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An Stac is a fine, steep-sided cone in a magnificent position above Loch Ailort on the west coast. It is usually climbed as part of a round with its higher neighbour Rois-bheinn.
Region: Fort William
Altitude: 814 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
The classic route is the complete horseshoe walk around the ridges from Lochailort as described above. The descent route given could be used to ascend An Stac on its own.
A shorter but much less satisfying alternative is to ascend the three Corbetts from Alisary to the west, involving unpleasant terrain, retracing of steps and deer fences.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for An Stac
There are 444 Walkhighlanders who have climbed An Stac. They have contributed 21 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.