Buachaille Etive Mòr

The Stob Dearg, Buachaille Etive Mòr highest peak of the, View from the Glen Etive.

The Buachaille Etive Mòr (Gaelic Mòr Buachaille Eite ) is up to 1,022 meters high mountain range in Scotland. His name means Great Shepherd / guardians of Etive. Located just south of Fort William on the eastern end of Glen Coe in the Western Highlands. Two of his top among the 282 Munros.

The approximately eight km long massif of Buachaille runs from the eastern end of Glen Coe to the southwest, east bounded by Glen Etive. The highest peak of the massif are from north to south of Stob Dearg 1,022 m, the Stob na Doire 1,011 m, the Stob Coire Altruim with 941 m and the Stob na Bròige with 956 m. The Stob Dearg and Stob na Bròige are the Munros, the other peaks have too low saddle height. To the west of the massif is separated by the valley of Buachaille Etive Beag Lairig Gartain which is slightly lower at 958 m.

With its striking northeast wall, which rises above the valley of the pyramidal Glen Coe and Rannoch Moor, especially the Stob Dearg is a well known and much photographed mountain. Also contributes to the easy accessibility of the north of the mountain range running A82 from Glasgow to Fort William. Can be climbed Buachaille Etive Mòr on the different routes, the shortest runs through the Coire na Tulaich, one map in the north side. A popular tour is the complete transgression of all peaks. The east wall has some of the most challenging climbing routes in Scotland.

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