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Name:Meall nan Subh
Hill number:175
Height:806m / 2644ft
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NN 46080 39742
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:214m
Col:592m  NN475384  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48W 378W
Observations:obvious summit guessed to be at least 10m higher than any other knoll
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 254 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Walked up the road from the Kenknock car park in Glen Lochay. Walked directly up to the South Top first before reaching the Corbett. Solo.Dangerous Dave19/10/2019
Short climb from the top of the pass.iansm14/06/2019
From Kenknock. Ascended by track then up southwestern slopes to Meall nan Subh. Descended west and back down the track.davidpettit8405/01/2019
from Pubil - circuit up road then off northerly from hillrdhumble23/09/2018
From car at Dalchoirich Farm to bike on (tarmac) track at west end. Meall na Cnap Laraich; Meall Touraigh; Sron Eanchainne (not easy to find looking down on it); Meall nan Subh; Creag nam Bodach; Meall a Chall and down to bike. A pretty featureless road so it took me 40 minutes to find where I had left the bike! - which made it a longish day.dickscroop25/08/2018
From Kenknock car park. Things are changing on this estate; driving on the hydroboard road is discouraged, and tellingly no one was starting walks from up the road. There is also a big woodland restoration project 'The Forest of Mamlorn'. Be aware of new deer fences, required for this laudable initiative. So we walked along it to the top and wound our way up Meall nan Subh, then back over its S top and returned to the road via Creag Fagiarch. This gave an interesting hour on high ground and a surprisingly pleasant descent to where the deer fence meets the road. The changes in access gave us a much more enjoyable walk than we had anticipated today, having to work out an alternative to simply bagging from the bealach. With Pete. This was my 2000th Tump.pwheeler28/05/2018
Short hill walk whilst up at Loch for Glen Lyon ultralittle al06/05/2018
From Pubil. Having bagged Meall Buidhe and Sron a' Choire Chnapanich, decided to try this Corbett. Some ice fields had to be climbed but nothing hard. Top area covered in snow and under an amazing sun, the place looked sublime as only my foot prints spoilt the view. Only took 2hr 15 min.Jhimmy01/04/2018
Stargazing weekend with Wooly. Campervan at Lyon dam. Ascent from top of Lyon/Lochay road.John Lee19/11/2017
From and back to carpark at Kennock with Rob Wight, Holly and Lily. A sunny, windy, dry day. Good views. Much better than the forecast. 4 hoursalexmaclennan19/03/2017
From Glen Lochay via SE ridge, long grass, bracken and high fences. Warning: access to the high road pass from Glen Lochay is defended by an NAV notice on a lockable gate. Returned via high pass and a road descent.Topographer5716/09/2016
cycle and campBrianJ29/07/2016
North Kenknock Trek.justin99929/07/2016
Parked at Pubil, took road S to high point then short ascent to Meall nan Subh. Returned to car then ascent track by Allt Phubuill and on to Sron a' Choire Chnapanaich, Creag a' Chaorainn, Meall Buidhe, Meall na Feithe Faide, Guala Mhor, Meall Daill. Overnight camp just above Loch Lyon before following track back to car.RobertP23/07/2016
With John Haworth, Tony and Val Corbett, Phil and Evelyn Dover, being some of the party staying in the Acharn Cottages.batrigg17/05/2016
From the top of the pass.Lionel Bidwell15/05/2016
A damp and windy day, so this was the perfect short walk. I managed to get the car up to about 480 m on the old road before the pot holes couldn't be dodged. It's an interesting hill, with little knolls all over the plateau, and the going is surprisingly easy.Gill04/05/2016
Used the road all the way up Glen Lyon. Easy climb to summit from it. However rewarded with some great views of Glen Lyon. Company: Jake the Black Lab.iandesbottes20/10/2015
From high road, to N summit then the top. Warm, sunny, views to the Ben. Lot of snow on higher hills still.niallp05/04/2015
solo - from overnight camp at the col. Back to car by 8am.peterstanding04/05/2012
meal buidhe and sron a choire in the morning and meall nan subh in the afternoon.robertphillips16/01/2012
selfdavidsbatty02/04/2011
Alone, from dam.Grinner10/07/2010
Easy bag from high minor road so decided to walk to a cairn that I could see from the summit on the eastern edge of this hill to gain some GR8 views.Dugswell217/05/2010
short easy walkbuggerlugs20/09/2009
Up and back from Lairig nan Lunnrjf3503/08/2008
4 of 4: From Glen Lochay road at 452386.ChrisR21/06/2008
From minor road to West, with Mora.BLACKHILL14/06/2008
From road top, bagged Subh then round for Maigheach.nordicstar11/05/2008
CK SheilaS12/04/2007
Galltywenallt16/07/2006
Second Corbett of day, climbed from top of minor road between Glen Lyon and Glen Lochay.douglas_easton04/04/2006
Quick climb in the afternoon. Staying at Killin.Jim T07/10/2005
Walked up road from Kenknock, then up to summitGallovidian25/07/2004
3.30 am in the dark feeling weary and slowing down behind schedule. Marilyn No.14 of 16 climbed over 18 hours in a solo attempt to climb 24 marilyns. Long never ending dark night of cloud on heathery rough 6km slow leg cutting east across the corrie before rejoining ridge to cloudy Ghaordaidh. Finally packed in at road before Lawers group where Lesley had spent night in the tent awaiting my overdue arrival.Chris Pearson02/06/2002
MC JC. Climbed on a very wet Saturday intended to be spent further north. Strong west wind and driving rain. Some views on top. Up in 40min. Area of extensive wet peat near the top. No-one else mad enough to be on the hill!Martin6630/06/2001
Short ascent from pass to W. Would be confusing in mist - a lot of knolly bumps on summit area.Aye Jimmy06/08/2000
with KLH, Tim & Sarah GoffeIanHHill26/04/2000
Another candidate for easiest COrbett. Combined with an ascent of Cam Chreag in Glen Lyon.gman09/09/1999
From Hydro lairig in full gear. Steady ascent over heather to false summits, many with cairns. Final top was unmistakeable with loose pile of stones on a crag. Visited 3 or 4 other bumps to confirm the point. 11.20.arranc11/04/1999
Solo Weekend at bridge of Balgiedonmeister10/10/1996
KT Uisdean2529/06/1996
End of day bag of Meall nan Subh.Eddie08/04/1995
Corbett bagging (three walks): Auchnafree Hill, Beinn nan Oighreag, and Meall nan Subh RHW24/07/1994
I drove via Glen Lochay to the summit of the hydro-electric road over to Glen Lyon. Solo. Went more or less direct to the summit of Meall nan Sùbh, returning by a slightly different route. There are several minor tops. Visibility clear with some light rain. Did Beinn Dearg (Glen Lyon) later in the day.pwbellarby11/09/1993
From high point on private road (still ok condition in 2014). Dry, some sun, patchy views, poly bag sliding in snow gullies.iangalbraith07/02/1993
Route 33 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit23/12/1992
Solo tripInvicta1413/07/1992
Cycled from Killin, ascended in rain but it cleared on top.JohnW26/10/1989
Top of hydro road at Lairig nan Lunn Meall nan Subh (806m) Reverse. Parked car at about 500m so a very easy ascent 1½km and 310m. (JE)gerrybowes22/10/1988