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Name:Meall Garbh
Hill number:358
Height:976m / 3202ft
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:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 37175 72750
Summit feature:outcrop c.15m WNW of cairn
Drop:53m
Col:923m  NN372735  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) OL50 393
Observations:higher than base of cairn and outcrop 25m to SW
Survey:Abney level
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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
Weather fair.MountainMac26/05/2018
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 Fersit.kdbennett14/04/2017
stob coire sgriodain, stob coire sgriodain south top, garbh bheinn, meall garbh, chno dearg, meall chaorach, creag dhubh ACW from fersit.robertphillips14/08/2016
AwesomeTopsaswell19/03/2016
Decision time here, is it a walk thru or do I walk back to Loch Ossian SYHA. Called National Railway information line, and after some spelling out of strange Scottish names found the train would be at Tulloch at 1808hrs. Walk thru it is so after here its straight on for Chno Dearg. 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
Bit of a diversion off from Stob Choire Sgriodain, not sure if I visited this one in 1996 when I was last on Chno Dearg.Buteobuteo14/04/2014
With GHC.Play2End30/03/2013
KeithByTheC12/08/2012
With Chno Deargnickywood105/07/2012
4 of 6: From Chno Dearg.ChrisR29/04/2012
On own as part of pre-CUHWC Corrour trip. Onto Chno Dearg, then Stob Coire Sgridain and back over Beinn na Lap. Weather good.AGWilliamson04/09/2011
Run ot to Corrour from Fersit with on Ochil Hill Runners weekend away: oer Stob Coire Sgriodain and Chno Dearg.Eddie20/11/2010
Jeanette missed this one, took a rest while I did detourdickscroop26/09/2010
self (Chno Dearg)davidsbatty04/07/2009
With Stob Coire Sgriodan and Chno Dearg(qv), from Fersutpwheeler30/05/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave27/02/2009
Blisco29/12/2008
anticlockwise circuit of the tops and Munro of Stob Coire Sgriodain and Chno Deargvegibagger29/05/2008
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
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit29/06/2007
Gentle sloping summit almost plateau likeRhayader_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
t74redcon22/07/2006
See Chno Dearg dbb12/04/2005
3 of 4: From Stob Coire Sgriodain South Top.ChrisR29/03/2004
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
A short distance south from the north top across a rather insignificant dip. yorkie25/05/2003
With Vic, Jon and Darren. Third of four enjoyable peaks today.mikejacobs08/04/1999
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
From Fersit, over Stob Coire Sgriodain and Chno DeargGallovidian03/06/1998
Galltywenallt24/03/1997
Short diversion to this from main circuit.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
From FersitBLACKHILL09/08/1993
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.Eddie11/07/1992
Solo run around East Treig Munros from / to Fersit then West pair.Chris Pearson27/05/1992
MC DBMartin6620/03/1992
with Morag SintonRockhopper26/05/1991
With John from Fersit - little memory. SS30/03/1991
See Chno Dearggerrybowes24/10/1988
Circuit of Chno Dearg, Stob Coire Sgriodain and tops from Ossian Youth Hostel RHW03/06/1988