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Name:Meall an Spardain
Hill number:4286
Height:650.5m / 2134ft
Parent (Ma):742  Sgurr a' Choire-bheithe
RHB Section:10B: Knoydart to Glen Kingie
County/UA:Highland
Catchment:Ness
Class:Simm, Graham Top
(Tu,Sim,GT)
Grid ref:NG 94118 00641
Summit feature:outcrop
Drop:40.3m
Col:610.2m  NG 9364 0059  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 33
(1:25k) 398E 414S
Observations:outcrop 100m N at NG 94148 00736 is 0.3m lower
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 40 users)ByDate of Ascent
Parked at NG985036 crossed river by ruined bridge then a 3 hour walk to put a camp in at NM931996. East west traverse of ridge to simplify the tricky bits.BaggerGutt19/07/2023
Barrisdale bothy to coireshubh traverse 8/8 last for the day before the long walk back to the car.robertphillips10/09/2022
CK SheilaS22/05/2021
#4 of 12 from NG985036, Abhainn Chosaidh easy boulder hop with only minor rain recently. 3 gabbro Tumps then up NE from Cnoc ChrisdeinRHW19/05/2021
great conditions in Knoydartoatcake28/04/2021
From road up to 600m on Sgurr a' Chlaidheimh ridge then down to 200m to jump easily over Abhainn Chosaidh. Two hours 40 to the rocky tops of Meall an Spardain.alda17/05/2018
Sgurr a'Choire-bheithe ridge with tops from road by Loch Quoich. No problems with river crossings on this excellent day in dry spell. Descended into Gleann Cosaidh on return but unclear whether this saves any time. Just over 10h. Impressive ridge and excellent views to Knoydart, Ben Aden, Sgurr na Ciche.RobertP27/05/2016
1 of 7: From Loch Quoich inlet.ChrisR22/08/2011
From Loch Cuaich (was Quoich) en route to the Corbett Galltywenallt07/06/2011
On way to Sgurr a'Choire-bheithe, after crossing river Abhain Chosaidh. First hill on a seemingly endless knolly ridge... in the middle of heatwave too.Aye Jimmy16/07/2006
With friend. From point where road to Kinloch Hourn leaves Loch Quoich. Walked round Loch Quaich on something of a path, at one stage being on an old road. At the Abhainn Chòsaidh we joined the stalker’s path going up the glen. We left the path where it leaves the main glen to go up a subsidiary glen towards Glen Barrisdale. Further up the main glen we climbed up the mountainside between rocky buffs to reach the second subsidiary top to the east of Sgurr a’ Choire-bheithe. We reached the summit of Sgurr a’ Choire-bheithe. It was a very warm day. My friend went on over Slat Bheinn and joined the path from Glen Barrisdale for the return. I returned by traversing the complete ridge of Druim Chòsaidh including Sgurr Airigh na Beinne before rejoining the outward route.pwbellarby10/06/1998
chrispine27/04/2024
Simon Winton03/04/2024
geoffreycurnock17/09/2023
iainwalton05/08/2023
Dave McG03/04/2023
Alan Whatley24/04/2022
patrick30/06/2021
interloper07/05/2021
Fletch07/05/2021
neilsan28/04/2021
weaselmaster04/05/2019
Sick Kid04/05/2019
Gallovidian06/06/2018
mae27/05/2018
Dave Geere11/06/2015
weaselmaster02/05/2015
Sick Kid02/05/2015
richtea504030/04/2011
ajwxyzt30/04/2011
Gavin Theobald25/03/2011
chalky195323/03/2009
Tony S09/06/2008
Tricky02/08/2007
IainT26/06/2007
grumpy29/04/2007
Pete R05/06/2006
StueyB09/06/2005
AlanD29/06/2003
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