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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)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 63234 32721
Summit feature:rock 1m NE of trig point
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 224 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Navigated in low cloud from Meall Odhar. Steep descent to the Rob Roy Way then walked back to Killin for drinks at The Falls of Dochart Inn. Nice chat to William Hill, who caught the biggest salmon in Loch Tay!Dangerous Dave22/10/2019
Pleasant walk up through forest. Open track from the aerial up to the dam. Above the dam cut up the hill. Good views of the Loch Tay with Kenmore at one end and Killin at the other.elizyanne15/10/2019
Parked about 2 km or so shy of the reservoir (just next to a large, but unlocked, gate) then a clockwise circuit of Creag Gharbh, Meall Odhar & Ceann Creagach. Water level low, fly count high.summitter03/08/2019
Solo jog, from near Auchmore.amswanston19/05/2019
Up from Auchmore, was able to drive 2km though could have gone further through unlocked gates. Easy stroll from near mast.willyross27/03/2019
Large area at start of track suitable for parking (585323) is now fenced off. Limited parking still possible - also further East at (590328)49pp18/03/2019
From minor road near Killin, via Rob Roy Way.Grinner24/11/2018
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
Trantham Clan07/06/2018
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
Simon Winton30/11/2017
walk livi05/11/2017
From Killinquadbarrel04/11/2017
Bike from Killin to just beyond Lochan Breaclaich, rest on foot, on a miserable day. Recorded route and write-up at:
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
Sick Kid05/02/2017
Dave McG17/01/2017
Erik B17/01/2017
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
dave g31/07/2016
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
2 of 2: From Meall Odhar.ChrisR25/11/2015
Nick Down122/11/2015