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Name:Meall Buidhe
Hill number:123
Height:932.1m / 3058ft
RHB Section:02A: Loch Rannoch to Glen Lyon
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Grid ref:NN 49841 49937
Summit feature:cairn
Col:611m  NN 4475 4467  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48W 378W
Observations:cairn is highest point of rather flat area
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 558 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Circuit of five hills from Braes of Rannoch church.richtea504012/04/2019
Straightforward out and back from the parking area below the dam.Geoff Briggs10/02/2019
From small parking area near Loch an Daimh dam (NN 51191 46376). Followed the stony track then onto a faint path marked with a cairn. Very boggy in places, best to head to the right of the peat hags, the path directly through them is awful as I discovered on descent! Once at the SE Top easy ridge walking to the Munro summit cairn.david23020101/11/2018
Climbed Stuc an Lochain (960m) and Meall Buidhe (932m) today, starting at 06:35 just below the Giorra Dam returning to the car at 13:15. Climbing Stuc an Lochain first, returned to the car then up Meall Buidhe, 6:40 hours all in, just before the rain started.chillyman831/07/2018
Walked in from Bridge of Gaur. Ascended just after second stile where path starts to peter out.Buteobuteo24/05/2018
With M+D, clear up top, good scone at post officeRodge03/09/2017
Last day on way back. Misty ascent across moor land. At end of Glen Lyondavid.walker4002/05/2017
M2Dave Geere17/04/2017
ACW Round of meall buidhe SE top, meall buidhe, garbh mheall, carabad, meall nan aighean, meall buidhe west top, meall cruinn, creag riabhach, sron sitheag, from glen lyon road end at loch an daimh.robertphillips02/04/2017
solo fantastic views, after s/d/Llithosyork21/01/2017
From Giorra Damkdbennett29/10/2016
With Ian.Dangerous Dave02/10/2016
Straightforward if wet and boggy ascent from the dam. Mizzly cloud above 850m ish, got to the top to the sound of bagpipes in the mist! Looked like a last munro party! Well done!steveroberts13/08/2016
Daimh circuitjustin99925/07/2016
Straightforward ascent as per Walkhighlands route.TRG31814/07/2016
Straight up and down from Giorra Dam. Sunny, dry day but hugely windy on top. Northerly was whipping up the snow so made it feel like hailstones. Amazing feeling :)liljonb10/05/2016
9.2k in 2:50.christine9920/04/2016
Solo- Good views, Glen Lyon, Glen Coe, Rannoch MoorTopsaswell13/03/2016
With JaniceJamesSDonald22/11/2015
Solo with Holly and Lily on the WH route. Drizzle most of the way. Boggy but very obvious path to summit. Exhilarating last 15 minutes in the high wind with good viz and no rain.alexmaclennan31/10/2015
From Giorra Dam after doing Stuc an Lochain in the morning. After heavy rain yesterday the ascent was an absolute boggy morass.Crib Goch07/06/2015
Ascended in good weather with terrible hangover. Great views across Rannoch Moor to Buchaille Etive Mor and the Nevis/ Mamores rangesraffemeister12/10/2014
Climbed in the morning. A bit of rain at the summit which soon passed. Nice views accross to Loch Rannoch. Sophia found the geocache.darradog22/08/2014
6 of 7: From Sron a Choire Chnapanaich.ChrisR08/05/2014
From Loch an Daimh dam at NN 51094 46373.marktrengove02/05/2014
Easy walk in whiteout 500m off route following footprints in the snow...oopsgeoffreybbb19/01/2014
Meall Buidhe and tops from dam.rhalstead08/09/2013
Started from Giorra dam in mid afternoon. Luckily did this one in a spell of dry weather (no rain for previous two weeks), otherwise would have been a real bog. Even so, a few wet spots on the walk. Route was the standard trade route, up the left side of Coire Beithe, then over the moor and up to the col between Meall a' Phuill and Meall Buidhe. Ascended to the ridge, and over to the summit. Easy ascent, there and back within three hours.oriolefan10113/07/2013
From Loch an Daimh over Creagan nan Gobhar to Cam Chreag, then on to Meall BuidheGallovidian29/03/2013
SMHC with Alan Munro, Sarah Anne Sinclair & me cloudy day with some rain showers. 3 hour munroLizzieG16/09/2012
Day 6 of 7-day Southern Highlands trip. Did Stuchd an Lochain first and then onto here. Very gentle and fast (1hr) ascent from dam. Next onto Cam Chreag for me while Ruth descended back to car.AGWilliamson25/07/2011
Meall Buidhetcrannoch09/07/2011
100th Marilyn as light training for Alpine expedition. With Iain, Simon and Darren.andy02/07/2011
Meall Buidhe in the morning, Stuchd an Lochain in the afternoon, Meall Ghaordie in the evening. Day 33 of 59 for all Munros.PGCE01/05/2011
From Loch an Daimh dam by the standard route.davidpettit8424/04/2011
meall buidhe and stuc an lochain in the morning, and meall man tamarchan in the afternoon/evening.robertphillips06/03/2011
MC JCMartin6606/03/2011
Solo winter hillwalk. Some fresh powder overnight down to below the dam. Moorland peat hags filled in with deep snow, used snowshoes a fair bit. Whiteout conds. (*very* dodgy drive back over Lawers pass (should have gone back same way along Glen Lyon!)jonbowyer12/02/2011
AnnetteChris Blake24/10/2010
Did this one myself! Ran part of the way up and all the way down. Took me 1h50m!akmilne10/07/2010
Nice and easy hill to go up and brilliant views from the top! If at all possible, try climbing it on a clear day!! Roddy and I thoroughly enjoyed it.Gebirgsjaeger19/06/2010
With Markgrimjimm02/05/2010
Jim and I on a changeable day, rain, snow, sun and a biting wind. Took path nearest carpark and at top in 1hr30, came back down path on South shoulder, much easier! Back at car 2h45. Stuchd an Lochain next :)bowzi02/05/2010
5th ascentThearlaichdubh05/09/2009
Second of the dayMc101p22/05/2009
Climbed with Maggie on sunny day with glorious views all round ( from Ben Nevis and Glencoe in the west to Schiehallion and Ben Lawers in the east).dave neilson19/04/2009
done with stuchd an lochainbuggerlugs10/04/2009