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Name:Meall Dearg
Hill number:4776
Height:163m / 535ft
Parent (Ma):1217  Meall an Fheadain
RHB Section:16F: Lochinver to Ullapool
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Minor Rivers only (North)
Class:Hump, Tump (100-199m), Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,1,Y)
Grid ref:NB 98667 10759
Summit feature:large cairn
Drop:109m
Col:54m  NB990106  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 15
(1:25k) 439W
Observations:this is the largest of 8 cairns; cairn 120m N at NB 98674 10874 is just lower
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 45 users)ByDate of Ascent
Scrambled up crags from Old Dornie. Traversed grassy ridge north to the road. Great views from the summit. Solo.Dangerous Dave28/09/2019
above Port a Bhaigh campsite, Atlandhu, pink sandstone cairn, lovely views of Summer IslesDenise 30/05/2016
From roadside to NW. Direct ascent to HP initially steepish heather slopes, then steeper rocky scrambling. Super view over Isle Ristol.jonglew24/07/2015
Apparently a re-visit (& I'd forgotten within 3 years!)Smudge11/04/2015
From 989104, keep left to avoid steep scree and heather.Topographer5710/06/2014
Heather approach from S. Cairn at top with views in Inverpolly and the summer isles. With Jonathan de Ferranti. Found path on descent.Adrian10/06/2014
With KieraLoz_mck10/05/2014
Parked between the two lochs on the west side, near the junction to Old Dornie. Climbed this after the Marilyn. Excellent views. An easy ascent. Alone.AGWilliamson19/09/2012
From road to house SE of hill after M a F. Lots of cairns. Two areas of similar height but higher seems to be the south one.chrisbien05/06/2010
Polluted with cairns, suffered some hail then rain soon after reaching summit.Dugswell204/06/2010
RHW01/01/1989
stub196902/08/2019
AndyS24/05/2019
DocHoliday02/05/2019
gillamo29/07/2016
RichardM30/05/2016
Tony S29/05/2016
andrew brown28/05/2016
Martin R28/05/2016
Laurel19/05/2015
Rowan19/05/2015
SteveG11/04/2015
Tricky04/05/2014
Alan Whatley01/04/2014
tom smith06/01/2013
Kiltie11/07/2012
Smudge24/05/2012
thelonious14/05/2012
Colin Crawford16/06/2011
assynt_bob29/05/2011
Louise29/05/2011
m0untain_n0mad17/05/2011
hill walker03/05/2011
alda11/06/2010
Alison R11/06/2010
chalky195308/06/2010
GordonAdshead06/06/2010
jimbloomer11/05/2010
hughbagger07/04/2009
richtea504023/03/2008
ajwxyzt23/03/2008
geoffreycurnock28/07/2004
Arctica26/01/2002
Ken_Stewart05/07/1991
The Dancing Mon12/05/1990