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Name:Leathad an Taobhain
Hill number:413
Height:911.7m / 2991ft
RHB Section:06A: Glen Tromie to Glen Tilt
County/UA:Highland (UA), Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Spey, Catchment Boundaries, Tay
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Firth of Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 82175 85820
Summit feature:no feature 6m N of trig point
Col:757m  NN858831  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL51E 394E
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Surveys of Leathad an Taobhain and Beinn Bhreac (Final).doc
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Two day backpack from Auchlean: Carn Dearg Mor - Meallach Mhor - camp near 800886 - Leathad an Taobhain - Beinn Bhreac - Carn Ealar - long walk out down Glen Feshiedavidpettit8419/07/2019
After the Meallachs, cycled on around Meallach Mhor to the Allt Bhran weir, then rough tracks most of the way to the summit, not too hard in the very dry conditions.Topographer5726/06/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2718/05/2018
Cycled from Achaean to loch, then followed track through much snow. Very disorientating in fog.douglas_easton13/04/2018
Solo from Tolva in Glen Feshie.Vin26/10/2017
Day 2 of a three day/two night bivi bag circuit from/to Bruar bothy.Carn sn Fhidhleir Lorgaidh, Glas Leathad Lorgaidh, Meall an Uillt Chreadaich, Leathad an Taobhain, Leac an Taobhain, Meall Odhar Loisgte, A Chioch,Uchd a Chlarsair, Meall Ailleag, Meall Odhar a Chiredickscroop07/05/2017
From Glen Feshie, parked on FC track just past end of public road. Bike to Ruigh-fionntaig, easier than from Achlean and not much longer. To Beinn Bhreac first, up the splendid path through Slochd Beag (needs more use though). Down Caochan an Duine (path seems to continue), then down the Feshie until I got fed up with dodging the oxbows. Rising traverse towards Coire Creagach and to col at 792m. First sight of Beinn Bhreac, to top, then back along the ridge to Leathad an Taobhain. The ridge is a mixture of very easy going interspersed with tedious peat hags. Down via Slochd Mor on the track; glad I didn't have to walk the track twice.Gill03/05/2017
With Will.Grinner17/10/2015
Bike was a big help. Went up Carn Dearg Mor on return.duchally06/08/2015
Long out and back from Auchleanrjf3525/07/2015
17th Solo. Continuation of overnight Bivi trip, overnight upper River Feshie. Followed the highest tops in general WNW direction to Leathad an Taobhain. Picked up good track heading N, left track to summit Carn Dearg Mor via SW ridge, then headed W taking direct line to Meallach Mhor. Walk out N through Glen Tromie to Kingussie. Cool, dry day, light winds, broken cloud above summits.RGibbs28/09/2014
Solo.Dangerous Dave29/09/2013
A long, but straightforward walk from Achlean.Alan07/06/2013
corbett bagging carn dearg and leathad an taobhain from tolvah cycled to locn an t sluic.robertphillips18/02/2013
Backpack from Blair to Kingussie. Over tops, Breac and Taobhain to camp just beyond. Out day 2 via Corbetts to train back.nordicstar09/08/2008
2 of 4: From Meall an Uillt Chreagaich.ChrisR06/09/2007
MC JC with Carn Dearg Mor. Set off at 2.30pm from Auchlean with bikes past Glen Feshie Lodge.Beautiful meadow with wild flowers and horses. Walked to the summit via the landie track. Heavy shower at summit. Cold SW wind. Similar shower on summit of Carn Dearg Mor. Beautiful return cycle in evening sunshine. Returned at 8.25pm.Martin6607/07/2006
Trig revisit, misty grass/stone summit. Corbett Tops raid, this time from Calvine.RHW27/03/2005
3 in a day was enough. I'd overambitiously hoped to do 5!!IanHHill05/09/2004
Route 74 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit22/05/2000
Climbed in combination with Beinn Bhreac from nearby bothygman09/09/1999
Long but fairly easy walk from near Achlean. Cylindrical trig on top. Wonder if that height of 912m is accurate?! Good weather, though a bit warm and humid low down.Aye Jimmy29/08/1998
From Tromie Bridge. A 3 map day. On bike to Bhran cottage. Ring ouzel. Sandpiper. Over the river to a weir after 2 miles. Intermittent path for 3 miles following the stream, then 1000' on a better path to the pass (Minigaig). On crisp dry short heather and 3/4m trudge to top. 12.55. to MAUC.arranc29/05/1997
Leathad an Taobhain, Meall an Uillt Chreagaich, Carn Dearg and Meallach Mhor from Glen Tromie.Eddie07/03/1997
Solo. From Achlean in Glen Feshie. Round of four Corbetts and a few other tops. There was good weather throughout with some mist. From summit of Beinn Bhreac to point 837m, point 859m and Leathad an Taobhain. Continued to Meallach Mhòr and Carn Dearg Mòr.pwbellarby20/05/1995
Self and Taffy; with Carn Dearg Mor, in mist. Much navigation.Invicta1425/06/1994
On the 1993 TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL22/05/1993
Corbett bagging: Leathad an Taobhain, Carn Dearg Mor and Meallach Mhor RHW14/04/1993
With Hazel via MTB to track endSpudGunn27/07/1991
Walked in and ascended from Auchleum.JohnW05/08/1990
GW, MM Uisdean2515/12/1984
Sick Kid23/08/2019
hill walker17/06/2017