Meall Dubh

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Meall Dubh is the highest point of the moors between Glen Garry and Glen Moriston. In recent years a windfarm has been constructed across the higher slopes. Most guidebooks describe an ascent from the west, but it is much easier and quicker from the north.

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Region: Fort William

Altitude: 788 metres

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Detailed route description and map

Meall Dubh from Glen Moriston

Other routes and challenges

The above route is the most straightforward, making maximum use of the windfarm tracks. These can be avoided on a route from the A87 road to the west, but this is rough, boggy going. There are further tracks on the southeast flank of the hill; an ascent from the Loch Lundie area may be feasible.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Invergarry & Knoydart Hotels

Invergarry & Knoydart B&B

Invergarry & Knoydart Cottages

Lochaber Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)

Meall Dubh

Users' walk reports for Meall Dubh

There are 375 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Meall Dubh. They have contributed 14 public walk reports including this summit. These are ordered below with the most popular ones first. The rightmost column shows how many summits were included in their report, which may help you to find the most relevant reports.

Walk report AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  12/7/19  6 M2C2G1
  9/10/16  5 C3
  3/4/16  4 C1
  11/3/14  4 C1
  25/10/20  3 C1
  4/5/15  3 C2
  8/5/14  3 C1
  12/7/19  2 C1
  18/3/19  2 C3
  16/9/19  1 C1
  15/2/14  1 C1
  28/2/21  0 C1G1
  15/7/19  0 M2C2
  12/8/16  0 C1

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