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Name:Meall Horn
Hill number:1130
Height:777m / 2549ft
Parent (Ma):1130  Meall Horn
RHB Section:16B: Durness to Loch Shin
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Durness, Catchment Boundaries, Laxford
Watershed:Dover to Cape Wrath, Cardiff to Cape Wrath
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NC 35263 44909
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:264m
Col:513m  NC338461  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 9
(1:25k) 445
Observations:rock outcrop 35m SE at NC 35292 44888 may be as high
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 217 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Sahbal Beag. Views just as good on the second visit!MichaelF23/07/2019
MMC Durness WE. with Rob Wight and Nick Harrington. An add on to the Foinaven cross walk. A stiff 1 hour there and back.alexmaclennan12/05/2019
From Arkle. South of Lochan na Faoileige, then a direct moderately steep ascent.Owen B20/04/2019
Cycled to Lone then Sabhal Beag and Meall Horn.Topographer5726/07/2018
Walked the track to the bealach, then on to Meall Horn and down to Lone via the S. shoulder.iansm14/05/2018
With M, staying in Oldshoremore. From Lone, very windy on summit ridge but dry.douglas_easton18/06/2017
FR & SR.Vin13/06/2017
with Sue and MVW after ArkleFrank13/06/2017
From Arkle over Meall Aonghais. Interesting descent through fascinating rocky landscape. Good viewpoint particularly of Cranstackie's SE ridge.MichaelF22/05/2017
CDMC Elphin meet, with Alan Dow,Dave Duncan and Vania Kennedy.clashcityrocker02/07/2016
Clear. Part of round of 3.davechaffey28/05/2016
An Earachd - Lone - Arkle - Meall Horn - Creachan Thormaid - Lone - An Earachddavidpettit8426/05/2015
Set off from Achfary car park passed lone boathy assented Meall a Horn then back to Arkle poissable the best way of assentting Arkle. Great views all dayNozzer14/03/2015
round of 3 arkle, meal horn, and sabhal beag Cycled from carpark at bridge to woods beyond lone then to summits.robertphillips08/07/2013
2nd ascentDenise 03/06/2013
a little grayer today, but still a fabulous view from the top, a lot of snow on top still, needed the crampons on top, Jon as well. Views out to Foinaven, Ben Hope etc.tallblond03/04/2013
selfdavidsbatty21/06/2012
alone SheilaS30/04/2012
Walk in from NC297402, via Lone. Arkle from here, then on to Meall Horn and Graham of Sabhal Beag. Out to same point via Strath na Seilich.nordicstar26/04/2011
Clear windless day only a lttle snow and ice on topAm Bodach30/01/2011
NUFWAS Durness trip. With Jon & Housechild.Grinner07/05/2010
and 18/06/2011chrispine05/11/2008
11 of 12: From Creagan Meall Horn.ChrisR07/06/2007
From Altnabad and Gobernuisgach Lodge. Over Sabhal Mor. Back by way of Loch na Selge and Glen Golly.Alan Moore08/09/2005
Alone with ArkleSpudGunn06/06/2003
As for FoinavenBLACKHILL10/06/2001
MC JC. Walked in with overnight sacks from Lone. Followed the good track up the Allt Horn and camped to the west of Meall Horn. Set off at 6.30pm for Meall Horn across long transverse grass slope reaching the summit at 7.10pm. Back to camp for 7.45pm and eating pasta and meatballs by 8.15pm. Rained on and off all night.Martin6605/05/2001
From Lone to Bealach Horn, then Creagan Meall Horn to main summit. Descent via Creachan Thormaid.Aye Jimmy04/08/2000
Date unknown paulsross01/01/2000
Picked off the same week as Arklegman09/09/1999
Solo Uisdean2530/07/1999
Galltywenallt31/05/1997
After morning of rain walked in with friends to camp near Allt Horn at 400m 335454. At 17:30 the rain had stopped so we ascended to the summit of Meal Horn, reaching the summit at 18:30 and returned to the campsite by 19:30. It was very windy. In the night it rained a lot, with strong winds which threatened to blow the tents down.pwbellarby17/05/1997
With PK (EUHWC). After Arkle and Foinaven.amswanston18/05/1996
Memorable day in deteriorating weather over Arkle, Foinaven, Meall Horn and giving up making progress into teeth of a storm across Sabhal Beag summit plateau.Eddie23/09/1995
Self and TaffyInvicta1417/06/1994
Parked on A838. With Arran to Lone through fir plantation and off over heather and hags to cross stream and onto slopes of RP. To shoulder and gentle walk over grey slabs to top at 13.15.arranc08/06/1994
see note on FoinavenIanHHill25/05/1992
Ascended after climbing Arkle.JohnW29/05/1987
Foinaven, Arkle and Meall Horn RHW06/06/1986
sclater01/01/1970
andrew brown29/03/2020
SteveB04/12/2019
Ralph15/10/2019
weaselmaster28/05/2019
Sick Kid28/05/2019
SteveB12/04/2019
hill walker15/09/2018
Simon Winton27/07/2018
justin99927/06/2018