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Meall Buidhe


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.
719 m (2358 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.
An indication of this mountains height rank within its class. Where two mountains share the same height they are ordered alphabetically.
67 of 222 Grahams
The number of ascent routes currently available on Munromagic.
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.
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.

OS Landranger Maps Required
  51   Loch Tay & Glen Dochart

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

Lying on the E side of Glen Ogle, Meall Buidhe presents a craggy face S towards the glen.

The A85 road through Glen Ogle provides the nearest access for a short ascent.

Hazards you may encounter on Meall Buidhe include
 Steep slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Crags within 1km of 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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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
East Highlands
by Met Office
Beinn Ghlas
by Metcheck
Meall Buidhe Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Meall Buidhe.

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 Routes that include Meall Buidhe

We currently have no routes listed for Meall Buidhe.

We are working on adding routes for all the Grahams.

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Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Meall Buidhe

 Baggers Gallery for Meall Buidhe

James placing his stone on one of the three cairns at the summit. 8/06/2014

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

At one of the three cairns on Meall Buidhe 719m. 8/06/2014

© Eileen Stark

Image by Eileen Stark

Summit of Meall Buidhe 14th January 2012

© Alistair Craig

Image by Alistair Craig
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Recently Climbed By
Fiona Reid on 10 Feb 2019
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Meall Buidhe
by David McSporran
Meall Buidhe
by Douglas Mason

Post a few words about Meall Buidhe or read what others have had to say.

Neil MacLeod
wrote on
April 5, 2010
The transmitter service track makes for easy going up the first 300 metres, followed by a bog trot to the summit. Don't be put off by the locked gate and discouraging signs, there's a kissing gate to the left and access appears no problem.

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