Meall a’ Ghiubhais (Meall a’ Ghiuthais on OS maps) is a Corbett close to the southern end of Loch Maree and a great viewpoint for Loch Maree, Beinn Eighe to the south and the hills of the Letterewe and Fisherfield Forests to the north.
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Meall a’ Ghiubhais is most easily reached from either the Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve “Mountain Trail” path or the path from the visitor centre at Aultroy just north of Kinlochewe (see also on Tripadvisor). The Mountain Trail in particular is a lovely walk, good for tourists and families, though quite long and rough for those without experience.
The hills visible on the north shore of Loch Maree are Beinn Airigh Charr and Meall Mheinnidh to the left and Slioch to the right. Taken on a spring evening from the northern shoulder of Ruadh-stac Beag. This shoulder is gained via scrambly ground on it’s east side. The “Long Stroll Slab” is an excellent Grade 3 scramble on quartzite slabs while “Overlooking Rib” has a climbing grade of Moderate. They are in a remote and atmospheric location and highly recommended. Find out more in the SMC guide Highland Scrambles North.