Meall Ghaordaidh

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Meall Ghaordaidh
Meall Ghaordaidh.jpg
Meall Ghaordaidh (centre) from An Grianan looking over Glen Lyon, with Stronuich Reservoir (bottom left)
Highest point
Elevation 1,039 m (3,409 ft) [1]
Prominence 491 metres (1,611 ft)
Listing Munro
Naming
Translation Possibly derived from gairdean (shoulder, hand or arm) (Gaelic)
Geography
Location Stirlingshire, Scotland
Parent range Grampians
OS grid NN514397
Topo map OS Landranger 51

Meall Ghaordaidh is a mountain in the Southern Highlands of Scotland, approximately 10 km north-west of Killin.

The mountain can be ascended via Glen Lochay starting to the north-west of the Allt Dhùin Croisg near Duncroisk, via an eroded path leading north-west through peat bogs to the summit; alternatively, an ascent can be made from Glen Lyon starting at Stronuich via one of two spurs that lead to the summit (Creag an Tulabhain or Creag Laoghain). The summit is marked by a large circular rock windbreak, within which there is a trig point.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "walkhighlands Meall Ghaordaidh". walkhighlands.co.uk. 2013. Retrieved 26 October 2013. 

Coordinates: 56°31′33″N 4°25′02″W / 56.52577°N 4.41735°W / 56.52577; -4.41735