Mam na Gualainn from Loch Leven

Mam na Gualainn

Corbett peak north of Loch Leven

Sitting above Loch Leven and standing directly south of the high Mamores range, Mam na Gualainn is a fine little Corbett hill, grass covered with gentle rising slopes. Fine views from the summit westwards over Morven and eastwards to Schiehallion.

Mam na Gualainn

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Meaningpass of the shoulder
ListsCorbett, 166
LocationMamores, Loch Linnhie to Loch Ericht
Grid RefNN115625
Lat/Lon56.71633, -5.08163

Mam na Gualainn stands in a solitary position above the northern shore of Loch Leven. In contrast to Garbh Bheinn, the rocky Corbett peak on the opposite side of Loch Leven, Mam na Gualainn's slopes are gentle and grass-covered.

The easiest and most direct route up Mam na Gualainn is from Callert on the shores of Loch Leven and follows a wet mucky trudge up its western shoulder. Expansive views from the grassy summit !

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.

Routes up Mam na Gualainn

Mam na Gualainn from Callert on Loch Leven

Through a delightful birch woodland, paths and tracks lead to grass covered gently rising slopes and onto Mam na Gualainn's grassy summit with expansive views to the Mamores and over Loch Leven to the Glencoe ridges.

Peaks : 1 Corbett

Ascent : 800m (2620ft)
Distance : 6km (4m)
Time : 3hr

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