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Name:Glas Maol
Hill number:461
Height:1068m / 3504ft
RHB Section:07A: Braemar to Montrose
County/UA:Angus (UA)
County (CoH):Angus (CoH)
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, Historic County Top,
Current County/UA Top, Murdo
Grid ref:NO 16700 76567
Summit feature:trig point
Col:874m  NO216802  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL52N 387N
Observations:ground to 20m N and S of trig point is about same height
Survey:Abney level
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  • Angus historic county top
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 716 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Parked on verge outside carpark at ~NO148800. Over stone bridge and up Carn an Tuirc to Cairn of Claise to Glas Maol down (then up) to Sron na Gaoithe down to car via second bridge not shown on OS.Danmawr29/09/2018
Third of Six Glenshee Monroes with AJ & AWFred Windsor22/09/2018
Glenshee 9 Hill Racequadbarrel05/09/2018
Loop with Creag Leacachpaddyirish11/08/2018
A four mile county top walk from Glen Shee ski centre taking two hours in low visibility and rain, not a nice place to be in those conditions. I only went up as it was a short walk having turned down Ben Macdui because of the same conditions.WAYNE ROWLETT28/07/2018
3/4 (Carn an Tuirc/Cairn of Claise/Glas Maol/Meall Odhar)Fergalh28/07/2018
With Zoe. From carpark, Meall Odhar, Glas Maol, Little Glas Maol.clashcityrocker10/07/2018
With Carn an Tuirc, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe, Cairn of Claise, Creag Leacach and Meall Odhar from Glenshee Ski CentreGeoff Briggs07/10/2017
Solo. Up via Meall Odhar.Dangerous Dave18/09/2017
Parked in the ski car park opposite The Cairnwell and made my way through the ski runs to the Munro Top of Meall Odhar. Then it was onto Glas Maol before dropping Southeast to the Munro Top of Little Glas Maol. The view into Caenlochan Glen was superb and was enjoyed as I skirted back round it to reach Druim Mor on the opposite side of it. Finally it was a quick ascent to Cairn of Claise and then back over Glas Maol and Meall Odhar to return to the car. A first for me was seeing a young hare being pursued by a stoat on the summit of Cairn of Claise, fortunately for the hare the stoat must have seen me and retreated.Peterb06/08/2017
33. 2nd of round of 6, east of Glen Shee ski area. Parked at layby south of pass, so had to walk back from the other end. 27k in total, 7 hours. Clag came in at this pointhuwthomas31/07/2017
With Gladys , Lisa ,Rachael,David W , David D , Abby, Grace, Lia and Zach to mark 50 years since first climbing this highest hill in Angus , the county of my birth and first Munro.chalky195323/07/2017
Solo. On way to Creag Leacach. neil hutton23/06/2017
Solo. Thick cloud so descended rather than carry on to Creag Leacach. neil hutton22/06/2017
From car park on A93 at NO139756, up Creag Leacach SW ridge to SW summit, then along ridge to main summit. Continued towards Glas Maol, contouring round to Little Glas Maol, then over Glas Maol itself, then following tracks north, contouring round to Druim Mor, then straight up Carn of Claise, and continuing on to Carn an Tuirc, descended N/NW to join path back to A93kdbennett18/06/2017
Climbed with AMAC-OFWC06/05/2017
27th Munrolojzi86062112/03/2017
With JamesAimless Rambler21/11/2016
meall gorm, carn ait, creag leacach sw top, creag leacach, little glas maol, glas maol, druim mor, meall odher ACW from devils elbow cp.robertphillips16/09/2016
in the afternoon after doing W side in the morningyounggl16/08/2016
No messing climb which started 10m from the car across the road from Glenshee. Steep start, past ski lifts and across to summit. One of the easiest 1000m+ hills to bag.callumorr27/07/2016
with Kirsty. From Creag Leacach.AlistairCarson17/04/2016
Ski trip from ski carpark, Glas Maol, Tom Buidhe, Tolmount and Cairn of Claise.clashcityrocker25/03/2016
On skis.clashcityrocker16/01/2016
Glas Maol and Creag Leacach from just south of Devil's Elbow, using route from SMC Munro book, adding five other tops en route or nearby. Very strong SW wind, no rain but in cloud much of the walk.Crib Goch23/10/2015
With M. From Glen Shee.douglas_easton26/09/2015
With Stevenframeworks08/08/2015
11 munro's in one day. Great weather fantastic company. Glasgow hill walking group. 12 hours 15 mins all round.Eileen O'Neil20/06/2015
Chris and GoskaWaltzin Delilah14/06/2015
Weather fair with snow on ground.MountainMac02/05/2015
with Philip in mistrambler_gary25/01/2015
Glas Maol / Carn of Claise / Carn an Tuirc ski tour from GlensheeJim Cooper17/01/2015
solo. Clear snow 360 viewTopsaswell03/01/2015
Glenshee 9 Hill Racegandrew03/08/2014
Round of Cairn an Tuirc, Cairn of Claise, Glas Maol, Creag Leacach, Cairnwell, Carn a'Gheoidh and Carn Aosda. Day 44 of 59 for all Munros. 24km, +/-1400m, 8 hours.PGCE24/07/2014
Ascent from the crest of the A93 of Glas Maol and Craeg Leacach. Beautiful sunny day. Snow on summit of Glas Maol, ice axe required.VirtualMountain19/04/2014
Meall Odhar, Glas Maol and Creag Leacach. With Andy, lots of snow.killiedaft22/03/2014
Also Carn an Tuirc and Cairn of ClaiseJA26/10/2013
With Brent from skilift carparkmhairimcf01/07/2013
with Dinny & Beardyemma702710/05/2013
From Tom Buidhe via Ca Whimsmick02/06/2012
Done with Creag LeacachSteveF28/05/2012
Adding old logsAngelaf09/05/2012
Climbed the round of 6 Munros with Juliettsharp13/04/2012
With Tim, low vis & snow, nav difficult on this rounded hump...Loz_mck10/04/2012
David O +Chris Blake22/03/2012
A pleasant ascent with Cairn of Claise and Carn an TuircClaire14/03/2012
With Ashley, from Glenshee, Carn an Tuire, Cairn of Claise, Tolmount, Tom Buidhe, Glas Maol, Creag LeacachJamesSDonald16/10/2011