Am Monadh Dubh: The Blackmount Hills

Srn na Crèise to Stob Ghabhar

This photographic tour takes you all the way south from Srn na Crèise to Stob Ghabhar along this high level mountain walk which is considered a classic in the Central Highlands. (A map of the route taken can be seen at the bottom of the page.)




Clach Leathad and Meall a' Bhùiridh from the A82


Srn na Crèise from the Rannoch Moor


Looking south to Clach Leathad and Meall a' Bhùiridh from the Devil's Staircase


Looking north from Meall a' Bhùiridh to Altnafeidh, the Devil's Staircase and Ben Nevis


Looking towards Ben Nevis from the White Corries Ski Centre on Meall a' Bhùiridh


Looking along Cam Ghleann north of Meall a' Bhùiridh to the Kingshouse Hotel


The ridge from Meall a' Bhùiridh to Clach Leathad and Crèise


Looking north from Crèise to Stob a' Ghlais Choire and Srn na Crèise


Rock formation on Stob a' Ghlais Choire


Looking south to Ben Nevis from Srn na Crèise


Buachaille Etive Mr from Srn na Crèise


Looking south to the ridge leading to Clach Leathad


Looking toward the Mamores from Clach Leathad


Allt Coire an Easan and Lochan an Easain from Clach Leathad.
Lochan na h-Achlaise in the Rannoch Moor in the Distance


Looking east from Clach Leathad


Meall a' Bhùiridh with Lochan na h-Achlaise in the Rannoch Moor.
The sharp peak of Schiehallion can be seen in the distance


Looking east from Clach Leathad


The ridge leading north from Clach Leathad


Looking north from Clach Leathad


Coire a' Chaolain from Bealach Fùar-chathaidh


Looking north east to Glen Etive via the Allt Coire a' Chaolain


Looking south to the ridge leading to Stob Ghabhar


Looking north to the main ridge from Sron nan Guibhas


Looking north from Stob Ghabhar


Looking north from Stob Ghabhar


The Abhain Shira at the base of Stob Ghabhar,
Clashgour mountain hut on the right


View to Stob Ghabhar from Inveroran


Loch Tulla with the Blackmount Hills in the background


View to Beinn Achaladair and Beinn an Dothaidh from Loch Tulla


Map of the trip courtesy of Ordinance Survey. The blue line shows the route taken.

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