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Name:Meall Buidhe
Hill number:737
Height:946m / 3104ft
RHB Section:10B: Knoydart to Glen Kingie
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Nevis (Loch)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NM 84902 98966
Summit feature:rock 2m SW of cairn
Drop:496m
Col:450m  NG856017  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33 40
(1:25k) 398E 413S
Observations:rock is c 40cm higher than base of cairn
Survey:Abney level
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 438 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
with Jeff and Jim.Ellie's Hills13/10/2019
From Inverie over Meall Buidhe, Luinne Bheinn and tops in between. Dreadful day, heavy rain with hail showers for a bit of variety.IWC12/10/2019
1st munro of the day. After Lord Brocket's monument turned east up Gleann Meadail till Mam Meadail reached. Turned north up path made of footholds to summit. Great views of islands (Eigg, Rum etc) and hills ==.dave neilson22/09/2018
Roy and Davemn2322/09/2018
Route: Car park at Kinloch Hourn - Barisdale - Gleann Unndalain (wild camp) - Luinne Bheinn East Top - Luinne Bheinn - Meall Coire na Gaoithe’n Ear - Druim Leac a’ Shith - Meall Buidhe SE Top - Meall Buidhe - An t-Uiriollach - Inverie Long Beach Campsite (camp) - Gleann an Dubh-Lochain - Barisdale - car park at Kinloch Hourn. Stats: 19hrs54, 59.5km, 4,116m ascent. Weather: pleasant first day, claggy above 300m on second day, then very wet & windy on third day. Notes: walked with injured knee, only MCP & I summited Meall Coire na Gaoithe'n Ear & Druim Leac a’ Shith.millionmts13/08/2018
Fifth of 6 peaks with Vic. A bit drizzly.mikejacobs12/08/2018
Camping at Inverie with Reg, completed horseshoe of Luinnie Bheinn to Meall BuidheJamesSDonald18/07/2018
Revisit: caught morning ferry with aim of completing two munros. The intense heat and lack of water made for curtailing of plans only Meall Bhuide and via An t-Uirollach. Nice breeze at long beach campsitecjo30/06/2018
From Kinlochourn, walked into Barisdale and up to Mam Barisdale, then up to Aonach Sgoilte and along ridge to Ladhar Bheinn, return to Mam Barisdale, bivvyed, up Luinne Bheinn and its East top, then round top of Coire to Meall Buidhe and its SE top, returned to E shoulder of Luinne Bheinn via Druim Leac a' Shith, descended to Gleann Unndalein, walked out to Kinlochourn via Barisdalekdbennett09/06/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2711/05/2018
Caught the 0730 ferry from Mallaig to Inverie,set up camp at the Long Beach campsite then a 12 hour anti-clockwise circuit of Meall Buidhe & Luinne Bheinn. On own.MorecambeMonkey30/04/2018
From Inverie with Luinne Bheinn and Beinn BhuidheGeoff Briggs31/05/2017
Martin Astleyhutonthehill28/05/2017
Ken & BruceGeraldine Fardon23/05/2017
Climbed on DMC Knoydart meet. With Sergey, Rike, Allan, Nial, Tim, Simon, Lena, Roos.electricfox28/05/2016
With Rob Wight and Ron Dorn from Inverie on a cool, low cloud and mizzle but dry and light wind day. 9 hours.alexmaclennan19/06/2015
Walk to The Old Forge Inn (Inverie)byron230213/06/2015
5 of 6: From Druim Leac a ShithChrisR30/05/2015
TGOiansm08/05/2015
All 3 Knoydart Munros starting from and returning to Kinloch Hourn. Day 52 of 59 for all Munros. 44km, +/-3200m, 16 hours.PGCE23/04/2015
ghaley14/06/2014
GMC end of May 2014 knoydart trip staying at trip staying at The Old Byre Inverie 1st assent jps66631/05/2014
After Luinne Bheinn with Rob after cycling up valley descent down steep ridge across valley floor and back to bikes and a easy descent to Inveries with time to spare for tea before eventually finding our sacks in pier. Beautiful sunny daydavid.walker4020/05/2014
The last one lovely dayNozzer13/09/2013
