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.

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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

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)


Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach)



Users' walk reports for Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach)

There are 5864 Walkhighlanders who have climbed Meall Dearg (Aonach Eagach). They have contributed 115 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
  23/06/15  45 M2G1
  18/12/11  31 M2
  29/04/12  29 M2
  13/04/12  22 M2
  24/11/12  21 M4G1
  04/06/12  21 M2
  05/06/16  17 M2
  24/09/11  16 M2
  23/09/12  14 M2
  07/10/12  13 M2
  04/08/12  13 M2G1
  03/04/12  12 M2
  05/06/16  11 M2
  18/07/14  11 M2
  18/03/12  11 M2
  26/06/18  10 M2
  27/08/14  10 M2
  24/05/14  10 M2
  03/06/11  10 M2
  16/04/19  9 M2
  17/10/15  9 M1
  11/06/15  9 M2
  10/08/12  9 M2
  01/09/17  8 M2
  28/08/13  8 M2
  25/07/17  7 M2
  20/10/16  7 M1
  21/09/14  7 M2
  09/08/12  7 M2
  11/07/20  6 M2
  30/04/18  6 M2
  30/09/15  6 M2
  28/06/14  6 M2
  14/09/13  6 M2G1
  10/07/13  6 M2
  23/05/12  6 M2
  09/07/20  5 M2
  07/06/19  5 M2C1G1
  02/09/17  5 M2
  13/10/14  5 M2
  26/08/14  5 M2G1
  07/10/12  5 M2
  25/08/12  5 M2G1
  27/12/11  5 M2
  04/09/16  4 M2
  02/09/16  4 M2
  01/11/15  4 M2
  09/07/14  4 M4
  26/05/12  4 M4
  04/09/11  4 M2
  02/07/11  4 M2
  05/06/11  4 M1
  21/10/20  3 M2
  19/09/16  3 M2
  27/08/16  3 M2
  20/06/15  3 M9G1
  28/08/13  3 M2
  11/08/12  3 M2
  22/05/12  3 M1C1
  13/11/11  3 M2
  23/10/11  3 M1
  04/06/11  3 M2
  01/05/11  3 M2
  03/04/84  3 M2
  13/05/19  2 M2
  02/01/17  2 M2
  07/12/16  2 M1
  04/12/16  2 M2
  16/08/15  2 M2
  10/10/12  2 M2
  18/08/12  2 M2
  04/06/11  2 M2
  24/07/10  2 M2
  21/05/09  2 M2
  07/05/17  1 M2
  12/05/16  1 M1
  08/05/16  1 M2G1
  27/06/15  1 M2
  20/04/15  1 M2
  19/04/15  1 M2
  09/10/13  1 M2
  01/10/13  1 M2
  09/09/13  1 M4
  07/10/12  1 M2
  26/08/12  1 M2
  25/07/12  1 M2
  07/07/12  1 M2
  12/11/11  1 M2
  14/07/11  1 M2
  04/06/11  1 M2
  01/05/11  1 M2
  20/04/11  1 M3
  04/09/10  1 M2
  17/08/10  1 M2
  06/06/09  1 M2
  31/08/17  0 M2
  03/05/17  0 M2
  18/06/16  0 M2
  13/09/15  0 M2
  20/06/15  0 M2
  23/08/14  0 M2
  11/08/13  0 M2
  30/09/12  0 M2G1
  05/09/12  0 M2
  31/12/11  0 M4
  28/11/11  0 M2
  02/01/11  0 M2G1
  05/09/10  0 M2
  29/07/10  0 M2
  12/05/10  0 M2
  12/02/10  0 M2
  20/10/09  0 M13C1
  12/09/09  0 M2
  12/09/09  0 M2
  28/06/09  0 M2

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