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Name:Stob Poite Coire Ardair
Hill number:662
Height:1054m / 3458ft
Parent (Ma):658  Creag Meagaidh
RHB Section:09C: Loch Lochy to Loch Laggan
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Lochy
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 42888 88835
Summit feature:small cairn
Drop:109m
Col:945m  NN426885  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34 42
(1:25k) OL55 401
Survey:obvious summit
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Climbed from Aberarder car park to do the Creag Meagaidh circuit, with Carn Laith first, Stob Poite Coire Ardair then Creag Meagaidh, retuning down the Coire Ardair path from The Window. Once above Na Cnapanan, very thick mist pretty much throughout with very strong winds. Meet Richard on the summit of Carn Laith, thankfully we teamed up to do the other two in the circuit, as without his GPS I would have turned back to the car park. 07:10 hrs all in.chillyman805/10/2019
Carn Liath, Stob Poite Coire Ardair, Creag Meagaidh from Aberarder.lenman06/07/2019
From Aberarder, along tracks up to Na Cnapanan, continuing on to Carn Liath, then NE over A'Bhuidheanach to Stob Coire Dubh, returning to Carn Liath, and continuing W over Meall an t-Snaim, Sron Coire a' Chriochairean to Stob Poite Coire Ardair, descent via the Window onto tracks back to Aberarderkdbennett29/06/2019
Circuit of N ridge to collect the tops. Self on snowless winter meet.Bookerdddd27/02/2019
From car park at Aberarder (NN 48301 87297) - Lochan a'Choire - The Window - Creag Meagaidh East Top - Creag Meagaidh - The Window - Stob Poite Coire Ardair - Stob Poite Coire Ardair East Top - Sron Coire a'Chriochairein - Meall an-t-Snaim - Carn Liath - Na Cnapanan. Easy path to the lochan, lots of loose scree between here and The Window.david23020113/07/2018
Creag Meagaidh East Top, Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire Ardair, Stob Poite Coire Ardair East Top [Crom Leathad], Sron Coire a' Chriochairein, Meall an-t-Snaim and Carn Liath. Glorious day again.Alunrees3330/06/2018
Pleasant ascent from the northalda26/06/2018
From Creag Meagaidh - lots of huge cornices around The Window - so took a wide line on less steep ground towards Lochan Uaine the up the west ridge - poor vis but otherwise straight-forwardwychwood07/04/2018
Debs Birthday with Phil, Talisker and BlueMountain Goat29/03/2018
From Aberarder, followed path past the farmhouse, through the Coill' a'Choire woods then up slopes to E, eventually finding a track near a line of old iron fence posts that led onto the ridge a short way NW of Na Cnapanan, then continued on to summit of Carn Liath. Turned W and followed line of ridge all the way along to Stob Poite Coire Ardair, decent to 'Window', then up on to plateau E of Carn Meagaidh and across this to the summit, returning E and SE to Puist Coire Ardair and along E ridge to Sron a' Choire, descending along Allt Bealach a' Choire to ATV track and bridge across river near Aberarderkdbennett08/10/2017
2nd munro of day. Forgot my walking poles at 1st but a nice Blackpool couple reunited me with them later. 2 Cairns that seem the same height then drop to 'window'.dave neilson12/07/2017
With CallumPeterb26/06/2017
Solo. neil hutton14/06/2017
From Aberarder Farm over Carn Liath, Stob Poite Coire Ardair and Creag Meagaidh and back down via the window. Took 6 hrs 30 mins distance about 14.5 miles.isabelle30/05/2017
GMC May June 2017 1st day. Me T Byrn Geoff Lynsey jps66629/05/2017
From big car park.Bookerdddd28/05/2017
Revisit for the tops, CW traverse of creag liath, meall chaorainn mor, stob coire dubh, A bhuidheanach, carn liath, meall an t snaim, sron coire a chriochairein, stob poite coire ardair, meall ptarmigan, creag a bhanain, from garva bridge to melgarverobertphillips16/04/2017
LionelChris Blake08/04/2017
From carn liathemily18/03/2017
C. Some snowThis Dog20/01/2017
Added this extra mountain summit to my day after bagging two previously missed Munro Tops on Creag Meagaidh. Solo.Dangerous Dave21/09/2016
En route to Creag Meagaidh from Carn Liath.PeakyPete01/09/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac15/08/2016
Lovely clear walking along ridge with grand views all around. Almost walked over summit without noticing.mcbboyd04/10/2015
Anti-clockwise circuit of the Creag Meagaidh Munros. On own.MorecambeMonkey05/09/2015
With E & Al & Maggie N. Carn Liath, Stob Poite Coire Ardair & Creag Meagaidh from car park, route as described in SMC book. Great day - still thick snow on summit of Creag M.Norman Reid31/05/2015
With Elspeth Norman and Alasdair the CM circuit (after Carn Liath)mn2330/05/2015
As part of the Creag Meghaidh triomunromurph19/04/2015
Three in a row. Good sunny fresh day. With Justine and Brian. Philip went fishing.Eileen O'Neil18/04/2015
Great winter's walk up Easy Gully to Creag Meagaidh and on to Carn LiathAJones14/03/2015
Tricky navigation in cloud from Creag Meagaidh. Lots of use of iPhone grid reference app.banksey20/11/2014
From Aberader, Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire and Carn Liath plus tops on route.rhalstead20/06/2014
With Robert Wight and John Berry. Horeshoe from Aberarder carpark clockwise from Carn Liath to Sron a Ghoire. High cloud, little wind, dry and great viz. 6 1/2 hoursalexmaclennan15/06/2014
Reached the summit at 1.00pm Views excellent.darradog27/05/2014
After Creag Meagaidh. Descended to The Window and then north-east round corrie, visiting both east and west cairns. With JK and DM.Man of Kernow101/06/2013
WIth Hannah on day one of Highlander MM Desperate Stan27/04/2013
Part of Highlander MM 2013dalerodgers27/04/2013
GPS location off by 100' - 200' on all summits/tops on this round! Is it my GPS or the points I uploaded?steveroberts15/09/2012
Part of the standard round from Carn Liath to Creag Meagaidh. An unprepossessing summit on the way to somewhere else.Roblex25/07/2012
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=23604basscadet21/07/2012
Estimated date - done soloAimless Rambler11/05/2012
2nd of 3, wander along the tops on a windy but fine day.bowzi28/03/2012
group of 5 munros from roughburn beinn teallach, beinn a chaorainn, creag meagaidh, stob poite coire ardair, carn liath cycled back to car from arberarder.robertphillips27/05/2011
Roughburn to Aberarder via Beinn Teallach, Beinn a'Chaorainn, Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire Ardair and Carn Liath. Day 34 of 59 for all Munros. 23km, +/-1900m, 8 hours.PGCE11/05/2011
Parked at Aberarder car park. Climbed Creag Meagaidh first. Cold and windy, but sunny.Jhimmy22/04/2011
7 of 7: From the east top.ChrisR12/04/2011
with Paul, Steve, Stu, KennyDuncanH11/10/2010
first solo munros!! Nice day but very overcast on the top. cloud lifted at one point just in time for me to stumble into a group of 25!!! doing a charity walk for water aid. great day great hills!jennygraham13/06/2010
A great walk along the ridge from Carn Liath comes to this viewpoint over Coire Ardairtorkm11/10/2009
good day. Lovely views.akmilne04/10/2009