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Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon West]

Corbett

Quick Facts
This is the height of the mountain above sea level. However, on the climb, it is the ascent that matters, i.e. the sum of all the uphill parts of the route.
Altitude
910 m (2985 ft)

This is the standard notation used on Ordnance Survey Landranger maps.

Each reference consists of two letters identifying a 100,000 metre square block then three digits defining the Easting and finally the three digits defining the Northing with reference to the South West corner of the block.

NN166712 is the grid reference for the summit of Ben Nevis. Where you are given the map number ( For Ben Nevis = 41) it is acceptable to omit the two initial letters e.g. 166712. (Instructions on how to read the references are given on the OS maps).

Grid Ref.
NN42724499
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
Stature
10 of 222 Corbetts
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
Routes
1
Mountain names are usually in Gaelic, the native language of the Scottish Highlands, or have been derived from the old Scots and Norse languages. We give the most commonly accepted meaning, but accept that some of these are disputed.
Meaning
Rounded yellow hill
 

The UK is covered by 204 Ordnance Survey Landranger 1:50,000 scale maps. Maps numbered 1 to 86 cover Scotland but for the highest mountains (Munros) only 23 maps are required. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map.

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A description of the characteristics of the mountain including any hazards of which you should be aware.

 Description
Meall Buidhe and Sron a'Choire Chnapanaich (Corbett) are two peaks located between Loch Lyon and Loch an Daimh and should be climbed together.

Meall Buidhe is the higher, larger and more complex of the two with a long NE ridge and a hanging corrie on its SE face. This hill has a few rocky outcrops, but can be climbed from the Loch Lyon Dam on easy to moderate slopes without encountering rocky terrain.

Hazards you may encounter on Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon West] include
 Crags near summit.
 
General Considerations
 Temperature decreases by 1degree C for every 100m of ascent.
 Wind usually increases with altitude.
 Visibility can change markedly with cloud level.
 River/Stream levels can increase markedly in one day.
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West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Meall Corranaich
by Metcheck
Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon West] Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon West].

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 Routes that include Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon West]
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1021 m 14.66 km 5 hrs Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon West] and Sron a' Choire Chnapanich  Long route mostly on easy slopes with occasional rock outcrops.  
 

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon West]

 Baggers Gallery for Meall Buidhe [Glen Lyon West]

me at the Summit 10/4/2011

© David Peden

Image by David Peden

Me and Jack at summit Meall Buidhe 12/12/09. Forecast was crystal clear summits with excellent views BLAH BLAH.

© John Donnelly

Image by John Donnelly
 
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