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Name:Creag Uchdag
Hill number:3
Height:879m / 2884ft
RHB Section:01A: Loch Tay to Perth
County/UA:Perth and Kinross (UA), Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Earn, Catchment Boundaries, Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 70830 32316
Summit feature:trig point
Col:606m  NN760321  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51 52
(1:25k) OL48E 378E
Observations:knoll 90m E is 1.5m lower; ground 30m W is 30cm lower
Survey:Abney level
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Along the footpath parallel to the Finglen Burn from Andeonaig. Sheep density thinned out as we climbed higher, before we headed off-path up to the low top of Tom a' Mhoraire then Creag Uchdag, which is a fine summit. Took the high-route back over the hags and tussocky grass to Meall nan Oighreag then along the fence line to Tullich Hill. An easy westerly descent back to the south Tay road reunited us with the sheep and provided a superb vista along this gorgeous glen to complete a four hour round.summitter06/06/2020
round of 6 from ardtalnaig, tullich hill, meall nan oighreag, creag uchdag repeat, meall dubh mor, creag nan eun, meall aiteachain.robertphillips10/11/2019
With Sue via Meall Dubh Mor to Creag Uchdag from car park very bitter day and cloudy with some snow and ice underfoot.Frank10/11/2019
From Ardtalnaig, followed old track through wood to SE, leaving it at wood edge and heading up ridge to Tullich Hill, continuing on to Meall nan Oighreag and Creag Uchdag, dropping down to Allt a'Chartan and following the track on the N side E to a point about 1km SW of Dunan, contouring round to a point WSW of summit of Shee of Ardtalnaig, then up steep W slopes to summit, descending along ridge to peat hags, then more steeply down to the track back to Ardtalnaigkdbennett15/09/2019
Solo circular walk up Invergeldie Burn, over plateau to Creag nan Eun, then on to Creag Uchdag, dropping straight down to Loch Lednock as the rain started, returning around northern edge of reservoir to Invergeldie. Sput Rolla most impressive!barnz4821/07/2019
From Ardtainaig where there is a very good Victoria plum tree at the car park! Tullich hill; Meall nan Oighreag; Creag Uchdag; Creag namn Eun; Creagan na Beinne; Beinn Bhreac.Just before last summit pulled a sheep (one of this years lamb, out of the bog - in up to its nostrils,. gave it a chance but it was completely exhausted, don't really give it much hope, I did my best.dickscroop23/08/2018
Invergeldie CP> Creag Uchdag > Shee of Ardtalnaig [Ciste Buide a' Claidheimh] > Creagan na Beinne > Invergeldie CP. Blazingly hot until 12 noon, when increasing cloud cover made it bearable to walk without sweat dripping all down your body! Only then did I realise I'd set myself up for a long long walk.Jhimmy07/07/2018
Anticlockwise round of Loch Lednock from Coishavachan over Creag Uchdag, Ruadh Mheall and Creag Ruadh.davidpettit8404/11/2017
With Coliniansm04/06/2017
Part of anticlockwise circuit of Loch Lednock (Creag nan Eun, Creag Uchdag, Meall nan Oighreag, Ruadh Mheall, Creag nan Eun), camping overnight on SW side of Loch Lednock. Surprisingly dry conditions underfoot.RobertP30/04/2017
Solo walk with Lily and Holly from Ardeonaid Hotel following the right of way then an ATV track onto the summit of Meall na Oireag.Then peat hags onto summit of Creag Uchdag. Cold, sunny dry. 4 hours.alexmaclennan15/11/2016
Windy on top!batrigg19/05/2016
from Coishavachan,parking on grass verge via dam and good steep track then easy trail NW to summit. Mostly dry underfoot. Great weather. Snow nearly gone. with Tess, 4.5 hrsniallp24/04/2016
CK SheilaS03/04/2016
