Meallach Mhor and Croidh-la, Glen Tromie

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Though a rather rounded and undistinguished hill, Meallach Mhor 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.

Terrain

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

Public Transport

None to start. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Parking in woods just short of Drumguish. 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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