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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.
1035 m (3395 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.
97 of 282 Munros
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.
Noisy 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
  33   Loch Alsh, Glen Shiel & Loch Hourn

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

Gleouraich and Spidean Miallach are craggy neighbours on the N side of Loch Quoich where they form large grassy corries to their S slopes. However to the N their character is very different with high craggy corries.

The S slopes are more accessible, particularly as stalkers paths run high on their slopes and in the case of Gleouraich to its summit. From Gleouraich a ridge runs SW then SSW to Sron a Chuilinn. A path leads from the road up this ridge to the summit. It is an excellent route.

To the E of Gleouraich a 2.5km ridge follows the rims of successive northern corries to Spidean Mialach. Finally, to the NW a prominent ridge leads to Sron na Breun Leitir which is ascended by a path from Alltbiethe, but an ascent from here would be difficult.

Hazards you may encounter on Gleouraich include
 Steep slopes on or near ascent routes.
 Crags on or near ascent routes.
 Crags near 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.
Picture Gallery for Gleouraich

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Ordnance Survey digital maps are also available to members.

 Weather & OS Maps
North West Highlands
by MWIS (PDF format)
West Highlands
by Met Office
Ladhar Bheinn
by Metcheck
Gleouraich Area Map
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The summary information of one or more ascent routes that include Gleouraich.

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 Routes that include Gleouraich
  Ascent Distance Time Including... Description Rating
1 1230 m 10.59 km 4.5 hrs Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach  Moderate route with some exposure and an excellent ridge walk.  

Pictures submitted by members on the summit of Gleouraich

 Baggers Gallery for Gleouraich

myself on the summit of a rather misty Gleouraich 15-9-14

© robin scott

Image by robin scott

Toto and Spud at the summit 9 May 2012

© Margaret Spalding

Image by Margaret Spalding

Me on Gleouraich on a misty day- our first Munro!

© Jodie Kavanagh

Image by Jodie Kavanagh

Oscar on top,(9/5/10).

© Mark Thomson

Image by Mark Thomson
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Recently Climbed By
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Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach
by Brian Doolan
Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach
by Neil Cuthbert
Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach
by Philip McLoone
Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach
by William Deans
Gleouraich and Spidean Mialach
by Kenny Mcneill
Spidean Mialach and Gleouraich
by Brendan Waters

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