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Name:Meall na h-Eilde
Hill number:764
Height:837.2m / 2747ft
RHB Section:10C: Loch Arkaig to Glen Moriston
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Lochy, Ness
Watershed:Inner Moray Firth, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Greater Loch Linnhe, Land's End to John o' Groats, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 18552 94621
Summit feature:outcrop by cairn
Col:387m  NN199953  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34
(1:25k) 399 400
Observations:summit lies to N of fence line
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 221 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Clockwise circuit of 2 Corbetts + 1 Graham. Fence posts made it easy from Geal Charn in the mist.Owen B10/10/2019
Third visit; TGOC 19Colin Crawford14/05/2019
From the Witches Pool, up the forestry track along the Gleann Cia-aig to Meall an t-Sagairt, across to Meall na h-Eilde and on to Meall Coire nan Saobhaidh, before doubling back to h-Eilde's west top and the big down and up to the fine ridge of Glas Bheinn. Got back on the forestry track by returning northwards to Coire na Cosaig, then eastwards to a dam over which it is possible to cross the Abhainn Chia-aig.summitter13/04/2019
Meall na h-Eilde and Meall an Tagraidh. Up track from W end of Mile Dorcha and then straight up top main summit through knee deep very soft snow. stable enough so no problems though hard work. Easy cross over to second summit with a fence to follow and then straight back down. A much finer day than the forecast, pleasant weak sun most of time.dickscroop27/01/2019
On my own. Another hot day. Back in time for the World Cup on Colin's Tele in the van.iansm07/07/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2714/05/2018
From Eas Chia aig carpark. very easy 2 miles of following forest track north wards. Bagged meall an Tagraidh first.Jhimmy17/09/2017
Rain on reaching summit sweeping in from Ben and Grey Corries. Up from Achnasaul bulldozed track but less of an eyesore than Glen Cia-aigdavechaffey27/05/2017
2 of 6: From Meall na Tagraidh.ChrisR11/09/2016
Standard route from Eas Chia-aig carpark. Easy ascent and descent via baby Hydro roads. Clear tops but blustery wind and mizzle. Seemed like a long walk back along the road to car.alexmaclennan17/06/2016
Gleann Cia-Aig is a mess at the moment, due to the new hydro construction But you're soon above it and the hill is very good, with fine views of half of Scotland. Quite a steep way onto the plateau, but easy going after that.Gill10/09/2015
Did after Geal Charn & before Glas Bheinnduchally03/07/2015
Alongside Geal Charn from Achnasaul. Terrible weather made us abort any ideas to climb the neighbouring Graham so just took the boggy track back to Loch Arkaig.bowlesy11/05/2015
Started from Achnasaul by the Marine Harvest building and plodded up the new and ugly bulldozed track and then onto a feint atv track initially to Geal Charn and then onto Meall na h-Eilde.Peterb11/05/2015
Impressed with the fence posts. Good peak which once loomed out of the cloud. Got a couple of views from summit then glissaded back down. Easier than walking. Company: Soloiandesbottes12/02/2015
Dark Mile diversion was irritating. The snow was fun. Then over to Glas Bheinn. Not enough daylight for Geal Charn.Martin R28/12/2014
Eas Chia-aig waterfalls - Gleann Cia-aig - Bealach an Easain - Meall na h-Eilde - Geal Charn - path by Allt Dubh - Achnasaul - lanedavidpettit8430/05/2014
lovely dayoatcake30/05/2014
2nd one of the round nice day but a cold wind on the topNozzer15/04/2014
An anti-clockwise circuit from Achnasaul. With Gavin.MorecambeMonkey02/11/2013
2nd/3 marilyns from Achnasaul. A welcome summit breeze created perfect summer conditions.Topographer5721/07/2013
from Cia-aig car park, via easterly diversion due to forestry. Wild boar in glen, ptarmigan, plover, up this one then Geal Charn via Saobhaidhe top and out to Achnasaul. Quiet, as was the weatherniallp16/06/2013
NUFWAS Easter trip at Invergarry. With Housechild.Grinner31/03/2013
Solo.Dangerous Dave30/11/2012
round of glas bheinn, meall na h eilde, and geal charn from achnasaulrobertphillips25/10/2012
SHills report. good day with Clare.johnm15/01/2012
CK SheilaS15/09/2011
Circuit via Gleann Cia-aigrjf3518/07/2010
With Mora, via Gleann Cia-aigBLACKHILL23/05/2010
With JVJohn Lee14/03/2009
From car park at foot of Glen Cia-Aigm up valley and climb to Eilde, then cross top to Geal carn, down to road at Acnasaul and back to startnordicstar31/12/2008
Meall na h-Eilde (NN 187945) S/F NN176888 Mild (very cold wind on summit) sunny spells, occasional shower. Cloud broken >3000' giving good views from summitJohn Young01/02/2007
1 of 3: From Eas Chia aig CP.ChrisR01/11/2006
Solo trip, very wet; with Geal CharnInvicta1429/05/2004
With Kenny SummersSpudGunn08/05/2004
Fantastic route over two Corbetts.douglas_easton24/06/2003
MC JC With Geal Charn. A very enjoyable round on first day of Easter holiday. Warm sunshine and perfect walking conditions. Started from Eas Chi-aig waterfall and followed the hills anticlockwise. Ground dry with lizards sunning themselves. Red admiral butterflies. 3h.,30 to Geal Charn. Fantastic views to the Aonachs, Grey Corries, Shiel / Affric. Lack of fitness telling!Martin6629/03/2002
Along with Geal Charn, two Corbetts done from the 'Dark Mile' carpark to the S at end of Loch Arkaig.Aye Jimmy30/12/2000
Solo Uisdean2524/12/2000
Climbed with Geal Charngman09/09/1999
By Loch Arkaig. Pine marten on road. By waterfall for 2 1/2m out of forest to moor. Very steep by waterslide into corrie. Gentle pull over grass and some boulders to top. 12.30. to M C n S.arranc29/06/1997
Round of Glas Bheinn, Glas Charn and Meall na h-Eilde from the Loch Arkaig road.Eddie03/01/1997
Solo. From east end of Loch Arkaig. Walked west along the road to near Achnasaul and then walked up stalkersí path a little to the east of Allt Dubh. Ascended southern slopes of Geal Charn to reach the summit. Descended to Bealach Carn na h-Urchaire and so to the summit of Meall Coire nan Saobhaidh. Descended to Bealach Choire a' Ghuirein and so to the summit of Meall na h-Eilde. Descended to Bealach an Easain and hence back via Gleann Cia-aig. Weather good, with excellent views.pwbellarby22/09/1996
Corbett bagging: Meall na h-Eilde and Geal Charn RHW27/12/1993
Ascended by following ruined fence from Geal Charn and Meall Coire nan Saobhaidh in clearing conditions.JohnW18/02/1990