Stob Coire Easain from Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin

Stob Coire Easain

Munro peak west of Loch Treig

Rising steeply above Loch Treig and the Lairig Leacach, a mountain ridge runs north-east to south-west with Stob Coire Easain being the highest point.

Stob Coire Easain

Meaningpeak of coire of little waterfall
ListsMunro, 39
LocationEasains and Innses, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid RefNN308730
Lat/Lon56.81799, -4.77427

Stob Coire Easain with its neighbour Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin are the highest points on the grassy mountain ridge that runs north-east to south-west between Loch Treig and the Lairig Leacach. These high grey peaks have bouldery summits and a lovely ridge up to and between them.

The A86 travels along the length of Glen Spean but stays on the northern side of the River Spean, giving limited access to Stob Coire Easain and Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin from the north. The nearest access points are Fersit near Tulloch Station and Corriechoille east of Spean Bridge. From Fersit is direct, from Corriechoille is longer, but allows for the option of adding in Cruach Innse and Sgurr Innse - two rugged Corbett peaks to the north-west of Stob Coire Easain.

From other directions, there are no roads nearby. However if staying at Loch Ossian Hostel (possibly arriving by train at Corrour Halt and on a Munro-bagging spree up Beinn na Lap and neighbours), you could approach these Munros from Creaguaineach to the south.

Routes up Stob Coire Easain

Easains from Fersit

Often referred to as just the 'Easains' or 'This Yin and That Yin', Stob Coire Easain and Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin are the Munro peaks on high ground running north-east to south-west above the western shoreline of Loch Treig. The most obvious choice of route is from Fersit near the head of Loch Treig.

Peaks : 2 Munros

Ascent : 1200m (3940ft)
Distance : 15km (9m)
Time : 6hr

Easains from Corriechoille

Often referred to as just the 'Easains', Stob Coire Easain and Stob a'Choire Mheadhoin are most likely to be tackled on their own from Fersit. However, heading in from Corriechoille not only shows another side to these Munros but also gives the option of also bagging a couple of rugged Corbetts, Cruach Innse and Sgurr Innse.

Peaks : 2 Munros, 2 Corbetts

Ascent : 1900m (6230ft)
Distance : 20km (12m)
Time : 8:20hr

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