4.3 of 5 (3 votes)

The Easains from Tulloch Station

A moderate walk (mountain (above 600m)) in Highland, Scotland, about 18.20km (11.31 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 8:00h (1 overnight stay). It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 876m (2874ft)
Descent 881m (2890ft)
Max. Elevation 1090m (3576ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 1757m (5764ft)
Start & End
Tulloch Station
Distance 18.20km
Duration ~8:00h
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 31 Aug 2009
This is Scottish car-free walking at its finest. The two peaks of Stob a' Choire Mheadhoin and Stob Choire Easain sit south of Tulloch Station on the West Highland Railway. This walk offers amazing views over Loch Treig as you climb, and from the second summit you can see down to Corrour Station and Rannoch Moor. A walk right in the heart of the Scottish Highlands.

Walk Functions


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Walk Map

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Start at Tulloch Station, on the West Highland Railway. From the station, follow the woodland path to the small hamlet of Fersit.
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In Fersit, cross over the railway line and follow the track next to the river. Look for the gap between rocky outcrops to reach the ridge of Creag Fhiaclach.
About 2.03 km (~1.26 miles) from
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The ridge climbs up to Meall Cian Dearg - stick to the ridge line and continue heading up!
About 3.12 km (~1.94 miles) from
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The ridge continues up to the first Munro of the day - Stob a' Choire Mheadhoin, at 1105m. From here, descend southwest into the bealach between this and the next peak.
About 2.58 km (~1.6 miles) from
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To reach the summit of Stob Coire Easain, climb the steep rocky ridge up from the bealach. The views from this point (1115m) are spectacular in all directions, particularly southeast towards the vast expanse of Rannoch Moor.
About 1.08 km (~0.67 miles) from
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The path down follows the ridge bearing northwest, into Coire Laire. Another steep slope, so watch your step! In the valley, follow the Allt Laire back towards Tulloch.
About 1.74 km (~1.08 miles) from
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Beneath Meall Laire, the path joins the route of a dismantled railway, which will lead you through forest back to Tulloch.
About 3.87 km (~2.4 miles) from
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Head back to Tulloch for the train home. The Station Lodge is a comfortable and affordable place to stay if you are planning more walks from Tulloch: www.stationlodge.co.uk
About 3.46 km (~2.15 miles) from

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