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Name:Meallan a'Chuail
Hill number:1193
Height:750m / 2461ft
Section:16E: Scourie to Lairg
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Doubles, Dornoch, Eddrachillis
Watershed:Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o'Groats, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G)
Grid ref:NC 34463 29229
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:204m
Col:546m  NC335290  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 15
(1:25k) 440N 442E
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 143 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Great looking hill. I remembered it from 2002 when I climbed Beinn Leoid.IanHHill09/08/2017
With M, returned from Beinn Leoid over this Graham, fantastic round in wild setting, with stunning views of Ben More Assynt, Suilven,...douglas_easton22/06/2017
Up stalkers path in great condition then across to Meall an Fheur Loch over open country. Dropped to loch then climbed ridge of Meallan a'Chuail before dropping to col and an easy ascent of Beinn Leoid. Took stalkers path down and cut back up to original stalkers path and back to car.SS10/06/2016
On the way back from Beinn LeoidNozzer15/07/2015
From A838 at NC357333. Beinn Leoid, Meallan a' Chuail, Meall an Fheur Lochdavidpettit8429/05/2015
round of 4 beinn leoid, meallan a chvail, meall an fheur loch and ben hee from west merklandrobertphillips06/07/2013
selfdavidsbatty19/08/2012
Galltywenallt31/05/2012
as part of a circuitoatcake09/05/2012
alone SheilaS02/05/2012
W Jenx, from NC357333, up grand stalkers path, then angled across and down to reach path leading to loch dubh and col at NC336290. Easy slopes to Leoid, back via two Grahams to start pt.nordicstar27/04/2011
With Kenny Summers in conjunction with corbettSpudGunn14/06/2009
Parked on A 838 beyond Loch Merkland in a 2 car passing place. Very pleasant stalkers' path zig sagging up to the plateau for 1,000'. On top peaty lochans were almost dry and stepping stones across the bog almost redundant. To cairn at end of the path. An easy walk over hard short grass to the foot of the ridge at 1,900'. A more severe angle with 2 or 3 rocky scrambles up on narrowing ridge to top at 11.45. sheer drop of 1,000' to 2 corrie lochans below. Nice hill. To Fheur Loch.arranc24/07/2008
See Ben Leoid dbb07/07/2008
MC JC with Corbett Beinn Leoid.Martin6602/06/2006
From the A838 at nc 356333BLACKHILL30/05/2001
Solo trip; with Meall an Fheur LochInvicta1422/10/2000
fine summit & view. pass W of Merkland, 357333, FP, clockwise RHW27/07/2000
On return from Beinn Leoid.Aye Jimmy26/04/2000
FJB Uisdean2526/07/1999
I drove to Lairg and on A838 to 357733. Solo walk. I ascended a good stalkers’ path going south and then SW to col between Meall na Leitreach and Meallan a’ Chuaill. I left the car at 11:15. At the end of the path there is a stone man. I ascended to the summit of Meallan a’ Chuaill (750m), arriving at 15:50. I then went to the summit of Beinn Leoid (792m) passing another stone man on the way up. I reached the summit at 16:40. At the summit I met Father and son from Cambridge, who were following the British watershed. They planned to do it over 2 weeks a year for 15 years! I left the summit at 16:40, down to col with Meallan a’ Chuaill. I then followed the stalkers’ path N, leaving it to climb up to join the one used for the outward route. I followed the path back to the car, reached at 18:55. Fine weather. I drove to Stonehaven.pwbellarby31/05/1997
Round of einn Leoid, Meallan a'Chuail and Meallan an Fhear Loch from A838 between Loch More and Loch Markland.Eddie10/06/1996
Ascended from Loch More via Meall na Leitreach.JohnW29/05/1990
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