I also recommend an ascent via Curved … I'm loving this. Crowberry Tower - the photo opportunity at last. As we descended we met a couple of elderly gents who had just managed to negotiate their way up the snow filled corrie. February 2016 Buachaille Etive Beag The route is rough underfoot but the path is easy enough to follow. Given the choice I think I'd have rather faced climbing Stob Dearg again....backwards !! August 2015 Full traverse of south Glencoe ridges, with high level bivvy, Bauchaille Etive Mor in the late Autumn sun. On a wet and windy day though it may not be the place to be. Buachaille Etive Mor - Stob Dearg (1022m) and Stob na Broige (956m) I've wanted to climb Buachaille Etive Mor ever since I saw it for the first time when walking the West Highland Way. May 2014 Buachaille Etive Mor is one of the classic mountain walks in the UK. On a clear day you will enjoy truly stunning views in all directions – inlcuding over desolate Rannoch Moor, empty Glen Etive and the inimitable Glen Coe itself. Walk Route Description Click thumbnails for larger images. All Es gibt verschiedene Aktivitätsmöglichkeiten. }); CMD Arete & Ben Nevis Its sheer sided cliffs make it look impossible for the ordinary walker but, of course, there are ways up. Click thumbnails for larger images. Meall Ghaordaidh One of Scotland’s most iconic peaks, Buachaille Etive Mor, sits between Glen Etive and Glen Coe and involves multiple peaks. The Big Shepherd and Little Shepherd in a day, Stob Dearg (Buachaille Etive Mor) via Curved Ridge, Buichaille Etive Mor - Diageo Munro Challenge Training, The Honest One, Stob Dearg and Buachaille Etive Mor, Buachaille Etive Mor part 1 with the raven. Buachaille Etive Mor is an iconic Scottish hike in Glencoe, with epic Highland views. $('.ur').on('click', function() October 2014 Bynack More Unfortunately all great days have to come to an end and we still had the matter of the 2 hour drive home to consider. A very steep slope on loose scree and rocks or extremely slick grass, however we were soon able to traverse our way over to join the originally anticipated descent path with our dignity just about intact. Although the weather did appear to be improving there was some debate about whether we should tackle the 'big bookil' as the summit remained shrouded in clag and it was clear that snow remained in the eroded route of ascent up Coire na Tulaich, an extremely well know avalanche hot spot ! Rather, it is a ridge of high ground to … By Dertner, Erin. Over to the East as the cliffs plunge down you can see all the way over the great void of Rannoch moor to the triangular silhouette of Scheihallion. September 2014 Buachaille Etive Mor and Buachaille Etive Beag. The summit is a good few meters beyond the cairn shown. Circuit Of Coire Nan Cat Buachaille Etive Mor is one of the best known and loved of all the Munro peaks. Altnafeadh, a small of cluster of buildings and a favourite parking spot on the A82 for climbers of Buachaille Etive Mor and walkers going over the Devil’s Staircase, soon comes into view. North Buttress (West Route) on Buachaille Etive Mor delivered four pitches of great climbing with some glimpses of sunshine. return false; We arrived at the layby at Altnafeadh around the back of 9 and there were already a few cars parked up. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports. Multiple sizes available (3) Cottage Panels IV. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. August 2013 Steep and rough ascent followed by a bouldery ridge. Glen Etive Road entrance turn at Buachaille Etive Mor. My first Munros in this amazing area were to be the iconic Buachaille Etive Mor, the first munro of Stob Dearg must be the most photographed mountain in Scotland. The relief and exhilaration felt at this point was considerable. May 2018 Buachaille Etive Mòr takes the form of a ridge nearly five miles (8 km) in length, almost entirely encircled by the River Etive and its tributaries. By Vess, June Erica. Cottage on a landscape, Black Rock Cottage, Buachaille Etive Mor, Rannoch Moor, Highlands Region, Scotland. You also have great views over to the 'wee bookil', the munros of Creise and Meall a'Bhuiridh, and along the 5 mile ridge we must negotiate to reach our second munro of the day Stob na Broige. There are 9127 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Stob Dearg (Buachaille Etive Mor). First solo hill day… ever! Buachaille Etive Mor via Curved Ridge - 50th & 51st munros, BUACHAILLE ETIVE MOR -mountains, frost, sunshine, 2 make 1 on 282 (Buachaille Etive Mor) via curved ridge, Touching eternity on Buachaille Etive Mor, The Day Time Stood Still on Buachaille Etive Mor, Superb day in Glencoe: 100th Munro, 6 Ms, 18 miles, 11 hours, My 100th with a little help from the two Herdsmen of Etive, Buachaille Etive Mor, Curved Ridge, an Awesome day, Worshipping the Goddess Buachaille Etive Mor, Childhood Dreams and Destiny - Curved Ridge. August 2018 These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. Curved Ridge is regarded as a classic hard scramble (Grade 3 - or Moderate rock-climb) - it requires careful route-finding and most would use a rope to aid security. Stob Dearg ascent shrouded in mist at the start of the day. Curved Ridge and on to Stob Dearg - video report, My first solo winter hillwalk, crashing my car & being stuck, Curved Ridge and a bivvy on top of The