MUNRO CENTRAL

Mullach nan Coirean and Stob Ban from Glen Nevis

8.2 miles, 1252 metres of ascent
Estimated time: 4h45m
This is a pleasant day walk from Glen Nevis taking in two Munros from the main Mamores ridge. It can be extended quite easily be dropping down in to Glen Nevis over Sgurr a' Mhaim to the North-East. Sgurr a' Mhaim is connected to the main Mamores ridge by the ridge known as the Devil's Ridge, this has some sections of exposed scrambling with a couple of tricky moves.
Start from the small carpark at Achriabhach, walk back Westward along the road until you get to the start of the forest, there is a gate for you to pass through here to gain access to the forest. Take the path that heads directly uphill, this saves you some time and rejoins the track on a hairpin bend higher up. Follow the higher track North-West for some 10 minutes until you get to the point where it cross over a river at 134685, there is a path here that you can take up on to the open hillside. When you get out of the forest, turn to your left and head up the steepest line of ascent (there is a path in places) to gain the North-East ridge of Mullach nan Coirean. Once on this ridge the route is obvious and there is a better path which takes you all the way to the summit (2h45m).
Head South-East off the summit and follow the ridge as it snakes it's way across to Stob Ban. There are a couple of tops on the way and Stob Ban itself has a substantially lower subsidiary summit.(3h45m). Be careful not to underestimate this section of the route as the ridge does snake around quite a bit and there is a little bit of ascent thrown in as well.
Head East off the summit down to the col between Stob Ban and Sgurr an lubhair, there is a path from here that takes you down the valley back to the starting point.
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