Meall nan Tarmachan ridgeTo the west of the Ben Lawers range of Munros, the Tarmachan Ridge dominates the skyline with its intimidating crags, peaks and long ridges.
Meall nan Tarmachan summit on its own is one of the easiest munros.
Main route summary
The terrain is very 'runnable', so much so, that every year there is a Hill Race held (see 'Alternative routes' below) !
|Munros||Meall nan Tarmachan (1044m, Munro 89)|
walking : 4:40hr*
running : 2:10hr
*Naismith's rule : 4km/h distance + 600m/h ascent
Below Lochan na Lairige Dam
(grid ref : NN604383)
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|Meanings||Meall nan Tarmachan : 'hill of the ptarmigan'
Meall Garbh : 'rough hill'
Beinn nan Eachan : 'hill of the small horse'
Creag na Caillich : 'crag of the old woman'
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