Name:Stob Coire nan Lochan
Hill number:192
Height:1115.6m / 3660ft
Parent (Ma):191  Bidean nam Bian
Parent (SMC):191  Bidean nam Bian
RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
Catchment:Leven (Loch)
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro Top, High Hills of Britain, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 14837 54857
Summit feature:cairn
Col:999.1m  NN 1457 5446  
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Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Stob Coire nan Lochan, Bidean nam Bian & Stob Coire Sgreamhach, using Walkhighlands anti-clockwise route. Passed a number of people doing the route in reverse.TRG31806/09/2023
With Alasdair & Jamesduchally01/06/2023
Up the Coire nan Lochan onto Stob Coire nan Lochan, up and down Bidean nam Bean. Bealach Dearg under snow descended into Coire Gabhail.Arbie20/04/2023
On own. Parked in Three Sisters car park Glen Coe and followed Walk Highlands route. Coire nan Lochan > Stob Coire nan Lochan > Bidean nam Bian > Bealach Dearg > Lost Valley. The descent from Bealach Dearg is probably the scariest I have ever done, especially when the scree starts slipping away. A beautiful walking day with stunning views throughout. I felt very privileged to be a tiny dot amongst these awesome mountains.Beeliner31/08/2022
From the car park just west of the helipad. Lovely walk up into the Lost Valley. Good path up to Bealach Dearg the last bit on the scree was a bit poor and wouldn’t be great in wet weather. It was then an easy walk up to Stob Coire Sgreamhach’s cairn. The top was in cloud. I returned to the bealach and headed up easy slopes to the summit of Bidean. I did get some views which was great. It was then down to the col with Stob Coire Nan Lochan and up to the summit. This was a bit scrambly but easy. From the summit I headed down through the boulder fields of the north west ridge and then down into the Coire Nan Lochan where I followed the good path to the car park. Time taken including stops 6.5 hours for 8 miles.isabelle07/06/2022
With Lorna and David. Incredible that this isn't a munro in its own right. Beautiful day but very scary as lots of ice on scree. Fed Ronald Raven at summit.Skerryvore15/10/2021
John H and Gordon via zig zags HardenC28/09/2021
Up Lost Valley to Bealach Dearg, out & back to Stob Coire Sgreamhach, then Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire nan Loch, descent via Coire nan Lochan. Tops in cloud, chilly wind. Solorichard6914/09/2021
Spent the weekend at the Ochils Mountaineering Club cottage in Crianlarich. Sunday 29/08/21, I met up with Alex McBride and we headed up Bidean nan Bain. Starting up the steep east slope of Beinn Fhada, to bag its two Munro Tops. Followed by the appropriately named 'bad step', which was a bit airy for comfort, on the ascent to the 1st Munro of Stob Coire Sgreamhach (1072m). Then Bidean nan Bain (1150m, 2nd Munro), from where I ventured west for the Munro Top of Stob Coire nam Beith (1107m) and then back up to Bidean. The return to the car meant we had to ascent the fourth and final Munro Top of the day Stob Coire nan Lochan (1115m), then around the west side of Coire nan Lochan and back to the Three Sisters car park 10:50hrs after leaving the Beehive Cairn car park, both of us suitably knackered.chillyman829/08/2021
Lunch stop in superb weather on return to Glen Coe from Bidean Nam BianMark Sims24/08/2021
Bidean nam Bian via Coire nan Lochain and the Lost Valley, Walkhighlands routehummusg10/08/2021
At 27degrees it was too hot for another round of the tops so just did this one - via the lost Valley path to the split just under the slopes leading to the scree section where the old wee path goes to the Bidean-SCnL col and up from there. Descent via E arm and CnL. Nice afternoon after failing to get to Scarba, but, for Scotland, way to hot for walking!Belfarm 22/07/2021
Coire nan Lochan, Stob Coire nan Lochan, Bidean nam Bian, return via Lost Valleysqueegs28/06/2021
Traverse - Bidean nam Bean and Stob Coire Sgreamhach - via Beinn Fhada - and all the topsScmccabe 02/06/2021
superb ridge walk via the zig zags, Gearr Aonach and Aonach dubhDenise 27/05/2021
Starting from Pass of Glencoe viewing point car park then up Coire nan Lochan took over 3 hours to reach summit after first visiting Corbett Top of Aonach Dubh.mntainman26/08/2020
From Bidean nam Bian. Sunny, clear conditions.Windy Corner16/08/2020
Stob Coire nan Lochan, Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire nam Beith, Stob Coire Sgreamhach, Beinn Fhada, Bein Fhada NE top then descent into Lairig EildeGeoff Briggs18/11/2019
