Meall Horn

Rounded Corbett hill in north west

Meall Horn is a quiet hill, mainly grass covered on its western and southern slopes with a more interesting craggy north-easterly side hidden from view from the roads.


Meall Horn


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Height777m
Prominence264m
Meaninghill of the eagle
ListsCorbett, 195
LocationReay Forest, Coigach and the far north
Grid RefNC352449
Lat/Lon58.36168, -4.81759


Lurking for the most part behind Arkle and other hills, Meall Horn appears a rounded and mainly grass covered hill from roadside glimpses. Its summit crest is of stoney ground sitting above a hidden craggy north-east facing aspect.

The most direct and easiest access to Meall Horn heads in from the southern end of Loch Stack, where a private road and tracks heads to within a mile of the summit. This track is cycleable !



Routes up Meall Horn


Reay Forest Corbetts from Lone

Heading in from the roadside at the southern end of Loch Stack, this spectacular circular route takes in the 3 Corbett summits of Meall Horn, Foinaven and Arkle. A fine track leads into the remote area, thereafter paths are few, terrain is rough, mountain crests are many and navigation can be challenging.

Peaks : 3 Corbetts

Ascent : 2550m (8370ft)
Distance : 31km (19m)
Time : 12hr

Meallan Liath Coire Mhic Dhughaill and Meall Horn

Taking in the two Corbett peaks of Meallan Liath Coire Mhic Dhughaill and Meall Horn, this delightful hillwalking route crosses varied terrain in the remote area of Reay Forest in the far north of Scotland.

Peaks : 2 Corbetts, 1 Graham

Ascent : 1600m (5250ft)
Distance : 22km (14m)
Time : 8:10hr



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