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Name:Sgiath Chuil
Hill number:165
Height:920.1m / 3019ft
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Stirling
Catchment:Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Murdo, Yeaman
(Ma,Hu,Tu,Sim,M,HHB,Mur,Y)
Grid ref:NN 46294 31786
Summit feature:cairn on outcrop
Drop:311m
Col:609m  NN454325  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48W 378W
Survey:Abney level/Leica RX1250
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19km circuit with Denise & Jill from parking just off A85 (NN447275): Meall Glas - Beinn Cheathaich - Meall a' Churain - Sgiath Chuil - Sgiath Chrom.Tony J04/05/2024
Cairn on large slab . Low cloud . With TJ and JR . second Munro of day. then descend to A85 on good path.Denise 04/05/2024
DRC Walk from Kenknock. Meall a'Churain, Sgiath Chuil, Creag an t-Searraich. Wet underfoot after recent rain but better going than the path from Auchessan.TRG31824/03/2024
Circular route, parking in Killin. Pleasant walked along Glen Lochay road to Auchlyne, then followed tracks NW and W before climbing hillside to Sgiath Chuil, Sgiath Chrom, and along ridge to Meall a'Churain, Sgiath Chuil E Top, Meall nan Samhna Far West Top, Meall nan Samhna West Top, Meall nan Samhna, Beinn Bhreac, Creag Mhor, Meall Clachach, Creag Bhuidhe and down to Killin.RobertP15/08/2023
With Jack Coronation backpacking tripfellie29/04/2023
Day 4 of our Connel hillwalking trip on the way home. Sunny day with Tom Oldham. 6 hours.alexmaclennan25/04/2023
Revisit for Sgiath Chrom HHB and a Subtump on descent. From SSW, Auchessan, nice friendly signageRHW07/04/2023
From AuchlyneBaggerGutt30/03/2023
A day of changeable weather, nice morning with great views of autumn colours in Glen Lochay, then low cloud moved in, rain at times, completed the circuit over Meall Glas with long walk out, almost dry and within sight of the car, in time for another soaking.Cumbrianexile24/10/2022
Started at Auchessan on the A85 and then along the Allt Riobain and all its lovely waterfalls up to the dam. Then Sgiath Chrom, Sgiath Chuil. Out of the clouds down the steep slopes to Lairig a Churain and then up to Beinn Cheathaich and into the clouds again, along the gentle ridge to Meall Glas and back down to the start. No view on the tops at all today. Started raining on the descent but otherwise weather was fine.tsharp11/09/2022
Solo anti-clockwise round of Sgiath Chuil & Meall Glas from Glen Dochart. Parked down by Auchessan in thick fog - car was showing -1.5c a quick walking pace soon warmed me up. Wasn't long before I was above the fog with nothing but blue skies and a rising sun - was down to base-layer on top by the time I reached the first summit (Sgiath Chuil) 2.5hrs after setting off. ~350m re-ascent up Meall Glas felt more tiring than expected - had to skirt some slushy snow patches but no difficulties. Descent route off Meall Glas through boggy terrain was not pleasant, but as soon as the path appeared, it was a nice warm walk back down.. total time from car back to car - 5h 55minmproudfoot27/03/2022
With D. Started in thick cold fog. Around 500m through cloud and then fogbow before climb to top. Some snow patches but hot weather. Before steep walk over to Meall Glas before dark.Rodge19/12/2021
After Sgiath Chrom.richtea504018/12/2021
Meall Glas and Sgiath Chuil from Glen Dochart. Walkhighlands routehummusg03/11/2021
Meall Glas, Beinn Cheataich, Meall a Churain, Sgiath Chuill, circular from Auchessan. With B, B and R. A bit fierce with wind and rain on the tops.jenx23/10/2021
Char and Chris on a windy windy day. Grilled cupcakes.nrowan26/09/2021
From Auchessan with Meall Glas, Beinn Cheathaich & Meall a' Churain. With Alasdair.duchally12/09/2021
From Glen Dochart, usual round of the Corbett and 2 Munros.quadbarrel01/09/2021
