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Name:Stob an Duine Ruaidh
Hill number:259
Height:918m / 3012ft
Parent (Ma):238  Ben Starav
Parent (SMC):238  Ben Starav
RHB Section:03C: Glen Etive to Glen Lochy
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
Grid ref:NN 12468 40991
Summit feature:cairn
Col:852m  NN126411  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 131 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Coileitir (Glen Etive) up Ben Starav by north ridge, then south east at first, turning to S ridge, over Meall Cruidh, then SW to Stob an Duine Ruaidh, continuing W down to Loch Etive shore by Allt Coire na Larach, returning via paths on E side of loch and glen.kdbennett19/05/2019
From Meall Cruidh. Rough, slow, rocky terrain.Isbjorn16/05/2019
Solo, en-route to Ben Lus.amswanston21/07/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac27/06/2018
ben starav, stob coire dheirg, meall cruidh, stob an duine ruaidh, meall nan tri tighearnan, glas bheinn mhor, from glen etive.robertphillips06/11/2016
Parking area (NN13661 46852) on road above Coileitir Farm – Track & path down E. side of Loch Etive to Allt Coire na Larach & then steep climb to summit cairn – Returned via Ben Starav and down N. ridge. This only became a Top in 1997, so not included when ‘bagging’ the Munros & Tops 1979 – 1990. (PM)gerrybowes15/07/2014
Walked for 5 miles down the south side of Loch Etive. Directly up from the west side and then the whole ridge including a favourite - Ben Starav and back down north ridge.bolton15/07/2014
Coileitir - Ben Starav - Meall Cruidh - Stob an Duine Ruaidh - Ben Starav - Stob Coire Dheirg - Meall nan Tri Tighearnan - Glas Bheinn Mhor - Allt Mheuran - Coileitirdavidpettit8418/04/2014
Solo walk in rain and worsened conditions, late in daybarnz4806/08/2011
CK SheilaS28/12/2010
With Jamie and dog Ben-Ji, anticlockwise walk all the way down east side of Loch Etive and up the SW ridge, over the two Murdo tops, over Starav and down the NW ridge. second time on Starav for me. Jamie's 22nd Munro at age ten.vegibagger13/04/2010
walk along lochside with dad and Ben-Ji then up SW ridge of Ben Starav on to Stob an Duine Ruaidh, on to Meal Cruidh, up on to Starav and down NW ridge to our tent.trigpillocksson13/04/2010
self (Ben Starav)davidsbatty11/05/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave12/10/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit15/06/2007
Completed Ben Starav, Glas Bheinn Mor, Beinn Nan Aighenan, Stob Coir an Albannaich, Meall nan Eun, Stob Ghabhar + 5 tops, included an over night camp, 38.5km, 5250m, in 21.5 walking (also had 8km bike back to car)JamesSDonald02/04/2007
With Jeanettedickscroop22/08/2006
Third time on Cruachan, back for last tops. From power station, alongside loch and straight up steep ground to split Munro and top, back along ridge to pick off Taynuilt and final top.nordicstar30/12/2005
See Ben Starav dbb22/05/2004
Continued on to the end of the ridge beyond Meall Cruidh. yorkie31/10/2002
From Coiletir in Glen Etive up Ben Starav then SE ridge which curves round W over Meall Cruidh to this Top back along ridge to Stob Coire Dheirg and then over to Beinn nan Aighenan - back via bealach W of Glas Beinn Mhorcelticrambler21/05/2002
Ben Starav plus Tops, and Beinn nan Aighenan.PGCE23/05/2001
fine hill of slab & boulder. 271418 Victoria Br car pk, 4 Grahams anticlock + Starav far S top RHW14/10/2000
From Glen Etive to Ben Starav and subsidiary tops, then on to Beinn nan Aighenan and Glas Bheinn MhorGallovidian17/05/1998
Solo Uisdean2506/04/1996
There was some doubt about this being a Top, but thought I'd do it anyway; just as well, as it was upgraded to a Top in 1997...Aye Jimmy28/08/1995
Warm, sunny, superb views.iangalbraith04/06/1995
With: solo; The ascent of Ghlas Bheinn Mhor also required an axe for two large snow fields that had to be crossed. The ridge following was no problem but the ascent on to Ben Starav was a long way although straightforward.Ian Baines27/04/1995
Day off with sub zero temperatures forcaste. Round from Ben Starav up to Meall nan Eun.Eddie04/12/1991
From Glen EtiveBLACKHILL07/07/1991
The five Munros in the Ben Starav group RHW06/06/1990
Steve Clark17/05/2019
Sick Kid27/04/2018
Tony Wilson24/05/2014