Sgiath Chuil & Meall Glas from Glen Dochart.

Route: Sgiath Chùil and Meall Glas from Glen Lochay

Munros: Meall Glas, Sgiath Chùil

Date walked: 02/10/2020

Time taken: 5.5 hours

Distance: 16km

Ascent: 1150m

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Having gotten properly warmed up on Meall Ghaordaidh, I was parked at Auchessan & ready to roll again by 11:00. Having had a good laugh to myself over the welcome sign
If you insist!!!
I headed off in lovely warm conditions.
Sgiath Chuil looming over Auchessan.
The track alongside Allt Riobain wasn't in the best condition, but it's easy enough to follow up to the dam, before heading up the body of Sgiath Chuil.
Meall Glas from Allt Riobain.
Sgiath Chuil ascent route.
Nice clouds over Meall Glas.
I started to feel quite hot and heavy legged on the ascent, but fortunately, there was plenty of cool streams to refresh in and after 2 hours, I made it to the summit of Sgiath Chuil.
Ben More & Crianlarich Munro's.
Ben Lawers group.
Sgiath Chuil summit.
After a short rest, headed over to the Munro Top of Meall a'Churain, before tackling the steep descent to Lairig a'Churain and then the ascent of Beinn Cheathaich, the Munro Top of Meall Glas.
Sgiath Chuil from Lairig a'Churain.
Here's one I did earlier, Meall Ghaordaidh.
There was great views all around once on the top, and it was still really warm, which after the steep ascent, certainly got the blood flowing. :shock:
Looking to Meall Glas.
Ben Challum.
Creag Mhor.
Beinn (S)Heasgarnaich.
The Ben.
Ben Lui.
It was a nice walk across the top to the summit of Meall Glas where I encountered the first walkers I'd seen here.
Meall Glas summit.
Back towards Sgiath Chuil.
Distant Ben Alder & Beinn Bheoil.
Crianlarich hills.
As they seemed settled on the summit, I didn't stay long, and set off on the unmarked route back down, going over Meall Glas Beag and then a SW heading back to the out path.
Descent route.
A great day out, unfortunately my last of 2020. :(

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Attachment(s) Munros: Meall Ghaordaidh
Date walked: 02/10/2020
Distance: 9km
Ascent: 880m
Comments: 2
Views: 1540

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Attachment(s) Munros: Stob a' Choire Odhair, Stob Ghabhar
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Ascent: 1200m
Comments: 4
Views: 1910

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Bheoil, Ben Alder
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Distance: 48.5km
Ascent: 1300m
Views: 1185

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn Dearg (Ullapool), Cona' Mheall, Eididh nan Clach Geala, Meall nan Ceapraichean
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Distance: 27km
Ascent: 1600m
Comments: 3
Views: 1892

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Attachment(s) Munros: Càrn Dearg (Corrour), Sgòr Gaibhre
Date walked: 18/01/2020
Distance: 25km
Ascent: 972m
Comments: 2
Views: 2819

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Ascent: 1280m
Views: 1267

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn a' Chochuill, Beinn Eunaich
Date walked: 29/10/2019
Distance: 14.5km
Ascent: 1190m
Views: 908

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Attachment(s) Munros: Beinn a' Chaorainn (Glen Spean), Beinn Teallach
Date walked: 03/10/2019
Distance: 21km
Ascent: 1190m
Views: 1312

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Attachment(s) Munros: Am Bodach, An Gearanach, Mullach nan Coirean, Sgùrr a' Mhàim, Stob Bàn (Mamores), Stob Coire a' Chàirn
Date walked: 21/09/2019
Distance: 25km
Ascent: 2100m
Views: 1433


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