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Name:Meall nan Ceapraichean
Hill number:1064
Height:977m / 3205ft
Parent (Ma):1062  Beinn Dearg
RHB Section:15A: Loch Broom to Strath Oykel
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Cromarty, Broom
Watershed:Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Inner Moray Firth, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NH 25729 82536
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:126m
Col:851m  NH263820  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 20
(1:25k) 436N
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 517 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Beinn Dearg - Cona' Mheall - Meall nan Ceapraichean - Eididh nan Clach Geala - Seana Bhraigh. Long day but incredible views.tomd426/08/2019
from Cona' Mheall before long walk back to Inverlael KeithByTheC19/04/2019
From Inverlael car park, along forest road then stalkers' path to Lochan Uaine then up and down Beinn Dearg, up and doen Cona' Mheall, then up Meall nan Ceapraichean, continuing to Ceann Garbh and Eididh nan Clach Geala, and out to Seana Bhraigh (via its South Top), returning to Inverlael on stalkers' path through Coire an Lochain Sgeirichkdbennett07/07/2018
From Inverlael on route to Eilidh nan Clach Geala via the col below Beinn Dearg - Bealach an lochan Uaine. Hot and humid conditions made for slow going.Roblex05/07/2018
with sam and davemn2314/10/2017
3rd munro of the day. Still straightforward despite strong winds.dave neilson14/10/2017
B&A. Eagle etcMorning27/08/2017
M2Dave Geere16/08/2016
Climbed with janice, due to bad weather just completed the one.JamesSDonald06/08/2016
First of three Munros today.mikejacobs03/08/2016
Four in one go. Out with the Steven Fallon walking group. Lots of deep snow but generally weather was better than expected.Eileen O'Neil30/04/2016
Whilst staying in Ullapool with Hiking Club guysSteve199605/01/2016
Lionel, Tony, JennieChris Blake16/09/2015
Long walk in, fairly easy bag. Weather changeable from hailstones to sun to cold wind.Jhimmy08/07/2015
From walkers car park, a round of Eididh nan Clach Geala, Ceann Garbh, Meall nan Ceapraichean, BD NT, Cona' Mheall and Beinn Dearg.rhalstead02/07/2015
With Gavin & John.MorecambeMonkey14/06/2015
GMC Ullpool trip 2015 second climb of the week. jps66629/05/2015
GMC ullpool trip 2015jps66624/05/2015
MMC weekend in Inverlael. Bein Dearg 4 with Robert Wight, Eunice Coop, John Berry and Jeremy Idle. Lovely sunny blue sky day with cloud inversion to west. Microspikes on mixed neve, snow and rock.alexmaclennan14/03/2015
Fourth day of five-day trip with DW & SL. Staying in Aultguish. Linda joined us for this day too, but did not do all four peaks with us. Classic Beinn Dearg horseshoe from Inverlael. This was an easier day than expected. The ascent to the ~850m col is very gentle, making it very easy. Good weather, with a haze 'inversion'. Descent from Eididh nan Clach Geala.AGWilliamson22/09/2014
2nd of 4. Easy enough navigating off EnCG, but can lose path over to 2nd Munro. Sun splitting the sky and excellent views all round. Cam packed up so no more pics and GPS has went awol.bowzi29/09/2013
Walked from Ullapool, solo, beautiful day easy hill 20mins up 25 down from bealach. Met group on hill who gave me alift back to Ullapoolmunromurph25/08/2013
Third of the day with GHC. Uneventful.Play2End13/04/2013
Solo trip from Black BridgeLoz_mck21/09/2012
SoloLoz_mck20/09/2012
the 4 beinn dearg group from inverael.robertphillips04/06/2012
Hyperopic27/05/2012
Climbed with Richard (all 5) on an excellent day - clear blue sky and no wind. Very long day though!! Stayed at Aultguish Innamcculloch31/03/2012
244th - with Allan - Stayed at Alltguish Inn, started from Inverlael to W. Dry, cloud-free tops and cool - perfect day. 12 hour round trip for all 5 of the Inverlael Munros.RGibbs31/03/2012
neil hutton31/05/2011
ghaley10/04/2011
100th Munroduchally13/08/2010
sololittle al08/08/2010
With Steve, RodOik08/06/2010
With Rod and Grant in a reverse of my last trip in a rather longer time. Good conditions until Cona' Mheal when mist closed in and temperature dropped. Felt knackered at the end - time for a Corbett! SS08/06/2010
Day 5 of 5. Climed with other 3 hills close by.akmilne20/05/2010
summitting just after 4pm, notice how close Cona Mheall is with mists clearing, across the 850m high plateau. Despite being desperately tired and knowing it'll be pretty dark bt 5.30 fell I've just got to go for it.vegibagger27/10/2009
6 of 6: From Cona Mheall.ChrisR23/10/2009
With Lynsey on 3-day backpackalistairpooler10/09/2009
Round of Beinn Dearg, Cona' Mheall, Meall nan Ceapraichean, Eididh nan Clach Geala, Seana Bhraigh and Am Faochagach from the west end of Loch Glascarnoch. Day 26 of 59 for all Munros. 38km, +/-2400m, 12 hours.PGCE14/05/2009
With AH Last of the day, rained on descent back to Bealachalanm25/04/2009
Long day's solo walk - hot, dry conditionsbarnz4825/07/2008
With: Tony Gordon. Notes: Claggy, windy day, wet rock, from Ullapool (letters, camping by Loch Broom), GPS to find col dchill0128/05/2008
With Chris Gordonzoob27/05/2008
Long walk in from Loch Droma up landrover track completing Beinn Dearg, Cona Mheall, Meal nan Ceapraichean, Eididh nan Clach Geala, Am Faochagach + 1 Top, 33.5km, 2020m, walking for 12.0hr, this also included an overnight beviy.JamesSDonald09/05/2008
alone SheilaS06/05/2008
Start ~ 182853, Inverlael. Followed good paths to Eididh nan Clach Geala, then headed south to Ceann Garbh and finally Meall nan Ceapraichean. Quite deep snow still lying in places. With Wombourne & Ron.steve hudson25/04/2008
second ascent on a round of the 3 munros, but not beinn deargrum doodle 18/10/2007
Munro 193 2007 compleationancient brit11/08/2007
With Wilf, ElFFloss19/06/2007