walked Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin on the 29th of June, weather was fine, bright and warm with a light breeze which kept us cool on the tops. We found a quiet spot to have a cup of tea & some sandwiches. Kontynuacja wspinaczki stromym, … It looked much more of a beast from this hill. Ben Vorlich is a 6.1 mile out and back trail located near Lochearnhead, Stirling, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. All rights reserved. Ben Vorlich (the Great Mountain of the Lake] rising 3224ft above Loch Earn. ...with no ascent logs recorded by anyone, cairn 125m ESE at NN 63033 18865 is lower, Logged Descriptions (logged by 946 users, only the latest 50 shown -. Today’s trip is slightly further afield, to Ben Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin near to Loch Earn in Perth and Kinross. If extended to Stuc-a-Chroin the walk becomes more demanding and also calls for scrambling skills . The ascent up Ben vorlich is fairly quick, getting steeper at the end. © UKClimbing Limited. I decided to go up Ben Ledi on Friday, and Ben Vorlich on Saturday, staying over at Callander Hostel.. Before I left, I watched some videos from The Bushcraft Padawan, aka Craig Taylor, who I know from the world of edtech. The only stop on the scramble to look back at Ben Vorlich: 13.) Show more Show less. The slow and wide ridge walk to the cairn, was happily an anticlimax compared to our scramble, and Stuc a’Chroin gives the best view of Ben Vorlich. Thoroughly enjoyed the scramble up the cliff face. Ben Vorlich & Stuc a Chroin Although I've been up Ben Vorlich many times over the years, I haven't gone on to the enjoyable scramble up Stuc a Chroin since July 1996! We scramble over the Creag Chasain to the foot of the northeastern rockface. Ben Vorlich is a 8.4 mile loop trail located near Arrochar, Argyll and Bute, Scotland that offers scenic views and is rated as difficult. / reset. Show Map You can show your support and with recieve rewards. berimar1. The only stop on the scramble to look back at Ben Vorlich: 13.) It was a far longer distance than we had imagined when looking across from there. By trade route. Bad weather on top so no Stuc. Saw red squirrel. Met M&D on summit for lunch after stag in eds. These two Munros on the southern fringe of the Highlands appear as an identical pair in many distant views. Is that a graded scramble? Ben Vorlich is a very popular hillwalk from Loch Earn and a fine viewpoint, whilst the continuation to Stuc a'Chroin is a more serious walk with steep, rocky ground.Terrain:Straightforward hillwalking to Ben Vorlich. The most popular route into the area is from the large car-park at Arrochar, however, for most people, this will leave Ben Vorlich awkwardly placed and therefore left to be bagged on another day. Ben Vane is a total nightmare, I might have forgotten to mention that. Length 8.4 mi Elevation gain 3349 ft Route type Loop Ben Vorlich and Stuc a’ Chroin are in Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Climbed Ben Vorlich & Stuc a' Chrion on 6th of June '09, using this route. We had been planning to ascend Ben Vorlich (985m) first starting from Ardvorlich, but we now decided to head straght across the Coire and attack the Stuc a' Chroin (975m) scramble first. Please quote the hill number and hill name. Mountains. You’ll pass Loch Lubnaig, through Strathyre then past the Balquidder signs. This peak is unusual as it's summit requires a bit of a scramble through a hole to reach the top. Other Notes: cairn 125m ESE at NN 63033 18865 is lower. Wick, United Kingdom. The holiday home features 3 bedrooms, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, an equipped kitchen with a microwave and a fridge, a washing machine, and 1 bathroom with a bath. At the memorial to Donald Stuart, founder of the Falkirk Mountaineering club. It was tricky in parts and required a lot of hand use (especially as the rocks were wet and boots just slipped off them) and the consequences of even a minor slip would have been a long fall over very steep rocky ground. It starts with a bit of a walk in from Inveruglas Visitor Centre car park on the west side of Loch Lomond. Exploration710603, VR Owner at Ben Vorlich, responded to this review Responded September 10, 2018. To view previously saved markers which fall within the bounds of the map, click the show link (you may need to repeat this if you zoom or pan away from the current position on the map). Ben Vorlich is a 6.1 mile out and back trail located near Lochearnhead, Stirling, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. Ben