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Name:Monamenach
Hill number:495
Height:807m / 2648ft
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Angus (UA), Perth and Kinross (UA)
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NO 17601 70663
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:199m
Col:608m  NO171713  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL52N OL53S 387N 388S
Survey:obvious summit
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 295 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
2nd Repeatchalky195327/06/2019
Ascent from Auchavan along tracks, return same waykdbennett01/12/2018
First snow of season.Waterlog26/10/2018
2nd Corbett of the day up the track from Auchavan. cold wind good viewsNozzer01/05/2018
From Badandan Hill up to Auchnavan then up track. Easy walking. Very round. More mountain hares. Company: Soloiandesbottes17/05/2017
With Mora. From Auchaven road end.BLACKHILL15/04/2017
Circuit of Monamenach, Creag Leacach and Glas Maol from Auchavan.davidpettit8414/04/2017
Short walk with Richard on a nice afternoon. Not much snow for this time of year.amcculloch29/12/2016
34th With Allan. From Auchavan, short circuit taking in the summit from S to N. Overcast day with light wind. Winter not here yet.RGibbs29/12/2016
With Steve T. in low cloud. Got a quick view from the summit.Play2End18/12/2016
From Auchavan. Nice and sunny. Laughably easy. 2 hours all told. Parking for about 10 cars near bridge, just take rough track right at Auchaven to Dalhally.Jhimmy05/06/2016
A quick scamper up late afternoon. Full winter conditions and the most amazing views from the top. By the way, parking is quite easy. You can turn right along the track at Auchavan and there are parking spaces down by the river. The track is OK even with low profile tyres.Gill29/04/2016
From Auchavan, on a lovely hot, clear day.Alan10/06/2015
Parked next to the river at road end near Auchavan then walked up track before the final pull up alongside the fence. On own.MorecambeMonkey20/04/2015
Weather fair, deep snow on ascent.MountainMac22/01/2015
Adding old logsAngelaf12/08/2013
ALONE, VERY HOT DAY. CANT PARK RIGHT AT THE END. PARKED CAR A BIT FURTHER BACK NEAR A FORREST, SO CAR WAS OUT OF THE SUN.tallblond19/07/2013
Alone, via Glen Beanie.Grinner06/01/2013
climbed solo from Auchavan through squally snow and winds. Fierce windchill. Monamenach then Craigenloch Hill and back. barely two and half hoursniallp22/01/2012
ben gulbin, and monamenach, morning and badandun hill in the afternoon.robertphillips19/01/2012
Walked up through Glen Beanie and climbed up Craigenloch hill before the easy amble onto Monamenach . Crossed over to Black hill and did the circuit of the Gleann Carnach.torkm15/11/2011
with Flake!batrigg27/06/2011
High cloud, sunny spells, warm, calm, good views.iangalbraith24/06/2011
self. First using Bongo.davidsbatty14/02/2011
A pretty winter ascent. Right knee gave way on descent which eventually revealed I'd torn ACL and broken off the end of my femur! Oops.Claire08/02/2010
Repeatchalky195324/08/2009
solo, from nearby road at Auchavan and tracks, Gulabin laternordicstar14/10/2008
4 of 4: From Auchavan.ChrisR05/10/2008
No obvious place to park but some room on the verge. Walk round back of steadings, clear path up grassy slopes to summit. Fairly steep in places but no difficulties. Good view from summit. Less that 2hrs up and down.always_more_up10/08/2008
One of the easiest Corbetts? One hour to the top from the Glen. Pleasant first trip to Glen Isla.gman02/06/2007
CK SheilaS31/12/2006
Beinn a'Bha'ach Ard (NH 361434) S/F NH378404 Day walk before overnight camp at NH191413. Difficult navigation on lower slopes. Mild, low cloud at 2000' broken, overcast.John Young01/08/2006
Solo.Dangerous Dave04/05/2005
MC JC. Climbed from Auchavan on a very cold, windy and snowy day. 1.5h round trip. Heavy snow. Lucky to get car out!Martin6607/02/2004
Short ascent before night in Ballater.marktrengove18/09/2003
Relatively quick climb up from Auchavan on a clear morning. Good views to Creag Leacach and Glas Maol. Back down towards Tulchan Lodge and south along the river to complete a round trip.Windy Corner23/03/2003
Ron McCraw Alistair Dave Cummins - holiday at Blairgowriedonmeister29/12/2002
Galltywenallt30/09/2002
actual date not knownclashcityrocker01/01/2001
From AuchavanJA24/02/2000
Solo tripInvicta1425/02/1999
with KIanHHill11/08/1998
Short steep wak from Auchavan in the peaceful Glen Isla. Cloudy, windy, trying to rain.Aye Jimmy04/08/1998
Morning round of Duchray Hill, Monamenach and Badandun Hill from Glen Isla.Eddie28/10/1995
From road end at Auchavan. In full rain gear. Rain turned to snow higher up. Uphill by side of stream into mist and on a bearing by side of fence straight uphill to top. 11.25. No view. 1 hour up - one of shortest walks ever.arranc17/04/1995
With DaveOik17/10/1993
JEB, FJB Uisdean2501/06/1992
Ascended from Auchavan in the afternoon, having ascended Ben Tirran in the morning. 07/06/2014 date of second ascent.JohnW05/08/1991
Corbett bagging: Ben Gulabin and Monamenach RHW01/04/1991
Route 77 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit11/04/1990