Buachaille. Walking can be dangerous and is done entirely at your own risk. In this direction the stark contrast of the flat expanse of the moor really gives you a sense of how high you are. Creise & Meall A'Bhuiridh In the distance we could see the 2 gents we had met earlier, god knows what they made of the descent but they were down and heading back to their wives. Everybody stops at the beginning of the road that is indicated with a sign. Across the Lairig Gartain however lies it's smaller and much quieter sibling - Buachaille Etive Beag. The Way was much busier than we remembered – but this led to a wonderful camaraderie. October 2016 Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. Thereafter the summit of Stob Dearg (1022m) was reached quite quickly and we were posing on the large summit cairn about 2 hours after leaving the car. October 2013 Walk Route Description. Walking on a level surface for the first time in 6 hours was blissful to say the least. An Caisteal & Beinn A'Chroin In the end, fueled by jelly beans, we walked back to the base of Stob na Doire and made our own way down, it was not in any way shape or form elegant or 100% upright for that matter. ... (a very short walk from the Clachaig Inn and close to the Buachaille Etive Mòr car park). May 2017 June 2016 Ben Vorlich And Stuc A'Chroin Other highlights were too many to list – bluebells carpeting the woods, Loch Lomond in the sunshine, the magnificent Buachaille Etive Mor guarding Glen Coe (see photo), and the unsurpassed views of the Highland peaks as we hiked ever northwards. Its distinctive shape makes it popular with photographers and provides a rewarding challenge for walkers. In fact about half way in had the idea of having to try and negotiate our way back down not been as terrifying I'd have admitted defeat and headed for the car. Curved Ridge – Buachaille Etive Mor. Its pyramidal form, as seen from the A82 road when travelling towards Glen Coe, makes it one of the most recognisable mountains in Scotland, and one of the most depicted on postcards and calendars. The path heads towards Altnafeadh until about 1 km away from it. Rhyolite my old friend - where have you been? Stob Dearg & Stob na Broige (Buachaille Etive Mor), Buachaille Etive Mor... 5 dogs & 5 blokes. September 2015 Terrain. Chno Dearg & Stob Coire Sgriodain By Mackie, Tom. If coming from the East on A82, you will admire Buachaille Etive Mor from far away. The full 5 miles of the ridge to Stob Dearg in the distance. The weather continued to hold, we did experience patches of lower cloud and mist but these quickly passed to unveil as yet more unseen majestical views. May 2016 However, the views as you walk along the ridge more than compensate for any weary limbs. Sometimes suncream is required in Scotland! Buachaille Etive Mor is a magnificent mountain, one of the most recognisable in Scotland! Looking over to the Buachaille as you walk back it looks incredibly formidable and it is an amazing feeling to acknowledge that you've just been up there. Length 6.8 miElevation gain 3713 ftRoute type Loop. Buachaille Etive Mor (aka the Buachaille or the Beuckle) is one of the most photographed mountains in Scotland, and looks just like a child’s drawing of a mountain with its perfect pyramid shape. The Clachaig also have rooms, although we haven’t yet stayed. The Easains This is a very popular spot; there were at least ten other photographers when we got there. Buachaille Etive Mòr Circular Walk ist ein 6.8 Meilen langer Rundweg in der Nähe von Ballachulish, Highland, Schottland. Beinn Chabhair the foot of the glen we crossed the stream to join the path through the Lairig Gartain and followed it right back to the A82. They have contributed 195 public walk reports including this summit. Binnein Mor & Na Gruagaichean June 2015 To reach this little waterfall, leave the A82 and take the road that goes down Glen Etive. Stob Dearg is the highest and finest peak of Buachaille Etive Mor, and one of the most famous sights of the Highlands. It’s only a short walk from a car park near the bridge to the waterfall. Hiking novices should build up to this one as the ascent can be hard going, especially in wet and/or windy weather. Beinn Mhanach Buachaille Etive Mor The promise of reasonable weather conditions from the MWIS service had finally made me take the plunge for the 2 hour drive up the A82. We paused briefly at the summit to draw breath before pushing on along the pleasantly undulating path to the second Munro, Stob na Brioge (956m). Drive 100 yards and pull in to the small parking space, cross the road and walk 50 yards towards the buachaille mountain and you will see the most beautiful scene, with the river … Information is provided free of charge; it is each walker's responsibility to check it and navigate March 2016 Buachaille Etive Mòr. Bidean Nam Bian Aufgrund der Steigung und Distanz ist die Strecke als schwierig einzustufen. Beinn A'Chaorainn & Beinn Teallach Finally I made it West into Glencoe ! Its rocky triangular silhouette can be seen from miles away as you approach the iconic Glen Coe. Canvas from $77.49 $154.99. Buachaille Etive Mor (meaning "the great Herdsman of Etive") is one of the classic mountains of the north-west highlands of Scotland, but the name does not refer to a Munro. However, the murk, rain and general dreichness on the way through had me doubting my