Meall nan Gabhar (old GR)

Meall nan Gabhar (old GR)

Mountains 2000 - 3000ft

743.4 m 2439 ft



Meall nan Gabhar, located in the Scottish Highlands, is a mountain that is well worth a visit for those looking for a unique and beautiful experience. With its stunning views, challenging terrain, and rich history, Meall nan Gabhar is a must-see for any outdoor enthusiast.

Meall nan Gabhar stands at a height of 821 metres and is the highest peak in the Old Grampian Range. It is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, offering a challenging climb with rewarding views. The summit is marked by a large cairn, which is a great spot to take in the stunning views of the surrounding area.

The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including red deer, golden eagles, and ptarmigan. It is also a great place to spot rare species of plants, such as the alpine gentian and the alpine saxifrage.

The area around Meall nan Gabhar is steeped in history. The mountain was the site of a battle between the Clan MacGregor and the Clan MacKenzie in the 16th century. The battle is commemorated by a memorial cairn at the summit.

Meall nan Gabhar is a great destination for those looking for a unique and beautiful experience. The mountain offers stunning views, challenging terrain, and a rich history. Whether you’re a hiker, climber, or wildlife enthusiast, Meall nan Gabhar is sure to provide an unforgettable experience.

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
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