Vorlich (985m) & Stuic a' Chroin (975m) Grade A+ Shs.51/57 Climbing: about 1100m; distance about 10km; walking time about 5-6h. Menu Ben Vorlich / Stuc a'Chroin / Beinn Each 13 October 2015 on #runslessepic. Did the scramble up the prow on Stuc a' Chroin … The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, running, and nature trips. Ben Vorlich is 3232 feet high, but a very easy climb - no peat bogs this week. Please help UKHillwalking continue to provide varied and free content by becoming an official UKH Supporter. About Ben Vorlich. A longer drive means we are at the foot of the hill around 10, where we meet up with some other car loads who have made their way there seperately, and while getting kitted up I … Mountain: Rising from the banks of Loch Earn, the route up to Stuc a’Chroinis via Ben Vorlich is one of Andi’s favourites so far. Why not book a short or long stay with us, close by the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, Loch Long and the Arrochar Alps. Repeating Ben Vorlich to bag Stuc A Chroin. I descended Stuc a'Chroin via the usual upward scrambley route from Ben Vorlich. Ben Vorlich (gael. Ben Vorlich is a very popular hillwalk from Loch Earn and a fine viewpoint, whilst the continuation to Stuc a'Chroin is a more serious walk with steep, rocky ground. 2 Reviews #78 of 109 things to do in Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park. Ben Vorlich (gael. The Ben Vorlich and Stoc a’Chrion route described above is here on the OS Maps Online app. Reviewed July 8, 2018 . The weather forecast was promising and after peaking through the clouds I could enjoy the sun on top of Ben Vorlich . Ben Vorlich/Stuc a’Chroin. Site best viewed with screen area of 1024 by 768 pixels. Please note the meeting points. Wouldn't have made it if not for the 4 benevolent souls who donated a compeed! Ben Vorlich, Stuc a'Chroin, Creagan nan Gabhar and Ben Our from Ardvorlich. Glorious sunny day. In between those two adventures was Beinn Narnain, Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin. The ascent up Ben vorlich is fairly quick, getting steeper at the end. Great walk, little scramble to the top but worth the views. With Mark & Hannah. Superb day, good winter conditions although hills rather busy... then lockdown! The path up to Ben Vorlich was quite busy but a lot less people made the journey to Stuc a' Chroin. Very windy up to Ben Vorlich but then it died off. The scramble up to Stuc a' Chroin wasn't that bad and there was only one bit that involved stretching your arm out to get a fingerhold. The scree path back down was a bit steep but fine. 6.5 hours in total. Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin from Loch Earn. Great weather, great company, great walk. AJ,AW. First solo munro. Climbed from south Loch Earn and did Stuic a' Chroin too. With Geraldine from Ardvorlich House. Wind and few showers. Didnt do scramble. Fantastic hot, sunny day with trimarc2 inc 	Stuc a' Chroin. For anyone living south of the Highlands they are among the most accessible Scottish mountains. Ben Vorlich Cottage - Loch Lomond & Arrochar Alps: Ben Vorlich Cottage is a haven of peace and quiet and is situated just a few hundred metres from the bonnie, bonnie banks of Loch Lomond. Last updated June 25 2019. ...with no ascent logs recorded by anyone, Resize map: portrait / landscape To reach the Ben Vorlich at Loch Earn, follow the A84 from Callander. Some hill summits are on private property or on land where there is no public right of way. This page uses the Ordnance Survey OpenSpace APIwhich does not include Explorer (1:25000 scale) mapping. Beinn Mhùrlaig, wym. The great thing about the Ordnance Survey’s OS Maps app is that you can see routes that other people have added, and use these as inspiration for your own. Reviewed July 8, 2018 . Ben Vorlich & Stuc A' Chroin 16/06/2019 Well this was a boggy yet hilarious venture to say the least. Is that a graded scramble? Jest to najwyższy szczyt Grupy Loch Earn. Permission should be sought from the landowner where access to a hill summit is through private land(*). The trail is primarily used for hiking and nature trips. Ben Vorlich’s Height: 985m & 975m Summit Grid Reference: NN 629 189 & NN 617 174 Translation: Hill of the Bay & Mountain of Danger Start Point: Car Park in Ardvorlich at the Southern Shore of Loch Earn Both Ben Vorlich and Stuc a’ Chroin, belong to the easily accessible Scottish mountains from Stirling, Glagow and Edinburgh and have always been popular among hill walkers. I am thinking of doing these fairly soon but am also a