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Name:Stob Choire Claurigh North Top
Hill number:286
Height:1121m / 3678ft
Parent (Ma):285  Stob Choire Claurigh
Parent (SMC):285  Stob Choire Claurigh
RHB Section:04A: Fort William to Loch Treig and Loch Leven
County/UA:Highland
Catchment:Lochy
Class:Deleted Munro Top
(xMT)
Grid ref:NN 26236 74270
Summit feature:boulder
Drop:12m
Col:1109m  NN262742  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 392
Observations:cairn 12m E and large boulder to NE are both lower
Survey:Abney level
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From parking S of Coirriechoille, out of forest and immediately along forest edge, a bit boggy, then straight up Stob Coire Gaibhre. On to Stob Choire Claurigh N Top, out and back to Stob Coire na Ceannain. Followed ridge to Stob Choire Claurigh, Stob a Choire Leith, Stob Coire Cath na Sine, Caisteal, Stob Coire an Laoigh, Stob Coire Easain, Sgurr Choinnich Mor and Sgurr Coinnich Beag. Back over SCM and SCE. Lovely grass to Beinn na Sochaich. Initially followed good path to about 700m then cut W below crags but above Coire nan Each. I think above crags would have been better route. Steep but grassy and ok to walk. To track just S of An Guirea. Easy climb to summit, Off due E back to good track. Excellent, if not a bit constructed, signposted track back to start. 28km, 1932m ascent 9:30 total and rushing to get across Spean Bridge before 8pm closure! Fabulous views all day.Lynnebe19/06/2024
Stob Coire Gaibhre, Stob Coire na Ceannain, Stob Choire Claurigh North Top, Stob Shoire Claurigh, Stob a' Choire Leith, Stob Coire Cath na Sine, Caisteal, Stob Coire an Laoigh, Stob Coire Easain, Sgurr Choinnich Mor, Sgurr Choinnich Beag and Beinn na Socaich from parking near dismantled tramway.JasonStark16/09/2023
Weather fair.MountainMac30/05/2023
Super traverse of Grey Corries Munros and tops. Fine day. With B and R.jenx19/10/2022
Sheet ice above 950m. Went as far as main ridge but then turned back due to winter conditions and southerly gale. With R and B. Great views and experience.jenx07/03/2022
Climbed as part of the three Munros on the Grey Corries circuit.chillyman823/09/2020
Ascended en route to Stob Choire Claurigh while doing Grey Corries Ridge.PeakyPete13/06/2019
On route to Stob Choire Claurigh. 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
With Brian R. on the way to the Munro. Mist, visibility two meters. Deep snow and dead calm.Play2End20/01/2016
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
Hyperopic28/06/2014
8 of 9: From Stob Choire Claurigh.ChrisR27/05/2014
on Grey Corries traverse. Fine, dry, great clarity in view today (done in drizzle and mist in 1985 when quartzite very slippery). In the good conditions this was a marvellous ridge walkpwheeler24/05/2014
Day's walk with Dave M & Scott B, but probably climbed in previous visits to Grey Corriesbarnz4821/09/2013
self when doing Top Stob Coire nan Ceannain on 2nd round and ascent route with John Graydavidsbatty24/10/2010
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
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
Grey Corries epic - not much ice. Clear dayAJones19/12/2007
R Chris Richard Tait03/09/2007
Top. Dry and clear but windy on ridge.Dugswell221/05/2007
Gave the top to the east a miss cause of the mist and later regretted it!signyred16/02/2007
WARC 06SRF01/06/2006
With Jeanettedickscroop12/07/2005
From Corrour YH - cycled to foot of Treig, and up Larig Leachach before breaking up Stob Ban - over Claurigh and top before return via bothy to bikenordicstar26/07/2003
JG HFB15/06/2003
From Corriechoille up track by Allt Leaddach to top before it starts going down. Up Stob Coire na Ceannain, over the tops, Stob Choire Claurigh, Stob a Choire Leith, Stob Coire Cath na Sine, Caisteal, Stob Coire a Laoigh and Stob Coire Easain. With Donna and Lucy. Clear, but got windy towards end of ridge.Victor21/05/2002
Short walk along rocky ridge in the mist from the main summit. yorkie31/05/2000
Circuit from Corriechoille road endrjf3510/07/1997
CK, JX, Eve, BruceM SheilaS30/12/1996
Galltywenallt23/03/1996
From tramway, hot and humid.iangalbraith20/08/1995
1st SMMC Midsummer bivy meet.clashcityrocker24/06/1995
Almost at first Munro.Aye Jimmy06/05/1995
PT & TJH; after walking in to Lairig Leacach bothy carrying coal the previous evening (!), this was a day of deep soft snow, wintry showers, and frozen snow on the ridges. Very cold, and we ran out of drinking water.NorfolkPT2120/12/1994
The Mamores from Glen Nevis 13km with Lesmountainmunki22/09/1994
With Gordon Briggs, 'full on' winter conditions.thenomad25/03/1994
The Grey Corries, Cruach Innse to Aonach Mor, from Coirrechoille.Eddie06/05/1993
From CorriechoilleBLACKHILL12/04/1993
With: solo; circular route from Meanach Bothy. To Tom an Eite then Sg Choinnich Beag & Mor. Then S Coire Easain & S Coire an Laoigh to Caisteal S Coire Cath na Sine & S a'Choire Leith & S Choire Claurigh. Then tops & over Stob Ban back to bothy. Stunning.Ian Baines16/06/1991
Huge maga day with Pete H of all Grey Corries and Aonach Munros & Tops - snow covered and burning sunshine! Pete dropped N down to tent ealy whilst I pushed on to add Aonachs with solo descent in dark down snowy ridge to moorland and back to tent.19 tops.Chris Pearson07/04/1990
Easains and full Grey Corries traverse with all Tops, also the Aonachs and the tops to their east RHW16/05/1989
NB. A fine day from Spean Bridge station via Stob Coire na Gaibhre, Stob Coire na Ceannain, Stob Coire Claurigh & Stob Ban to Corrour Staion.Vin01/06/1988
Sunshine and snow, superb dayNorfolkPT2102/03/1988
After staying at Tomacharich. Alone. From the road end near Corriechoille. I went along track and up towards Coire na Ceannain. Then I went up the N ridge to Stob Coire na Ceannain, along the ridge to the main top of Stob Choire Claurigh, the N top, and Stob Coire Gaibhre. Back to Corriechoille. There was a hard frost making the snow hard. It was a very good ridge. Some mist.pwbellarby02/01/1985
GH HFB06/11/1984
And again on:- 14-10-2000,RichardM16/06/1984
En route from Stob Choire Claurigh to Stob Coire na Ceannain. (S)gerrybowes24/10/1983
Cairngorm Club meet. With three fellow members. From Corriechoille over moor and through woods. Then turned right and went up the hillside to Stob Coire Gaibhre followed by Stob Choire Claurigh (N Top), South Top, Stob a Choire Leith, Stob Coire Cath na Sine, Caisteall, Stob Coire an Laoigh, Beinn na Socaich, Stob Corrie Easain, Sgurr Chòinnich Mór. Two us included Sgurr Chòinnich Beag to arrive at the car park at the top of Glen Nevis. Rain, mist and high wind made it very trying on the approach to Stob Coire Claurigh. Thereafter there was a gradual improvement. It was clear from Stob Coire an Laoigh. The waterfalls in Glen Nevis were superb.pwbellarby26/09/1981
jfwilson18/06/2024