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Name:Stob Coire an t-Sneachda
Hill number:534
Height:1176m / 3858ft
Parent (Ma):518  Ben Macdui [Beinn Macduibh]
Parent (SMC):525  Cairn Gorm
RHB Section:08A: Cairngorms
County/UA:Highland (UA), Moray (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NH 99626 02976
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:65m
Col:1111m  NH991027  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 36
(1:25k) OL57S 403S
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Cracking top. From ski centre with GFE. Fiacill Na Leth Choin, Ben Macdui (both tops), Stob Coire Sputan Dearg, Creagan a Choire Etchachan, Stob Coire An T-Sneachda, Fiacaill a' Choire Chais, Cairn GormFionalevey03/08/2019
Weather fair.MountainMac29/04/2019
From the base at Cairngorm ski centre, we headed out west and south to the base on the Fiacaill Coire An T-Sneachda. This fantastic grade 1 scramble gives amazing veiws over both the Cories an Lochain and T-Sneachda. The scramble was great at times, with climbing moves and very exposed! Once up on Cairn Lochan, we strode out along the plataue, stopping once for some lunch, and made our way up the last ascent to Ben MacDui, the 2nd highest Munro! After taking in the panorama, we b-lined strait towrds the north top, and dropped down to the edge around Loch Avon. Down this side, there were huge patches of snow, we ran, jumped and skied down, we even saw a ski tourist! Coutining round the ridge towards Stob Coire An T-Sneachda, we had to pass a snow birdge, which Jonny broke, and the others had to walk further up! From Fiacaill A' Choire Chais, we had the last 100m shoot up to Cairn Gorm; #7. Some more food, then a long slog down to the top of the Cairngorm Funiculair Mountain Hut, and finByronHaywood20/04/2019
Circuit of Cairngorm and its Tops from Sugar Bowl Car Park.raffemeister09/09/2018
With TMD. A straightforward walk on a clear day from the ski centre to the summit of Ben Macdui.meltdiceburg25/07/2018
left group to pick off this topcolinfielding13/07/2018
Walk from Ski Centre over Cairngorm then Ben Macduijmistry8613/07/2018
From Ski Centre car park, up Cairn Gorm via Sron an Aonaich, then along ridge to Stob Coire an t-Sneachda, Cairn Lochan and Creag an leth-choin, descending along tracks directly to car park. With JS.kdbennett05/07/2018
Fiacaill na Leth-choin, Creag an Leth-choin North Top, Creag an Leth-choin [Lurcher's Crag], Cairn Lochan, Fiacaill Coire an t-Sneachda, Stob Coire an t-Sneachda, Fiacaill a' Choire Chais, Cairn Gorm, Cnap Coire na Spreidhe and Sron a' Cha-no. From the Cairngorm ski centre car park. wonderful day.Alunrees3326/06/2018
Ben Macdui and Cairngorm from the ski-centre, with added Munro tops and xMTs.Crib Goch17/06/2018
12 mile walk from Ski centre car park, followed good path ascending to then avoiding Cairn Lochan in the cloud and across excellent plateau to Ben Macdui, where the cloud cleared giving us the full view of the Cairngorms, descended to Col then followed path around then onto Cairn Lochan to its spectacular summit, then followed path onto Stob Coire an t-Sneachda, then slogged up to Cairn Gorm back into the cloud, followed stone path down to Ptarmigan Station then descended on path along Windy Ridge back to car park. Seeing a herd of reindeer on Cairn Lochan was the icing on the cake!DanTrig10/06/2018
From the ski centre CP, diagonally up and across Sron an Aonaich to Sron a' Cha-no, with Jenx and Bryher, then from this fine top to Cnap Coire na Spreidhe. Onwards to Cairngorm main summit, then its two subsid topsnordicstar06/06/2018
