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. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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