finish by dam and over old tramway bed- forest roads would surely have been better. Other visits from Stob Ban with my brother, his first Munros after a very nasty head injury (cycling) and a big step in his recovery; another on a wet day- very slippery rock, very slow going on the quartzite.pwheeler24/05/2014
Climbed with Andy Brown Dav Nock Oliver Stephenson & Mike SmithDavidjones05/04/2014
on my own, on a fabulous autumn day. aonach mor had some snow on top. easy hill to get on top. went straight onto to hill past the forrest. it is a bit boring but it gets you up quick.tallblond24/10/2013
2 & 4 of 5: Out from Stob Ban. Return from Stob a Choire Leith.ChrisR23/08/2013
Met Roy on summit at just after 12 noon. He had driven from Edinburgh (5.30 a.m.). We -me and Maggs, the Reids (N,E&A),Jenny and Lewis - had climbed up from our camp.dave neilson01/06/2013
met roy on summit. with dave. first of the 3 munros. norman elspeth jenny lewis and al following close behind.mn2301/06/2013
From Glen Nevis - camping near top of glen. Up to bealach by Stob Ban, then Grey Corries Ridge. Great views, lovely hills. Snowing on ridge at times.Norman Reid01/06/2013
With Steve, Rod, StevenOik12/06/2011
With Rod, Grant and Stephen in an anti-clockwise direction. Stayed dry and took 9.5 hours. Surprisingly fit given length of day. SS12/06/2011
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
2nd of day, no break after Stob Ban as Joe had already legged it. Caught up to him somewhere around 1125m. Some awkward going over wet rocks, very few views. 1hr from belach.bowzi29/05/2010
With Ian.Dangerous Dave08/11/2009
Up from Stob Ban. Mist in the last 50m of ascent which was followed by rain as I continued to Stob Coire Ceannain.campagvelocet14/07/2009
Climbed on a round of the Grey Corries during a stay at Spean Bridge.marktrengove12/07/2009
Hellish walk up a big steep bog. Really windy near the top, didn't proceed along planned route, diverted to Stob Ban which was a long enough day.emmadangermouse22/04/2009
Picking off some Monroe Top staring at Aonach Mor and traversing along the Grey Corries to Stob Choire Claurigh. 29.9km 2800m 13.5hr (over night bivy)JamesSDonald17/04/2009
3rdThearlaichdubh21/08/2008
Finally to get on to the Grey Corries!! straight up the north ridge of STob Coire Clauridh via the N Top, out to Nan Ceannain and back. west of SCC I meet Tom Hayle a man in his late 70's from the Wirral and learn that he's done two Munro rounds and one completion of the tops but is a non declarer to SMC I go right along ridge to west to Sgurr Coineach Beag and then all the way back again and after getting back to Caisteal again head off the northern slopes contouring round to get on to Stob Ban and after steeply off this in the deepening gloom I call in at the bothy in the valey where some kind resident gives me a hot cuppa before I hoof my way back the 6-7km back to where I'd brought my car up the track util I'd found a locked gate at about half past midnight with still much residual light on this glorious day. Munro nos. 245,246,247,248.vegibagger30/05/2008
3 of 4pigerg20/05/2008
Ramsay Round, 24 Lochaber summits (23 Munros) in 22h38RHW17/05/2008
David OChris Blake14/03/2008
as for Stob BanNozzer19/02/2008
Grey Corries epic - not much ice. Clear dayAJones19/12/2007