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Name:Meall Buidhe
Hill number:116
Height:977.1m / 3206ft
Parent (Ma):104  Beinn a' Chreachain
Parent (SMC):104  Beinn a' Chreachain
RHB Section:02A: Loch Rannoch to Glen Lyon
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA), Argyll and Bute (UA)
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Awe, Tay
Watershed:Firth of Tay, Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Greater Loch Linnhe, Land's End to John o' Groats, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Simm, Munro Top, Murdo
(Tu,Sim,MT,Mur)
Grid ref:NN 35984 43835
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:53m
Col:924m  NN367442  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 50
(1:25k) 377E
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 362 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Gavin Appleton, Alex Heenan, Barry McGarahanian-e15/09/2018
With Karen Daly & BusterHighland Days05/06/2018
From Achallader with Beinn Achaladair and Beinn MhanacGeoff Briggs06/05/2018
Parked at Pubil (end of public road in Glen Lyon) and cycled track along N shore of Loch Lyon to the ford in Gleann Meurain (NN394426) (easily crossed in current dry weather). Then up Beinn Mhanach and traversed across to Beinn a'Chuirn. Retraced to col between the two, and roughly followed the old fence line down to Lon na Cailliche (col to Beinn Achaladair). Then more or less straight up to Achaladair S Top and along ridge to main summit. Continued along ridge, down to col with Beinn a'Chreachain, ascended Meall Buidhe, then Beinn a'Chreachain. Retraced from there and along to the 961m top, before descending grassy slopes back to track in Gleann Cailliche, and return to Pubil.kdbennett11/05/2017
Bridge of Orchy station-Beinn an Dothaidh W Top-Beinn an Dothaidh-Beinn Achaladair S Top-Beinn Achaladair-Meall Buidhe-Beinn a'Chreachain-Beinn Mhanach-Beinn a'Chuirn-Bridge of Orchy stationcampagvelocet08/05/2017
With Lynn, Peter, Gemmanix_snilloc06/04/2017
JWUisdean2525/11/2016
Clockwise route from Achaladair Farm. On own.MorecambeMonkey30/05/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac30/07/2015
Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a'Chreachain with their tops.rhalstead06/09/2014
Solo. Warm day but cool on top.iredale13/08/2014
Great day with Ron Dorn. followed the usual way round from the carpark. Sunny, great viz and light winds. A perfect round over 8 hours.alexmaclennan20/04/2014
Completed whilst traversing ridge between Beinn a' Creachain and Beinn Achaladair in poor conditions. Brief stop with no views due to cloud.quadbarrel30/03/2014
With MartinTopsaswell28/09/2013
8 of 9: from Beinn Achaladair.ChrisR04/06/2013
With Bill and Andy from Beinn Achlaladairmick08/07/2011
Following Mick from Beinn Achaladair (Andy Baled off)BillyP08/07/2011
Crossed on the way from Beinn Achaladair to Beinn a' Chreachain in clear conditions.Windy Corner02/07/2011
See Beinn Doraindickscroop31/05/2011
...or may have walked past it?grimjimm02/06/2010
self (Beinn Chreachain)davidsbatty28/06/2009
ghaley29/05/2009
With Ian Soulsby.Dangerous Dave01/09/2008
Bright and sunny. Lots of snow patches. Looked like I had both Munros all to myself as never saw another person in 8 hours.Jhimmy14/05/2008
Not hanging around wind realy strong and calf hurting a fair bit.Rhayader_wander27/10/2007
On attempt of all Munros and tops in 2007ancient brit12/06/2007
Day 2 of 3-day backpack: from col to SW, Beinn nam Fuaran, Beinn Mhanach, Beinn a'Chuirn, Beinn Achaladair ST, Beinn Achaladair, Meall Buidhe,Beinn a'Chreachain, back over Beinn Achaladair to camp at col before Beinn an Dothaid. Constant rain.agentmancuso03/06/2007
Alone, from Achallader on sunny, hazy day.Grinner14/04/2007
3 of 7: From Beinn a Chreachain.ChrisR03/08/2006
Completed Beinn Mhanach, Beinn a Chreachain, Beinn Achalad, Beinn an Dothaidh, Beinn Dorain +3 Tops. 35km, 2690m, in 12.0hrJamesSDonald14/07/2006
See Beinn a'Chreachain dbb08/07/2006
alone SheilaS18/06/2006
t63redcon06/05/2006
Wet and windy hike with Allan W, Jim S & Dave M.barnz4829/10/2005
From Achaladair Farm, Beinn Achaladair South Top, Beinn Achaladair, Meall buidhe & Beinn a' Chreachain. With Wombourne & Ron Oakley.steve hudson25/03/2005
AMT Uisdean2504/07/2004
5th peak in circuit of 5 Munros and 3 Tops from Bridge of Orchy with overnight bivvy just E of S Top of Beinn Achaladair. Ascended via Coire an Dothaidh to Beinn Dorain then over to Dothaidh and along ridge to over Achaladair (and its S Top) then NE to this Top and carried on to Chreachancelticrambler25/05/2004
with YAC pals Simon and Carmenvegibagger30/12/2003
Walked around from Beinn a'Chreachain in the mist and rain. yorkie20/08/2003
Only month/year knowncallumblack01/06/2003
Dry, sunny, hot, good views.iangalbraith25/08/2002
Company: Soloiandesbottes14/07/2001
With a friend from start of the track to Achallader Farm. Having climbed Beinn a' Chreachan we came back over Meall Buidhe before continuing to Beinn Achaladair and its south top.pwbellarby26/08/2000
sololittle al07/04/2000
Solo walk. Third of four peaks today.mikejacobs23/10/1999
first ascent, 3 in party, clear warm day, climbed from achallader farm b&b on a through route to loch lyon goc 1999. took in all the tops along the ridge and the munros to beinn a chreachain, then descended to a high col and climbed up to beinn a chuirn & beinn mhanach, then down to srath tarabhan and round the shore of loch lyon to a wild camp.rum doodle 16/05/1999
From Beinn AchaladairPeterD01/05/1999
Cloudy but dry with tops clear most of time.Dugswell205/06/1998
From Achallader, up Coire Achaladair to Beinn a' Chuirn and Beinn Mhanach, then on to Beinn Achaladair and Beinn a' ChreachainGallovidian16/05/1998
With MVW/AB/LM - cycled up to north and did circuit around BC, BA, BM, plus tops. Came through this way too in LAMM 2007nordicstar11/10/1997