A few ups and downs over Druim Leac a' Shith took us through some fine easy scrambling to the South East summit and so to the true summit. Scopri le 17 gemme nascoste da visitare e pianifica ora la tua prossima avventura. Two men have walked in from Inverie, a couple summited both Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe, while a solo walker had an early start from Barrisdale and also climbed Ladhar Bheinn. Looks like a great day, I specially liked the picture of the shower approaching, I'm usually too busy diving for the waterproof trousers to get the camera out under these conditions, so must remember to wait and take the pic first! Routes to Larven, Meall Buidhe, Luinne Bheinn & neighbours In my opinion, the most beautiful area in Scotland, Knoydart is a peninsula on the west coast opposite Skye. We planned to climb Ladhar Bheinn ourselves and had come equipped for winter conditions. Great report. At GR.8485 9988 descend ENE go down the valley to 300m then contour back up to Mam Barrisdale. Min Elevation: 19 feet. Knoydart’s Meall Buidhe: Cloud Cuckoo Land, This had been my penultimate munro on my first round with great views that day. Don’t go there. Walker-friendly accommodation in the area © Roger Vander Steen Image by Roger Vander Steen An estimate of the time taken based on a derivation of Naismiths rules. Meall Buidhe is a mountain summit in the The Red Cuillin to the Sleat region in the county of Highland, Scotland. Start from Inverie on road to Gleann an Dubh-Lochain, Head E on road for 3.8km to road junction, Bear SE to cross river and follow path E to river crossing in Gleann Meadail, Leave the path and ascend NE to gain ridge, Descend SE to col and ascend towards Meall Buidhe, Continue SE along summit ridge to 942m Top, Descend NE along ridge to Belach Ile Coire, Continue NE to Meall Coire na Gaoithe 'n Ear, From col head N and climb to summit ridge of Luinne Bheinn, Head NW of the summit and descend to 665m top, Continue your descent NW to join the path on Mam Barrisdale, Head WSW on path towards Loch an Dubh-Lochain. Or use the Tosaich ridge. Follow track alongside Inverie River and retrace the approach route to return to the start. That's amazing, Dave, about our penultimate munros being the same! Barrisdale from Luinne Bheinn climb: Across to Meall Bhuidhe from Luinne Bheinn ascent: The summit had cleared briefly as we approached, but clagged again as we arrived. The summit can be identified by: Additional Notes: All the walks up Meall Buidhe on Mud and Routes can be seen above. We then give directions from that location to the route start. Where the access routes are few or the ridge is narrow, paths are generally obvious. Alan, Paul, Rowena, Ally, Jim and James soon shook themselves into action and, despite the inclement weather, set off to tackle the same two hills form the Gleann Meadail side. We walked in from Kinlochhourn to Barrisdale where we camped (but used the facilities of the estate bothy). The six Munros featured in this route are – Meall Buidhe, Luinne Bheinn, Ladhar Bheinn, Sgurr na Ciche, Garbh Chioch Mhor and Sgurr nan Coireachan. Arnisdale across Loch Hourn with Beinn Sgritheall towering above. I struggled over the terrain between Meall Buidhe and Luinne Bheinn, falling heavily on an already-troubled ankle in the process. Must be Scotland! Meall Coire na Gaoithe'n Ear is a mountain summit in the Knoydart to Barrisdale Forest region in the county of Highland, Scotland. Route fm Car,2 Munros & bothy was 8.25hrs. Follow the good track and path along Gleann Dubh Lochain to Mam Barrisdale. Meall Buidhe No ratings yet. A short arcing NNW around the lip of the rugged northern corrie brought us to our second Munro summit cairn at 946m or 3,104ft. Always enjoy your reports clova, no different this time, not an area I know much about, so good to take in the views. Looks like the varied weather gave you realy clear air between the showers so the views must have been great. I enjoyed your TR and pictures. We set off north-west towards the Munros Meall Buidhe and Luinne Bheinn, where we planned to then drop down over to Barrisdale Bay and the bothy situated on the northern shore of the peninsula. Knoydart trip reports always seem special. Everyone seems to have been heading for Knoydart lately. The total ascent is 2,050 metres. Druim bothy sleeps 10+ on a sleeping platform (you'll need mats and bags) and with easy access to Meall Buidhe, Luinne Bheinn, Sgurr na Ciche, Sourlies, Ben Aden and Barrisdale … Wouldn't have wanted to cat-nap in my t-shirt on Luinne Bheinn for an hour that weekend then. Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe from Inverie Other routes and challenges It is also possible to climb Luinne Bheinn from Barrisdale Bay, though this start point is less convenient for climbing Meall Buidhe. The last part of the ascent to Meall Bhuidhe is particularly steep. Hills climbed: Meall Buidhe 946m (Yellow hill), The Memorial with Meall Buidhe to its left, Ruth at the bridge over the Inverie river, Looking back down into Gleann Meadail and out to Inverie Bay from the lower slopes, Sgurr Coire nan Gobhar (left) and Loch Bhraomisaig across the glen.Eigg and Rum float on the horizon (zoomed), Snack stop before another shower heads our way, Looking over Mam Barrisdale to Loch Hourn, Close up of some of the ridges on Ladhar Bheinn, Close up of East Top with Sgurr na Ciche and Garbh Chioch Mhor on left, Cloud shadows across Gleann Dubh Lochain and the distant hills of Skye, Heading back to the col, the 3 walkers can be see below, Looking back towards the summit from the col, Lunch spot view to The Saddle and Sgurr na Sgeine (centre) with snowy Five Sisters just visible behind (zoomed). At the summit three ridges converge, the NW ridge to Mam Barrisdale being the usual ascent route. If you have the time & stamina then its well worth the 10hr day. Meall Buidhe, 946 m, NM 849 989. Two men have walked in from Inverie, a couple summitted both Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe, while a solo walker had an early start from Barrisdale and also summited Ladhar Bheinn. A circular route taking in Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe from Barisdale bothy. Torrie Shieling Saturday’s weather was disappointing with a fair bit of rain and very strong winds higher up so no summits were attained but, as things looked more promising on Sunday, Ruth and I decided to take a walk up Meall Buidhe … 27/06/2010. There is a bothy in Barrisdale which will provide shelter if you need to sit around for a while. From the bealach we climbed up the narrowing ENE ridge to reach the summit of Meall Buidhe’s east top (942m). They completed their horseshoe route down to the Barisdale-Inverie footpath. You can click on the map name to purchase the map for £6.29 including postage which is one of the cheapest prices we have found. Allow 9 hours to complete this 26.08 km route. Being on the hills gives you a sense of where you are, where you've been, where you're going and why! Looking upstream, the valley splits into two, lying in a "Y-shape", with Meall Buidhe sitting right at the centre. bothy GR.871 041 Costs £3 & has electric,running water & a toilet (www.Barisdale.com *note spelling*). Stay in the Ind. Excellent - lots of Knoydart reports recently. Mam Barrisdale. Max Elevation: 3016 feet. Careful navigation needed through crags. To the left of the mountain, the track reaches Mam Barrisdale, the high pass over to Barrisdale … It has a flush toilet and running water. The name given roughly describes the area covered by the map. With no sign of clearing s we traversed the 3 tops we headed down intermittently steep sections to the flatter area at about 830m to have some lunch. I climbed up from Sourlies bothy early one morning in October 2019 to start an epic 40km day of … read more Tip by This is the summed total of all the climbing within a route and is a good indicator of the strenuousness of a route. Difficult route on complex craggy mountains. A long slog up over the Bealach, past the grazing stags by the roadside and home to complete a nine hour day. Barrisdale only 2 mins from the bunkhouse. After