The Grey Corries
The Grey Corries is the long chain of mountains set to the east of the Nevis Range. Well seen from the popular viewpoint of the Commando Memorial near Spean Bridge, their summits are covered with the quartzite scree that gives these mountains their name. The traverse of the Grey Corries main ridge gives a long and demanding but superb mountain walk. The route as described takes in the main three Munros, leaving a fourth for a separate walk.
This route traverses rough, rocky and steep mountain ridges, narrow in places. The approach and descent have some pathless going on wet grassy and tussocky slopes.
None to start; train or bus to Spean Bridge.
Parking by track junction at NN252793 beyond Corriechoille.
Hillwalking in Winter
Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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