Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach)
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Spidean a'Choire Leith is the highest summit of mighty Liathach. The mountain is exceptionally well defended by cliffs and buttresses and there are very few possible routes of ascent - and even these are steep and scrambly. The ridge on both sides of the summit is nothing short of magnificent.
Altitude: 1055 metres
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Other routes and challenges
The flanks of the ridge are exceptionally steep, and the cliffs between the sandstone terraces are hard to see from above; this deters ascents and descents via other routes.