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Name:Meall Dubh
Hill number:767
Height:789m / 2589ft
RHB Section:10C: Loch Arkaig to Glen Moriston
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ness
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y,P500)
Grid ref:NH 24537 07837
Summit feature:rock 40m S of large cairn
Drop:544m
Col:245m  NH159035  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34
(1:25k) 415
Observations:cairn is at NH 24535 07875
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 214 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
3 top round from tracks to the north, mam a chroisg, meall dudh repeat, beinn an eoin,robertphillips10/06/2019
Late start up wind farm access track to one kilometre from summit. Easy walk from there. Cut back direct form corrie. Another hot one.SS07/06/2018
KeithByTheC20/05/2018
Climbed with Richard, started early from DMC New year meet. Fairly clear and cold in morning then became wet with poor visibility. Windy, Snowing and white out on top!. Drive back to Dundee afteramcculloch02/01/2018
77th – With Allan. From layby on A887 near bridge over Allt an Eoin. Follow track in and out of wood to bridge over Allt an Eoin. Head S then SW to reach col between Beinn an Eoin and Meall Dubh. Ascend S to reach summit. Return via outward route. Cold, dry day. Track seriously iced over. Underlying snow from 450m. Restricted visibility above col.RGibbs02/01/2018
MMC Tulloch Station WE. Solo following WH directions. Cycled in. Missed top in low cloud as GPS lost its mapping. Found summit passing several spooky wind turbines. 4 hoursalexmaclennan09/04/2017
fa,3 in party, club meet, windy, fresh snow on the ground from around 500m, snow and hail showers, 12.99km, from a887, wind farm tracks, then by a burn into coire an eoin, right to the back and up onto the summit area with its cairn, visited a couple of other rises as the cairn seemed to be slightly down hill from them, retuned same way.rum doodle 22/02/2017
Up and down from Glen Morriston on a very cold crisp day. This hill is now effectively an industrial site with wind farms, run of river hydro and pylons and all that goes with these - tracks, outbuildings etc. Great views from the top if you can ignore the mess.benalder28405/11/2016
Clockwise route from the parking area on the A887 directly opposite the gate giving access to the hill. On own.MorecambeMonkey30/10/2016
A thorough exploration of the hill from Invergarry. My route followed the Aldernaig burn up through the woods, round the very lovely Loch Lundie, up an old path to the Allt Lundie (uncrossable in spate), and up the E side of the river (with great waterfalls) to the wind farm. Good sheep tracks make the going easy. Along the wind farm track over Mam a Chroisg in heavy rain and sleet, and then along an old fence and over some bumps to the lovely summit plateau, with fine views. Down the wind farm track towards Meall nan Calman, then rough stuff for a short while, followed by good sheep tracks contouring around the head of the little streams. I picked up the old path near the top and then found an argocat track back to the Loch. This is a hill to bag now before it disappears under a tide of encroaching renewables schemes. There is a second wind farm under construction to the W and a hydro scheme at Loch a'Bhainne.Gill01/07/2016
Circuit from N.jimbloomer201/03/2016
Used bike as there is a very good(steep) track.duchally08/10/2015
Carn Dearg MC meet Kintail.clashcityrocker06/09/2015
CK SheilaS17/05/2015
A quick ascent up from Glen Moriston, good views all round the 1st snows of the year on the tops to the NorthNozzer05/11/2014
From metal gate at 208081, turned right onto steep track to open hill. Traversed up rough hillside to Allt Bealach Odhar, then followed animal tracks above its left bank all the way to the summit. Returned along a nice ridge to lochan under Clach Criche.Topographer5718/07/2014
NUFWAS Balmacara trip. Alone, on way home.Grinner31/05/2014
GMC meet. With Keith Andersonmike.hoult24/04/2014
Solo.Dangerous Dave02/12/2012
meall dubh from the west on the A87.robertphillips04/11/2012
With Grahamiansm19/08/2012
From Loyne dam. Plenty of snow on upper slopes made it more interesting than I suspect it in summer. Shame about the wind powerstation.Martin R08/02/2012
From the Loch Loyne DamBLACKHILL03/06/2011
JimT13/02/2011
selfdavidsbatty19/11/2010
From plantation to West at Isles road, track through woods before open hillside and direct line to summit. Spoiled now by windfarm close to top.nordicstar05/04/2010
Ski ascent with Kenny Summers & SteveSpudGunn27/12/2009
Meall Dubh(NH 246078) S/F NH203077 Day walk. Sunny spells, cool NE wind, Cloud base >3000'. Very dry under foot.John Young01/05/2008
2 of 2: From Clach Criche.ChrisR03/12/2007
MC JC. Climbed on a second attempt from Loch Loyne. The first attempt being abandoned due to a stinking cold. Cold August day with cloud touching the tops. Spongy grass, moss, heather and quite rough. Round trip in 3 h.Martin6613/08/2006
3rd last Corbett, one of least interesting. did Beinn Loinne the same day.IanHHill04/07/2005
Solo tripInvicta1430/05/2004
Simple ascent from road, on way down to Lake District to do 3,000ers again. David stayed in the car.douglas_easton28/05/2004
Stiff walk across boggy moorland. Summit ridge had a covering of snow. First Corbett.isabelle07/04/2004
Galltywenallt23/03/2003
From W near end of Loch Loyne. Soft powder snow, no views and non-descript hill; but a Corbett for all that.Aye Jimmy27/12/2001
On road for a mile to enter forest by climbing a deer gate. Through forest to moor and compass bearing over swamp grass and heather. Followed stream for a mile to within 100m of top at 13.00. The Dubh with the View. Lochs Loyne and Cluanie, Loine, Glen Moriston full length, Tee, Easains, B Mor, Teanga, snow patches on the Ben, Streap and Ciche.arranc18/07/1998
Evening Corbett bag from Glen Garry road.Eddie06/06/1995
Cairngorm Club “Easter” meet – actually held 1 week before Easter. It was based at Spean Bridge Hotel. The weather was not good so spent the morning chatting and drinking coffee. With a fellow member I ascended Meall Dubh, starting near the dam of Loch Loyne. The outward route was via minor tops of Clach Criche, Carn Dearg and Carn Tarsuinn. We then followed fence posts (on boundary). The fence does not go to the summit of Meall Dubh as the boundary does so we found ourselves in the mist having gone too far east. We retraced our steps and reached the summit. We descended a more direct route.pwbellarby09/04/1995
No map, walked half the hill to get here. Good weather and good views.iangalbraith21/08/1993
With Phil BreretonRobF17/04/1992
Ben Tee in the morning, Meall Dubh in the afternoon RHW21/10/1990
Ascended from the high point on the A87 over tussocky ground.JohnW02/06/1989
Solo Uisdean2528/05/1985
daviemore25/08/2019
benalder5023/08/2019
m0untain_n0mad08/08/2019
hillhunter02/08/2019
Rockdoctor04/05/2019
GavinTheobald 330/04/2019