Mam na Gualainn

Sitting above Loch Leven and and directly in front of the high Mamores range, Mam na Gualainn is a fine little hill.


Main route summary


The summit is very accessible from the shore of the loch, where a fairly direct and easy ascent can be made up its grass covered western shoulder to a summit with vast expansive views.

To avoid a sea-level start, an alternative is to head in on a longer route from the north on the West Highland Way which begins at a height of around 200m.


Corbetts Mam na Gualainn (800m)
 
Ascent 800m (2,625ft)
Distance       6.5km (4m)
Time walk : 3hr*, run : 1hr
*Naismith's rule : 4km/h distance + 600m/h ascent

Start/finish   4km east of North Ballachuilish
(grid ref : NN115626)

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Meanings 
Mam na Gualainn : 'pass of the shoulder'




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