I decided to try Ben More and Stob Binnein. The time was looking good and Ben More did not look too far. Descent may be made from the bealach direct to Benmore Burn. En route to Ben More from inverlochlarig. Summited Stob Binnein in the dark after a 0500 start. Relentlessly steep at first then boggy before the ridge. Stevend1: 23/10/2016: ACW round of ben more, stob binnein, stob coire an lochain, creag a bhragit, meall na dige, stob bealach na frithe, stob creagach from the east … This starting point is situated West of Balquhidder and is the most popular one for climbing Stob Binnein. This ridge too carries a path, this one leading to Inverlochlarig in the glen above Balquhidder - a long distance from the start by road. CLIMATE CHANGE. ( Log Out /  The next 1.5 miles takes you over easy ridges to the first peak - Stob Coire an Lochan at about 3470 feet, (GR NN438221). Sein Name bedeutet auf Gälisch Kegeliger Gipfel. Stob Binnein can also be climbed from the south starting at the car park near Inverlocharig Farm situated north-west of Loch Voil. By far the best way to climb Stob Binnein, at least, is from the end of the minor road at Inverlochlarig Farm. Derived from the Gaelic for ‘Peak of the anvil’, it’s a fantastic journey to the summit. Returned via Inverlochlarig glen. Not visible from Cruach Ardrain summit, Stob Binnein summit, or Stob a’Choin summit (screened from the latter by This walk takes you over the 3000 foot mark 3 times and winter conditions may be seen before the end of September and into mid May. This route is also the easiest for climbing Stob Binnein. From Inverlochlarig we'll climb steeply to the North, straight from the car park, before easing off onto the named top of Stob Invercarnaig. Location Map for Stob a'Choin. Explore. Once the man departed, Rob – exhausted – returned to his bed for the last time and asked his piper to strike up his favourite tune. On Saturday 27 July 2013 I headed for Inverlochlarig, reached from Balquhidder along a single track road, from where I climbed the Munros, Stob Binnein and Ben More. It’s a very narrow road, not wide enough to have white lines down the middle but is two way until the village of Balquidder is reached. But on this shorter winters day our route was a circular from Inverlochlarig. 7.9km - 1h 35m. The public road ends just past Loch Doine and there is a parking area on the left which is where the walk begins. Trail Magazine: Stob aChoin 9.3km - 1h 51m. This was the first time I saw someone on the hill, coming from the other side. Author - Tony Maries. The road to Inverlochlarig leaves the A84 at Balquidder and can be a very … Der Stob Binnein ist ein 1165 Meter hoher Berg in Schottland. Grade - hard. However, I have some spare time and thought I would maybe try to write short accounts of all the 3000+feet mountains. Not visible from Cruach Ardrain summit, Stob Binnein summit, or Stob a’Choin summit (screened from the latter by The Corbett of Stob a Choin from above Inverlochlarig, on the ascent of Stob Binnein, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Ceann na Baintighearna and Corbett Stob Fear-Tomhais from Inverlochlarig. The horseshoe walk around the hills circling the Allt Coire Chaorach is another option - though negotiating the forestry plantations requires some planning. Stob Binnein from Inverlochlarig in the South. Once up at 700m, the ground begins to level out then there is a short section of flat moorland to cross. Stob Binnein is connected to it’s taller symmetrical sibling Ben More, but is quite often thought of as a better summit. Start from Balquidder / Inverlochlarig Glen . 1 rating. Stob Binnein can also be climbed from Inverlochlarig to the south - though this route usually involves a reascent over Stob Binnein on the return if you wish to include Ben More. Stob Binnein 2.7 miles; Beinn A' Chroin 3.0 miles; Ben More (Stirling) 3.8 miles; An Caisteal 3.9 miles; Beinn Chabhair 4.6 miles; Crianlarich Youth Hostel 4.9 miles; Tyndrum 7.5 miles; Ardlui 7.7 miles; View all locations in Central, Tayside & Fife. It was here that he died on December 28, 1734, peacefully, aged 63, in his bed, which is perhaps a surprise given his adventurous and often troubled life during a very turbulent time in Scottish and British history. Descent may be made from the bealach direct to Benmore Burn. LEARN ABOUT. The climb down to the bealach was quite steep, there were a couple of loose stony sections but I soon made it down. The road to Inverlochlarig leaves the A84 at Balquidder and can be a very pleasant drive, although only a few miles long. The final climb up to the summit was straightforward. The photos taken on the walk can be viewed from the above link which will take you to an external web site. Despite being twins, Stob Binnein lies at the end of a 3km ridge which runs south from the summit before falling away steeply to Inverlochlarig which is where I decided to begin. Dawn was just lighting the hills as we arrived. 