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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.

 You have not climbed Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach).

Region: Torridon

Altitude: 1055 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Liathach traverse, Glen Torridon

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.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Torridon Hotels

Torridon B&B

Torridon Cottages

Torridon Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach)

There are 2595 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach). They have contributed 64 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  15/10/2012  34 M2
  04/06/2012  31 M2
  01/05/2011  23 M2
  07/09/2015  20 M2
  13/05/2015  20 M6C1
  18/03/2015  19 M2
  26/05/2012  16 M2
  14/02/2015  14 M6C4
  07/09/2012  14 M2
  08/07/2014  13 M1
  24/08/2013  13 M7
  20/01/2013  13 M2
  09/10/2010  12 M2
  29/04/2017  11 M10C2
  29/12/2014  11 M2
  06/05/2017  10 M2
  04/06/2016  10 M2G3
  11/10/2013  10 M4
  31/03/2013  10 M2
  14/05/2016  9 M2
  19/06/2016  8 M2
  12/10/2013  8 M2
  23/07/2010  8 M2
  23/05/2016  7 M9G1
  13/09/2014  7 M2
  19/04/2014  7 M2
  24/08/2013  7 M4C1
  21/10/2012  7 M2
  26/09/2010  7 M2
  24/05/2016  6 M6
  07/09/2015  6 M2
  06/08/2009  6 M2
  01/10/2016  5 M2
  08/06/2016  5 M2
  29/10/2014  5 M2C1
  07/09/2013  5 M3
  12/06/2015  3 M2
  04/05/2014  3 M4C1
  27/07/2011  3 M2
  28/09/2011  2 M2
  04/07/2011  2 M2
  13/05/2009  2 M2
  08/02/2001  2 M2
  18/06/2016  1 M2
  19/07/2014  1 M2
  08/09/2012  1 M2
  19/05/2012  1 M1
  30/07/2011  1 M2
  02/06/2011  1 M2
  10/10/2010  1 M2
  19/05/2009  1 M2
  31/07/2016  0 M1
  29/06/2016  0 M2
  17/06/2016  0 M2
  02/08/2015  0 M2
  11/08/2012  0 M2
  31/07/2012  0 M2
  12/07/2012  0 M1
  19/06/2011  0 M2
  14/05/2011  0 M2
  02/06/2010  0 M2
  31/05/2010  0 M2
  05/05/2009  0 M2
  10/10/1998  0 M2

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