Northern Corries roundquadbarrel05/06/2018
From Cairn Lochan. East round the coire rim to the bealach, then up to the summit. Onwards to Cairn Gorm. With DB and RP.Man of Kernow123/05/2018
Swanston-Reid family expedition, with Macdui andCairngorm.eks18/10/2017
Swanston-Reid family expedition, with Macdui and Cairngorm.iks18/10/2017
Northern corries round. Good weather and views. Busy.Roblex10/08/2017
From Coire Cas Car Park - Cairn Gorm - Fiacaill a'Choire Chais - Stob Coire an t-Sneachda - Lochan Buidhe - Ben Macdui North Top - Ben Macdui - Cairn Lochan - Fiacaill na Leth-choin.david23020114/07/2017
Solo neil hutton18/06/2017
from Macdui onto carn gormiannotts27/02/2017
from snow hole below Marquis Well and down to ski centre Car parkemily10/02/2017
with Ruth Lurchers and on to Cairngorm but suspect had done it before on way to MacduiDunlawyering21/10/2016
2 day bothy trip bagging munro tops started ski centre over cnap coire na spreidhe, cairn gorm, fiacaill choire chais, stob coire an t sneachda,cairn lochan, carn etchachan, sron riach, squrr an lochain uaine, creagan choire etchachan, stacan dubha, beinn mheadhion sw top, stob coire etchachan, then dropped down to hutchison hut for the night.robertphillips22/09/2016
Usual route from ski centre S to Ben Macdui, back to Stob Coire an t-Sneachda and over Cairn Gorm and down Windy Ridge. Lovely sunny day with light winds - marvellous.milimana29/08/2016
Climbed with Mum, Dad, Sergey and Paul. Aviemore Pirate Partyelectricfox15/08/2016
With Cairn Gorm and Ben Macdui from the northGeoff Briggs28/07/2016
After walking in Scotland for 8 days and seeing about 3 people on the mountains, it was heartening to see lots of hikers from all over the world enjoying the delights of the King of the Cairngorms (including a 4.5 year old on his 6th munro!) From the ski car park on the usual route (except we treated ourselves to the luxury of a final descent in the funicular railway). Clear sunny day - magnificent.callumorr28/07/2016
With GHC, third MT of the day. Done on the way to the Munro. Cold, foggy and windy.Play2End19/06/2016
With GHC in heavy fog.honey badger19/06/2016
Start and finish in Lin of Dee. Loop Carn a'Mhaim, Ben MacDui, Cairn Gorm, Beinn Mheadhoin & Derry Cairngorm.gandrew21/05/2016
A route taking in Miaden Creag an Leth-choin, crossing the Plateau (twice), Stob Coire an t-Sneachda and finally, Cairn Gorm. A surprisingly good weather day on the Plateau - with sunshine and the occasional shower.Ginger Dave28/08/2015
With ChristineKeith9926/07/2015
From Ski car park with Altom Triprossdrummond13/09/2014
Gently introducing Mirjam to Munro bagging...Ronald21/06/2014
In the snowRuth09/03/2014
Two day bothy trip: Glenmore - Creag Mhor - Fords of Avon - Beinn Mheadhoin - Hutchison Memorial Hut - Ben Macdui - Cairn Gorm - Glenmore.davidpettit8418/07/2013
ML Training Hyperopic05/07/2013
GLMW hillwalking team Scotland trip, Ben Macdui loop, frombase station car park day lodge.andy2frith07/06/2013
MK Uisdean2524/02/2013
With Ian. On the way back from Ben Macdui.Dangerous Dave23/02/2013
eyenose04/01/2013
With William & IanDazza31/10/2012
Taken in whilst transiting from Ben Macdui to Cairn Gorm. Good views into Fiacaill Coire an t-Sneachda. Lots of snow still around on the plateau, but melting fast.jonglew26/05/2012
6 of 7: From Cairn Lochan.ChrisR22/11/2011
With I.McSkimmingHighland Days08/11/2011
Hyperopic08/10/2011
with Markgrimjimm03/07/2011
Hyperopic05/06/2011
DebsMountain Goat28/04/2011
Ascended to Cnap Coire na Spreidhe and walked along the tops from here.JohnW19/04/2011