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Name:Meallach Mhor
Hill number:420
Height:769m / 2523ft
RHB Section:06A: Glen Tromie to Glen Tilt
County/UA:Highland (UA)
Catchment:Spey
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,C,Y)
Grid ref:NN 77660 90867
Summit feature:blocky embedded boulder
Drop:232m
Col:537m  NN801903  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 35
(1:25k) OL56 402
Observations:boulder is higher than any ground under cairn
Survey:Abney level
GPS data:show GPS entries for this hill

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From Bhran cottage. Up the hill from south of the Allt an Tulaich. Some deep heather but good snow higher up and great views with CM.bolton09/11/2019
Two day backpack from Auchlean: Carn Dearg Mor - Meallach Mhor - camp near 800886 - Leathad an Taobhain - Beinn Bhreac - Carn Ealar - long walk out down Glen Feshiedavidpettit8418/07/2019
Bike to Bhran cottage, atv track to summit.iangalbraith02/07/2019
with Jonathanjwbellarby18/04/2019
Walked up from Drumguish, up Glen Tromie to Bhran Cottage, then up via Allt an Tulaich making for an obvious ATV track, then the W ridge by a cairn. A good walk- I'd never been up this lovely (except the lodge) glen, nor enjoyed the fascinating views to the Minigaig and Gaick, while climbing Munros. Very dry condtions. Bright with a few showers around but cloud base 3000 ft +.pwheeler17/07/2018
Climbed alone. Parked car at Drumguish, walked up road through Glen Tromie, then overgrown path from Bhran Cottage. Dreich, no view from summit.187lenny11/07/2018
Cycled up Glen Tromie, then up Coire Bhealaich for both Meallachs.Topographer5726/06/2018
With SR cycle in from Torcroy CP to Tromie br and up long track to Bhran Cottage and follow faint track W to summit. Another very hot day. cycle back was effortless think pedalled three times.Frank27/05/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2718/05/2018
WBMC Cairngorm meet Feshie Bridge. With Geordie,Phil and Mel from Glen Tromie.John Lee22/03/2018
Parked in Drumguish by the post box. Easy walk in along Glen Tromie road. Icy approaching summit. Back along ridge over Meallach Bheag, Clach mheall and Croidh-ta. Solo.Dangerous Dave20/03/2018
A glorious sunny day with a cool breeze. By bike to just past Bhran Cottage. Up Meallach Mhor starting up the Allt an Tulaich on a short ATV track, then easy going to the top. Over Meall an Dubh-cadha on a faint path, and then an ATV track to the bealach. Up rough stuff to Sgor Dearg, and easy short heather over Carn Dearg (there's an ATV track too). Ghastly track to Carn Dearg Mor, but nothing can spoil the view from the top. Down the track, then to the Allt Bhran. The path shown on the map is an OS fantasy, but it's a lovely walk down all the same. More pleasant to cross the river to the landrover track for the last part.Gill05/05/2017
ghaley10/09/2016
With Will.Grinner17/10/2015
Track too icy treacherous for a bike. So long walk over the Sims to the main top in snowshoes. And then even longer walk back on estate road finishing in the dark.Martin R22/01/2015
CK SheilaS21/11/2014
Biked in for about 4 miles up from Tromie bridge then a round of this and the 6 Graham tops. A good day, nice route. got wet crossing burn on return leg but would manage it dry in normal weather (it had been very wet. Very steep final descent from Croidh-ladickscroop09/10/2014
19th Solo. Continuation of overnight Bivi trip, overnight upper River Feshie. Followed the highest tops in general WNW direction to Leathad an Taobhain. Picked up good track heading N, left track to summit Carn Dearg Mor via SW ridge, then headed W taking direct line to Meallach Mhor. Walk out N through Glen Tromie to Kingussie. Cool, dry day, light winds, broken cloud above summits.RGibbs28/09/2014
First hill of 2014. Seven mile drive in from the north to park SW of Meallach Mhor. Snow squall blew in before getting to summit and stayed gently falling snow as I tramped out east to SIM Meall an Dubh-chadha causing abandonment of plans to go north to other tops but clear and sunny again as I descended SW back to valleyvegibagger25/01/2014
selfdavidsbatty04/10/2013
Circuit from Tromie Bridge to Meallach Mhor, returning via Glen Tromierjf3502/08/2013
From Tromie Bridge. Climbed via west ridge, descended north into Coire Bhealach as it had been very dry.Alan06/06/2013
cycled in from tromie bridge to the weir below hill to summit.robertphillips09/02/2013
With AP, by bicycle along Glen Tromie. Staying at Feshieway.douglas_easton22/07/2010
Backpack from Blair to Kingussie. Day 1 to camp below Taobhain, day 2 via Carn Dearg and Meallach Mor and train backnordicstar10/08/2008
4 of 4: From Carn Dearg Mor.ChrisR06/09/2007
Solo trip, with bikeInvicta1404/09/2005
MC JC. Biked in from Bridge of Tromie to reach the summit in just over 2h. 23 deg with warm wind blowing. Beautiful glen. Cycled back out in 25 mins!Martin6631/05/2003
From N of Achlean in Glen Feshie. Carpark had been moved nearly a km further down valley. This made a long walk even longer.Aye Jimmy29/07/2000
Route 73 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit21/05/2000
Galltywenallt28/06/1999
On the TGO ChallengeBLACKHILL15/05/1998
Solo with bike Uisdean2513/04/1998
from MADC. final ascent to top. Very tired. Lovely view south. Glen Tromie spread out to N and Speyside like a great green channel across the view. Back at bike found it and fence missing! Retreived bike in heather on other side of road. At car 29 3/4m - 10 1/4hrs.arranc29/05/1997
Leathad an Taobhain, Meall an Uillt Chreagaich, Carn Dearg and Meallach Mhor from Glen Tromie.Eddie07/03/1997
Solo. From Achlean in Glen Feshie. Round of four Corbetts and a few other tops. There was good weather throughout with some mist. From summit of Leathad an Taobhain to Meallach Mhòr. Continued to Carn Dearg Mòr.pwbellarby20/05/1995
Corbett bagging: Leathad an Taobhain, Carn Dearg Mor and Meallach Mhor RHW14/04/1993
estimatenix_snilloc01/06/1992
Alone. Up Glen Tromie via MTB very early in morningSpudGunn28/07/1991
Walked in from Auchlean and ascended via Carn Dearg Mor.JohnW05/08/1990
sclater01/01/1970
CJM09/11/2019
PhilMcLean21/09/2019
weaselmaster24/08/2019
Sick Kid24/08/2019
Driftwood25/06/2019
mikebeattie19/09/2018
geoffreycurnock31/05/2018
rdhumble28/05/2018
bertbarnett12321/05/2018