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Name:Meall nam Peithirean
Hill number:1044
Height:974.2m / 3196ft
Parent (Ma):1040  Sgurr Mor
Parent (SMC):1040  Sgurr Mor
RHB Section:14B: The Fannaichs
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Cromarty
Class:Munro Top, Subsimm
(MT,sSim)
Grid ref:NH 20737 70881
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:29.3m
Col:944.9m  NH 2057 7113  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 20
(1:25k) 436S
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 305 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Loop of the 4 eastern Fannichs. Weather started off promising but spent day in the clag above 800m. Long boggy walk out to car.cjo04/10/2019
With JW. From West end of Loch Glascarnoch, up Abhainn an Torrain Duibh to Creag Dhubh Fannaich, Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich, Sgurr Mor, Meall Gorm, An Coileachan. Long descent with painful knee but good views!robertgn08/01/2019
Climbed solo from A835 west of Loch Glascarnoch. Followed path on the West Bank of the Abhainn an Torrain Duibh (not marked on map). Ignore the track through the forest. Continue alongside Abhainn a Ghiuthais Li as far as the footbridge (also unmarked) at 252712. Ascended Meallan Buidhe (skirted summit), An Coileachan, Meall Gorm SE top and main top, Meall nam Peithirean, Sgurr Mor, Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich. Return via Craig Dhubh Fannaich (summit skirted) and back alongside outward route. Excellent conditions. Fine walk but long and rough walk in/out. Luckily very dry conditions - bogs would hinder progress.jamessteel10024/07/2018
With ChristineKeith9926/09/2017
with MartinTopsaswell22/07/2017
From parking on A835 followed W bank of Abhainn an Torrain Duibh then N back of Allt an Loch Sgeirich, crossed and up Creag Dhuibh Fannaich, then Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich, Sgurr Mor, Meall nan Peithirean, Meall Gorm summit and SE top to An Coileachan. Descended to Abhainn a'Ghiuthais Li, crossed using footbridge at NH252712 and followed W bank back to A835kdbennett10/07/2017
KeithByTheC16/08/2015
From Lochdrum a round of Carn na Criche, Sgurr Mor, Meall nam Peithirean and Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich.rhalstead28/06/2015
A stroll in the park.Play2End14/09/2014
SoloLoz_mck04/08/2013
3 of 6: From Sgurr Mor.ChrisR21/06/2012
ghaley04/06/2012
self (Sgurr Mor)davidsbatty06/06/2009
Another easy stroll. Interesting frost patterns in the moss.signyred18/05/2009
Long day's walk with Lucy & Euan in deteriorating weatherbarnz4822/07/2008
t153redcon11/05/2008
NUFWAS Easter trip. With Will, Jon & Clare.Grinner06/05/2008
alone Also 22/5/15 CK SheilaS05/05/2008
From Loch Fannaich Lodge completed An Coileachan, Meall Gorm, Sgurr Mor, Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich, Meall A'Chraggaigh, Sgurr nan Clach Geala, Sgurr nan Each + 3 Tops, 26.6km, 2250m, in 10.3hr plus 12km bike ride both in and out.JamesSDonald05/10/2007
Long traverseAJones26/08/2007
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit13/08/2007
3 of 6: From Sgurr Mor.ChrisR22/05/2006
Glasgow and Lancaster Weekend. Ascent with Hugh, Tom and Andyalexmaclennan05/02/2006
with Geoff and Philvegibagger27/10/2005
Round of Fannaichsnickywood116/06/2005
Returned down the SSE ridge of Sgurr Mor and eventually located the linking col in the mist. yorkie30/05/2005
With Jeanettedickscroop13/07/2004
Grand tour of Fannichs, cycled in from Grudie. Ascended An Coileachan and headed to Sgurr Mor - picked up Bienn Liath Mhor Fhainnich and bivvied on side of the Mhor in a shepherds howf.nordicstar06/07/2004
Big Fannichs walk on fine day, see log for Sgurr Morpwheeler23/05/2004
With Gary Hodgson.Dangerous Dave13/05/2004
easy grassy steps climb from se. lots of Ptarmigen croaking above 2900ft just loosing white feathersWhithaugh08/05/2004
Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich, Sgurr Mor, Meall Gorm and An Coileachan plus 3 Tops.PGCE23/02/2004
Time approx. See Sgurr Mor. dbb17/05/2003
Top with David.Dugswell207/08/1998
Galltywenallt30/05/1997
Between two Munros on this Fannaichs walk.Aye Jimmy29/07/1995
Alone on walk through from Loch Droma to end of estate road strating with Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich and ending with An Coileachan. Gill picked me up on what must have been dry conditions as I used my lightweight boots for the first time. SS13/07/1995
MTB to Fannich Lodge then anti clockwise round of 7 Fannich Munros. Solo.PeterD16/05/1994
With a friend. A long day in the Fannaichs. After ascending Beinn Liath Mhòr Fannaich went south of col slightly to ensure avoiding steep snow field, and then worked back towards col and hence to of Sgùrr Mòr. I descended alone to Càrn na Criche and back. We descended, still in mist, over Meall nam Peithirean, going slightly too far south (ensuring we did not get on to too steep a ground). We then navigated straight to the summit of Creachan Rairigidh. We continued to Meall Gorm and An Coileachan.pwbellarby16/04/1994
East Fannichs round, Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich to Beinn Liath Mhor a'Ghiubhais Li, from the Ullapool road.Eddie20/07/1993
A 835 / L GlascarnochBLACKHILL30/07/1992
5 Fanaichs and tops, started in the wrong place, hot and sunny, no water up there, finished 1.30am.iangalbraith23/05/1992
With: hb; Parked up track at W end of Loch Droma. Up allt a'Mhaidaidh to Meall a'Chrasgaidh. Round to Sgurr nan Clach Geala then back to Carn na Criche & up to Sgurr Mor. Down S to Meall nam Peithirean then contour to Beinn Liath Mhor Fannaich & down NE.Ian Baines29/05/1988
The four eastern Fannaich Munros RHW10/06/1986
Solo Uisdean2530/05/1985
See Sgurr Morgerrybowes10/04/1985
Part of the north Fannichs ridge walk with GB.bolton10/04/1985
7.15am solo from Nest bothy> S nan Each, Clach Geala, Carn an Criche, Sgurr Mor, M Gorm, off its S ridge> Nest 1.15pm. Sgurr Mor, this top but not Carn na Criche and Meall Gorm 8/6/03 solo again en route to An Coileachan that timeniallp16/07/1984
With Wol. Two visits.beorwulf07/07/1983
From S Mor. Last of coffee. Filled flask with snow. 16.50. to M Gorm.arranc29/05/1978