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Name:Meall Garbh
Hill number:151
Height:1026.7m / 3368ft
Parent (Ma):149  Meall nan Tarmachan
Parent (SMC):149  Meall nan Tarmachan
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA), Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 57840 38331
Summit feature:rock
Drop:75.2m
Col:951.5m  NN 5818 3863  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48E 378E
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 440 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
A cracking walk today. Very clear views. Meall nan Tarmachan plus 4 other tops (SE top, Meall Garbh, Beinn nan Eachan and Cread na Caillich). Discovered after Meall Garbh that the rocky scramble off there was avoidable by going down the Grassy slope never mind. Just over 5 hours.tsharp17/09/2019
Debs & Tali, Tarmachan Ridge day.Mountain Goat16/06/2019
Along with Meall nan TarmachanHuwel20/03/2019
SoloUisdean2509/12/2018
From NTS Ben Lawers car park along tracks up to Meall nan Tarmachan via SE Top, then along ridge to Creag na Caillich, descending E to tracks near disused quarry and return to car parkkdbennett15/09/2018
With Karen Daly, Craig Morgan & Robert McCombHighland Days28/06/2018
As part of Meall nam Tarmachan and ridge walk.liljonb28/05/2018
From parking on minor road to north on round of Meall nan Tarmachan with C on very clear hot day. Great viewsPeterD25/05/2018
With Meall nan Tarmachan and other tops from East to Westraffemeister12/05/2018
With Janet, Bryan & Christine.GordyH19/09/2017
From the Mountain Rescue Post with Meall nan TarmachanGeoff Briggs14/09/2017
Great peakthekirkie pirate18/08/2017
GLSS hillwalk. Tarmachan ridge in thick cloud. Very wet for most of the day.killiedaft21/05/2017
Traverse of Tarmachan ridge, broken cloud, sunshine and patches of soft snow.RichardM12/11/2016
traverse from killin power station to the north end of lochan na lairige,meall dhuin croisg, meall dhuinn croisg east top, meall ton eich,creag na caillich,beinn nan eachan, beinn nan eachan east top, meall garbh,meall nan tarmachan, meall nan tarmachan SE top,meall nan tarmachan east top, meall nan tarmachan NE top, creag an lochain, cycled downhill back to the power station.robertphillips30/10/2016
A brillian ridge walk taking in all 3 munro tops.Chris Mac27/08/2016
AloneRob Pen y Garn05/08/2016
Tarmachan Ringjustin99928/07/2016
As part of the ridge walkStevend107/05/2016
MT2Dave Geere30/04/2016
great walkingiannotts10/03/2016
With Janice, fantastic weatherJamesSDonald16/10/2015
Done solo in thick cloud as part of whole ridgeAimless Rambler16/07/2015
Complete Tarmachan ridge walk from Ben Lawers CP. another fantastic sunny day.Crib Goch11/06/2015
Weather fair.MountainMac10/02/2015
Parked at 539353, up track then NE to Creag na Caillich and on round to Meall nan Tarmachan, then down Beinn a' Bhuic and on to Beinn nan Oighreag and Meall GhaordaidhGallovidian21/06/2014
Fine ridge walk starting at Meall nam Tarmachan with good vehicle track back to visitors' centre from disused quarry.jonglew01/06/2014
Part of Meall nan Tarmachen ridge walk with John P.SteveSmith13/09/2013
with scottrekThearlaichdubh14/07/2013
ERB Uisdean2502/02/2013
With Ian StewartColinmac200527/10/2012
As part of Tarmachan Ridge walk. Meall Garbh is probably the finest Top on the ridge, better than the actual Munro.milngavie_kenny20/05/2012
2 of 5: From Meall nan Tarmachan. With Tim.ChrisR31/10/2010
walked with lee hodgson. dropped Bikes at Duncroist. dropped tents at Lochan Dropped car at Lawers hotel. walked Lawers ridge dropped down to tents slept, then walked Tarmachan Ridge and then over to Meall Ghaordaidh.Rekrab25/09/2010
Daytrip with RonBronagh24/04/2010
usual route over the tarmachan group taken. from the track halfway between the lawers m.r. post and the lochan na lairige dam. a very satisfying loop.. the ridge is not particularly exposed.stig_nest13/09/2009
From campsite at High Creagan.Wheelsy28/08/2009
With PGJohnIvor19/07/2009
With Jim.linda23/05/2009
The rocky pitch on the westwards descent here proved dangerous for a man descending towards me who slipped and landed on his head opening a nasty gash that needed patching up. If descending on the clockwise traverse in the wet keep left to avoid the worstandy24/09/2008
Self and dogInvicta1431/05/2008
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit10/05/2007
With Gavin Rees.Dangerous Dave23/09/2006
A glorious clockwise traverse with Jamie as his fifth Munro walking west all along the southerly track before ascending Creag na Caillich and then east along the whole ridge and down over SE top Murdo.vegibagger30/08/2006
Having left the family I finished the day on this lovely rolling and rocky ridge but with a long haul back to the start at the end.Rhayader_wander03/08/2006
Climbed from the Munro, saw Brocken Spectre.isabelle31/07/2005
t30redcon21/05/2005
With Chris G, Graham B, Andy H, Murray W. Lovely airy ridge!zoob24/10/2004
Second ascent 10/08/2008NormanW15/08/2004
With Oli and Colinalistairpooler17/07/2004