The Tarmachan Ridge
Meall nan Tarmachan is one of the easier Munros to reach in good weather thanks to a high level start point, but it is really just the start of a rocky ridge traverse which is one of the most interesting in the Southern Highlands. There is a short, avoidable scramble on the descent from Meall Garbh.
Good path to Munro summit and long ridge. Meall Garbh has a narrow ridge and an avoidable rocky scramble on the descent. After leaving the ridge the route crosses rough, boggy ground until it reaches a quarry, with only traces of a path. Finish on good track.
No public transport to the start.
Ben Lawers car park (charge).
Deer Stalking information
Land south of ridge: National Trust for Scotland. No stalking issues.
West of Beinn nan Eachan: Boreland Estate. Stalking between mid July and 20 Oct. No stalking Sundays. The main routes up and down are always OK. If further information is needed please phone 01567 829053.
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