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Name:Creag Gharbh
Hill number:11
Height:637.4m / 2091ft
RHB Section:01A: Loch Tay to Perth
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NN 63234 32721
Summit feature:rock 1m NE of trig point
Drop:150.8m
Col:486.6m  NN 6267 3065  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48E 378E
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 191 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Drove up track for 2km towards reservoir (tarmac) to camp. A Graham and 5 Graham tops: Creag garbh; Meall Odhar; Ruadh MNeall; Meall daimh; Cul na Creag Am bacon (not named on map) plus the 609m top on way back.dickscroop19/08/2018
We had 2 cars so decided to walk from Ardreonaig to Achmore Burn (1 mile E of Killin) via the Rob Roy Way, diverting off to go up Meall Odhar and Creag Gharbh. Between the two tops, a matter of walking over the easiest ground- joining the E ridge below steep rough ground, N of the tiny lochan shown on the map. We descended S across heather and grass/runnels, the latter ground OK as it was so dry. A satisfying walk, as point-to points are, great views over the Tay valley.pwheeler29/05/2018
Here for the trigpoint. TP:UK log: We can see this trig from our lodge at Morenish, so decided it would be great to bag it. Longish walk (probably about 8km round trip) but only the last 500m was heather bashing, wee Hamish had lots of carries but didn't want to stay in the carrier! We were rewarded with great views from the top.thejackrustles22/05/2018
Circuit of Lochan Breaclaich.jimbloomer03/05/2017
revisit for tops, am bacan north top, am bacan, am bacan south top, meall reamhar, cul na creige, ceann creagach, meall odhar, creag gharbh from cp area opposite track junction leading to mast road.robertphillips05/02/2017
Followed the track (rob Roy way) from Killin past the reservoir then a steep rise over the crags to the summit trig. Deep snow yet in some places after the track it was very boggy.Stevend114/01/2017
Galltywenallt26/10/2016
solo - cycled almost to the topdonmeister30/05/2016
Followed the Tarmac road from near Auchmore to the reservoir. Track follows then faint path through small valley from hairpin.Lionel Bidwell19/05/2016
With D Roeder. Parked on road at bottom of track near Auchmore and walked up track through forest and above it past loch. From nearest point on track went steeply up to top (11:55). Dull and windy but clear. Return same route; end 13:50dbb02/05/2016
Creag Gharbh NN 632327 S/F NN 573322 Long walk up tarmac path with short steep ascent to sumit. Found blackhouse remains shortly after leaving track. Snow showers all day, mostly overcast with cold wind at top. Some sunny spells on ascent, cloudbase about same as sumit.John Young01/02/2016
Surveyed, survivedalda08/05/2015
selfdavidsbatty01/12/2014
A calm day between storms. Tarred road to Loch Breaclaich, then dirt track to hairpin bend followed by short but steep and rough ascent.Topographer5729/12/2013
CK SheilaS25/06/2013
and 05/10/2017chrispine25/06/2012
beinn nan oighreag morning and creag gharbh in the afternoon.robertphillips03/02/2012
Cycled almost all the way. Hill itself unexceptional.Martin R24/10/2011
Followed steep tarmac track up past Lochan Breaclaich to closest point then up to track, back down SSW. Rain came on after first mile and lasted for 24hours. Camping at Glen Dochart. Damp...agentmancuso06/08/2011
With Jenx, Andy T and Paul R from car parked nr Killin (at NN584322)- track past aerial and dam. Heavy snow making walking hard, deep drifts up to summit trig. Back the same way.nordicstar13/03/2011
From minor road near KillinBLACKHILL11/07/2008
RIB Uisdean2511/05/2008
MC JCMartin6602/12/2007
Wet morning walk up the track from Killin. Descended north to road on south side of Loch Tay.JohnW27/03/2006
Dry, mild, some snow, misty, poor views. 2004 repeat - dry, mild again, deep snow, some ice, good views.iangalbraith17/03/2002
Self and SallyInvicta1409/04/2001
Road to mast and dam. Steep pull up over heather, swamp and tussock past shielings to top at 11.10.arranc20/04/2000
After staying at Killin YH. With friend. Took advantage of two cars to leave one near Achmore. Continued in other to Braentrian and walked from there. Walked up a track and path past some shielings to meet a pipeline. We followed a track initially SW. Near Creag Gharbh we went north to the summit and back to the track a slightly different way. Continued on the track W past the dammed Lochan Breaclaich and so reached the road on the south side of Loch Tay. It did not rain!pwbellarby19/09/1999
fine little summit, heathery traverse from SW. (1) glen ogle pass E to shee of ardtalnaig; (2) quick bag from NW RHW05/12/1998
With Dave, Alan, MaryOik20/01/1996
Out and back from the Loch Tay South Road at the bridge over Allt Breaclaich.Eddie26/03/1995
briansv650s25/02/2018
PaulineD05/11/2017
walk livi05/11/2017
Gallovidian26/03/2017
Sick Kid05/02/2017
weaselmaster05/02/2017
Dave McG17/01/2017
Erik B17/01/2017
alanm07/01/2017
silverhow04/07/2016
hillhunter28/01/2016
Nick Down122/11/2015
anne336603/11/2015
borderline31/10/2015
h3cla23/10/2015
govanah30/05/2015
Dave Geere24/05/2015
Pete R21/02/2015
duchally04/02/2015