Bidean nam Bian
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Bidean nam Bian is more a mountain range than a single mountain, a huge and complex mass of dramatic crags, ridges and summits towering on the south side of Glen Coe. The main summit is hidden from the road behind the Three Sisters - three great prows - and the top of Stob Coire nan Lochain.
Region: Fort William
Altitude: 1150 metres
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Detailed route description and map
Other routes and challenges
As would be expected of such a complex mountain, there are many alternative routes, though the steep and rugged terrain means special care must be taken in route selection. From Achnambeithach a path leads up into Coire nam Beitheach; from here scree slopes lead to the bealach between Stob Coire nan Lochan and the main summit.
Scramblers can tackle the zig-zag route on the east side of Gearr Aonach - visible from the Glencoe road but harder to locate closer up. Head into the Lost Valley to reach the foot of this route.
Walker-friendly accommodation in the area
Users' walk reports for Stob Coire nam Beith
There are 10795 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Bidean nam Bian. They have contributed 156 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.