Guided day on Bidean nam Bian via Glencoe's Lost Valley

Bidean nam Bian guards the southern edge of Glencoe. A huge and complex massif with intricate corries, impressive buttresses, hidden caves and narrow ridges, Bidean nam Bian is the highest mountain in Argyll and as such, affords spectacular views from its summits.

At a glance

  • A day spent hiking up to the summits on Bidean nam Bian above Glencoe.
  • Reach superb vantage points from where vast views can be savoured to Mull and Ben Nevis.
  • Bag the two Munro summits of Bidean nam Bian and Stob Coire Sgreamhach.
  • Walk through the enchanting and mysterious 'Lost Valley of Glencoe'.
  • Option of extending the day to hike over Stob Coire nan Lochan.
  • Join a small group led by an experienced leader who knows the area well.

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Outline of trip

Bidean nam Bian and Stob Coire Sgreamhach

A guided day hiking up the Munro summits on Bidean nam Bian

General info

This event is a guided hiking day with one of our experienced and qualified leaders. Your guide will know the area well and be able to give you insight into the flora, fauna and geology. Our maximum guide to client ratio on this event is 1:6.

Experience and fitness

We've classed this event as 'demanding' due to the rough terrain and steep ascents. There are a couple of short easy rock-scrambling sections on the ridge. To join this guided hiking day, we ask that you have a reasonably good level of fitness and have done a few hillwalks. More information is detailed on our Events Grading page.

Gear you'll need

You'll need your general hiking gear appropriate to the conditions and time of year. More information and a checklist to download can be found on our Mountain Gear page. We may encounter winter conditions at this time of year and if this is the case, we ask that you come appropriately equiped. We can help with some of the required gear and we'll also ensure that everyone knows how to use the kit correctly. More details on winter kit, some helpful advice and a checklist to download are on our Winter Gear page.

Getting there

Bidean nam Bian and Glencoe are around 20miles south of Fort William on the A82. There is a bus service operating between Glasgow to Fort William which also stops in the glen.


Below is a list of accommodation that previous guests on our trips have recommended. Other accommodation can be found at Visit Scotland.

Contact us via our enquiry page, email or phone us on 0131-466-8152.

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