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Name:Meall nan Tarmachan
Hill number:149
Height:1043.5m / 3424ft
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo,
Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 58521 38990
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:494.4m
Col:549.2m  NN 5923 4157  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48E 378E
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 781 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Meall nan Tarmachan hill raceswinging05/10/2019
A cracking walk today. Very clear views. Meall nan Tarmachan plus 4 other tops (SE top, Meall Garbh, Beinn nan Eachan and Cread na Caillich). Discovered after Meall Garbh that the rocky scramble off there was avoidable by going down the Grassy slope never mind. Just over 5 hours.tsharp17/09/2019
Walked from layby to summit and back down, the first of a 7 Munro two day trip. Great views down to Loch Tay, over the remainder of the Tarmachan Ridge and as far as the Glen Coe Munros (if my bearings are correct!)Canny26/07/2019
Debs & Tali, Tarmachan Ridge day.Mountain Goat16/06/2019
Direct ascent from the Ben Lawers Nature Reserve car park. Extremely strong winds for whole of ascent, but dry.knarf12/06/2019
Climbed from the Ben Lawers car park, 3hrs to the summit and back, showers on the top but clear on way up and downchillyman807/06/2019
Cold, wet, windy. Hard to navigate in the snow on the ridgeHuwel20/03/2019
SoloUisdean2509/12/2018
With mumLockedman10106/10/2018
Meall nan Tarmachan Hill Racequadbarrel06/10/2018
From NTS Ben Lawers car park along tracks up to Meall nan Tarmachan via SE Top, then along ridge to Creag na Caillich, descending E to tracks near disused quarry and return to car parkkdbennett15/09/2018
B&A. As part of Tarmachan ridge. Quite misty.Morning03/08/2018
With Karen Daly, Craig Morgan & Robert McCombHighland Days28/06/2018
With Gio, great little hill.gettingonabit22/06/2018
From Ben Lawers car park.liljonb28/05/2018
From parking on minor road to north on round of Meall nan Tarmachan with C on very clear hot day.PeterD25/05/2018
cold but sunny day with great views of snowy mountains. Done with Andy, Ray and Stewartgrahamzwilson09/12/2017
Ben lawers car parknrowan12/11/2017
With Janet, Bryan & Christine. Start point - Ben Lawers car park. Beware the Grade 1 scramble when descending Meall Garbh. Make sure you spot & take the path to the right to avoid it!GordyH19/09/2017
From the Mountain Rescue PostGeoff Briggs14/09/2017
From Ben Lawers Car Park (NN 60831 37713) - Meall nan Tarmachan SE Top - Meall nan Tarmachan.david23020114/09/2017
With brother Neil, Adam and Stevelauraann01/09/2017
Stunning views - the Ben to Ben Ledithekirkie pirate18/08/2017
40th Munrolojzi86062116/07/2017
GLSS hillwalk. Tarmachan ridge in thick cloud. Very wet for most of the day.killiedaft21/05/2017
With Becky.Colinmac200529/01/2017
karl and gav, just this top, have to come back,lithosyork01/01/2017
My first ascent of this Munro, all too easy, really, with path! Continued along ridge in slushy snow and broken cloud. Based at Weem Inn.Denise 12/11/2016
traverse from killin power station to the north end of lochan na lairige,meall dhuin croisg, meall dhuinn croisg east top, meall ton eich,creag na caillich,beinn nan eachan, beinn nan eachan east top, meall garbh,meall nan tarmachan, meall nan tarmachan SE top,meall nan tarmachan east top, meall nan tarmachan NE top, creag an lochain, cycled downhill back to the power station.robertphillips30/10/2016
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=67299basscadet09/10/2016
A brillian ridge walk taking in all 3 munro tops on the way.Chris Mac27/08/2016
AloneRob Pen y Garn05/08/2016
Tarmachan Ringjustin99928/07/2016
As part of the ridge walk.Stevend107/05/2016
M2Dave Geere30/04/2016
days don't get much better than thisiannotts10/03/2016
With Janice, fantastic weatherJamesSDonald16/10/2015
racedonmeister07/10/2015
Simple out-and-back from SE. Met a chap on the top who thought he was on Ben Lawers! (http://gayleybird.blogspot.co.uk/2015/08/meall-nan-tarmachan.html)Gayle15/08/2015
28 - Finishing off the Ben Lawers group. Walk of 5 Munros, including Tarmachan.huwthomas12/08/2015
Done solo along with the rest of the Munro tops on ridge walk. Thick cloud - couldn't see much.Aimless Rambler16/07/2015
Complete Tarmachen ridge walk from Ben Lawers CP. another fantastic sunny day.Crib Goch11/06/2015
Fearnan to Killin via the 7 Lawers Munros and the Tarmachan Ridge. Day 51 of 59 for all Munros. 39km, +/-2100m, 12 hours.PGCE21/04/2015
Weather fair with excellent visibility, snow on ground.MountainMac10/02/2015
Eileen and John PorterEileen O'Neil08/11/2014
Seventh peak on the Artemis Great Kindrochit QuadrathlonGravelMonkey12/07/2014
Parked at 539353, up track then NE to Creag na Caillich and on round to Meall nan Tarmachan, then down Beinn a' Bhuic and on to Beinn nan Oighreag and Meall GhaordaidhGallovidian21/06/2014
From visitors' centre to SE. Good path up, no scramble required to gain summit as I had thought there might be. Lovely ridge walk to Creag na Caillich then easy return on landrover track from disused quarry.jonglew01/06/2014
True Alpine day, good snow with excellent summit views, got back to car park, temperature had risen to twelve degrees from zero in four hours !geoffreybbb12/03/2014
Munro No8. Part of Meall nan Tarmachen ridge walk with John P.SteveSmith13/09/2013