Name:Leathad an Taobhain
Hill number:413
Height:911.7m / 2991ft
SMC/RHB Section:06A: Glen Tromie to Glen Tilt
County/UA:Perth and Kinross, Highland
Topographical area:HE08 Beinndearg-sgarsoch
Catchment:Catchment Boundaries, Spey, Tay
Watershed:Mull of Kintyre to Rattray Head, Firth of Tay
Class:Marilyn, Hump, Simm, Corbett, High Hills of Britain,
Grid ref:NN 82175 85820
Summit feature:no feature 6m N of trig point
Col:757m  NN858831  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 43
(1:25k) OL51E 394E
Survey:Leica NA730/Leica 530
Surveys of Leathad an Taobhain and Beinn Bhreac (Final).doc
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cycled in from Glen Feshie. First of threejef11/05/2024
Cycled from Tolvah to Ruigh-fionntaig then walked up road through Slochd Mor to near summit of Meall an Uillt Chreagaich. Descended S into Mini-gaig then headed up N slope to trig near summit187lenny28/04/2024
If cycling, there are good quiet parking spots on the Glen Feshie road south of Ballintean - then just follow tarmac estate road as an alternative to the footpath/stream crossing/bridge from Auchlean49pp25/04/2024
Biked from Glen Feshie until too steep, then about 1.5hrs walking out and back. Cycle in nice but was in clag from about 600m up, increasingly windy and rain began at summit. On to Meallach Mhor after. Rounsfell05/10/2023
8 of 9: From Leac an Taobhain. With Sam & Tim.ChrisR20/08/2023
Leathad an Taobhain and Carn Dearg Mor With John from the car park at Auchlean. Cycled along the road to just before the farm, then the path/track leading to the bridge over the river (Upper Glen Feshie), and then the road along to the Glenfeshie Lodge. Continued on a track S then SW to just before Lochan an t-Sluic, then parked the bikes and continued on foot. Followed the track to almost the summit of Leathad an Taobhain, before crossing the heathery grass to the summit. Returned down the same track to a junction just west of the lochan, and then headed NW up heathery slopes to the summit ridge of Carn Dearg Mor. Followed a path to summit, then descended SE sharply down to the bikes. Cycled back out the same way we came in. Cloudy but largely dry - total times: Ride in: 59min Walking the hills: 3h 58min Ride out: 36minmproudfoot20/08/2023
e-bike up west side of Glen Feshie to Slochd Mor just beyond lochan, last bit very steep. Steady climb on estate track almost all the way to Corbett. A little sting in the tail with a drop below the final pull. Returned to Slochd Mor for part two.langskill22/05/2023
Twice in consecutive days!BaggerGutt04/07/2022
Parked NN840001. Biked to a base camp at Lochan an t-Sluic NN827903. Bagged from there.BaggerGutt03/07/2022
Same route as walkhighlands. Sunny and hot day. Lovely walk down the Feshie, sometimes biking means your missing the scenery when on the dirt tracks. 9hr 35min.Jhimmy05/06/2022
From Achlean. Logistics of hiring a mountain bike didn't work out, so walked. Dry, cool, overcast, so excellent conditions for a long walk. Excellent tracks. The grassy path after the track end was also easy, not too wet or uneven or overgrown. Returned over the second Corbett.Owen B28/05/2022
Parked Tolvah, as Bolton. No snow so biked in.iangalbraith19/05/2022
Second visit whilst bagging Simms and HHBs.NormanW08/05/2022
trevor Shawdonmeister17/04/2022
Parked at 840000. Biked to 825900 at the top of the pass where snow prevented any more cycling. Ok walking out on the crusty snow even with a howling gale but on the return things had warmed up and it was gruesome with ever foot sinking into the soft stuff. Too exhausted for Carn Dearg so biked it back. 5 hours and 5 minutes and just under 21 miles, solo.bolton02/03/2022
Solo. Cycled from Auclean up Glen Feshie on very good estate tracks to Meall an Uillt. left bike here and walked to summit. returned to bike and descent to track junction just above Lochan an t-Sluic then W to join Minigaig and into Glen Tromie at the weir on Alt Bhran, cycleable all the way although rough in places. At Drumguish turned E to Balleguish, Tolvan and then S back to the bridge and returned to Auclean Fabulous MTB tour.John Lee05/09/2021
9 tops from near tolvah, biked up good track to 827 872 MAUC summit, sron na h lolaire, meall an uillt chreagaich, glas leathad lorgaidh, leathad an taobhain repeat, leathad an taobhain west top, meall odhar loisgte, a chioche, glas leathad feshie, leac an taobhain,robertphillips28/08/2021
From camp in Upper GlenFeshie, solo via Lochan an-t Sluich,Leathad an Taobhain, B Bhreac and out by Slochd Beag. Sunny, warm but very cooling wind. Good views from each Corbett. Long 9hr walk inc stops (after walk in to camp). Rough going after 1st one but dry underfoot.niallp12/06/2021
