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Name:Meall na h-Aisre
Hill number:634
Height:862m / 2828ft
RHB Section:09B: Glen Albyn and the Monadh Liath
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Ness, Catchment Boundaries, Spey
Watershed:Inner Moray Firth
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C)
Grid ref:NH 51530 00036
Summit feature:trig point
Drop:155m
Col:707m  NH501008  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 35
(1:25k) OL55 401
Observations:flat plateau with small protruding rocks, some of which may be as high as trig point base
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 221 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Followed new track from Melgarve power station, cut off early but followed the track back which goes to almost 800m from the summit, probably best done on a bike.scoob22/12/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2716/05/2018
From Garva Bridge. Started to rain as soon as I entered the car park - doh. But then rain held off until I reached the summit. Straight up Leathad Gaothach south face. Trig point and now a monitoring machine on top.Jhimmy22/04/2018
From Garva Bridge. Bridge 1km to north is good, then up onto SE ridge and over 844m Sim. Descent due south. A new track to the west, leading up to a new wind farm to the north would have made a good cycle in if I had known about it in time.Topographer5719/04/2018
KeithByTheC31/07/2017
A circuit of Meall na h-Aisre and Gairbeinn on a stunning spring day, starting from Garva Bridge and the bike stashed at Melgarve for a quick return (I'm allergic to walking on tarmac). MnhA is unremarkable, but the peat bogs connecting it to Gairbeinn are reminiscent of Kinder Scout on anabolic steroids. Following the ruined fence provides a good guide to the easiest going. Dry weather is a great help; you can float effortlessly across the peat. The highlight is being able to walk the full length of the splendid, mossy summit ridge of Gairbeinn. Bag these hills now before the view is spoiled by the huge windfarm currently under construction.Gill01/05/2017
CKSheilaS01/01/2016
Leathad Gaothach, Meall na h-Aisre, Sidean Dubh na Cloiche Baine, Sherramore Forest from Garva Bridge.RobertP06/11/2015
NUFWAS Easter weekend at Laggan. With Andy, Tallie & Will.Grinner06/04/2015
Carried on to Gairbeinn. Very hot and as had been dry recently the peat bogs between the 2 hills were okduchally18/06/2014
A lot of wet snow from leaving the road. a low cloud dayNozzer27/01/2013
Even warmer than yesterday(27°C). Still a bit wet underfoot in places, bet it's muddy after rain.Alan23/05/2012
selfdavidsbatty10/04/2012
with K, into the mist, a little rain. From Garva Bridgeniallp02/03/2012
Climbed with Gairbean - poor visjohnm11/02/2012
geal charn and meall na h aistre from garve bridge.robertphillips11/12/2011
From road at old Wade's bridge. Across moor and back same.nordicstar22/04/2011
With Brian. Encountered the phantom pick-up on the road to Garvabridge. Uneventful ascent up long ridge. Tough hike to second summit over pathless terrain. Good weather.gercal5323/05/2010
Dry, warm, sunny, good views.iangalbraith11/06/2007
Trig revisit, flat summit, pile of old fence posts, low vegetation, a few rocks, seemingly a small colony of Dunlin nearby making strange sounds. No view - cloud. TGO Challenge 2006.RHW17/05/2006
AloneSpudGunn23/04/2006
Solo tripInvicta1402/07/2005
AlanGlenford14/04/2003
MC JC. Bright start to day, but cloud came in pm on a bitterly cold SE wind. Hard snow patches and water ice.Martin6616/02/2003
From Garva Bridge over Leathad Gaothach. Felt a lonely spot on a gloomy and cold winter's day.Aye Jimmy30/12/2002
Galltywenallt25/11/2001
actual date not knownclashcityrocker01/01/2001
Picked off the same weekend as Ben Rinnesgman09/09/1999
AW Uisdean2514/02/1999
Over Wade bridge on track for 800m, thereafter trackless heather and grass all the way. Over rickety bridge and on N bank to corrie by fence uphill into mist. On compass to plateau summit. By posts to top at 11.50. to L G.arranc30/06/1997
On the TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL15/05/1997
Solo. From Garva Bridge walked on the old military road which goes over Corrieyairack Pass. At NN420986 ascended to Corrieyairack Hill. Then over Geal Charn, Gairbein, points 870m, 786m, 758m, Meall na h-Aisre. The descent was beside Allt Coire Iain Oig to reach Garva Bridge. Weather good. A bit slow due to peat hags.pwbellarby01/07/1995
Ascended from Garva Bridge in clear weather.JohnW30/07/1994
Route 71 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit30/10/1993
Raid of Meall na h-Aisre and Geal Charn from Garva Bridge on the way home from the North.Eddie23/07/1993
Corbett bagging: Gairbeinn, Corrieyairack Hill and Meall na h-Aisre RHW26/10/1991
Fi22/12/2018
mikebeattie27/09/2018
PhilMcLean11/08/2018
Dave Geere04/06/2018
bertbarnett12320/05/2018
hillhunter14/04/2018
Jaxter04/02/2018
clanbonham27/07/2017
Robinho0801/07/2017
vuirich24/06/2017
redcon07/05/2017
Nick Canute10/04/2017
Fellhugger25/03/2017
borderline11/03/2017