Sgiath Chuil and Meal Glas from Glen Lochay

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These two rather undistinguished Munros are divided by a steep-sided and low bealach making for a strenuous day with some good views of the surrounding hills. More usually climbed via a boggy approach from Auchessan to the south, this northerly route gives slightly drier going but involves a river crossing near the start.

Terrain

Mostly gentle hills but with a very steep and time consuming descent and reascent to pass from one to the other. Much of the route is pathless and the start and finish involve a river crossing, impossible under spate.

Public Transport

None.

Start

New car park 1km short of road end in Glen Lochay. Open start point in Google Maps for directions.

Deer Stalking information

Glenlochay Estate. Stalking between early July and 20 Oct. No stalking on Sundays. A sign with stalking information is displayed in the car park and at the entrance to the estate in Glen Lochay. If further information is needed please phone 01887 840412 or 07766 816033, or e-mail: manager@pitcastle.com (8am to 6pm MonSat; if unanswered please leave a message).

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