Name:Meall Ban
Hill number:221
Height:654m / 2146ft
Parent (Ma):212  Fraochaidh
RHB Section:03B: Loch Linnhe to Loch Etive
County/UA:Argyll and Bute, Highland
Catchment:Creran, Catchment Boundaries, Linnhe
Class:Hump, Simm, Submarilyn, Graham Top, Yeaman
(Hu,Tu,Sim,sMa,GT,Y)
Grid ref:NM 99658 49867
Summit feature:small cairn
Drop:145m
Col:509m  NN003493  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 49
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 38 users)ByDate of Ascent
From Beinn Mhic na Ceisich, across various little 'bumps' to the summit. Retuned to the col at approx NN 004 494, then contoured on deer track, dropping to the 400m contour and back to the col S of Beinn Mhic na Ceisich. Returned S of the river to near the 'fairy bridge' and back along past Seanarmhail to the car SW of Garden Cottage.LizH24/10/2023
Parked at start of track to Seanarmhail. Up track, then continued NE, almost to a footbridge. Left on small path, later follows fence beside stream gorge. Beinn Mhic na Ceisich South Top, Meall Ban, A' Mhaoile and Beinn Mhic na Ceisich.PGCE22/03/2023
Cycled in on track from south as far as ruined houseAndyS12/05/2022
1st part as per Hugh's book. Parked at Creagan Inn, through the archway, over a gate, track around back of deserted building, through a 2nd gate, cross the small stream on the right and up the slope (on animal tracks) to a gate in a wall then up the ridge. From there we continued on a full horseshoe over the next 2 TumPs then onto the 2 Simms Beinn Mhic na Ceisich and Meall Ban, then down to col and up beside a fence to Meall Don. Left a car. From the summit of Meall Donn descended relatively directly SE to pick up an ATV track and back to Inverhyle where we left a 2nd car. Quite a big walk to do these 2 marilyns 11.2 miles, 3,750ft of climbing. Very soggy underfoot around most of the ridge. Out for around 7.5hrs. With KeithByTheC.JulieB06/05/2022
From Beinn Mhic na Ceisich. Mostly grassy slopes, steep near top. KeithByTheC06/05/2022
From elleric along the road to fasnacloich track then through woods south of eas an dibligh to beinn mhic na ceisich south top, meall ban, A mhaoile, beinn mhic na ceisich, stob coire chaluim, leitir dhriseag, fraochaidh east top, fraochaidh far east top, dropped down through newly planted tree area to the track and back along to elleric.robertphillips16/10/2020
Similar to Rob, from Fasnacloich. Trod cum track carries on contouring from bend before Seanarmhail though wood to Eas an Dibligh. Another footpath climbs this edge (S) of ravine to col from where contour/traverse Meall Ban, out of site behind Beinn Mhic na Ceisich (bagged on return)..Eddie26/05/2017
Meall Ban and Mhic na Coisich via track running in from south. An easy and pleasant day in fine weather with good viewsdickscroop18/04/2017
Hard work in the soft snow along 'lumpy' ridge from Beinn Mhic na Ceisich. Fine views of Loch LinnheRichardM28/02/2016
ran along with the other three hillstom smith14/12/2008
fine hill (cloud). from Crerar via Seanarmhail then N onto ridge & W to open ground RHW26/05/2003
PeterAH24/10/2023
Tricky26/04/2022
alda22/08/2021
Toril16/01/2021
BaggerGutt04/03/2019
interloper20/11/2018
Fletch20/11/2018
Denise 28/02/2016
neilsan15/03/2015
richtea504015/02/2015
ajwxyzt15/02/2015
Alan Whatley22/04/2013
bertbarnett12331/03/2013
mae11/06/2012
alda22/03/2012
bjewing06/11/2011
Gavin Theobald02/04/2010
Colin Crawford16/10/2007
StueyB01/05/2006
Lindsay M31/10/2004
Alan Moore25/06/2004
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Sherlock25/08/2002
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