Meall Buidhe

Summary for Meall Buidhe

Meall Buidhe is a route in “The Glen Lyon” region / range which is located in the Loch Tay to Loch Rannoch area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 8:06 am
Sunset 5:58 pm
9 hours 52 minutes(s) daylight
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9 km/ 5.59 miles610 m/ 2001.31 ft3 hours +
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Four km west of the Bridge of Balgie in Glen Lyon a small road lead up to the dam on the east side of Loch an Daimh from where Meall Buidhe can be climbed easily as the dam is at a height of 430 metres.

Climb directly up the southern side of Meall Buidhe on steep grassy slopes to Meall a' Phuill (878 metres) marked by 2 cairns. Continue west then north past some small cairns to reach the summit. The munro Stuchd an Lochain can be claimed whilst you are here.

Route points for Meall Buidhe

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN5091463787° E0.22 (0.22)From the car park follow the road back which leads to a track
NN5106464713° NNE0.11 (0.33)Follow the track ascending Druim nan Calum
NN51034665348° NNW2.26 (2.59)Asend the grassy slopes of Coire Beithe onto top Meall a'Phuill
NN50664888259° W0.35 (2.94)From Meall a'Phuill (878m) continue onto col and up southern ridge
NN50054886320° NW0.41 (3.35)Continue up southern ridge onto summit
NN49754992184° S0.32 (3.67)The summit Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon, North] - 932 ( metres)
NN49714960168° SSE0.24 (3.91)Return via ascent route
Munros covered on Meall Buidhe
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
248 932 Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon, North] Yellow hill Miaowl Vooyer