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Name:Aonach Eagach - Meall Dearg
Hill number:179
Height:952.2m / 3124ft
Parent (Ma):178  Aonach Eagach - Sgorr nam Fiannaidh
RHB Section:03A: Loch Leven to Rannoch Station
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Leven (Loch)
Class:Hump, Simm, Munro, Murdo, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,Sim,M,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 16128 58354
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:120.1m
Col:832m  NN 15140 58365  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 41
(1:25k) 384
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
Comments:Col measurement is 832.0m
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 663 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
NHWCScmccabe 29/08/2019
Climbed with Andy Ravenhill of West Coast Mountain Guides, joined by Allan & Charlotte. Started at layby west of Allt-na-reigh, up Am Bodach, Meall Dearg, across the Aonach Eagach ridge, Stob Coire Lieth then Short nan Fiannaidh, descending alongside Allt nan t-Sidhein to the layby opposite the Clachaig junction. Beautiful sunny day all day, to hot at times with the helmet and harness on, but great day.chillyman803/08/2019
Anoach Eagach in Winter - lovely day.atreides788718/03/2019
MK, CBUisdean2502/02/2019
Glencoe YH - Sgorr nam Fiannaidh - Stob Coire Leith - Aonach Eagach (both tops) - Meall Dearg - Am Bodach - Sron Gharbh - road - An Torr - Glencoe YH.Mark Jackson22/08/2018
From E bridge at Caolasnacon on B863 to Kinlochleven. Followed tracks on E side of Allt Gleann a' Chaolais, turning E on S side of Allt a; Chathaidh Riabhaich to the bealach N of Meall Dearg, then followed tracks near remains of old fence line up to summit, returning same waykdbennett28/10/2017
SoloGeraldine Fardon09/09/2017
no wind or rain, perfect conditions for this demanding pair of Munros. The ridge walk was fantastic!FCMark01/09/2017
As part of Aonach Eagach traverseemily05/08/2017
With 3 guys. Started off raining, then hail then clearing to perfect!mn2314/05/2017
Stayed in Blackrock cottage with climbing club. Completed whole ridge with Dave Curry in 8 hrsJamesSDonald08/04/2017
a winter traverse. its tough going and trickeyAristotle Chip23/03/2017
west east traverse clachaig gully to altnafeadh sgorr nam fiannaidh, stob coire leith, AE west top, AE east top, meall dearg, meall dearg east top, am bodach, sron garbh, A,Chailleach, stob mhic mhartuin, beinn bheag,cycled back downhill to clachaig inn.robertphillips25/10/2016
With Sanjay, fine day, did not complete the whole of the Aonach Eagach, will return!designrob01/10/2016
Glencoe SkyraceLittledave18/09/2016
(Walkers with) Torun Mcmoran, Susan Woodhouse, Peter Smylie, Dave Topliss, Stuart Rumney. (Start/parking point) Pap of Glencoe path - Sgor nam Fiannaidh - Stob Coire Leith - Meall Dearg - Am Bodach - Allt na reigh car park.redbob10/09/2016
with Dad. Incredible day, descended via pap of glencoe path. Long walk back up to the car.AlistairCarson28/07/2016
ghaley08/06/2016
2nd time up the Gach! Weather was perfect - warm and not a cloud in the sky. Did with Paul,Adam and Mark. Cracking day out - nobody struggled. Really enjoyed this one. This time we descended to the NW ending up on the road about 2K up from the Clachaig - definitely the best descent option.scholesy03/06/2016
accidental ridge climb with DMSVeebee18/10/2015
Weather fair.MountainMac29/09/2015
From Glencoe village East West traverse of Aonach Eagach.rhalstead22/09/2015
Traverse of the Aonach Eagach. With Gavin.MorecambeMonkey07/09/2015
With Gav and Sarah, warm sun, clear views, from nearest car park, E-W to Sgor nam Fhiannaidh, descent beside gully to Clachaig, showery later.niallp06/07/2015
Tom DuncanChris Blake27/06/2015
A solo ascent from the B863. Good path in places, very steep and unrelenting. Calm and sunny on the summit.Play2End25/04/2015
Terrible avalanche forecast, so why not do the Aonach Eagach ridge? In the clouds all day, but pleasant otherwise.pwithnall27/03/2015
Aonach Eagach ridge from the Clachaig Inn. Short roping with Nigel and Harvey.Jim Cooper14/02/2015
With Gary and Scott Kirkhope.haydnw02/02/2015
First walk with Hiking ClubSteve199615/11/2014
Be aware it helps to be a climber. Two of us walked from devils staircase intending the whole ridge. Never bin so scared, steep drops, ran out of time, got trapped and had to call Mountain Rescue!!!Deedubr06/09/2014
Geoff and Neil. Stayed Glen Coe Independent Hostel jps66606/09/2014
Aonach Eagach Ridgejustin99926/08/2014
Part of the Aonach Eagach Scramble with Al Halewood, Martin, Kirsty, Jen, Nigel and Ian.knarf22/08/2014
Aonach Eagach ridge east to west. On own, swelteringly hot day, but great views from a stupendous walk.Crib Goch24/07/2014
We waited for a good weather forecase before attempting the Anoach Eagach. Some cloud cover when climbing up to Am Bodach but clear when we topped Meall Dearg. WE set off together with another, much larger party but left them behind after the chimney. Excellent scrambling and a good head for heights is needed!darradog29/05/2014
Mq/da/ra/jaquartley14/09/2013
http://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=9&t=27178basscadet24/11/2012
Anonach Eagach - with Rach. Weather was very good, windy and wet to begin but clearing as we reaches the top. Great ridge walk with some technical scrambling. Climbing down some of the rocks proving the most difficult bit. Great Day!scholesy29/09/2012
Anonach Eagach - amazing walk. First time I've done a ridge walk or proper scrambling and whilst it was doable there was a sustained stretch of scrambling which as a beginner required lots of concentration. That being said, thoroughly enjoyable and defo recommend to the adventurous walker.Rachel29/09/2012
Aonach Eagach ridge with the lads.Flipperfeet27/05/2012
Not as scary as expected, and a cracking days scrambling.simocity27/05/2012
Aonach Eagach ridgejim_aramis27/05/2012
With SarahColinmac200505/05/2012
with katie & Danjennygraham07/04/2012
aonach eagach ridge.robertphillips06/11/2011
5 of 7: from Aonach Eagach East Top.ChrisR05/11/2011
with CPgarth8701/08/2011
Nevis Hillwalkers aling the Aonach Eagach Ridge.papagenos09/07/2011
Jim+I on a cracking day! Parked at 3 sisters and a slow ascent due to Jim suffering with the Cold. Around 2 hours to Am Bodach, then 10 mins down to Chancellor and on Meall Dearg in 3 hours. 1st of 2 :)bowzi03/06/2011