walkhighlands

Meall an Tarsaid (Loch Ness) short from the East with Kids

Sub 2000s: Meall an Tarsaid

Date walked: 23/01/2022

Time taken: 2 hours

Distance: 2km

Ascent: 210m

The shortest way up Meall an Tarsaid from the East with Kids (8, 11, 17)

Stats:
Total distance - 1.93 km
Total time - 2h00m
Walking time - 0h53m
Altitude gain - 205 m

The way from the east side of Meall an Tarsaid is the shortest one. And there are no fences you have to climb over like from other sides of the hill.


20220123-Meall-an-Tarsaid-from-the-East-Track.gpx Open full screen  NB: Walkhighlands is not responsible for the accuracy of gpx files in users posts


Meall an Tarsaid.png


We parked by the side of the passing place close to the gate:
IMG_20220123_105301121.jpg


The kissing gate was unusable because of mud but the gate was not locked:
IMG_20220123_125300739.jpg


Behind the gate we continued through the sparse forest. We tried to follow a faint path but the ground was very boggy (like a sponge full of water) so we were rather looking for drier places on which we could step.
IMG_20220123_105622744.jpg


As we came out of the wood we continued over the bracken. That was a little less boggy:
IMG_20220123_111049453_HDR.jpg


The best way was across the heather (a mix of grass and heather). There I said - I love heather :-D
IMG_20220123_112138011_HDR-line.jpg


Heading towards the gully:
IMG_20220123_112759783_HDR.jpg


The gully was quite good walkable, a bit steep with shorter rocky sections:
IMG_7026-mod.JPG


View back:
IMG_7028.JPG


Past the gully the summit is immediately on the right side up.

Conni on the summit (behind left - Beinn a'Bhacaidh we did it same day later):
IMG_20220123_120914918_HDR.jpg


A kid on the summit :) :
IMG_7030.JPG


On the summit was quite strong wind therefore we headed down soon.
We took a bit of a different way down but I think the way up was better, easier to walk, less heather.

On the way down:
IMG_7051.JPG

IMG_20220123_122437847_HDR.jpg


First hill for this day done. Second one was Beinn a'Bhacaidh.

Click to mark this as a great report. Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).



60th Sub2000 with Kids - Beinn a'Bhacaidh (Loch Ness)

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Beinn a'Bhacaidh
Date walked: 23/01/2022
Distance: 5.6km
Ascent: 370m
Views: 17


A Sub2000 for Sunday walk - Bin of Cullen with Kids

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Bin of Cullen
Date walked: 09/01/2022
Distance: 6.4km
Ascent: 260m
Views: 74


Struie Ridge Circuit from Rheguile with Kids, a bit of Snow

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Struie
Date walked: 08/01/2022
Distance: 10km
Ascent: 400m
Views: 71


Torr Achilty (Contin) with Kids - Chanterelles in January

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Torr Achilty
Date walked: 02/01/2022
Distance: 4.4km
Ascent: 235m
Comments: 1
Views: 181


Càrn Gorm (Cannich) from Craskie with Kids

Attachment(s) Grahams: Càrn Gorm
Date walked: 17/12/2021
Distance: 8.65km
Ascent: 670m
Views: 175


Càrn na Coinnich (Strathconon) with Kids - Over the 7 burns

Attachment(s) Grahams: Càrn na Coinnich
Date walked: 12/12/2021
Distance: 11.1km
Ascent: 628m
Views: 132


Càrn nam Bad (Cannich) with Kids from Millness

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Càrn nam Bad
Date walked: 05/12/2021
Distance: 8.1km
Ascent: 381m
Views: 160


Mount Eagle scratch-free with Kids / Munlochy Clootie Well

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Mount Eagle
Date walked: 03/12/2021
Distance: 5km
Ascent: 84m
Comments: 1
Views: 206


Glen Affric's Marilyn with a grand view and the Kids

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Càrn Fiaclach
Date walked: 28/11/2021
Distance: 4km
Ascent: 320m
Views: 185

WalkingWithKids


Location: Moray
Activity: Hill Bagger

Munros: 5
Corbetts: 10
Grahams: 14
Sub 2000: 60



Filter reports


Statistics

2022

Trips: 5
Distance: 28.4 km
Ascent: 1475m
Sub2000s: 5

2021

Trips: 16
Distance: 111.4 km
Ascent: 6507m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 1
Grahams: 3
Sub2000s: 11


Joined: Sep 26, 2020
Last visited: Jan 28, 2022
Total posts: 26 | Search posts