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Name:Meall Tairneachan
Hill number:135
Height:787m / 2582ft
RHB Section:02A: Loch Rannoch to Glen Lyon
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C)
Grid ref:NN 80747 54368
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:420m
Col:367m  NN775544  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 52
(1:25k) OL49E 386E
Survey:obvious summit
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 286 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Set off from lime kiln CP. There is a developing path nearly all the way to the summit. Excellent summit views especially of Schiehallion (framed between the Ciochs).ger16/05/2018
Walked in from the road at the start of mine Rd, Cold start to the day both Corbett done. lot of snow and good news it was hard.Nozzer01/04/2018
After Farrogon Hill, bagged this last. Very easy despite lots of snow. From highest part of mine track, just went up.Jhimmy31/03/2018
Solo. Back over the 780m West Top in a snow blizzard!Dangerous Dave17/03/2018
Recce for club walkiansm18/11/2017
With SR from limepit cp. Meall Odhar Mor, Meall Tairneachan. very undulating and poor visibility and wet. got better in afternoon.Frank31/10/2017
Very good timing indeed as the cloud cleared just as we reached the top. Also Bert appeared from the track just as we were about to leave.Alex C12/11/2016
Tomphubil CP to Weem Hotel with AC, JG & SG plus brief accompaniment by Bert.Smudge12/11/2016
Weather fair.MountainMac19/07/2016
Foul day. Glad to find an open ancient lorry at the mine and escape the storm for a few minutesColin Crawford21/05/2016
as Farragon Hill.BLACKHILL18/05/2016
A quick scamper up the mine track before heading home...no sealskinz needed!Gill07/05/2016
With M. Easy walk along track. Tons of snow.douglas_easton28/03/2016
Farragon Hill and Meall Tairneachain, from Frenich as recommended by jimbloomer below. Ascended via Creag an Lochain; descended via Doire Leathan and track through Frenich Wood.davidpettit8423/10/2015
Second visit. On the way back from Farragon Hill. A short, steep climb up from the nearby track. Clear, but the previous Corbett still under cloud.Windy Corner18/10/2015
With GHC from the B846. Low cloud and cool. Very quick ascent.Play2End18/10/2015
Walked from Tay Forrest path to Aberfeldy via Meall Tairneachan and Farragon Hill.honey badger18/10/2015
ghaley20/06/2015
With Dad from the Lime Kilns car park on the B846 between Loch Tummel and Loch Tay. We did a there and back walk over the top of Meall Odhar Mor. Great views, very cold on top.islamidget22/08/2014
14th Solo. Bus Pitlochry to Kynachan. B846 to track through forest, follow all the way to summit of Meall Tairneachan. Pass open cast mine, then tracks disappear, ENE to summit Farragon Hill, then continue along highest line with crags on right til access Rob Roy Way by comms mast. Dry, overcast day a couple of light showers, but good visibility. Second half of day good for navigation practice, else little to commend these hills. Hard going off the quarry tracks.RGibbs24/04/2014
With JessJamesSDonald22/09/2013
Circuit from Frenich. Good parking and new hydro road to 380m.jimbloomer02/06/2013
mossy knoll. from Foss mines road, 2 Corbetts, 7 GTs and 3 subs RHW02/03/2013
couldnt park at the carpark due to deep snow. so parked near the track that was used by a dumper truck which was going up and down. The guy told me he had cleared the track two days before of snow. Perfect to get up it easily.tallblond15/02/2013
alone SheilaS27/09/2012
Second ascent 16/10/2013NormanW09/07/2012
From the Limekiln and up the edge of the forest. Clear, although showery over Schiehallion. Back down the Foss Mine road and south up the B846 to complete a round trip.Windy Corner08/07/2012
biked from kiln car park N for 2 miles then up steep track to plateau. 2 min walk up from track. Nice little summit, then on to Farragon Hill. With Ken, a warm summer's day (in March!)niallp25/03/2012
With Ben from the Limekiln car parkhillsman22/03/2012
meall tairneachan and farragon hill morning and beinn a chuallaich afternoon.robertphillips22/01/2012
solo - spotted highland safari near topjohnm18/09/2011
With Ali. Ascended from Limekiln car park in poor conditions - windy and wet,with visibility down to 50 yards at times. Wall was useful handrail and summit straightforward to find. Good bumslide down to 4WD track for return journey.paddyirish11/09/2011
Easy walk along Forestry road to 730m, bear SE at highest point of path. Short distance to summit cairn.always_more_up04/07/2011
Alone, from B846.Grinner05/06/2011
first ascent, solo, clear but windy, goc 2011, through walk from campsite to killiecrankie. road then hill track, rough heather and peat slope to crag chean, ring contour and then meal tairnach & it trig point, quarry track, passed mines to track end and across the hillside to tarragon hill, steep descent off the hill to the next track and down to loch tummel, foot bridge and path along side the river garry to killiecrankie.rum doodle 19/05/2011
Route 55 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit22/04/2011
Started at Limekiln car park, up Meall Odhar Mor, then onto Meall Tairneachan. Back the same way.tcrannoch17/04/2011
selfdavidsbatty27/03/2011
Ascent from Tomphubil lime kiln over Meall Odhar Mor.Phaedra19/03/2011
JimT17/12/2010
Left car at Edradynate and drove to public car park at the Limekiln at Tomphubil. Climbed over Meall Odhar Mor before heading over Meall Tairneachan (Corbett)1hr 40mins. Dropped down to the track and past the mineral barytes mine before climbing Farragon dscargill12/06/2010
Up track from west to Meall Tairneachan and on to FarragonGallovidian20/09/2009
Carried on to Farragon Hillduchally09/12/2007
Quick stroll up the mine track. Cloudy on summit. A quick corbett. Company: Soloiandesbottes12/10/2007
Dry. high cloud, clear, cold wind, good views.iangalbraith06/04/2007
Circuit w Jenx with Farragon Hill from 780562, followed track out and back along ridge line for other peaks. Messed up by quarry vehicles, not great.nordicstar08/08/2006
With Valmike.hoult24/05/2006
MC JC. First hill back after a triple knee ligament tear. Wet and misty day and thoroughly enjoyed the good soaking!Martin6610/10/2004
and 21/06/2009chrispine18/07/2004
Ascent after MarHoF Meet at Aberfeldy.marktrengove20/06/2004