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.
Region: Fort William
Altitude: 953 metres
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Detailed route description and map
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
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.