Meall Ghaordaidh and Beinn nan OighreagBetween Glen Lyon and Glen Lochay, Meall Ghaordaidh rests to the west of the famed Tarmachan Ridge. Although Meall Ghaordaidh is fairly high, from Glen Lochay it appears as a big characterless lump, but the side facing Glen Lyon is completely different with crags and rocky outcrops
Main route summary
Nearby Beinn nan Oighreag is a Corbett, just below Munro height and is linked to Meall Ghaordaidh via a col at 630m. It therefore it make sense to reach both summits on the same outing if time allows - see 'Alternative Routes' for details.
|Munros||Meall Ghaordaidh (1039m, Munro 93)|
Beinn nan Oighreag* (909m)|
* see alternative routes below
running : 1:20hr
walking : 3:30hr*
*Naismith's rule : 4km/h distance + 600m/h ascent
Nr Duncroisk, Glen Lochay
(grid ref : NN526363)
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|Meanings||Meall Ghaordaidh : 'hill of the shoulder'
Beinn nan Oighreag : 'cloudberry hill'
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