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Name:Meall Garbh (old GR)
Hill number:357
Height:975m / 3199ft
Parent (Ma):351  Chno Dearg
Parent (SMC):351  Chno Dearg
RHB Section:04B: Loch Treig to Loch Ericht
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Lochy
Class:Deleted Munro Top
(xMT)
Grid ref:NN 37110 73042
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:12m
Col:963m  NN371729  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) OL50 393
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 165 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Loch Ossian YHA, along track to railway bridge then ascent through heather and marsh along ridge over Garbh-bheinn and Meall Garbh. Up Chno Dearg with good views then into cloud for Stob Coire Sgriodain. Descent back down ridge to YHA.robertgn05/08/2019
Debs, Talisker, Phil and BlueMountain Goat30/03/2018
From Fersit via Allt Chaorach Beag on to ridge S of Sron na Garbh-bheinne, over Stob Coire Sgriodain, South Top, to col between Chno Dearg and Meall Garbh, S to Meall Garbh (both tops), N to Chno Dearg, then descent NW to rejoin outward path back to Fersitkdbennett14/04/2017
stob coire sgriodain, stob coire sgriodain south top, garbh bheinn, meall garbh, chno dearg, meall chaorach, creag dhubh ACW from fersit.robertphillips14/08/2016
A walk through from Loch Ossian youth hostel taking in 2 munros to Tulloch Station. Train back to Corrour. Saw evidence of Ptarmigan but did not see any birds. Only wildlife I saw 2 x hairy ubit (caterpillar) 2 x ravens pecked pecking at the ground near where I was having lunchLizzieG14/10/2014
with Dale and Dogrambler_gary28/09/2014
Did it anyway!Play2End30/03/2013
KeithByTheC12/08/2012
With Chno Deargnickywood105/07/2012
5 of 6: From Meall Garbh.ChrisR29/04/2012
Run ot to Corrour from Fersit with on Ochil Hill Runners weekend away: oer Stob Coire Sgriodain and Chno Dearg.Eddie20/11/2010
Solo picking up top not done when did Munro. From Loch Ossiandickscroop26/09/2010
self when doing top, Meall Garbh, of Chno Deargdavidsbatty04/07/2009
with main summit; see Chno Dearg log for walkpwheeler30/05/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave27/02/2009
Blisco29/12/2008
Got train into Corrour Station and walked back over Beinn na Lap Cairn, Chno Dearg, Stob Coire Sgriodain + 2 Tops to Tulloch Station, 20.9km, 1400m, in 6.5hrJamesSDonald22/05/2008
Cold, icy, sunny & stunningly clear - walked with Chris - a guy just met in car park!barnz4821/12/2007
En route to new positionRhayader_wander08/06/2007
second ascent, 4 in party - club walk, cold, clear & windy with snow on the tops, large patches of frozen standing water high on the hills. crampons worn most of the day. climbed from fersit, taking in both munros and the tops.rum doodle 02/03/2007
SMMC Tulloch, with Charlie Prowse.clashcityrocker20/02/2007
From Fersit, climbed Sgriodain and Chno Dearg and tops anti-clockwise, return broad slopes to Fersit - boggy, rough ground in coire lower downnordicstar01/02/2004
Top.Dugswell214/06/2003
Passed over summit on way to the main top from Stob Coire Sgriodain. yorkie25/05/2003
first ascent, 2 in party, cold with fresh snow and a good covering high up on the hills, climbed from fersit, taking in both munros and several tops.rum doodle 05/03/1999
CK, club SheilaS29/12/1998
Done in passing.Aye Jimmy07/05/1995
From Fersit on round of Stob Coire Sgriodain, Meall Garbh and Chno DeargPeterD30/05/1994
Sunny, windy and good views. Both tops, in case, and sure enough...iangalbraith22/05/1994
After climbing up Sròn na Gàrbh-bheinne, Stob Coire Sgriodain and its subsidiary top with two companions I continued alone to Meall Garbh (977m two cairns), a minor top to the north* and then Chno Dearg. I descended NW, first running down a considerable snow field. Good view of snow covered peaks Stob a’ Choire Mheadhoin, Mamores, Buachaille Etive Mòr etc. *Subsequently I realised that the minor top was where the summit of Meall Garbh was located according to the 1974 edition of Munro’s Tables.pwbellarby04/04/1993
Loch Treig round from Stob Coire Sgriodain down to Beinn na Lap and the Easains. Also, subsequent club run.Eddie11/07/1992
Solo run round East Treig Munros before west pairChris Pearson27/05/1992
with Morag SintonRockhopper26/05/1991
With John from Fersit - little memory. SS30/03/1991
Went over this Top when walking between Chno Dearg & Meall Garbh. See log for Chno Dearg. (Solo)gerrybowes24/10/1988
With: hb; Parked at Fersit. Ascended N ridge to Son Garbh-bheinne then up to Stob Coire Sgriogdain. Dropped down to bealach SE then up N ridge to Meall Garbh. Then back N along ridge to Chno Dearg. Long descent NNW back to Fersit.Ian Baines03/06/1988
One of my best hill days in terms of work and reward. The full round of Loch Treig clockwise - brilliant. SS13/06/1987
JEB Uisdean2503/11/1986
from Garbh-Bheinn. to t'other.arranc06/06/1984
With E.M. Train from Tulloch and walked south to north over Beinn na Lap and 2 other munro's and 2 tops.bolton26/10/1983
From Loch Ossian YH on a long trip from Portsmouth going over Beinn na Lap on route. SS25/07/1982
Tulloch to Loch Ossian YH.dal01/06/1981
With Karin. Train to Corrour, Beinn na Lap, Garbh-bheinn, Meall Garbh (both tops), Chno Dearg, Stob Coire Sgrìodain (both tops), train from Tulloch.mainnirnamfiadh11/11/1978
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