Name:Creag Meagaidh
Hill number:658
Height:1128.1m / 3701ft
SMC/RHB Section:09C: Loch Lochy to Loch Laggan
Topographical area:HM01 Meagaidh-ruadh
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Munro, High Hills of Britain,
Murdo, Yeaman
Grid ref:NN 41842 87536
Summit feature:large cairn
Col:260m  NN566903  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 34 42
(1:25k) OL55 401
Survey:obvious summit/Leica RX1250
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Linear route over Creag Meagaidh and Beinn Chaorainn. Route and write-up at:
After Carn Liath & Stob Poite Coire Ardair, fine enough day, just no views up high, deep snow but very little windPDuncan8202/03/2024
Superb circuit in great weather with the Walkers and Jacquie, starting from the National Nature reserve carpark. Awkward , slow ,pathless, heather and bog descent from final top- Sron a' Choire.Denise 09/10/2023
Parked at NNR Aberarder (free/by donation). Carn Liath, Meall an t-Snaim, Sron Coire a'Chriochairein, Stob Poite Coire Ardair E Top, Stob Poite Coire Ardair, Creag Meagaidh E Top, Mad Meg's cairn, Creag Meagaidh, An Cearcallach N Top, An Cearcallach, Meall Coire Choille rais, Puist Coire Ardair, Creag Mhor, Sron a'Choire. Bushwacking type descent east at the end to the fb over the Allt Coire Ardair. Good weather and reasonable views. With Gillian, Denise and Jacquie.richard6909/10/2023
Carn Liath, A' Bhuidheanach, Stob Coire Dubh, Meall an t-Snaim, Sron Coire a' Chriochairein, Stob Poite Coire Ardair East Top, Stob Poite Coire Ardair, Creag Meagaidh and Creag Meagaidh East Top from parking at Aberarder.JasonStark23/09/2023
with sofiasciuro27/08/2023
Creag Meagaidh Munros loop from the car park with Alma Aurea. Carn Liath, Meall an t-Snaim, Sron Coire a' Chriochairein, Stob Poite Coire Ardair, Creag Meagaidh. Return via window and through the valley. Generally cloudy but some sun and clear throughout. /Dmeltdiceburg03/06/2023
My 16th munro. With meltdiceburg. Parked up in the nature reserve car park and then followed Walk Highland's Creag Meagaidh Circuit route, taking in 3 munros and 2 munro tops. Generally cloudy, with occasional sunny intervals, but good visibilty throughout. Some stunning viewsAlma Aurea03/06/2023
Backpacking route over tops of Creag Meagaidh from nature reserve. Crossed footbidge and used ATV track as far as possible on ascent to Sron a'Choire. Continued to Creag Mhor and then Puist Coire Ardair. A traverse around Moy Corrie to climb Meall Coire Choille-rais. From here along ridge to An Cearcallach North Top and An Cearcallach. Returned along ridge then logh pull across open plateau to Creag Meagaidh, then E top and path down to The Window. Continued W to climb Carn Dearg and then Meall a' Mheanbh-chruidh. Up to this point had been mainly in cloud with glipses of crags, but the lower peaks were clear and some sunshine. Returned E to The Window and descent via Coire Ardair.RobertP24/10/2022
Creag Meaghaidh and 4 tops with Sue, Jack & EllieGeoff Briggs17/10/2022
With Mark.Jonathan Willingham18/09/2022
Excellent day out with Brian Smith, great weather and cracking day out!Kevthecat20/04/2022
Creag Meagaidh via Raeburn's Gully, with David + Alex Dtleach1216/03/2022
Nav practice dayemily12/03/2022
With Jack Post-GMC trip (Roybridge)fellie08/11/2021
tarted at Dail na Mine CarPark. Ascent via Allt Coire Ardair following the stream, Lochan a Choire, The Window, and over 7 summits - Creag Meagaidh East Top, Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire Ardair, Stob Poite Coire Adair East Top, Sron Coire a Chriocharein, Meall on-t-Snaim and Carn Liath. Descent via Aberarder Forest.lindslow21/09/2021
21km loop over 5 hrs, taking in Carn Liath, Meall an t-Snaim, Sron Coire a'Chriochairein, Stob Poite Coire Ardair and it's east top, Creag Meagaigh and it's east top, Puist Coire Ardair, Creag Mhor, Sron a'Choire.Nicky C29/08/2021
Creag Meagaidh Munros circuit - Walkhighlands routehummusg24/08/2021
with Lorna and David as part of Creag Meagaidh route. Weather awful by now. Went down the Window.Skerryvore17/07/2021
Circuit from National Nature Reserve car parkAjm031014/07/2021
88th Munrolojzi86062122/06/2021
Clockwise circuit solo - was showing -1C when I set off from the car park, but sunny with blue skies by the time I hit the first summit (Creag Meagaidh) - total time car-to-car - 5h 54minmproudfoot07/11/2020
Creag Meagaidh & the 4 tops - 70s girl group? Oh the joy of pathless open moorland.Scmccabe 05/10/2020
From the Car park via the window. Circuit of Creag Meagaidh and it's tops. Down from Sron a' Choire to track via NE ridge. With Debs & Tali. Great views.Mountain Goat02/10/2020
Solo, fair visibility. Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire Ardair & Carn Liath. Clockwise. WH routeHuwel04/09/2020
