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Name:Sgiath Chrom
Hill number:5848
Height:851.7m / 2794ft
Parent (Ma):165  Sgiath Chuil
RHB Section:02B: Glen Lyon to Glen Dochart and Loch Tay
County/UA:Stirling
Catchment:Tay
Class:High Hills of Britain, Subsimm
(HHB,sSim)
Grid ref:NN 46465 31275
Summit feature:embedded rock 5m W of cairn
Drop:27.3m
Col:824.3m  NN 4642 3149  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 51
(1:25k) OL48W 378W
Observations:rock is c.10-15cm higher than base of cairn
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 88 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
From Auchessan, track to Dun Rioban. Overgrown muddy Munro track, petering out to Sgiath Chrom. Sgiath Chuil and Meall a Churain. Had to force myself to drop steeply but easily to Meall Eoghainn. Steep climb, drop, climb to Beinn Cheathaich. Path to Meall Glas. Path then off piste to Beinn nan Imirean. Not too boggy. Bits of path SE then E over Meall Garbh to meet Munro path out. Opted for track for last km to Auchessan rather than stile and more long bracken. 23km, 1500m 7.5hrs. Felt harder than it should mainly due to very steep ground.Lynnebe10/07/2024
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
Small cairn on bump when descending Sgiath Chuil.Denise 04/05/2024
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
Morning walk up and down from Auchessan, just this one hill.NormanW28/07/2023
Revisited Sgiath Chuil en route, a Subtump on descent. From SSW, Auchessan, nice friendly signage. Gorgeous sunny morning, few small snow patchesRHW07/04/2023
From AuchlyneBaggerGutt30/03/2023
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
20k run : Sgiath Chùil via Sgiath Chrom and Meall a Churain, Beinn Cheathaich, Meall Glas and Beinn nan Imirean.quadbarrel05/06/2022
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
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
C/W route from auchlyne.robertphillips27/08/2017
On the way downemily29/07/2015
Separate tops walk. Overcast, high cloud, cold wind, good views.iangalbraith15/04/2012
With Ian and Caroline, nice sunny walk down after the tough upsnickywood111/10/2007
passed over this summit whilst descending south from Sgiath Chuil. yorkie03/05/2004
A Slow cold and dreary solo day taking in Sgiath Chuil and Meall Ghlasas well. There was a blizzard on the Summit, but I recall enjoying the excitement of it all. Film camera in those days..Shutterlag01/12/2003
Track from Auchlyne then Munro and round to East Corbett Topsbertbarnett12302/03/2003
sololittle al01/08/1999
Return route from Beinn Cheathaich.smocks and denims12/03/1999
AS JT. From A85 in Glen Dochart to Auchassan, Sgiath Chuil, Meall a'Churain, Beinn Cheathaich, Meall Glas, & return to Auchessan via Allt Glas. A fine winters day with extensive snow cover.Vin28/12/1996
with Sgiath Chuil (qv)pwheeler01/06/1995
At end of this two Munro excursion from Auchessan in Glen Dochart.Aye Jimmy31/03/1995
On the descent from Sgiath Chuil in near whiteout conditions.JohnW02/04/1994
From Glen Lochay, Sgiath Chuil first then Meall Glas taking in all the minor tops. Used the track as far as useful but short grass made for a pleasant day out. (Again on 3/9/07 with Smithy on a very similar sunny day.)NotReallyABagger10/09/1989
JMY HFB02/10/1981
From Auchessan, without Oliver (farmer thought sheep would panic into boggy areas on seeing him). Over trackless bog after overnight rain. On compass to cross Allt Riobain, past a table rock over a rough road at 1500'. Past waterfall and up on grass and rock slopes to top, after rocky scramble. To S Chuilarranc17/09/1981
Not logged.Date not known.ngthack01/01/1964
Jill Robertson04/05/2024
govanah18/05/2023
Tricky08/04/2023
Chris Mac05/03/2022
richtea504018/12/2021
Tartantraveller25/08/2021
Ibex15/07/2021
mae29/04/2021
Hal & Rafe23/09/2020
Kendall11/08/2020
kathyh10/04/2019
Pete R08/09/2018
Toril17/05/2018
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Louise19/03/2016
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Nick Down101/11/2015
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Dave Geere25/05/2015
Capt Malbec18/01/2015
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