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Name:Meall a' Phubuill
Hill number:784
Height:772.7m / 2535ft
RHB Section:10D: Mallaig to Fort William
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Eil, Catchment Boundaries, Lochy
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 02942 85408
Summit feature:cairn
Col:306m  NN092858  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 399
Observations:rock 10m N of cairn at NN 02947 85418 may be as high
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 229 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Fassfern - Glen Suileag - Meall a' Phubuill - Meall Onfhaidh - Aodann Chleireig - Fassferndavidpettit8403/06/2017
From Fassfern - nice track by river then over to Br nan Uamhachan which I now see I did before in 1999! Still nice warm sunny day for 27Km!davechaffey28/05/2017
From Fassfern. The first part of the walk is very pleasant through woods along the river, but then there’s the obligatory turbine house and a new hydro road after a couple of km. This leads to a metal bridge about 300 m downstream of Glensuilaig bothy (which is a gem), and a bulldozed track up the hill. The way up to Meall a’Phubuill looks fearsomely steep, but it’s an imposter. The ground is dry and grassy, and the going is very easy. The angle eases at some solifluction terraces, and a lochan, and you’re soon at the cairn.Gill09/04/2017
From Fassferndaviemore10/10/2016
With Martin Banfield and Iain Price. Quite a warm day. Midgies about. Easy enough. Followed by the graham.tallblond05/08/2016
Easy circuit including Onfhaidh with Iain P and a Tall Blonde. A good day out with light rain later.Phreerunner05/08/2016
Solo.Dangerous Dave07/07/2016
Track from Fassfern a noisy trucky mess for the first 2km and most of the way to the bothy. Another invasive hydro scheme.alda05/05/2016
Approached from Fassfern and Gleann Suileag in weak sunshine. windy day.oatcake07/06/2015
From Fassfern with Jon Moss, Andy Paton and Graeme Wilkinson. Followed blue ring walk to bothy then land rover track to wooden bridge. Steep ascent. Screaming wind on top. Continual drizzle/ rain. 6 hours totalalexmaclennan12/03/2015
with SueFrank16/02/2015
From Fassfern, up trach from just before bothy ,then cut up to summit and on to the two Graham tops and dropping down to valley. Poor valley path back to bothy where I missed the bridge so had to wade. In cloud all the way along the top but rpoute not a problem.dickscroop31/12/2014
Asented from Fassfran to Glensulaig bothy then up to summite, Cold windy day with snow 5hrsNozzer07/12/2014
Carried on to Aodann Chleireig & Meall Onfhaidhduchally20/08/2014
Sunny spells, dry, mild, sharp wind, good views. Came back by valley, bit of a trudge, but quicker.iangalbraith15/04/2014
3rd/3 from Fassfern. A breeze blowing over the summit gave temporary relief from the hot sun and aggressive black flies.Topographer5720/07/2013
beinn bhan and meal a phubuill from glen loy.robertphillips03/11/2012
Alone, from Glen Loy.Grinner29/09/2012
On Cape Wrath TrailSteve Clark21/05/2012
CK SheilaS14/09/2011
Staying in Spean Bridge?douglas_easton23/10/2010
Jenx and Will - from road at Fassfearn, walk up pleasant track to ford and across to Glensulaig Bothy. East SW slopes to summit and back.nordicstar22/01/2010
5 of 5: From the east top.ChrisR06/05/2008
ran with peter wardtom smith05/05/2008
MC JC. A much better hill than anticipated. Started off from home on a very misty, dank and cold morning. Day improved to give clear skies and weak sunshine all day. Glen Loy in shade all the time with streaks of water ice on the path. Hard going up on to Druim Gleann Laoigh but very good walking along the top. Long distance views masked by a purple haze. Glorious sunset. No wind and very cold on return. Strange but beautiful smell in Glen Loy - like a very mild pipe tobacco!? Returned in the dark.Martin6608/01/2006
Solo tripInvicta1401/07/2003
3rd of 6 marilyns climbed on a 24marilyns in 24 hour solo attempt-abandoned after 6 marilyns as too tough to keep up the pace required.Chris Pearson27/08/2001
Solo, with bike Uisdean2503/08/2001
From Achnanellan, quite pleasant hill and not raining. Via E top.Aye Jimmy24/07/2001
Climbed a couple of New Years ago. Easy enough walk.gman09/09/1999
from E top. Wall providing easy guidance as rain started. Down to bealach and to top at 12.30.arranc19/07/1998
Round of Grahams and Corbetts from Fassfern. Afterwards, skidding down, nice farmer pulled the car out of a ditch.Eddie30/01/1998
On the TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL12/05/1997
Ascended from Druim Fada in cloud.JohnW30/05/1993
Fassfern on A830 – Track up E. side of Gleann Suileag – Leave track about ½km before Glensulaig Cottage & head up Stalker’s path – Up S. ridge to summit of Meall a’ Phubuill – Reverse. (PM)gerrybowes25/02/1992
Gulvain, south top and Meall a' Phubuill RHW30/12/1989
GavinTheobald 315/08/2019
Sick Kid01/03/2019