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This undistinguished hill hidden up a glen near Dalwhinnie offers one of the shorter and more straightforward ascents amongst the Munros. The usual approach follows some hydro-electric scheme works before an ascent up a broad dome. The position gives it great views over Badenoch, however.
Altitude: 951 metres
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Other routes and challenges
The route given above is much the shortest, although for a longer outing the Graham Creag Ruadh could be readily included.
The much longer approach from Glen Tromie has the benefit of a track starting across the river from Bhran Cottage. It climbs high up the broad ridge towards Càrn Thomais.
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Users' walk reports for Meall Chuaich
There are 5817 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Meall Chuaich. They have contributed 89 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.