Creise from Etive Mor

Creise

Munro mountain south-east of Glen Etive

Creise is the highest point on a ridge running north-south above Glen Etive. Creise is most often bagged with nearby Meall a'Bhuiridh.


Creise


  Map base ©OpenStreetMap
Height1099.8m
Prominence169m
Meaningnarrow defile
ListsMunro, 50
LocationAbove Black Mount, Strath Orchy to Glen Coe
Grid RefNN238506
Lat/Lon56.61429, -4.8725


South-east of Etive Mor and Glen Etive, Creise is the highest point on a north-south ridge with rugged shoulders stretching in most directions.

Most often bagged with its slightly higher neighbour, Meall a' Bhuiridh, the most direct route heads up well defined paths from Glencoe Ski Resort. An alternative is to approach from Glen Etive hiking over Beinn Mhic Chrasgaig, which has the advantage of avoiding crowds of Glencoe Ski Resort.

The finest route however starts from Victoria Bridge and combines Creise and Meall a' Bhuiridh with Stob Ghabar and Stob a'Choire Odhair. This linear route on crests and ridges finishes at Glencoe Ski Resort, where a walk back along a section of the West Highland Way returns to the start.



Hillwalking routes up Creise



1. Black Mount Munros Traverse »


Linear hillwalking route from Victoria Bridge to Glencoe Ski Centre over Stob Ghabhar, Meall a' Bhuiridh and neighbouring Munros above the Black Mount.

Ascent : 1950m (6400ft)
Distance : 20km (12m)
Time : 8:15hr

2. Meall a'Bhuiridh and Creise »


A there-and-back hillwalking route from Glencoe Ski Resort up Meall a'Bhuiridh and Creise, the two northern Munros of the Black Mount.

Ascent : 1090m (3580ft)
Distance : 10km (6m)
Time : 4:20hr

3. Black Mount mountains from Glen Etive »


A there-and-back hillwalking route from Glen Etive up rough terrain to the Corbett peak Beinn Mhic Chasgaig and over to the Munros Creise and Meall a' Bhuiridh.

Ascent : 1500m (4920ft)
Distance : 15km (9m)
Time : 6:15hr



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Creise and Beinn Mhic Chrasgaig from Etive MorCreise and Beinn Mhic Chrasgaig from Etive Mor
Creise from the bealach below Meall a'BhuiridhCreise from the bealach below Meall a'Bhuiridh
Morning light on CreiseMorning light on Creise
Chilling out on Creise's ridges overlooking the Black MountChilling out on Creise's ridges overlooking the Black Mount
Sron na Creise and Black Mount from Etive MorSron na Creise and Black Mount from Etive Mor
Moon over Clach LeathadMoon over Clach Leathad




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