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The Stob


Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
753 m (2470 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
10 of 222 Grahams
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
The Peak

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  51   Loch Tay & Glen Dochart

A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

The Stob lies to the W of Balquhidder on the N side of Loch Voil and is part of the Braes of Balquhidder.

It has an undulating ridge running N to S.

The summit (marked on the map as Meall na Frean) lies approx 1km N of the S top Stob Caol.

General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
Picture Gallery for The Stob

A selection of weather forecasts local to #GetMountain.Top_Name#.

Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ben Oss
by Metcheck
The Stob Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include The Stob.

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 Routes that include The Stob

We currently have no routes listed for The Stob.

We are working on adding routes for all the Grahams.

Submitting a GPX tracklog for this Graham will allow us to speed up the route authoring process.


Pictures submitted by members on the summit of The Stob

 Baggers Gallery for The Stob

Having a seat at the summit of The Stob. 19/06/2015

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

James just leaving the summit. Cold and windy again. 19/06/2015

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark
The logging section stores any entries for The Stob in your own log. From here you can
  1. Add a route log entry that includes this mountain
  2. Write a full account of your route including photos
  3. Edit an existing log entry including uploading a GPX file or add a photo
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Recently Climbed By
Colin Gagen on 22 Jun 2019
John Donnelly on 01 Jun 2019
David Peden on 25 May 2019

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 Shared Members Track Logs
The Stob
by David McSporran

Post a few words about The Stob or read what others have had to say.

Alan Puckrin
wrote on
September 1, 2013
Also possible to do this hill from Ledcharrie Farm and using the Kirkton Glen Right of Way to Lochan an Eireannaich before heading west over trackless moorland before a final 240m pull up the eastern slopes to the summit. To make a circuit you can head north over tussocky ground to Creag Loisgte and then the Ledcharrie Burn . Approx 4 hrs.

A full written account of a climb submitted by our members.

You can prepare your own write up by first making an entry in your route log and then visiting the logging section above.

 Route Write-Ups
  Date Title Written by Including...
1 26 Jul 2012 Yo Yos Robert Ferguson The Stob Not Yet Rated
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