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Stob an Aonaich Mhoir


Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
855 m (2805 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
88 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Peak of the big ridge

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  42   Glen Garry & Loch Rannoch

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

The steep and craggy W slopes of Stob an Aonaich Mhoir face Beinn Bheoil and Ben Alder across Loch Ericht. The hill is elongated NNE to SSW (parallel at the loch) and has a single spur on its E slopes to Carn Dearg. The E slopes are much more gentle and with the exception of Carn Dearg are crag free.

Stob an Aonaich Mhoir is normally climbed with Beinn Mholach (Corbett) and the pair can be accessed from Bridge of Ericht on Loch Rannoch, to the S, or from Dalnaspidal Lodge on the A9 to the NE.

Hazards you may encounter on Stob an Aonaich Mhoir include
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Crags near summit.
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
Southeastern Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Beinn Bheoil
by Metcheck
Stob an Aonaich Mhoir Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Stob an Aonaich Mhoir.

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 Routes that include Stob an Aonaich Mhoir
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1316 m 37.26 km 10 hrs Stob an Aonaich Mhoir and Beinn Mholach  This is a long and therefore strenuous route and navigation on the high moorland will be difficult in poor visibility. Not Yet Rated 

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Myself and David Peden at summit Stob an Aonaich Mhor, 14/04/12

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly
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Stob an Aonaich Mhoir
by David McSporran
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Alan Puckrin
wrote on
October 4, 2014
The bridge over the Allt Ghlas at 524639 is no more. You can cross further up stream but if in spate I suggest you wait until the road crosses the stream about 4Km further on. I recommend you keep this for a clear day as the excellent summit vista redeems what is a pretty mundane outing.

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