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Name:Meall Chuaich
Hill number:388
Height:951m / 3120ft
RHB Section:05B: Loch Ericht to Glen Tromie and Glen Garry
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 71650 87826
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:466m
Col:485m  NN719786  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 42
(1:25k) OL51W 394W
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 569 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
25th May 2019 GMC Aviemore trip. Walked with David Lane-Joint. Some rain & wind blowing from the west. jps66626/05/2019
with Markgrimjimm04/05/2019
68th Munrolojzi86062122/04/2019
Solo from DalwhinnieTopsaswell19/04/2019
Use layby 94 an easy path to follow to the private bothy. Maybe use a bike. Easy a decent up and down in under 4hrAristotle Chip23/02/2019
Out and back from the A9. A good way to spend my 60th birthday!Geoff Briggs07/02/2019
54 - a straightforward plod. Boggy in places, hard-going in others, and a couple of false tops. However, the views are extensive, with Munros in every direction, all in white today. With Jon and Nigel.huwthomas02/12/2018
Cloud level only just above summit.IainJohnston21/10/2018
Normal route from layby 94 on the A9. Pleasant walk-in and climb until weather closed in near the top. Reached summit in thick clag.the pigguy 04/10/2018
solo neil hutton01/06/2018
Hazy but still a fantastic viewpointthekirkie pirate31/05/2018
Previously climbed 21/02/2009duchally20/03/2018
From lay-by 94. Var cloud cover, SW F5-6, vg vis most of the walk, in cloud for last 200m. Spectacular views from top. Alone.CJM10/02/2018
There & back from layby 94 on the A9. Summit forecast was for very good/excellent visibility but ended up being barely 30m!Ajm031022/01/2018
With Dave in snowRodge20/01/2018
Climbed with Baz C. 1st of 3 today. Started at lay-by on A9.187lenny05/11/2017
I climbed Meall Chuaich (951m) today after work- accessed from the A9 just north of the A889 Dalwhinnie junction. Biked in for the first half hour along a hydro board track- 3.5hrs all in- very windy on top.chillyman823/06/2017
Long walk in, and outFifi6030/05/2017
TGOiansm218/05/2017
Weather fair.MountainMac25/03/2017
White out on topRuth10/03/2017
white out, sun a blue skin appeared on way down typical!cjo05/03/2017
From layby 93 on the A9, with a Munro Compleater's party for intermittent company. Meall Chuaich gleaming in new snow and small flocks of ptarmigan flying.Nick Down119/11/2016
From A9kdbennett17/07/2016
9milesTash09/07/2016
Tash in the cloud and rained on return Bikes. 3.5 Hourspigerg09/07/2016
With GGWC. Clear day. Fantastic 360' views from summit. Lots of grouse, ptarmigan and mountain hares.Maggie24/04/2016
Started early so we could drive back home after. Clear and dry on the walk from the A9. Lots of false summits on the way but we saw a couple of white mountain hares at the summit cairn.mindlessflogger02/04/2016
Debs and Goska, enroute to AviemoreMountain Goat17/03/2016
Fresh snow. Very windy on top.Hammy01/01/2016
With MR From Cuaich Over summit from west, the descended South to track Wintery showers - very strong winds again - good snow on summitwychwood21/12/2015
Nethymas 2015 Manchester meet. Climbed with Sergey, Dan and Salmar. Was the latter two's first Munro!electricfox19/12/2015
Hill 'run' after dropping kids to Dalguisenix_snilloc18/07/2015
Along track to Loch Chuaich, then up path to the summitGallovidian01/11/2014
2nd ascent with BrianPeterb18/10/2014
KeithByTheC10/08/2014
From the A9. Easy walk up the track to power station then up the flank out and backmick01/06/2014
On own.MorecambeMonkey21/04/2014
Tim & KieraLoz_mck15/02/2014
Walked this one with John Porter. A quick up and down then off to the pub for a late lunch.Eileen O'Neil13/10/2013
GLSS hillwalk. Lovely sunny day and good views from the top.killiedaft13/07/2013
From layby 94, a nice easy walk in and steady climb.rhalstead29/06/2013
Linear route as part of TGO Challenge.Gayle15/05/2013
NMC Easter trip (Winter conditions)ajsburns05/04/2013
With Kenny & CathJamesSDonald10/02/2013
Standard route from Cuaich lay-by. Sunny spells gave attractive views.davidpettit8401/01/2013
with David (his first) and Sarah (her third) - very hot and sunny except on summitgrahamzwilson11/08/2012
Avril,s last munromunromurph01/07/2012
With Sam and Timrobba_wag16/06/2012
Meall Chuaichbasscadet26/02/2012