Meall a'Bhuachaille from the Bynack Mor path

Meall a' Bhuachaille

Prominent Corbett hill above Glenmore

Meall a' Bhuachaille and its neighbouring tops form a long ridge above Loch Morlich and Glenmore Forest. Lots of route variations from a simple up-and-down to the hill race which traverses the tops.


Meall a' Bhuachaille


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Height810m
Prominence436m
Meaningshepherd's hill
ListsCorbett, 140
LocationCairngorms east of the Lairig Ghru, Speyside to the Great Glen
Grid RefNH990115
Lat/Lon57.18354, -3.6711




Routes up Meall a' Bhuachaille


Meall a'Bhuachaille from Glenmore

A direct hike from Glenmore up a fine path to Meall a'Bhuachaille is followed by a descent to Ryvoan Bothy on the edge of Abernethy Nature Reserve and a visit to An Lochan Uaine, the famed 'Green Lochan'.

Peaks : 1 Corbett

Ascent : 550m (1800ft)
Distance : 9km (6m)
Time : 3:15hr

Meall a'Bhuachaille traverse and hill race

A traverse of the ridge from Meall a'Bhuachaille to Craiggowrie takes in a few tops following a worn path. The Meall a'Bhuachaille hill race follows much of this route, with one annoying little detour !

Peaks : 1 Corbett

Ascent : 700m (2300ft)
Distance : 13km (8m)
Time : 4:30hr



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