Name:Stob Dearg [Taynuilt Peak]
Hill number:234
Height:1103.1m / 3619ft
Parent (Ma):232  Ben Cruachan
Parent (SMC):232  Ben Cruachan
RHB Section:03C: Glen Etive to Glen Lochy
County/UA:Argyll and Bute
Catchment:Awe, Catchment Boundaries, Etive
Class:Simm, Munro Top, High Hills of Britain, Subhump, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 06240 30737
Summit feature:rock 2m from cairn
Col:1005.3m  NN 0641 3056  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377W
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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From Meall Cuanail in mist. Continued ridge to Stob Garbh, mostly clearing, except the north slopes. Very slow painful descent as Steve had bad blisters.Wycombe Wanderer21/05/2023
Parked Cruachan Station. Walked to reservoir, then directly ascended Beinn a' Bhuiridh which was steep up and steep down the other side. Main path to Stob Garbh, Stob Daimh. Out and back to Sron an Isean. Main path to Drochaid Ghlas and then Ben Cruachan, Cloud cleared on arrival, only person all day to see the views! Added on Stob Dearg [Taynuilt Peak] due to the good conditions. Contoured back to the path and summited Meall Cuanail before dropping back to the reservoir. All summits clear, spectacular views throughout. Solo.meltdiceburg18/09/2022
Stob Dearg [Taynuilt Peak] and Meall Cuanail from St Conan's Kirk.rhalstead15/09/2022
A big day doing the most of the Cruachan massif. Roadside parking at Cruachan Falls. Straight up the steep tiny track to the hydro access road, then to the dam and along the track on RHS up to Lairig Toran. Then followed a grassy rake up the steep the Corbett, Beinn a'Bhiridh, back the same way to re-join the main track up to Stob Garb, and (Munro) Stob Daimh. Next branched off east to bag Sron an Isean, and back west along the main ridge to Drochaid Glas, and the main Munro Ben Cruachan. Out and back to Stob Dearg, before a diversion off the principal route down to bag another MT, Meall Cuanail, on the way down. Altogether 21km with over 2000m ascent taking 11 hours.silveracorn_alan27/08/2022
Traverse from Sron an Isean to Meall nan Each. Fine spring weather. With B and R.jenx26/03/2022
From Meall nan Each. On to bealach with Cruachan then traverse to Meall Cuanail.sclater15/10/2021
Ben Cruachan 2 Munro, 5 Tops & Beinn a BuiridhHuwel12/09/2021
Solo.Jonathan Willingham26/08/2021
Brilliant day out with Brian Smith, part of Ben Cruchan loop.Kevthecat22/10/2020
Up from the station via the main summit of Ben Cruachan.Grinner04/10/2020
There and back from Cruachan in half an hour. Further away than expected but fun scramble over.iangpark31/07/2020
Ben Cruachan, Stob Dearg and Meall Cuanail from Falls of Cruachan station.Crib Goch29/07/2020
with Iain CruwysTopsaswell24/07/2020
Roadside parking NN 0809 2669. Eighth of 12 hills to complete the Ben Cruachan massif - 22.6km / 11hrs. Finished the walk at NN 0280 3198 where I'd left my bike earlier in the day.jonglew25/08/2019
Lochawe station - road to Cruachan Reservoir - Meall Cuanail - Stob Dearg - Ben Cruachan - Drochaid Ghlas - Stob Daimh - Sron an Isean - Stob Daimh - Stob Garbh - Beinn a Bhuiridh - Cruachan Reservoir - Falls of Cruachan station.Mark Jackson20/08/2019
From Falls of Cruachan, up track to reservoir, round W side of reservoir and up track Bealach an Lochain, up Meall Cuanail and back to Bealach, then up Ben Cruachan (12:25), out along ridge to Stob Dearg and return to Ben Cruachan (13:40) then contuining around horsehoe, over Drochaid Ghlas to Stob Diamh, Stob Diamh descending towards Lairig Torran before cutting off down to path on E Side of reservoir, back to dam and track to Falls of Cruachankdbennett28/04/2019
Ben Cruachan & Munro Tops from Falls of CruachanAjm031030/03/2019
Revisit for the munro tops, C/W round of meall cuanail, stob dearg, ben cruachan, drochaid ghlas, stob daimh, sron an isean, stob garbh.robertphillips29/04/2017
And 17/01/2022chrispine05/03/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac16/10/2015
Cruachan horseshoe with sidebars.justin99913/08/2015
Cruachan Falls-Meall Cuanail-Ben Cruachan-Stob Dearg (Taynuilt Peak)-Ben Cruachan-Drochaid Ghlas-Stob Diamh-Sron an Isean-Stob Garbh-Beinn a' Bhùiridh-Cruachan Fallscampagvelocet10/07/2014
Anticlockwise round from Railway carpark. Beinn a' Bhuridh and Stob Damh in thin cloud and cold wind. Rest of the round included both outliers and Meall Cuanail in bright sun and light wind. 7 hours.alexmaclennan22/07/2013
Ben Cruachan circuit from A85Geoff Briggs30/05/2013
With Jen but solo for this summit. Fidget20/05/2012
See Ben Cruachandickscroop27/03/2012
6 of 6: From Ben Cruachan.ChrisR31/08/2011
Ascent after climbing near to summit of Ben Cruachan, then west along ridge - a few scrambling moves needed in places. Superb summer weather, and no midges!Man of Kernow129/07/2011
ran with philiptom smith29/03/2011
alone SheilaS27/08/2010
self (Ben Cruachan)davidsbatty15/06/2010
Cruachan Horseshoe completed with John, Iain & Dave M in fine, dry conditionsbarnz4824/05/2008
second ascent.thenomad11/02/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit01/06/2007
With Ashley completing Ben Cruachan, Sob Diamh, Beinn a'Chocuill, Beinn Eunaich, + 5 Tops, 27.8km, 2725m, in 9.5hrJamesSDonald23/06/2006
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave30/04/2006
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
Short descent and reascent from Ben Cruachan to the east. yorkie30/10/2003
R Richard Tait20/10/2002
Climbed as part of Cruachan Horseshoe from Falls of Cruachan station on day trip by train.andy01/07/2001
With Jim.grimjimm02/05/1999
With: solo; Started from Power Station carpark where I left the family. Climbed quickly to dam them up to Meall Cuanail on to Ben Cruachan. I went out & back to Taynuilt peak then Drochaid Ghlas & Stob Daimh to Sron an Isean. Back over Stob Garbh & down.Ian Baines22/05/1998
With Tom and Matt from bottom of SW ridge after night in Oban YH. Intended to do traverse of mountain, but gave up after this top because of back problems (me and Tom). Drove to Glencoe YH, then home after back spasm in car park. dbb12/07/1997
From Lochawe, up road to dam, then Ben Cruachan and Stob Diamh and subsidiary tops, and over Beinn a' BhuiridhGallovidian24/05/1997
Second time up Ben Cruachan, to do this Top missed first time round.Aye Jimmy12/05/1996
KT HFB03/03/1996