Aberarder (cycled from Tulloch station) - Carn Liath - Meall an t-Snaim - Sron Coire a Chriochairein - Stob Poite Coire Ardair E Top - Stob Poite Coire Ardair - Creag Meagaidh - Puist Coire Ardair - Creag Mhor - Sron a Choire - Aberarder.Mark Jackson20/08/2020
With D. Great day after early start post car breakdown. Round of 3 anti clockwise, finishing with swim in pool as sun came down next to ridge of corrie.Rodge15/08/2020
Solo (2nd time)vgiorgio06/08/2020
Solo, afternoon/early evening fr Aberarder, good path for running up to Lochan a' Choire then good path, fast ascent to The Window, longer trek to summit into wind. Some views with well-broken cloud.NorfolkPT2117/07/2020
With KarenHighland Days02/06/2020
With Swot, Ed Holmes, Mark Turner & J. Glorious sun for majority of day, blue skies but biting wind on the top. Snow soft, often calf deep & occasional drifts to waist. CW via Creag na Cailliche over Creag Meagaidh, the Window, Coire Ardaire, Aberadrder Nature Reserve. Top day.Neily There13/03/2020
From Aberarder car park. Clockwise circuit of the three Creag Meagaidh Munros ascending through The Window.welshyboyo04/01/2020
Classic round of 3 from Aberarder.quadbarrel01/12/2019
Climbed from Aberarder car park to do the Creag Meagaidh circuit, with Carn Laith first, Stob Poite Coire Ardair then Creag Meagaidh, retuning down the Coire Ardair path from The Window. Once above Na Cnapanan, very thick mist pretty much throughout with very strong winds. Meet Richard on the summit of Carn Laith, thankfully we teamed up to do the other two in the circuit, as without his GPS I would have turned back to the car park. 07:10 hrs all in.chillyman805/10/2019
From Moy lodge, following ATV track and then across moor to Creag na Cailliche, following ridge round to Creag Meagaidh, then SE to Meall Coire Choille-rais, S to An Cearcallach, descending directly SSE to ATV track on E side of Moy burn, back to Moy lodgekdbennett20/08/2019
Carn Liath, Stob Poite Coire Ardair, Creag Meagaidh from Aberarder.lenman06/07/2019
On TGOC 2019. A fantastic long high level walk from Tulloch via Beinn a' Chaorainn, Craig Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire Ardair and Carn Liath to a high camp approx. 1km to the NE of A' Bhuidheanach. Sunny and extremely warm!alistairpooler14/05/2019
Up Raeburn's Gully at the end of Winter and over to the summit.atreides788721/03/2019
With Geoffvgiorgio08/11/2018
From car park at Aberarder (NN 48301 87297) - Lochan a'Choire - The Window - Creag Meagaidh East Top - Creag Meagaidh - The Window - Stob Poite Coire Ardair - Stob Poite Coire Ardair East Top - Sron Coire a'Chriochairein - Meall an-t-Snaim - Carn Liath - Na Cnapanan. Easy path to the lochan, lots of loose scree between here and The Window.david23020113/07/2018
Creag Meagaidh East Top, Creag Meagaidh, Stob Poite Coire Ardair, Stob Poite Coire Ardair East Top [Crom Leathad], Sron Coire a' Chriochairein, Meall an-t-Snaim and Carn Liath. Glorious day again.Alunrees3330/06/2018
From Aberarder - normal route to Coire Ardair - the ascended Easy Gully - slightly concerning, small wet snow av in the gully - escaped L to better snow - cloud at 800m - testing nav to summit - then onto Stob Poite Coire Ardairwychwood07/04/2018
From Aberarder, followed path past the farmhouse, through the Coill' a'Choire woods then up slopes to E, eventually finding a track near a line of old iron fence posts that led onto the ridge a short way NW of Na Cnapanan, then continued on to summit of Carn Liath. Turned W and followed line of ridge all the way along to Stob Poite Coire Ardair, decent to 'Window', then up on to plateau E of Carn Meagaidh and across this to the summit, returning E and SE to Puist Coire Ardair and along E ridge to Sron a' Choire, descending along Allt Bealach a' Choire to ATV track and bridge across river near Aberarderkdbennett08/10/2017
3rd solo ascent of the day. Passed a big old cairn not on summit before lunching at the 2nd and higher cairn. Views 360 degrees and very clear. Great day out.dave neilson12/07/2017
With CallumPeterb26/06/2017
Up the valley to the window and down Sron a Ghoire to bridge over the Allt Coire Ardair 474878. Beautiful sunny day for a magnificent walk.mindlessflogger31/05/2017
From Aberarder Farm over Carn Liath, Stob Poite Coire Ardair and Creag Meagaidh and back down via the window. Took 6 hrs 30 mins distance about 14.5 miles.isabelle30/05/2017
Self, from big car park. back via Puiste Coire Adair.Bookerdddd28/05/2017
Gorgeous day on Creag Megaidh, four tops and two deleted tops. From the nature reserve and up the track to Coire Ardair and through the window. Great day.Peterb08/05/2017