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.
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Users' walk reports for Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach)
There are 3931 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Spidean a'Choire Leith (Liathach). They have contributed 79 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.