Meall an t-Seallaidh

Creag Mac Ranaich and Meall an t-Seallaidh

Routes to the Corbetts west of Lochearnhead

To the west of Lochearnhead, rough hills rise above the glen below, two of which are distinct enough to gain 'Corbett' status. Creag MacRanaich is a fine craggy little hill, whereas Meall an t-Seallaidh is a long whale-back shaped hill.

Main route summary

Various starting points from Glen Dochart, Glen Ogle or Balquhidder Glen allow for many different route combinations.

To hike over both of these Corbetts in one outing, a circuit can most enjoyably be made starting from Edinchip to the south and using the farm track heading north.

Fence-posts aid navigation in mist !

Munros Creag Mac Ranaich (809m)
Meall an t-Seallaidh (852m)
Ascent 1025m (3350ft)
Distance   14km (9m)
Time walking : 6:30hr*
running : 2:25hr
*Naismith's rule : 4km/h distance + 600m/h ascent

Start/finish   A84, 1.5km south of Lochearnhead
(grid ref : NN583222)

easy difficult
easy testing
stroll long day
ok stunning
Meaning  Creag MacRanaich : 'MacRanaich's crag'
Meall an t-Seallaidh : 'hill of the sight'

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