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Name:Meall a' Choire Leith
Hill number:163
Height:925.6m / 3037ft
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 61251 43874
Summit feature:rock c 20m S of cairn
Drop:150.5m
Col:775.1m  NN 6144 4308  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48E 378E
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 636 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
With Geraldine.Chris Blake27/08/2019
From Meall Corranaich with good weather.Canny26/07/2019
Debs & Tali, Meall Corranaich and Meall a'Choire Leith from the Ben Lawers car park.Mountain Goat20/06/2019
An Stuc, Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers, Meall a'Choire Leith, Meall Corranaich, Meall Garbh (Ben Lawers), Meall Greigh Return Route very wetHuwel19/06/2019
Steep ascent from an stuc.cjo02/03/2019
Clear coldwullclark28/12/2018
Weather fair.MountainMac31/08/2018
54th Munrolojzi86062111/08/2018
B&A. After Meall Corranaich. Drizzly start, cloud cover, tricky route-finding.Morning01/08/2018
Out and back from Meall Corranaich, then down main path through Coire Odhar. Clear, mostly sunny, sweltering when the breeze dropped occasionally.Jon F25/05/2018
From Ben Lawers Car Park (NN 60865 37694). Long but easy approach to the col at NN 62083 40775. Steepish ascent to summit of Meall Corranaich, narrow but clear path, very windy on top. Clear path along the north ridge to Meall a' Choire Leith. Didn't fancy the boggy descent to the Lochan na Lairige road so returned via the same route back over Meall Corranaich.david23020107/05/2018
Climbed with Meall Corranaichchillyman829/10/2017
Ben Lawers 7 as a linear walk from Lochan na Lairige to Ben Lawers Hotel with the help of a taxi.Geoff Briggs15/09/2017
start/finish from lochan na lairige. boggy return. did with meall corranaich.samfleming626/08/2017
AlooneRob Pen y Garn06/08/2017
Usual Monro book route with Meall Corranaich,very wet underfoot,with Chris.Hutchie03/08/2017
7th and last on lawers ridge.Rodge01/05/2017
M2Dave Geere07/04/2017
Parked in small rough parking area on the Lairig an Lochain road then an anticlockwise route of Meall Corranaich & Meall a'Choire Leith. On own.MorecambeMonkey04/09/2016
Ben Lawers outingjustin99927/07/2016
Meall Corranaich and Meall a'Choire Leith from road N of Lochan na Lairigekdbennett02/07/2016
Took Lawers path to the start of Meall corranaich then on to Meall a'Choire LeithButeobuteo15/05/2016
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave17/04/2016
ERB. From N end of Lochan na LairigeUisdean2519/03/2016
Boggy slog, sorryframeworks13/03/2016
With Cairn Ban MCHighland Days11/10/2015
Meall Corranaich and Meall a'Choire Leith circuit from parking area by cairn just north of Lochan na Lairige. (http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/ben-lawers-ridge-2.html)Gayle17/08/2015
27 - Finishing off the Ben Lawers group. Walk of 5 Munros, including Tarmachan.huwthomas12/08/2015
Done solo from NTS carpark - road to cairn - straight across the bogs and up the side. Easier than expected. Went on to do the other three western Munros of that group.Aimless Rambler14/07/2015
With Mrs G. From disused quarry N of Lochan na Lairige. Over Meal Corranaich first.jonglew11/05/2015
Second of the day with AG. Weather deteriorated further. squelchy end walking back. Good navigation.GravelMonkey10/05/2015
Fearnan to Killin via the 7 Lawers Munros and the Tarmachan Ridge. Day 51 of 59 for all Munros. 39km, +/-2100m, 12 hours.PGCE21/04/2015
Two big hills boggy to start with but got better as we got height. Brian and I now off to the pub.Eileen O'Neil10/04/2015
GMC weekend Crianlarich Youth Hostel. Neil Goeff Pete M Kev Mc Lydsey and more. Did hill with Neil Geoff and Kev. Also did Meall Corranaich Kev almost walked of a cronies. jps66604/04/2015
Second Munro of the day. Clear views all around now.darradog26/08/2014
4 of 4: From Meall Corranaich.ChrisR30/06/2014
Visitor Centre to Meall Corranaich, snow-covered ridge to Meall a'Choire Leith, straight down and through the mud to the cairn and back along the road. Would start from the cairn if doing again.TRG31816/05/2014
Meall Corranaich and Meall a'Choire Leith from Lochan na Lairige.rhalstead08/09/2013
Completed alongwith rest of Ben Lawers ridge. Featureless rounded summit so cairn took a while to reach. Descent to Lochan na Lairige steep initially then boggy.quadbarrel25/08/2013
From the north end of Lochan na Lairige with Bill and Andy. Crossed Allt Glean Da-Eig near ruined Shielings despite and argument with my colleagues who wished to descend to the intake thus losing height only to have to re climb it. Advised I would meet them on the top. We did eventually kiss and make up later in the walk. A thin path goes straight to the top on the south flank by Coire Gorm.mick28/07/2013
With Mick and Andy from Lairige an LochainBillyP28/07/2013
Second of the day. Glorious weather, sunny and calm.Play2End18/02/2013
From cairn at road highpoint just north of Lochan na Lairige, with Meall nan Maigheach - good walk, & arguably a better combo than the traditional one with Meall Corranaich. Remarkably little snow for early January.milngavie_kenny05/01/2013
YAC, cold, short daylithosyork29/12/2012
Allt a' Chobhair horseshoe, anticlockwise from Camusvrachandavidpettit8422/10/2012
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=24567basscadet19/08/2012
Really easy hill with Tim & Zoey the dog, beautiful day, blue skies. Could see as far as the Ben and Mull. :)Loz_mck10/08/2012
with Daveemma702711/04/2012
+7 CMChutonthehill06/03/2012
5th ascent + angelaThearlaichdubh05/11/2011