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Name:Stob a' Choire Odhair
Hill number:255
Height:945m / 3100ft
RHB Section:03C: Glen Etive to Glen Lochy
County/UA:Highland, Argyll and Bute
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Awe, Tay
Watershed:Firth of Tay, Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Greater Loch Linnhe, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Murdo, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,HHB,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 25735 45973
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:279.4m
Col:665.5m  NN 2434 4576  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377E 384
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Round of Stob a’Choire Odhair, Stob Ghabhar and it’s tops, from Victoria Bridge. No dramas this time. 40 years ago almost to the day I climbed these Munros the first time. Climb up to and along Aonach Eagach was fun.douglas_easton19/05/2024
Staying at the OMC Cottage, I did Stob a' Choire Odhair (945m) & Stob Ghabhar (1090m) today with Dave Morgan. Two munros bringing my total to 198 out of 282 now. We started in darkness, around 07:45, when the car dashboard said it was -9C. We walked out in darkness with headtorches on, arriving back at the car for 17:50, a really big day. The inversion was awesomechillyman802/12/2023
Fine day out, some sun. WarmCapt Malbec18/06/2023
A long 25 mile walk based around the two munros Stob a' Choire Odhair and Stob Ghabhar. I detoured to Beinn Toaig going up, visited Aonach Eagach on route and then had a walk around Sron nan Giubhas, Stob Ghabhar North Top, Aonach Mor, Creag a' Bhealaich, Sron a' Ghearrain and Stob a' Bhruaich Leith and then detoured to visit Meall an Araich on the way down, walking out via Clashgour Farm and down the valley. Every summit had completely different views and was worth visiting in it's own right, a very enjoyable day on the mountains. Notes: Climbed up more steeply from Beinn Toaig. Great views from the summit. /Dmeltdiceburg17/06/2023
Very hot & sunny day, not a cloud in the sky. From car park at Victoria Bridge. Ascent along track via Forest Lodge and Clashgour Hut, then up path alongside Allt Toaig and Allt Caolain Duibh. After summit headed west to Bealach and descent by Coire Toaig.Robertgee15/06/2023
Victoria Bridge - Clashgour hut - Stob a' Choire Odhair - Aonach Eagach - Stob Ghabhar and back down the south side of the waterfalls. With SHC.TRG31814/05/2023
Up from Victoria Bridge by standard route: descend via Beinn Toaig, and then back along the WHW.Grinner-Munros208/10/2022
Girls day out Very wet soaked to the skin it was too hot to have waterproofs zipped up Dianne Scorgie, Loraine Cooper, Linda Sim, Sandra Steel, Diane Bruce & me Wild camped & hammocked at Victoria Bridge. Portaloos have been installed at the siteLizzieG19/08/2022
Victoria Bridge - Clashgour hut - Stob a' Choire Odhair - Aonach Eagach - Stob Ghabhar and back via the waterfalls. Started walking at 06.25 to avoid the heat but still very hot - but great views.TRG31813/08/2022
Great day and route with H&K however extremely hot!Baz with H&K13/08/2022
Stob Ghabhar & Stob a' Choire Odhair from Victoria Bridge. Walkhighlands routehummusg12/08/2022
Solo HFB06/06/2022
From Beinn Toaig.richtea504013/09/2021
Simple up and down from Victoria BridgeGeoff Briggs06/08/2021
1/3 With Pete. Very hot & sunny day. From car park at Victoria Bridge. Ascent along track via Forest Lodge and Clashgour Hut, then up path alongside Allt Toaig and Allt Caolain Duibh. Onwards to Aonach Eagach.millionmts02/08/2021
d 8am, car park at NN270418 after overnight drive (arr Tyndrum 6am). Overcast but cloudbase off the tops and a bit of brightness here and there, mild and very pleasant on this excellent viewpoint. R ankle strapped and using walking poles. Down to drive to Ft Wm and kill time till can get in 'Taigh Beag' converted garage on edge of Caol housing estate (!), very pleasant overnight but still tired next day and didn't do a high hill as planned - Sgine car park full, hot day, just kept driving.NorfolkPT2101/08/2021
Big day out with Brian Smith bagging Stob Ghabhar and Stob Choire Odhair and another 2 Munro topsKevthecat12/05/2021
August Bank Holiday excursion from Glen Coe to Glen Etive to Bridge of Orchy (second ascent)D.Hoyle31/08/2020
Wtih Pauli as out and back from Forest Lodge, en route Edinb to Stront. Sunny spells, cloud appeared at summit obscuring Creise and view N. Rounsfell29/08/2020