a great night, we get packed up and head towards Gleann Meadal, where we have the option to head up and over the Munro of Meall Buidhe covering some very dramatic terrain with stunning views over the remoteness of the Knoydart area, back down towards Barrisdale camp. After Meall Buidhe take the N ridge. Meall Coire na The ridge between the summits is complex and can be vague. The last part of the ascent to Meall Bhuidhe is particularly steep. Our original plan was for me to bag Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe on day two and meet my friends at Inverie the "capital" of Knoydart (they would take an easier low level walk from Barrisdale). Another excellent trip report from Knoydart. Our summary will always contain one of easy, moderate or hard to indicate the severity of the route. Looking upstream, the valley splits into two, lying in a "Y-shape", with Meall Buidhe sitting right at the centre. Discover everything you need to know about Màm Barrisdale—a hiking attraction recommended by 2 people on komoot—and browse 3 photos & 1 insider tips. Your approach route may differ. From Inverie - grade 4. Timing suggested (7 hrs) is very optimistic: the section from Meall Buidhe to Luinne Bheinn is rough and hard going, and 8-9 hours is a more realistic guide for this route. About Meall Buidhe. The other days were the walk in along Loch Hourn to camp near the small isolated community of Barrisdale, and the subsequent walk out. Route navigation requires map reading skills and an ability to navigate with a compass. Meall Buidhe seen from Sgurr Coire Choinnichean, 17th May 2010. Undeterred, Bill set off to tackle Luinne Bheinn and Meall Buidhe from Mam Barrisdale. Day 4 Barrisdale Bay- Kinloch Hourn The Earth spilled up it's guts on this hill; topographically it's not outstanding compared to many other well-sculpted mountains, but everywhere is an insane maze of bare exposed slabs, walls and crazy contortions of rock. Great Clova, Knoydart - a place i've not been yet but can't wait to go!! From Mallaig travel by boat to Inverie. Meall Buidhe from the Mallaig / Inverie ferry with Sgurr na Ciche poking up above Mam Meadail. Meall Buidhe is a 946m Munro mountain in the Scottish Highlands. The middle day of a three day walk to climb Luinne Bheinn, a Munro in the Rough Bounds of Knoydart. A morning ferry from Mallaig on Day 1 ensured time was available to walk up the Barrisdale track, past the Brockett Memorial (a previous landowner’s disproportionate memorial to his family) and up Glean Meadail to climb Meall Buidhe (946m). Snow in May? Usually the shortest way to climb the mountain, making best use of tracks and paths to gain altitude. Barisdale Estate lies within Barisdale Bay along the south shores of Loch Hourn on the Knoydart Peninsula with spectacular views of Beinn Sgritheall (3195 ft) towering above Arnisdale to the north, the majestic Ladhar Bheinn (3346 ft) to the west and out towards Skye as well as Luinne Bheinn (3018 ft), with Meall Buidhe (3104 ft) tucked in behind, standing proudly to the south. Very little, the northeners averred. There is no road access to the Knoydart Peninsula. At 1020 metres, Ladhar Bheinn is the highest of Knoydart’s three Munros – Luinne Bheinn (known affectionately as Loony Bin to many Munroists) and Meall Buidhe being the others. The information given here will enable you to annotate your map and plan your route. Most of Knoydart is kind of rough, but Meall Buidhe is simply one of the most dramatic mountains I've ever seen. Excellent, Clova. The view from here of Barrisdale and an emerald Loch Hourn is one of the most extraordinary I’ve seen from a mountain. A selection of weather forecasts local to this route. https://www.walkhighlands.co.uk/munros/meall-buidhe-knoydart Did this on a glorious day in May, got to Mam Barrisdale and decided to go on up to Ladhar Bheinn as well. To the left of the mountain, the track reaches Mam Barrisdale, the high pass over to … Che si tratti di escursioni o uscite in bicicletta, nel Knoydart. 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