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Snowy Stob Ban (Mamores)
by sultan » Fri Nov 09, 2012 8:57 am
Route description: Stob Ban (Mamores) and Mullach nan Coirean
Munros included on this walk: Stob Bàn (Mamores)
Date walked: 02/11/2012
Time taken: 4.45 hours
Distance: 9.5 km
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Drove to Glen Nevis and set off for Stob Ban as a single hit as I had turned back from the horseshoe on Mullach nan Coirean due to high winds last November.
There was contrasting weather with snow showers and blue skies at various times throughout the day. Not too difficult to get to the top with care although the snow had not bound and slid away on the steeper sections making it one step up, two back at times.
I’ll let the pictures tell the story ……
Looking back down Glen Nevis
Up towards Stob Ban
Stob Ban’s east ridge
Two walkers reaching the ridge (they headed for Sgurr a’Mhaim)
Again towards Stob Ban
Upper Corrie a’Mhusgain
Back to Glen Nevis
Sgurr an Iubhair
Along the ridge to Stob Ban
The ‘Devils Ridge’ from Sgurr an Iubhair (right) to Sgurr a’Mhaim (left)
Back down the east ridge
Steepening slopes west to Stob Ban
Down the ridge as a snow shower passes by
Another steep slippy section
First sight of the summit
Again as the sun comes out
The ridge out to Mullach nan Coirean from the final slopes
The summit cairn and cornices
The final climb onto the summit, taken on the descent
A look back on the descent
The 'Devils Ridge' again on the descent
A great day to be on the hills, and then it was off to Fort William for a few beers in the hotel.
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