Name:Meall Ptarmigan
Hill number:6336
Height:813.5m / 2669ft
Parent (Ma):658  Creag Meagaidh
RHB Section:09C: Loch Lochy to Loch Laggan
County/UA:Highland
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Lochy, Spey
Watershed:Ardnamurchan Point to Lowestoft, Cardiff to Cape Wrath, Dover to Cape Wrath, Lowestoft to Duncansby Head, Land's End to John o' Groats, Greater Loch Linnhe, The Lizard to Dunnet Head
Class:Subsimm
(sSim)
Grid ref:NN 42654 90328
Summit feature:outcrop
Drop:25.1m
Col:788.3m  NN 4271 9047  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34
(1:25k) OL55 401
Observations:cairn 25m E is of similar height
Survey:Leica RX1250
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 17 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Luib Chonnal bothy, easily across the river at White Falls, then tolerable moorland to Sron Neid and an enjoyable ridge up to the cairn. Out and back to Meall Ptarmigan before a retracing of steps to the bothyColin Crawford17/05/2024
On route between Creag a' Bhanain and Meall a' Mheanbh-chruidh.PGCE26/06/2021
Linear walk from Aberarder to Brae Roy Lodge via The Window.jimbloomer02/04/2019
After Dearg, appropriately 2 ptarmigan on ascent, two summits approx equal, the eastern one cairned. Then to Bhanain.RHW31/03/2018
Revisit for the tops, CW traverse of creag liath, meall chaorainn mor, stob coire dubh, A bhuidheanach, carn liath, meall an t snaim, sron coire a chriochairein, stob poite coire ardair, meall ptarmigan, creag a bhanain, from garva bridge to melgarverobertphillips16/04/2017
Alan Whatley09/05/2022
BaggerGutt26/06/2021
Dave McG09/07/2020
alda26/06/2018
neilsan08/06/2018
mae22/05/2018
Steve Q24/04/2016
Gavin Theobald26/09/2013
IainK28/04/2013
IainT18/09/2006
chalky195321/03/2005
David Bell22/01/1977