Glas Maol & Creag Leacach

Summary for Glas Maol & Creag Leacach

Glas Maol & Creag Leacach is a route in “The ” region / range which is located in the area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

This is a circular route

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Route points for Glas Maol & Creag Leacach

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NO13877571239° WSW0.19 (0.19)Leave parking area heading east along path
NO13897553134° SE0.13 (0.32)Cross over the Allt a' Ghlinne Bhig by footbridge
NO13987543121° ESE0.21 (0.53)Follow path for a couple hundred metres
NO1416753231° NNE0.18 (0.71)Follow path north up grassy slopes
NO14857742115° ESE0.08 (0.79)At col climb east keeping to the side of the ski-tows
NO1526773269° ENE0.13 (0.92)Climb over the summit cairn and the ski tow
NO1551772998° E0.23 (1.15)Glas Maol - Meall Odhar
NO15747725140° SE0.27 (1.42)Head steeply up the onto summit of Glas Maol
NO16617656242° WSW0.57 (1.99)The summit Glas Maol - 1068 ( metres)
NO16107630204° SSW0.45 (2.44)Heading southwest over screes & grass
NO15907590168° SSE0.48 (2.92)Pass a cairn which marks the summit of Bathach Beag
NO15997543185° S0.18 (3.1)From col 933m head over knoll onto summit
NO15377452208° SSW0.38 (3.48)The summit Creag Leacach - 987 ( metres)
NO15197419251° WSW0.21 (3.69)Head along stony ridge
NO14817409301° WNW0.6 (4.29)Creag Leacach - South West Top
NO14307441327° NNW0.21 (4.5)Descend steeply onto Meall Gorm (759m)
NO14447499328° NNW0.26 (4.76)From Meall Gorm descend northwards to reach path back to start
NO13877571175° S0 (4.76)Car Park
Munros covered on Glas Maol & Creag Leacach
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
69 1068 Glas Maol Grey-green hill Glaz Merle
159 987 Creag Leacach Slabby crag Krayk Lairkoch