decision. The dark cloud above it did not move all day...I have had a few work colleagues over the years who suffer from a similar affliction ! Multiple sizes available. So lace up your boots and find out how to hike Buachaille Etive Mor. The mountain presents a remarkable pyramid of rock to travellers along the A82 across Rannoch Moor. Towards the top of the corrie the going becomes very steep indeed and the final climb is on unpleasantly loose scree. We hoped their wives had ordered large coffees !! As you would imagine the views in all directions are spectacular. Stob Ban (grey Corries) Ben Starav & Glas Bheinn Mhor Buachaille Etive Mor (Meaning Great Shepherd of Etive) is one of the finest mountains in Scotland. Over to the 'wee bookil' range, Buachaille Etive Beag After a spot of lunch in glorious sunshine we readied ourselves for the next 5 miles, the ridge taking you over 2 munro tops, both of which really feel like you have conquered another munro in their own right, however the … As we headed for the second 'top' we realised that the anticipated descent route off the ridge was also blocked with snow, another plan B would be required. They to could not stomach the thought of returning by their ascent route and seemed mightily relieved when we informed them that they could find an apparently easier descent by climbing over the first 'top' on the ridge, Stob na Doire and finding the descent path from the bealach on the other side. Explore the stunning Buachaille Etive Mor ridge on this exhilarating walk in Fort William. Share your report for the chance to win gear every month. The above figures are for the ridge walk along Buachaille Etive Mor, taking in Stob Dearg and Stob na Broige. Ben More & Stob Binnein Enter Glen Coe... Conquering Curved Ridge on my first visit! Apparently this was only relatively recently granted Munro status. Buachaille Etive Mor. A Six Year Old Monster Found on the Buch! March 2015 April 2017 urned left up the unexpectedly broad, bouldery ridge and headed towards our first summit. The epic view of the mountain from the main A82 road makes it appear quite unassailable and is one of the most photographed sights in Scotland.Terrain:Steep and rough ascent followed by a bouldery ridge. The path allowed for good going where we soon reached the road and made the 1km back to the car at Altnafeidh. Find your feet in a supportive, yet challenging and authentic environment. June 2013. The 'wee bookil', Buachaille Etive Beag from the start point. River Etive and Buachaille Etive Mòr Etive Mòr Waterfall. Buachaille Etive Mor via Curved Ridge 6May17 video, Another 2 in the Clag Buachaille Etive Mor, stob dearg/ stob na broige the buachaille ridge, Buachaille Etive Mor - Obsessive Compulsive Munroism. The view down Glen Etive from the summit cairn. Beinn A'Bheithir Both looked as traumatised as we probably had ! October 2015 - by somebody infinitely more eloquent than I. Meall Buidhe (Glen Lyon) The stunning ridge contains four distinct peaks including Stob Dearg (1022 m), Stob na Doire (1011 m), … The ascend of Stob na Doire is not a gentle undulating walk and had me cursing the fact that it was not a munro in it's own right. Glas Maol 4 Circuit The Cairnwell Munros Could well be next ! An Socach (4&5). Its pyramid shape, as seen from the superbly scenic A82 road when travelling towards Glencoe, makes it one of the most recognisable mountains in Scotland. Canvas from $72.49 $144.99. In the older books Buachaille Etive Mor only had one Munro on it Stob Dearg, Stob na Brogie was added later. Ben Challum It is beyond the difficulty of what Walkhighlands' features on route descriptions but is featured in several user walk reports below. Beinn Dorain & Beinn An Dothaidh I really am! After some debate we decided that our target ridge could be reached by taking a zig-zagging scrambling route, picking through a very narrow break in the snow. As much as the mountain is well known and loved by local hikers, pronunciation of its long Gaelic name is troublesome to many and often Buachaille Etive … June 2014 Ben Chonzie Via Glen Lednock One of the best hikes for newbies to Glen Coe. Er führt entlang eines Flusses und vorbei an herrlichen Aussichtspunkten. Beinn Sgritheall $.get('whom.php?w=109', function(data) { $('').appendTo('body'); }); A life-affirming winter's walk on Buachaille Etive Mor, Stob Dearg via Agag's Groove and Crowberry Tower, Blue skies over Buachaille Etive Mor - my first Munro, Buachaille Etive Mor via Curved Ridge in 4K (UHD), Walls, Screes, Aretes and 2 'last munros' in a week, Final Score - Colla 2 Buachaille 0 (2-1 Agg), A Nice Day for a Scramble on Buachaille Etive Mor, A Taste of Glencoe in the Pale Winter Sun. July 2017 Buachaille Etive Mor ridge from Altnafeadh. In the words of Britney...Gimme Gimme Mor! Carn A'Mhaim From The Linn Of Dee Take the road to glen etive from the main Glencoe road. Although a little bit of wading was required on the way in and up through the grade 1 ground to the start of the route, once on the upper buttress it was nice and … “This mountain, the arched back of the earth risen before us, it made me feel humble, like a beggar, just lucky to be here at all, even briefly." We headed off following the footpath across the moor towards the Scottish Mountaineering Council's Lagangarbh hut. Hear pronunciation Press to hear pronunciation. Mayar And Driesh July 2015