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Name:Meall a' Chairn
Hill number:4692
Height:510m / 1673ft
Parent (Ma):1038  Meall Glac Tigh-fail
RHB Section:14A: Loch Maree to Loch Broom
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Broom, Catchment Boundaries, Little Broom
Class:Hump, Dodd (500-599m), Highland Five, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,5,HF,Y)
Grid ref:NH 15014 85759
Summit feature:cairn by memorial
Drop:106m
Col:404m  NH161849  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 20
(1:25k) 436N
Observations:outcrop 10m NNE of cairn at NH 15244 85947 is as high; intermediate summit is probably just lower
Survey:Abney level
Comments:Alternative summits at NH151858 and NH152859
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 13 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Croftown via Meall Glac Tigh-fail and Carn Dearg, descent from bealach on Dundonnell Coffin Road Track.Chris Peart11/06/2016
Croftown circular with SG.Smudge10/04/2015
With SmudgeSteveG10/04/2015
Meall Glac Tigh-fail, Carn Mhic Ruairidh, Carn Breac Mor, Meall a'Bhainne, Carn a'Bhiorain, Meall a'Chairn & Carn Dearg from a parking spot on the Inverbroom Lodge road.jimbloomer09/04/2015
Revisited for the ENE twin summit and attached P30. Very steep climb from road, a few crags to avoid.RHW10/06/2014
From SE via Carn Dearg, parked near houses, path passes L of first house, thru gate, over fence, then follows top edge of wood. Continued S then SW to Bhiorain, descending with care to cross gorge. 3 summits: SW-most seems higher; NE also has cairn. Both have 510m spots on 1:10k mapping so I'll revisit sometime to claim the tick.RHW22/11/2013
Summit needing a survey!! Three points on summit ridge NE-SW over about 240/260 metres ie about 120/130 metres between each and various maps option of 1.25k and geograph giving all three as 510m but 1.50k giving NE top as 511m Done on the way to the Friday Ullapool ferry to head out to St Kilda next day, with Rob Woodall, Paul Reeve and Martin Richardson doing various other tops around.vegibagger22/11/2013
bjewing27/07/2019
Gavin Theobald07/05/2019
Tricky22/05/2018
iaindbrown12/05/2017
Alan Whatley28/04/2015
Alan Moore15/06/2012
chalky195323/11/2000