Auchessan - path to about 600m then peters out - Meall Glas - Beinn Cheathaich - Meall a Churain - Sgiath Chuil - Dun Riobain - Auchessan.Mark Jackson17/08/2021
Solo.Jonathan Willingham22/07/2021
With Rob. Weather good In conjunciton with Sgiath Chuill and Meal Glas. Started at Auchessan walked thru farm to track to featureless grassy slopes to rocky col and up to Meall Glas (960m) Traversed Beinn Cheathaich down to bealach at head of two burns running away north and south before climbing track to Meall a Churain and Sgriath Chuil. We descended over Sgiath Chrom. There was a discussion on whether the trip would have been shorter from Kenknock which was never resolved but reviewed when we rode up the glen later in year as part of An Turas Mor trip.david.walker4029/06/2021
2/2 With Meall Glas by trade route, clockwise from Dochart. Grey day, windy and clagged on first summit but clear and still on second. Rounsfell15/05/2021
From A85 at Auchessan, up very wet path to dam then across to Sgiath Chrom, round to Meall Eoghainn, Meall a Churain and Sgiath Chuil, then back to the car.TRG31809/04/2021
alked with Sir Gus, very boggy and a very hot day almost 18k with 1400 m of ascent.Kevthecat31/07/2020
With Geraldine from Glen Lochay. Dry day high cloud.Chris Blake07/07/2020
Sgiath Chuil (921m) and Meall Glas (959m), accessed from Auchessan Farm between Killin and Crianlarich. It was overcast for most the day, until around 3pm when the sun poked through, but the initial mist cleared on both summits, which was ace. No paths to speak of so a real bogfeast all day, 8:20hrs all in.chillyman828/04/2019
63rd Munrolojzi86062113/04/2019
Sunny but v cold , fierce SE windyounggl13/04/2019
Sgiath Chuli and Meall Glas from Glen Dochart, some snow still on the hills, boggy in places, with Chris.Hutchie28/03/2019
Meall Glas and Sgiath Chuil from Glen Dochart Snowy, very windy, tough goingHuwel07/02/2019
R Richard Tait06/09/2018
clear and mostly sunny, sublime walking on crisp snow from Glen LochayCapt Malbec24/02/2018
From A85 with Meall Glas and Beinn nan ImireanGeoff Briggs17/09/2017
C/W route from auchlyne.robertphillips27/08/2017
Katherine's first Munro...in hail (and turns out food poisoning)!Graham22b15/04/2017
From Auchessan to Meall Glas and Beinn Cheathaich, across the bealach to Meall a'Churain and Sgiath Chuil, return to Auchessankdbennett12/11/2016
Solo HFB07/11/2016
From A85, a round of Meall Glas, Beinn Cheathaich, Meall a'Churain and Sgiath Chuil.rhalstead25/09/2016
2 Munros and a top climbed in 7:13 - 22.47k. Plenty of small snow fields. Weather glorious.christine9921/04/2016
From glen dochart and meall glas. Very boggyemily29/07/2015
Solo fr Auchlyne, long landrover track deliberately chosen as runnable! Overcast but peaks visible, at least from 2nd Munro (Meall Glas). Cold in wind on tops, hot & sunny in valley. After big breakfast at Ewich House where I'd stayed on g08, and coffee in Killin, parked and left car 11am.NorfolkPT2109/07/2015
Only 1 munro summit today gusts of wind too strong for me to carry on. Quiet empty hills, some fantastic waterfallsLizzieG07/06/2015
M2Dave Geere25/05/2015
Weather high winds with occasional clag.MountainMac28/02/2015
Cold snowy day from Glen DochartCapt Malbec18/01/2015
With Martin - snow, ice, blue skies, 360 viewsTopsaswell27/12/2014
Munro 41wanderingstar06/09/2014
After Meall Glas came down way I'd gone up, great day could see the Ben, snow a bit loose. Took 8 hours to do the twogeoffreybbb11/03/2014
Climbed from Glen Lochay. Bridge near Lubchurran was gone so very cold river crossing necessary on way out and back!steveroberts17/11/2013
Round of Beinn Sheasgarnaich, Creag Mhor, Ben Challum, Meall Glas and Sgiath Chuil from Kenknock. Day 40 of 59 for all Munros. 33km, +/-2700m, 12 hours.PGCE09/05/2013