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Name:Meall nan Caorach
Hill number:12
Height:623.7m / 2046ft
RHB Section:01A: Loch Tay to Perth
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,G,Y)
Grid ref:NN 92869 33884
Summit feature:collapsed cairn/shelter 2m E of trig point
Drop:322m
Col:302m  NN895332  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 52
(1:25k) 379W
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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A very pleasant short round from the A822 track entrance to Girron Farm. Along the track to the col, up flowery slopes to Meall nan Caorach, a marshy detour to Findowie West Top, back to the ridge at Creag Ghorm, along to Creag Bhiorach and down to the track at the gate 1 km S of the farm.Nick Down107/07/2019
A much better walk than it looks from the roadside. No problem parking at the end of the track to Girron. Up the track to just before the final steepening before the bealach and cut across to climb the N side of Meall Reamhar on easy grassy sheep tracks. Down along the fence and up to Meall nan Caorach. Easily down the NW spur to the track. Great to be back in Perthshire on these nice grassy hills with so many wild flowers hidden in the grass.Gill03/07/2019
Starting along the farm track then cut diagonally up to top of Meall Reamhar, across to climb steeply to its twin, Meall nan Caereach, along the ridge to Creag Gorm and back to the track.dickscroop03/01/2019
Meall nan Caorach (NN 929339) S/F NN 903356 Hot dry summer day with little cloud. Another little hill chosen for that reason. Felt very tired after what should have been an easy ascent.John Young22/06/2018
Easy round including the neighbouring Graham from Amulree. A cold and overcast Mayday.Roblex01/05/2018
in horseshoe from A822 Galltywenallt25/04/2018
With Dave Roeder. Parked on A822 by entrance to Girron (10:00). Crossed stream before farm (I fell in!), followed track to wall which blocks it and then ridge to top before crossing bealach to Meall nan Caorach. A formidable double electric fence is under construction which will apparently extend over both summits. From Meall nan C followed ridge for abt 1k before descending to track in valley. Finish 13:50. Chilly and windy with some sun.dbb24/04/2018
With Meall Reamhar, using the valley track between the two then back to watch Grand Prix (oh well)nickywood116/07/2017
On Day 10 of TGO Challenge.Phreerunner21/05/2017
Solo jog/walk over the two Mealls from Girron.amswanston08/01/2017
Alone.Grinner03/01/2017
Second of the day with GHC. Better view point than the first Graham.Play2End03/01/2017
Girron Gate circular with Steve G.Smudge11/11/2016
With SmudgeSteveG11/11/2016
With Dusty, parking at start of track to Girron. 3rd of 6 hills. Followed fence line steeply down then back up from Meall Reamhar; on to Findowie Hill W Top.jonglew15/04/2016
With jonglewDusty14/04/2016
Weather fair with snow showers.MountainMac24/02/2016
used bike to the col between this and its near twin.IanHHill06/06/2015
Solo. Using track that goes past Girron. Much work hereabouts in connection with Beauly - Denny power line. From col between Meall Reamhar and Meall nan Caorach to summit of Meall Reamhar keeping close to fence. Back down to col and on to Meall nan Caorach and Creag Ghorm. There is no feature at highest point of Creag Ghorm with a cairn 100m further N which is lower.pwbellarby24/05/2015
From Meall Reamhar a short climb to the summit. Including Reamhar the whole walk took 2 hours 40 minutes. With GB.bolton22/05/2015
Parked in wide gateway off A822 at NN90355 35588 Along farm road to Girron & then picked up excellent track & headed SE up to col Meall Reamhar & back down to col Meall nan Caorach & then NNW towards Creag Ghorm before dropping back down to track. (PM)gerrybowes22/05/2015
With M. Did these two Grahams on way from Edinburgh to stay near Pitlochry.douglas_easton24/04/2015
The entrance to the track was widened last year by pylon workers, and so there is plenty of car parking space there. There is still lots of wire lying around on the hills.Pete R07/02/2015
selfdavidsbatty15/12/2014
1 of 4: From Amulree CP.ChrisR02/12/2014
with Meall Reamharoatcake05/03/2014
done together with Meall Reamhartallblond25/01/2014
Parked at Amulree village hall. No road parking at track due to placed boulders/fence at roadsides. After ridge to Meall Reamhar dropped to col and ascended easy to MnC. Off to bag Findowie hill before return for the GTG and sub5. Drop straight to farm building and out.nordicstar07/12/2013
Carried on to Meall Reamharduchally11/07/2013
round of 2 meall nan caorach and meal reamhar with renee from road at girron.robertphillips25/06/2013
CK SheilaS19/06/2013
Suilvendonmeister08/08/2012
KeithByTheC08/06/2012
From Amulree via Girran, followed by Meall ReamharGallovidian12/02/2012
From Creag Ghorm on way to Meall Reamhar. WIRE is a hazard on this circuit: fences repaired, old wire discarded anywhere and everywhere. Trig with couple of pieces missing and cairn.Aye Jimmy20/09/2011
Trig revisit. Grass and heather summit. Also visited the Graham Top just to the N. The obvious approach via Girron.RHW04/01/2009
From A822 nr GirronBLACKHILL10/07/2008
MC JCMartin6603/02/2007
AloneSpudGunn15/04/2006
circuit of Meall Reamhar and nan Caorach with Jamie after getting stuck previous day with! car up Auch Glen with floodwater after a very wet walk out from Ben Mhanach had to much torrent going across the concrete bar ford and we'd had to sleep in the car to the morning waters had subsided. Picked a load of Chantrelles along track on way back which I cooked up and Jamie and Alan D politely declined to sample eating...!vegibagger01/09/2005
P A822, track past Girron, Creag Ghorm, Meall nan Caorach, down & up to Meall Reamhar.agentmancuso18/07/2004
A stroll along from Creag Ghormgaryhoney19/06/2004
Sunny, cold, good views.iangalbraith07/12/2003
AMT Uisdean2530/11/2002
Walked in on track from A822.JohnW22/04/2000
from Reamhar. Down by wire fence to cross track in pass and steeply up on a sort of path over heather to top.arranc17/06/1999
easy approach, fine hill, lovely Fife view. A822 @ girron, good tk thru Girron then along glen RHW06/05/1998
Solo trip; with Meall RamharInvicta1417/10/1997
Meall nan Caorach and Meall Reamhar from Girron.Eddie27/08/1995
patrick27/03/2019