Met Sylvia at the SYHA the night before and invited her along for a walk - not sure she knew what she had agreed to! We walked the normal route but backwards. Lots the path a couple of times on the way up because of snow, but were headed in the correct direction so not too worried! Looks like it was snowstorms everywhere but on out route that day! The views were endless and we stood still whenever we could to soak them in. Finished with a bum slide into Coire Gabhail, which nearly put a hole in my waterproofs. Then somehow lost the path getting out of the Lost Valley and spent too much time rock-hopping over slimy boulders in the river. All in the name of fun!kateslattery9025/10/2019
14.8 miles, 4400ft Walk. Three Sisters.stephenbuda17/09/2019
Great day out on Bidian Nan Bian with Brian SmithKevthecat26/07/2019
A stunning walk on one of the best mountains you can get. Up the lost valley to Stob Coire Sgreamhach then constant brocken spectres all the way along to Bidean nam Bian over to Stob Coire nan Lochan for another brocken spectre before heading down Coire nan Lochan. An unforgettable day with brilliant views!Chris Mac17/11/2018
Glencoe YH - Lost Valley - Beinn Fhada Far N Top - Beinn Fhada NE Top - Beinn Fhada - Stob Coire Sgreamhach - Bidean nam Bian - Stob Coire nam Beith - Stob Coire nan Lochan - Achnambeithach - Invercoe.Mark Jackson25/08/2018
On the way down from Bidean with Gavin Rees. Excellent descent down the ridge to Aonach Dubh.Dangerous Dave25/08/2018
From Glencoe through Hidden Valley to Bealach Dearg, SE along ridge to Stob Coire Sgreamhach, return to bealach, then NW to Bidean nam Bian, along NE ridge to Stob Coire nan Lochan, continuing on its NW ridge, descending down to Coire nan Lochan and following track back to Glencoekdbennett05/08/2018
Reached on the county top walk for Bidean nam Bian from the A82 view point, route finished going upStob Coire Sgreamhach and returning via the Lost valley.WAYNE ROWLETT25/07/2018
From Loch Achtriochtan CP, via the path to the ridge between An t-Sron and Stob Coire nam Beith, SCnB, Bidean nam Bian, Stob Coire nan Lochan and Aonach Dubh.Nick Down107/07/2018
Via boomerang gullyElwyn_Summers30/03/2018
Via Broad Gully on route to Bidean nam Bianwychwood08/03/2018
With Jack, Grant and Kat.robertgn05/08/2017
Bidean with TScmccabe 04/05/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac02/10/2016
Glencoe SkyraceLittledave18/09/2016
ACW Round of gearr aonach, ascent west side aonach dubh, stob coire nan lochan, bidean, stob coire nam beith,stob coire sgreamhach, beinn fada east top, beinn fada ne top, beinn fada far north top descent west side beinn fada to lost valley.robertphillips10/09/2016
Ascent up Coire Nan Lochan, heading for Bidean but too much snow.dadofmorph08/05/2016
Great snow lots of soft powder on way down to glencoeemily18/02/2016
With JG, good day out, plenty of snow.GaryG17/02/2016
Solo via Coire Gabhail, overcast w flat lighting, but a beautiful calm mild day with the tops all clear if a tiny bit hazy. Great views anyway! Had driven up overnight (d 8:30pm, arr 5.30am). Fr Sgreamhach & BnB, shopped at Ft Wm Morrisons then stayed in Glengarry Castle Hotel £210!NorfolkPT2117/08/2015
Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran & Gary Dean (Parking/Start point) A82 Alt-na-reigh - Coire nan Lochan - Aonach Dubh - Stob Coire nan Lochan - Bidean nam Bian - Stob Coire Sgreamhach - Allt Coire Gabhail - The Lost Valley - A82 Alt-na-reigh.redbob15/08/2015
Reached via scramble on to Gearr Aonoach. Descent from Stob Coire nan Lochan to Clachaig InnPeakyPete26/07/2015
With Bidean nam Bianmunromurph20/04/2015
Heather, on route to my final Munro.garbo110317/09/2014
Ascent of Sgurr nan Lochain, Bidean nam Bian and Sgurr Coir Sgreamhach from Glencoe. 11km with 1400m ascent, taking 7 hours.silveracorn_alan10/09/2014
Group walk up via the Lost Valley, up Stob Coire Sgreamhach, along to Bidean nam Bian, descent via Stob Coire nan Lochan and Coire nan Lochan.mproudfoot30/08/2014
On own. Bidean nam Bian walk from A82.Crib Goch21/07/2014
A stunning day out on a round of Bidean. Views to Jura, Mull, Rhum and as far as Skye.Roblex01/07/2014
Completed on ascent of Bidean nam Bian. Plenty of snow remaining on ascent through corrie and on ridge to Bidean nam Bian. Fantastic views to Aonach Eagach, Ben Nevis visible.quadbarrel27/05/2014
Climbed with Rach as part of a Bidean Nam Bian walk. Absolutely glorious weather - perfect cloud free summits. Added a few additional tops to e walk along the ridge from Stob Coire Sgreamhach, the scrambling on this ridge was pretty easy. The hidden valley (on ascent) was stunning with lots of Deers. Descended over Nam Lochan and down its Left flank. All in all a good days walk.scholesy11/10/2013