Very good in the snow. I followed the track heading up from the Lednock dam. This continues above the fence, but either ran out or was buried in snow. I had a bit of a grovel through snow covered heather and peat hags, which was somewhat trying, but much easier higher up. It was misty, snowing and very white on the plateau, so I was pleased to find the fence that leads up to the top. If you ask me to relate the route to the pretty lines on the OS map, I would have little idea! Apparently, the fence twists and turns a bit on the way to the top, but dodging around in a near white out tends to conceal the niceties of the route.Gill16/01/2016
Again came in via Ardtalnaig, long ridge walk to the summit. Lovely day. Enjoyed the views. Company: Martin Stewart.iandesbottes19/07/2015
From Invergeldie. Still some snow on the tops, 16C at the bottom but a lot less at the summit.Roblex08/04/2015
Just Les and me. Very wet underfoot with cold winds and showers. Flock fo 20+ golden plovers.gercal5304/10/2012
From Glen Lednock, returning around Loch Lednock reservoir; path at southern end of loch not found. Float-plane landing and taking off.neimcv30/08/2012
Trig revisit. A circuit of Lednock taking in a few tops. Cold strong wind. Walkers car park at the Invergeldie fork, and locked gate beyond, although it's supposedly a public road to the dam.RHW17/02/2012
Started from locked gate at NN7372276. Surprised by the snow on the upper slopes. In October!Martin R18/10/2011
round of creag uchdag, shee of ardtalnaig, and creagan na beinne from glen lednock.robertphillips05/02/2011
Solo.Dangerous Dave20/09/2010
From Abernethy Outdoor Centre CP. With Sam.ChrisR25/08/2010
Ascent from Glen Lednock dam by way of Creag nan Eun. Steep descent avoiding crags to the reservoir.Phaedra17/07/2010
From Loch Lednock Res. With Mora.BLACKHILL10/06/2008
From the dam at Loch Lednock Reservoir. Clear views, the Lawers range still covered in snow.Windy Corner20/04/2008
climbed via glen lednockbuggerlugs09/03/2008
Jerrys last Corbettdonmeister26/11/2006
From Ardeonaig w Jenx after bd. Good snow, loose on summit ridges, back same waynordicstar11/03/2006
Short day on way home. From Ardeonaig on Loch Tay side. Up valley on way up; on return, partway down ridge to Oigreag, then back down valley. Trig on top.Aye Jimmy04/06/2004
with Tim GoffeIanHHill21/02/2003
MC JC. From Lednock Dam on a very dull day. Passed a Private Road sign. Ignored it. Very mistyon top. Visibility about 30m. Cold SW wind. Grass rimed with snow. Rain on return down Glen Lednock.Martin6602/12/2001
Steve Briggsdonmeister12/08/2000
From Glen Lednock via Creag RuadhGallovidian06/08/2000
Solo with broken colarbone.John Lee24/05/2000
Another grey, misty day of hill walkinggman09/09/1999
Date is first visit. Notes from later...fine shapely hill. glen ogle pass E to shee of ardtalnaig RHW05/12/1998
FJB Uisdean2526/10/1998
On skis, via Meall nan Oighreagfasgadh06/03/1998
Self and TaffyInvicta1413/09/1995
Parked at end of road at Loch Lednock. A mile by the loch and up on a rising traverse and final 200' to top. 12.30. Sandpiper by hillside pool. 3 hares.arranc16/04/1995
Round of Creag Uchdag to Creagan na Beinne from Ardionaig.Eddie25/03/1995
Solo. From Ardeonaig. Walked up path past Cill mo Chormaig (ancient burial ground with some modern gravestones). Higher up I made a rising traverse to col between Meall nan Oighreag and Creag Uchdag, hence to Creag Uchdag. Returned the same way, following my own footsteps. New soft snow at all levels. Clear and mostly dry with one light fall of short duration. Good views of snow covered mountains, the higher ones of which had cloud on top to the later part of the afternoon.pwbellarby05/03/1995
Straightforward ascent from Ardeonaig.JohnW29/10/1993
Route 25 on Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit19/02/1993