Name:Gearr Aonach
Hill number:4023
Height:689.9m / 2263ft
Parent (Ma):191  Bidean nam Bian
RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
County/UA:Highland
Catchment:Leven (Loch)
Class:Simm, Graham Top
(Tu,Sim,GT)
Grid ref:NN 16320 55731
Summit feature:rock
Drop:32.7m
Col:657.2m  NN 1621 5571  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 94 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
a damp midgy day but lucky to get a view from the top.oatcake23/08/2023
A circuit from the A82 car park via Coire nan lochan. Fabulous views.BaggerGutt29/06/2023
With Andy CrosbyJtwoUD22/02/2022
via zig zags HardenC28/09/2021
tried to ascend the zig zags but lost the path somewhere and had a fun scramble. Continued along the ridge in superb weather to Stob Coire nan Lochan.Denise 27/05/2021
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
As part of round of Stob Coire an Lochan. Great snowemily18/02/2016
a winter scramble via the zigzagsAristotle Chip11/12/2015
Via the zigzags, easy enough if you go the right wayalda30/09/2015
Scramble route from direction of A82.PeakyPete26/07/2015
A poor day for weather. Took advantage of a lull in the wind and rain to slip up and down from the A82. A bit longer than expected as I had to head further up the valley (south side of summit)to gain ridge NW of summit to avoid rock outcrops.dickscroop31/05/2015
with MichelleJamesSDonald01/02/2012
With Mark, Jim, Alec. With Linda up zig-zags, down Coire nan Lochain, April 2012.grimjimm29/04/2011
From car park near Hamish's cottage. Very hot, making a new path, sunny, excellent views.iangalbraith10/05/2006
Scramble up to Bidean nam BianAJones01/09/2003
With group roped up icy Zig Zags winter climb / scramble.Date approxChris Pearson09/02/1999
Start ~ 170568, Pass of Glencoe. Took the path up to Lost Valley and climbed up the snow to the col at the head of the valley before following the main ridge NW to Bidean nam Bian summit. Desended N to Stob Coire nan Lochan and then Gearr Aonach before scrambling down the nose path to rejoin the Lost Valley route. With Andy Morris & Ron Oakley.steve hudson12/04/1998
Return route from Bidean nam Bian and down Coire nan Lochan.smocks and denims09/02/1996
AB. Fine winter climbing day via Rev Ted's Gully to Gearr Aonach & Bommerang Gully to Stob Coire Nan Lochan & Broad Gully from/to Meeting Of The Waters.Vin16/02/1991
Est. date. Dinnertime Buttress, Ossians Cave,Stob Coire nan Lochan and Gearr Aonachlordtonult12/07/1990
Date unknown RHW01/01/1990
Plus an ascent of 'B' Gully. Descended via Coire an Lochan.Aye Jimmy28/12/1976
JimTblank
neilsan23/08/2023
atreides788717/03/2023
Dave McG24/09/2022
iainwalton01/09/2022
Pete R28/05/2022
Simon Winton21/10/2021
Toril29/05/2021
RichardM27/05/2021
Strathcarron08/08/2020
GM8118/02/2020
Neil Midgley23/06/2019
interloper10/04/2019
Fletch10/04/2019
mae13/12/2018
Toril25/08/2018
chrispine20/08/2017
Kevin2903514/06/2017
dickiewren07/01/2017
ajwxyzt02/10/2016
Toril04/10/2015
julianbarclay22/08/2014
Ken_Stewart24/06/2012
dunnns07/06/2012
Martin R02/06/2012
Loz_mck18/06/2011
Steve Q27/04/2011
Gavin Theobald21/11/2009