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The temperature gauge was zero and the steam was gently rising off Loch Voil as I negotiated the very narrow twisting single track road to Inverlochlarig. Route Map for Stob a'Choin. With uni starting again after the weekend, I thought I’d better get out and make the most of it. The late start and adverse conditions also put paid to any idea of including either of the Munro Top Soaked through - we decided to leave Ben More for a day when we could get the views. Stob Binnein from Stob a'Choin. © DC Thomson Co Ltd 2021. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Use my current location. Beyond there it becomes a single track road following the banks of Loch Voil then climbing a bit, giving views over Loch Doine. Waterfall on hillside of Stob a'Choin. His grave lies in Balquhidder churchyard, which you’ll pass on the road in if you follow my recommended route. Cruach Ardrain ( 3432ft, 1046m ) and Beinn Tulaichean ( 3104ft, 946m ) from Stob a'Choin. This grand pair of Munros form an unmistakable outline and are visible from many miles away – I’ve seen them from as far as Beinn Bhrotain in the Cairngorms. Read. The view south takes in much of the Trossachs seen over a foreground of Stob Binnein's south ridge. Descent may be made from the bealach direct to Benmore Burn. Despite being twins, Stob Binnein lies at the end of a 3km ridge which runs south from the summit before falling away steeply to Inverlochlarig which is where I decided to begin. I decided to try and give it a go. Get a round-up of stories from The Sunday Post every week. I decided to head back then, I didn’t really want to be coming down the very steep section at the start in the dark. They are twin peaks which are more or less pyramidal in shape from nearly any direction you look at them and are very prominent mountains which are easy to spot from most tops in the Loch Lomond national park; from Ben Ledi in the south, to the Lawers range in the east and away over in the Arrochar Alps in the west. Navigation can be tricky. Ben More and Stob Binnein - Ben More Farm to Inverlochlarig. 4/16/2017 1 Comment The weekend had been good but no outdoor mountain fun was planned.. – that was until I saw a forecast for Sunday afternoon and evening! At 1165 metres it may be slightly lower than Ben More, but Stob Binnein is the finer and more elegant peak. Inverlochlarig 7 day weather forecast including weather warnings, temperature, rain, wind, visibility, humidity and UV The easiest route back to the start is to retrace your steps. Today, as we arrived at Inverlochlarig it was an entirely different hill we were about to climb. The direction to walk in was obvious though so there were no major navigational problems but there was just a little bit of walking around some very large boulders to find the path going down the very steep section back to the car, arriving 7 hours after setting off. I felt like I was going to be blown off at one point so clung to the ground wondering if I should head back. Hill: Stob Binnein Category: Munro Height: 1165m After yesterdays low cloud this morning was the brightest blue sky you could wish to see. By far the best way to climb Stob Binnein, at least, is from the end of the minor road at Inverlochlarig Farm. By far the best way to climb Stob Binnein, at least, is from the end of the minor road at Inverlochlarig Farm. Immediately north of the Trossachs, Stob Binnein lies at the heart of a ­beautiful, compact area of fabulously rugged little hills and sparkling lochs. The grass is so green it’s blue! It became obvious that this side was not as popular as the other side. Ben More and Stob Binnein are prominant landmarks from Scotland's Central Belt. Stob Binnein is often climbed in conjunction with Ben More by means of the Bealach-eadar-dha Beinn. Stob Binnein from Meall na Dige, to the east; April 1974. ( