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Name:Meall Buidhe
Hill number:7
Height:719m / 2359ft
RHB Section:01A: Loch Tay to Perth
County/UA:Stirling (UA)
Catchment:Earn, Catchment Boundaries, Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Graham, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 57688 27585
Summit feature:rock 10m N of cairn
Col:446m  NN647318  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL46N 365N
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 248 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Glen Ogle car park (12:10) up track to mast and then across roughish hillside to summit. Lost GPS somewhere and spent time tracking back following footsteps in thin soft snow, but no luck. Dry; some good views of sunny hills around. Back same route; finish 14:55.dbb07/11/2019
Second attempt at this hill. Previously tried February 2018 but beaten back by the snow. Again followed zigzag track up to the aerial then across boggy ground up to summit. Hill is one of those that as you start to aim across towards it, keeps moving back!elizyanne12/10/2019
From the Glen Ogle car park, up the track to the mast then on to Beinn Leabhainn across boggy moorland. Next was Meall Buidhe, then more bog and heather over to Meall na Cloiche and Eildreach before locating a large track down to and across the A85 to the Glen Ogle cycleway/Rob Roy trail back up the glen to the car park.3.5 hours total.summitter13/07/2019
On descent of Meall Buidhe as per SMC Grahams & Donalds book.TRG31822/05/2019
From Glen Ogle carpark via mast and back again.Danmawr17/03/2019
Afternoon walk after low cloud, base below 1500 ft, until noon. From the car park by Glen Ogle cottages, quick ascent on track to mast, then following the best line to the summit. Misty at times, but cleared enough to make out useful features like being on NW top and the mini-chasm to the SE. With Pete. We continued to Beinn Leabhainn(qv).pwheeler31/05/2018
Up track via aerial, via minor top then back to burger van for roll and mug of teacjo20/05/2018
SMMC Corran meet, with Bill Bracewellclashcityrocker20/04/2018
CK SheilaS30/12/2017
from top of Glen OgleIanHHill18/05/2017
With Brian R in low cloud and drizzle. It was alright. Headed north to the Rob Roy Way for a quick route back to the car. Very wild country!Play2End15/03/2017
round of beinn leabhainn, meall buidhe, meall na cloiche, eildreach, from cp top of glen ogle.robertphillips16/01/2017
Weather fair with snow on ground. (Almost twilight)MountainMac14/01/2017
Followed the track from Glen ogle carpark to the transmitter then over rough heather covered in snow to the summit. Great views.Stevend114/01/2017
Another very windy day though cloud (fortunately less of a problem than previous two days. From car park used for Creag Mac Rannach on other side of Glen Ogle gave what looks like easiest ground to Meall Bhuidhe. Then headed east to do some casting around to find summit of Meall na Cloiche trying three options before I was certain I had got it. Then back to Beinn Leabhainn which again was not so easy to find from this side without the masts to guide you. Tough going in the wind but at least no bracken at this time of year.dickscroop31/12/2016
Solo with Holly and Lily from the Glen Ogle carpark following the landrover track to the Arial then over moorland to both hills. Fresh breeze, dry, a little snow underfoot, and low cloud coming in. 2 hoursalexmaclennan29/11/2016
An SMHC Sunday walk. After a tough day trying to bag Meall Glas, today couldnt have been more different. Low cloud at the start of the walk but by the time we emerged on the upper slopes we had trudged thru both cloud & snow to reveal a winter wonderland all around us that the Alps would have been proud of. Stunning views with mountains, ridges & Coires in full winter splendorLizzieG20/11/2016
From Car Park /Picnic area, up track then rough paths. Meall Buidhe and Beinn Leabhainn.rhalstead27/09/2016
3 of 3: From Glen Ogle CP.ChrisR19/07/2016
Followed track from picnic site to comms mast from where summit visiblerogreeves08/07/2016
With EKMC Beautiful weather. Lots of snow. From Glen Ogle Cottages car park up the forest track to mast. Picked a route across the boggy peat jaggy moor to summit. Fabulous views all round.munromurph07/03/2016
Alone to summit. Hazel to aerial. Superb weather with extensive views. Up from car park/picnic area via track to aerial then over frozen hillside and snow to summit.SpudGunn07/03/2016
From car park to NW. (
G and A with GGC grouparthurwhittaker01/01/2015
Ascended from car park at head of Glen Ogle on easy + excellent track to radio mast at 600m ish. Then to summit via Beinn Leabhainn. Made mistake then by continuing E then SE down the high ground to the cairn on Meall a'Mhadaidh and down steep ground to Lochearnhead. Would advise others not to bother with extending walk to Lochearnhead due to unrelenting heather and peat hags, but better to keep walk short and to return to start of ascent car park.Bobf09/11/2014
I left the track to head East at a bend at approx. 565281 as I was hoping to save a bit of time. This was a mistake as the next 300-400 yds was through deep heather. On descent I kept about 100 yds uphill of the deep heather and managed to find a path/track which joined the track from the mast at approx. 565282duchally13/10/2014
2nd graham today followed track up to masts then to summit in deep snow.robertphillips04/12/2013
walked on way back from glen coe good track up to mast then boggy moorland from there on. good views from top.iannotts10/09/2013
Headed up from car park at top of Glen Ogle.JohnW04/06/2013
With Lsclater06/05/2013
and 06/10/2017chrispine06/02/2013
Pea soup, cool calm, dry, mist from 650m.iangalbraith21/10/2012
great track from carpark to mast, than just traverse to top. never had soup at the bottom before from a teashack.tallblond14/10/2012
Via track from car park to mast. Despite the extra distance, leaving the track before the mast may lead into rough terrain with heather, bogs and an unpleasant fence scramble.Topographer5705/03/2012
From head of Glen Ogle, up track through forest, returned over Being Leabhainn, down NE ridge, then back along trackGallovidian27/10/2011
Direct route from road. Race against time, didn't fancy those crags in the dark.Martin R24/10/2011
Friday evening en route to Tyndrum. Jogged up track to aerial and easily across tops to summit. Ran down, took about 60 minsnordicstar22/07/2011
Parked at car park beside Glen Ogle Cottages just off the A85. Took the excellent track that leads to the pylon at 570m. taking 1 hour. A further 30mins got me to the summit with great views down Glen Ogle to Lochearnhead. Returned to track at pylon via Bdscargill02/06/2011
ran from layby at top of glen ogle.tom smith07/01/2011
Very easy climb from Glen Ogle. En passant to Corbett bagging.douglas_easton21/10/2010
From Glenogle Cotts, with MoraBLACKHILL11/06/2008
Solo. From the car park at the top of the Glen Ogle pass. Started walking on a track, not shown on my map, to a mast. At one point there had been a somewhat newer track constructed to replace an earlier one. The mast is not shown on the map either - it lies on a minor bump a little west of the summit of Meall Buidhe. I continued with no track or path to the summit of Meall Buidhe. Returned more or less the same way. Weather good. The map used was OS 1:50,000, sheet 51, Edition B revised 1998 with selected changes 2002, 2007 B2.pwbellarby10/05/2008
MC Alone. Lots of snow and great visibility.Martin6608/04/2006
Very soft deep snow.fasgadh17/01/2006