Meall Garbh

Summary for Meall Garbh

Meall Garbh is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Loch Tay to Loch Rannoch as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Glen Lyon )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
968 metres / 3176 feetNN647517Myowl GarvRounded rough hill
LocationAccess
Loch Tay to Loch RannochNorth Chesthill Estate, tel: 01887 877207 / 01887 829245
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Details for Meall Garbh

Meall Garbh is a mountain on the north side of Glen Lyon in the Scottish Highlands. The flat summit of the hill is has two tops of almost equal height, the north-west one being considered the higher.

Meall Garbh is usually climbed as part of a circuit of the watershed of the Invervar burn, a 14 kilometre route taking four Munros. If done clockwise Meall Garbh is the second summit reached, following Carn Gorm. The following two summits are Cairn Mairg and Meall Liath. The summit cairn of Meall Garbh is unusual in that it is composed of old iron stake posts, rather than stones.

Usual access to Meall Garbh is quite strict as the land owners require you to complete the Glen Lyon Horseshoe route from west - east so not to disturb dear management.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Meall Garbh is Forty-Six

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