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Name:Meall nan Gabhar
Hill number:84
Height:744m / 2441ft
RHB Section:01D: Inveraray to Crianlarich
County/UA:Argyll and Bute (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 23580 24020
Summit feature:rock in centre of grassy summit
Col:479m  NN243239  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) OL39N 364N
Survey:Leica Disto D510/Leica RX1250
Comments:summit measurement 744.0m. Replaces hill 85 as Marilyn
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 144 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Handy gate through deer fence at end of overgrown track (216239)49pp31/07/2020
Round of Beinn Bhalgairean, Meall nan Gabhar (old and new top) and Meall nan Tighearn from start of track to Succoth via forestry track on a day of rain and low cloud.RobertP26/05/2019
Revisit. Bhoineach-Bhreac-Tighearn-Gabhar, P NN 2197 2461 where obscure mapped track leads nicely to treeline. Bitter wind but clear and sunnyish. Outcrop (onto which I relocated the small scrappy 3-stones cairn from a few m away)RHW14/04/2019
Solo walk over Ben Lui, Beinn a' C., Meall nan G., and Beinn Bhalgairean.amswanston04/01/2019
7 top round ACW from parking at bridge before succoth lodge 20599 26451 beinn bhalgairean, beinn bhoidheach, beinn bhoidheach SE top, beinn bhreac, meall nan tighearn, meall nan gabhar revisit meall nan gabhar old GR.robertphillips09/12/2018
using bikes with wendy on a clear cold day ending with freezing feetdmckeith29/10/2018
From Succoth Forest CP. Biked to bend at 220243, easy up through trees and onto hill. Sunny, clear, calm and great views.iangalbraith28/10/2018
Used car park just off A85. Notices for no unauthorised vehicals beyond this. Followed estate tracks to below the ridge a bit further than shown on 50k map. Took first fire break up to deer fence would have been better to take second gap in trees which was only 100m or so futher which lead to a gate. Up to ridge & summit which has no cairn. 5 hours 20 total on a day of high winds.rogreeves16/09/2018
Parked just up track, off A85, at NN193275, where there was plenty of room for a large vehicle. Bike up to 220247, then round of Meall nan Gabhar, Meall nan Tighearn and Beinn Bhalgairean. Recorded route and write-up at:
2 of 6: From M n G Old GR.ChrisR01/11/2016
Did the two grahams from the bridge on the track to Succoth. Easy finding the way onto both of them due to cleared forest and useful new tracks. Only 4 hours for both, without cycling, though got a bit of a lift down on a timber wagon.jenx09/09/2016
Parked at the spot others indicated, GR 205264 however met the forest manager who said that should only park 10m from main road at the spaces allocated, however he was ok with us parking where we were... Took the track and walked it easily up to 220243 where a short gap in the trees leads to teh open fell. STraightforward to the summit and other tops, onwards to Bhalgairean.nordicstar09/09/2016
From A85. Car to lockable gate and no entry symbol at 205265, bicycle to 220243, then up steep hillside. Continue via col, tree fights and deer fences to Bhalgairean.Topographer5706/09/2015
Along with Tighrean from A82, most of way on bike on pretty good track. The 'old top' still has the cairn but did both. A pleasant day in good weather for a change after a rough week.dickscroop09/06/2015
With D Roeder. Parked on road by Corryghoil (8:15) and walked up track to junction at 220245. Track NW for abt 100m, then up to higher track (not on map) to about 216243 and briefly through felling to open country. Then via gate at 219247 to summit of Beinn Bhalgairean (10:25). Returned to junction, followed track round bend to abt 220243, then steeply up through old felling through crags to broad ridge and summit of Meall nan Gabhar (12:30). Mostly dry but not v clear. Back to junction and down to car; finish 14:15. Teams of workmen replacing cables on power line from Cruachan.dbb03/05/2015
went in the long way, by bike from Glen Falloch.IanHHill21/08/2014
Ardlui-Inverarnan-Meall nan Tighearn-Meall nan Gabhar-Beinn a'Chleibh-Inverarnan-Ardluicampagvelocet03/07/2014
Vehicles allowed to NN20599 26451. If you are cheeky you could drive to NN22001 24324. Otherwise walk or cycle and then climb over deer fence. I visited Tighearn first and then skittered around on the ice in a tremendously windy hailstorm. Two pairs of gloves and still thought I was in for chilblains. Lovely little mountain. Didnt fancy dropping down to pylons in the wintry conditions.Martin R07/03/2014
2 graham round beinn bhalgairean and meall nan gabhar parked near succoth lodge.robertphillips26/12/2013
Alone, making use of bike from Glen Falloch farm along track.Grinner29/04/2012
PMI Uisdean2527/11/2010
Weekend at wigwams with Lamberts and McGowansdonmeister16/10/2009
Walked in from A85 by track from Corryghoil in good weather. Headed then for Beinn Bhalgairean.JohnW22/06/2007
On my Mull of Kintyre to Fraserburgh walkBLACKHILL09/05/2007
from old top. 400m further after another drop and reascent reached top supposedly 1m higher than the old one. My GPS couldn't tell the difference. 13.45.arranc11/04/2007
Relocated summit since RHB; fine twin-top hill. park @ 205263, tk then S thru spruce; =/- easily thru spruce @ col to Gabhar, down via pylons RHW28/01/2000
Beinn Bhalgairean and Meall nan Gabhar from the Tybdrum to Dalmally road.Eddie17/08/1995
Approximate date. Climbed in error- meant to be climbing Beinn a'Cleibhhillsman01/07/1981
Rod M27/10/2019
dave g11/06/2019
Steve Q27/04/2019
Simon Winton02/05/2018
hill walker14/01/2018
Dave McG09/09/2017
Erik B09/09/2017