big feartie!! Back over to Vorlich from the cairn atop the scramble. There is one on the Western side of Loch Lomond and the one that we did on the Southern side of Loch Earn. Set amongst a group of 4 holiday cottages in a peaceful and quiet location it boast proximity to the 3 villages of Tarbet, Arrochar and Succoth. Those who don’t feel like a fairly easy scramble can take the well visible path on … Ben Vorlich is ascended without any difficulties, however Stuc a'Chroin may require some scrambling if connecting with Ben Vorlich via Bealach an Dubh Choirein. The path up to Ben Vorlich was quite busy but a lot less people made the journey to Stuc a' Chroin. Very windy up to Ben Vorlich but then it died off. The scramble up to Stuc a' Chroin wasn't that bad and there was only one bit that involved stretching your arm out to get a fingerhold. The scree path back down was a bit steep but fine. 6.5 hours in … If extended to Stuc-a-Chroin the walk becomes more demanding and also calls for scrambling skills . I descended Stuc a'Chroin via the usual upward scrambley route from Ben Vorlich. I remember that day clearly, as only a few days later I drove down to Stranraer to get the ferry over the Irish Sea to get married! Unless confident with a hard scramble and exposure do not attempt to descent … Stuc a'Chroin is a steep and … Walking | Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin | Summary:These two Munros on the southern fringe of the Highlands appear as an identical pair in many distant views. (Please be considerate with your usage of the Full Screen/Bing Maps pages, as there are monthly limits), Show all mountains within map bounds Discover maps for all of GB, discover local walking, running and cycling routes or create and share your own. berimar1 Wick, United Kingdom. Great report. This property offers access to a patio, free private parking and free WiFi. Munros Ben Vorlich (985m, Munro 165) ... We scramble over the Creag Chasain to the foot of the northeastern rockface. Length: 9 miles - may be extended (4 - 7 hours) Start: Ardvorlich (3 mile from A84) or Edinample on south Loch Earn road A strenuous walk to Ben Vorlich summit. From Edinample, along track by river, skirted Gelnample farm, up through forest to avoid hydro works, joined track up Choire Fhuadaraich, continuing on to NW ridge of Ben Vorlich to summit, descending by path N to Ardvorlich and back along road to Edinample. With JAS. Cloudy hike up Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin. Avoided scramble on Chroin, but then very long and boggy hike back round Vorlich and on adverse camber all the way. With Regina, Ben, Tatiana & Skye, Fantastic walk, strong wind, -4° windchill temperature at summit, From Loch Lubnaig, Beinn Each, Stuc a'Chroin and Ben Vorlich. 26 were here. The bagging of Ben Vorlich and Stuc a’Chroin is also a memorable outing for hillwalkers as it will be many people’s first opportunity to scramble, when ascending the north face of Stuc a’Chroin, which is linked to its neighbour by a bealach. Thoroughly enjoyed the scramble up the cliff face. From Ben Vorlich, descend into Bealach an Dubh Choirein following the walkers path (running water can usually be found just under the steep descent), and cross the bealach to below the NE buttress of Stuc a'Chroin. The top can be identified by the trig point. It looked much more of a beast from this hill. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/scotland/stirling/ben-vorlich-stuc-a-chroin Balquhidder Glen, Ben More and Stobinnian are seen to the north west. Szczytu tego nie należy mylić z jego imiennikiem - Ben Vorlich w Grampianach Zachodnich. Debs and Tali. Set off with the intent to do Beinn Each. Ended up doing Stuc a Chroin and Ben Vorlic again for Debs. And the 3 minor tops along the way. From Ardvorlich, Loch Earn (NN 63207 23210). Clear track & path all the way to the summit. Amazing views from the summit and unbelievably warm! 3rd visit up to the top of this mountain. Took the usual route starting at Ardvorlich. Ben Vorlich and Stuc a’Chroin hike August 14, 2018 admin United Kingdom This is an easy hike that starts by Loch Earn in the southern part of the Highlands and takes you to two munros – Ben Vorlich (985m) & Stùc a’ Chroin (975m). It sure is a scramble, but this pale ale, double dry hopped with Idaho7 and Mosaic and brewed with oats for a chewy mouthfeel will be a juicy reward. Follow the path which takes you to the left end of the scree slope at the base of the buttress. Ben Vorlich is 985 metres high.
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