Left camp beside River Calnach at first light and ascended Druim Leac a Shith and then on to the summit. Lovely cloudless day again but a temperature inversion had caused the valleys to fill with mist. There looked like an excellent way to contour from Mam Barrisdale via two mid way lochs. Whilst returning to the tent, we met a dutchman who claimed that the weather was always like this when he came to Scotland, so we asked him to let us know when he comes again. After lunch back at the tent we proceeded upstream in order to get to our planned camp at Lock Quoich. However this proved difficult as the delightful valley closes in and becomes an unpassible gorge where it turns west. Mrs Mindlessflogger was a little perturbed that she wouldn't ever leave knoydart, but an ascent up deep steep veg on the north side landed us on the path from barrisdale.mindlessflogger12/07/2013
277th - Solo - took boat to Inverie, ascend Gleann an Dubh-Lochain to col and follow ridge round for the two Munros before descent to Inverie hostel. Fantastic area. Drizzle early on, but cleared up later, visibility good.RGibbs27/05/2013
Climbed up from Mam Meadail via Sgurr Sgeithe and the SE Top - from Inveriechriswatson21/05/2013
See Ladhar Bheinndickscroop05/06/2012
From Luinne Bheinn with descent from Beallach Ile Coire passed two lochans and ramp onto descent slopes of Luinne Bheinn to Mam Barrisdale.mattmcv06/05/2012
A massive long day of walking did from Kinlochhourn to Barrisdale Luinne Bheinn then this summit. All in one day. But what a day. Company: Soloiandesbottes27/08/2011
2nd of the day, few up and downs between peaks and temp close to 20oC. 3hrs from Luinne Bheinn inc. breaks. Down off W ridge and back to Inverie. 12hr15, 28.7km, ~1800m ascent.bowzi23/07/2011
walked in from kinlochhourn and done round of three luinne bheinn, meall bhuidhe, and ladhar bheinn, in the afternoon stayed at bothy that night.robertphillips24/06/2011
Continued on from An t-Uiriollach. Descended via similar route to ascent except followed the path all the way off Druim Righeanaich and crossed the marsh to the more westerly of the two bridges at 801989.garyhoney21/06/2011
Michael, Helen Blisco02/01/2011
With Gavin Rees, Edi Stewart & Mary Mackenzie. Also with Orion Mountaineering Club Members, Jasna Memic, Dom Ketley & John Burton.Dangerous Dave07/08/2010
Solo on TGO Challenge 2010alistairpooler15/05/2010
From Bunkhouse in InverarayBookerdddd30/04/2010
G&MG Tom, Annette & othersChris Blake18/04/2010
With club,completeing Luinne Bhein, Meall Buidhe + Tops, 16.8km 1620m 9.0hrJamesSDonald03/05/2009
Camping with friends about the 350m level on the Barrisdale – Mam Barrisdale path. Circuit of Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe. From Sgurr Sgeithe I went back up the ridge to the South-east Top of Meall Buidhe and on to the main top of Meall Buidhe. From Meall Buidhe I went down westward and stopped for a bite to eat. I continued up to the summit of An t-Uiriollach I returned to the col with Meall Buidhe and went down the glen to the north, keeping well east of the burn. I reached the Mam Barrisdale track and walked on it back to the camp site. Very good walking conditions - dry with a breeze.pwbellarby01/06/2008
With Jay, one of our biggest days. Ferry acorss and camped at Barrisdale, fairly luxurious, unbroken sunshine & no midges! Big 3 Munros in one big day.Colinmac200506/05/2008
3rdThearlaichdubh23/04/2008
Munro 153 2007 compleationancient brit19/07/2007
With David Alexander & Dave Roeder. Fr the Old Byre in Inverie (12:05), along S bank of river & up E ridge to MB, then to SE top. Cloud ~ 850m lifted during traverse to Luinne Bheinne leaving sunshine and great views to W. Cont Luinne Bheinn. dbb13/06/2007
CK SheilaS08/06/2007
4 of 4: From the SE top.ChrisR12/07/2006
SMMC Knoydart meet.clashcityrocker13/06/2006
With Alan, from Barisdale.Grinner16/04/2006
Did with Allan and Chris Doig from Barrisdale Bothy.jonbowyer06/08/2005
Climbed with Jon and Chris D. Excellent conditions. Chris's new boots (2 sizes too small!!) caused some delay!amcculloch06/08/2005