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Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach)

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Meall Dearg is the central summit on the celebrated Aonach Eagach ridge. Usually reached as part of the hard scramble along the ridge en route to Sgorr nam Fiannaidh, it can be ascended on its own by vertigo sufferers by an approach from the north side.

 You have not climbed Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach).

Region: Fort William

Altitude: 953 metres

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Detailed route description and map

The Aonach Eagach ridge from Glencoe

Meall Dearg from the north (no scrambling)

Other routes and challenges

Both the classic ridge traverse and the non-scrambers' routes are described in detail above. The only other real variation is make a much longer Aonach Eagach traverse by starting up the Devil's Staircase from Altnafeidh and reaching Am Bodach over Stob Mhic Mhartuin and Sron Gharbh.

Walker-friendly accommodation in the area

Glencoe Hotels

Glencoe B&B

Glencoe Cottages

Lochaber Hostels

Panoramic summit view (click to open)




Users' walk reports for Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach)

There are 4361 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach). They have contributed 107 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.

Title AuthorDate walked LikesHills
  23/06/2015  36 M2G1
  18/12/2011  31 M2
  29/04/2012  29 M2
  13/04/2012  22 M2
  24/11/2012  21 M4G1
  04/06/2012  20 M2
  05/06/2016  17 M2
  24/09/2011  15 M2
  07/10/2012  13 M2
  23/09/2012  13 M2
  04/08/2012  13 M2G1
  03/04/2012  12 M2
  05/06/2016  11 M2
  18/07/2014  11 M2
  18/03/2012  11 M2
  24/05/2014  10 M2
  03/06/2011  10 M2
  11/06/2015  9 M2
  27/08/2014  9 M2
  10/08/2012  9 M2
  01/09/2017  8 M2
  17/10/2015  8 M1
  28/08/2013  8 M2
  20/10/2016  7 M1
  21/09/2014  7 M2
  09/08/2012  7 M2
  30/04/2018  6 M2
  25/07/2017  6 M2
  30/09/2015  6 M2
  28/06/2014  6 M2
  14/09/2013  6 M2G1
  10/07/2013  6 M2
  23/05/2012  6 M2
  26/06/2018  5 M2
  02/09/2017  5 M2
  13/10/2014  5 M2
  26/08/2014  5 M2G1
  07/10/2012  5 M2
  25/08/2012  5 M2G1
  27/12/2011  5 M2
  04/09/2016  4 M2
  01/11/2015  4 M2
  09/07/2014  4 M4
  26/05/2012  4 M4
  04/09/2011  4 M2
  02/07/2011  4 M2
  05/06/2011  4 M1
  19/09/2016  3 M2
  02/09/2016  3 M2
  27/08/2016  3 M2
  20/06/2015  3 M9G1
  28/08/2013  3 M2
  11/08/2012  3 M2
  22/05/2012  3 M1C1
  13/11/2011  3 M2
  23/10/2011  3 M1
  04/06/2011  3 M2
  01/05/2011  3 M2
  02/01/2017  2 M2
  04/12/2016  2 M2
  16/08/2015  2 M2
  10/10/2012  2 M2
  18/08/2012  2 M2
  04/06/2011  2 M2
  24/07/2010  2 M2
  21/05/2009  2 M2
  07/05/2017  1 M2
  07/12/2016  1 M1
  12/05/2016  1 M1
  08/05/2016  1 M2G1
  27/06/2015  1 M2
  20/04/2015  1 M2
  19/04/2015  1 M2
  09/10/2013  1 M2
  01/10/2013  1 M2
  07/10/2012  1 M2
  26/08/2012  1 M2
  25/07/2012  1 M2
  07/07/2012  1 M2
  12/11/2011  1 M2
  14/07/2011  1 M2
  04/06/2011  1 M2
  01/05/2011  1 M2
  20/04/2011  1 M3
  04/09/2010  1 M2
  17/08/2010  1 M2
  06/06/2009  1 M2
  31/08/2017  0 M2
  03/05/2017  0 M2
  18/06/2016  0 M2
  13/09/2015  0 M2
  20/06/2015  0 M2
  23/08/2014  0 M2
  09/09/2013  0 M4
  11/08/2013  0 M2
  30/09/2012  0 M2G1
  05/09/2012  0 M2
  31/12/2011  0 M4
  28/11/2011  0 M2
  02/01/2011  0 M2G1
  05/09/2010  0 M2
  29/07/2010  0 M2
  12/05/2010  0 M2
  12/02/2010  0 M2
  12/09/2009  0 M2
  12/09/2009  0 M2
  28/06/2009  0 M2

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