From Glen Feshie. I cycled from Tolva to the foot of Slochd Moor, then walked up the estate road to Meall an Uillt Chreagaich. Above 700m, fresh snow had drifted giving both difficulties and beauty. After this top, soft snow- especially in the valley at the col was a problem. At one point I sank though through soft snow into bog. Time to turn back? I gave it another try, just climbing straight up a steep bank to exit the valley of almost despond to gain the path, then a bit over to the W, to get easily to the Corbett with its Trig- and sensational views in dazzling sunshine. These N slopes carried much less snow than S slopes. I abandoned my plan to continue to the Minigaig pass,descended easily and contoured to another col and added Glas-leathad Lorgaidh to the day’s summits, where I could relax on a bare patch on its W side. Returned back over Meall an Uillt Chreagaich, down its N ridge to avoid the drifts,back down the estate road with the snow below 700m melting away.pwheeler07/05/2021
Atv continues from mapped path to north. Easy walking to top but path exists to right of atv at NN 82232 85993 (start not obvious)carole engel20/09/2020
Two day backpack from Auchlean: Carn Dearg Mor - Meallach Mhor - camp near 800886 - Leathad an Taobhain - Beinn Bhreac - Carn Ealar - long walk out down Glen Feshiedavidpettit8419/07/2019
On TGOC 2019. Ascended from north. Visited trig and featureless summit 6m north of trig. Descended east to pick up the upper River Feshie, which I followed east to the Geldie. Warm and sunny.alistairpooler17/05/2019
As part of cycling traverse of the Minigaig. Up Glen Bruar to pass summit, then to top. Descended via Meall an Uillt Chreagaich to Glen Feshie.quadbarrel04/01/2019
After the Meallachs, cycled on around Meallach Mhor to the Allt Bhran weir, then rough tracks most of the way to the summit, not too hard in the very dry conditions.Topographer5726/06/2018
TGO Challenge 2018twg2718/05/2018
Cycled from Achaean to loch, then followed track through much snow. Very disorientating in fog.douglas_easton13/04/2018
Solo from Tolva in Glen Feshie.Vin26/10/2017
Day 2 of a three day/two night bivi bag circuit from/to Bruar bothy.Carn sn Fhidhleir Lorgaidh, Glas Leathad Lorgaidh, Meall an Uillt Chreadaich, Leathad an Taobhain, Leac an Taobhain, Meall Odhar Loisgte, A Chioch,Uchd a Chlarsair, Meall Ailleag, Meall Odhar a Chiredickscroop07/05/2017
From Glen Feshie, parked on FC track just past end of public road. Bike to Ruigh-fionntaig, easier than from Achlean and not much longer. To Beinn Bhreac first, up the splendid path through Slochd Beag (needs more use though). Down Caochan an Duine (path seems to continue), then down the Feshie until I got fed up with dodging the oxbows. Rising traverse towards Coire Creagach and to col at 792m. First sight of Beinn Bhreac, to top, then back along the ridge to Leathad an Taobhain. The ridge is a mixture of very easy going interspersed with tedious peat hags. Down via Slochd Mor on the track; glad I didn't have to walk the track twice.Gill03/05/2017
With Will.Grinner17/10/2015
Bike was a big help. Went up Carn Dearg Mor on return.duchally06/08/2015
Long out and back from Auchleanrjf3525/07/2015
CK SheilaS20/11/2014
17th – Solo. Continuation of overnight Bivi trip, overnight upper River Feshie. Followed the highest tops in general WNW direction to Leathad an Taobhain. Picked up good track heading N, left track to summit Carn Dearg Mor via SW ridge, then headed W taking direct line to Meallach Mhor. Walk out N through Glen Tromie to Kingussie. Cool, dry day, light winds, broken cloud above summits.RGibbs28/09/2014
Solo.Dangerous Dave29/09/2013
A long, but straightforward walk from Achlean.Alan07/06/2013
corbett bagging carn dearg and leathad an taobhain from tolvah cycled to locn an t sluic.robertphillips18/02/2013
And 27/04/2022chrispine26/08/2008
Backpack from Blair to Kingussie. Over tops, Breac and Taobhain to camp just beyond. Out day 2 via Corbetts to train back.nordicstar09/08/2008
With the Terrier, S and the F.C.The Captain07/06/2008
2 of 4: From Meall an Uillt Chreagaich.ChrisR06/09/2007
MC JC with Carn Dearg Mor. Set off at 2.30pm from Auchlean with bikes past Glen Feshie Lodge.Beautiful meadow with wild flowers and horses. Walked to the summit via the landie track. Heavy shower at summit. Cold SW wind. Similar shower on summit of Carn Dearg Mor. Beautiful return cycle in evening sunshine. Returned at 8.25pm.Martin6607/07/2006
R Biked in from Achlean Richard Tait03/06/2005
Trig revisit, misty grass/stone summit. Corbett Tops raid, this time from Calvine.RHW27/03/2005
3 in a day was enough. I'd overambitiously hoped to do 5!!IanHHill05/09/2004
Route 74 in Cicerone guide to be published in 2012ancient brit22/05/2000
Climbed in combination with Beinn Bhreac from nearby bothygman09/09/1999