The Mell circuit, Glen Finglas

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This long and hilly circuit takes in Glen Finglas Reservoir before heading up wild Glen Meann and climbing to a high pass to circle Meall Cala known as The Mell. Beautiful woods and rushing streams are found in the glens, while the summit of the trail at 600 metres has a bleak mountain feel.


Waymarked paths, tracks and minor road.

Public Transport

None to start. Traveline Scotland.


Glen Finglas car park. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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