13 ascend, 13 descend. Wild windy weather on summit.Play2End22/08/2020
82nd Munrolojzi86062113/08/2020
Clashgour Hut (cycled from Tyndrum) - Beinn Toaig - Stob a’ Choire Odhair - Aonach Eagach - Stob Ghabhar - SE ridge - Clashgour Hut.Mark Jackson19/08/2019
From Victoria Bridge to Clashgour, then along tracks by Allt Toaig up Stob a' Choire Odhair, then along Aonach Eagach ridge to Stob Ghabar, continuing along W ridge out to Srona' Ghearrain and Stob a' Bhruaich Leith, descending via Mam nan Sac to Attl Ghabhar, then Clashgour and Victoria Bridge.kdbennett11/05/2019
Glen Etive 9. Beautiful day but cold wind 16+ hrs Creise, Meall a' Bhuiridh, Stob Ghabhar, Stob a' Choire Odhair,Meall nan Eun, Stob Coir 'an Albannaich, Glas Bheinn Mhor, Beinn non Aighenan, Ben StaravHuwel03/05/2019
Day out with Calum, climbed Stob Ghabhar & Stob a Choire OdhairJamesSDonald20/04/2019
meall beag, beinn toaig, stob a choire odhair from the east biked up from victoria bridge on the WHW to woods just south of lochan mhic pheadair ruaidrobertphillips17/04/2019
Camped nr summit of Glas Bheinn Mhor (Munro #200). Climbed Stob Coire An Albannaich, Meall Tarsuinn, Meall nan Eun, Stob Gabhar, Stob a Choire Odhair, Clach Leathad, Meall a Bhuiridh, Creise, Stob a Ghlas Coire and down to Glen Etive to my bike and cycled 10 miles down to Coiletir.Finished at 11pm!jigglybones31/05/2018
Great day perfect snowwullclark01/04/2018
Keith Armour, Craig Brackenridge, Barry McGarahan Fantastic winter walk crisp snow and ice visibility all along Rannoch Moor couldn't of Asked for a better day on the hill.ian-e25/02/2018
With Jack, Joe, Jim, Thea, Alex, Rachel Bridge of Orchy sleeper train trip (camping)fellie17/02/2018
xRicardo08/10/2017
Walked from Victoria Bridge up Stob a'Choire Odhair on a dry but grey day. Quite warm and windless. Ideal walking weather. Followed that up with an ascent of Stob Ghabhar and then back down via the waterfall. The route up Stob Ghabhar from Coirean Lochain side seemed too steep, loose and crumbling for a safe descent.honey badger17/09/2017
Circuit of Black Mount Munros. From parking on A82 by Loch Ba, track westwards to West Highland Way, then south along WHW until about 1km S of Ba Bridge, then directly up Beinn Toaig, continuing on to Stob a' Choire Odhair, Stob Ghabhar, descent to N/NW on Aonach Mor, turning NE to bealach and then up Clach Leathad and N to Creise, returned to 1070 spot height and followed ridge down and up to Meall a'Bhuiridh, E along ridge, and descended directly down to WHW via Ba Cottage, and along track to A82kdbennett13/08/2017
From Victoria Bridge via Clashgour Hut. A circuit of Stob a'Choire Odhair, Aonach Eagach, Stob Ghabhar, Sron nan Giubhas, Sron a'Ghearrain and Stob a'Bruaich Leith. The lower reaches were a holiday home for marshwiggles after recent rain, but the ridgewalking is magnificent, and the views superlative.Nick Down112/08/2017
SoloTopsaswell03/06/2017
From Victoria Bridgequadbarrel26/03/2017
Ascend from Victoria Bridge via Stob Ghabhar.PeakyPete29/08/2016
JEB HFB28/05/2016
With Harrison & Johnmproudfoot23/01/2016
With James.Aimless Rambler10/10/2015
Hill 1 of 5, cloud inversion and warm sun at the summit.amelialloyd19/09/2015
Parked in car park near Victoria Bridge (NN 27051 41832). Took track west to Clashgour Hut, then boggy path north by Allt Toaig. After crossing Allt Caolainn Duibh we took the path that zig-zags steeply up the south ridge, at an easier gradient further up on approach to summit cairn. Walk continued to Stob Ghabhar. With JK.Man of Kernow104/10/2014
From Victoria bridge, Stob a'Choire Odhair, Aonach Eagach and Stob Ghabhar.rhalstead07/09/2014
Met a Dutchman on summit - photo taken by him. Then on to GabharBookerdddd31/08/2014
From Victoria Bridge by Allt Toaig, then up heathery ridge to Stoba'Choire Odhair. Descend to bealach and steeply up to Aonach Eagach, along rocky ridge and to top of Stob abhar. Descend by SE ridge. 16km with 1332m ascent taking 7 hours.silveracorn_alan24/08/2014
Part of Blackmount circuit.justin99924/08/2014
From Victoria Bridge. Scramble up the SE face of Aonach Eagach then headed over the ridge to Stob Ghabhar. Retraced back over ridge & then continued to Stob a'Choire Odhair. With Nathan.MorecambeMonkey23/08/2014
1 of 10: From Victoria Bridge.ChrisR20/08/2014
From Victoria Bridge with Brian R. Lovely day. Tried out bivvy bag. Good views.Play2End12/03/2014
MMC walk. A fantastic day out with crunchy snow on hills from 700m and full sun and no wind. Great views all around.alexmaclennan24/11/2013