Meallach Mhòr and Croidh-la, Glen Tromie

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Though a rather rounded and undistinguished hill, Meallach Mhòr occupies a fine position and is a grand viewpoint. The quickest approach is along Glen Tromie; the route described here makes a fuller day by returning along the heathery ridge over Croidh-la to maximise the views.


Long tarmac track through glen; hill section is rough, often pathless heathery slopes.

Public Transport

None to start.


Parking in woods just short of Drumguish. Open start point in Google Maps for 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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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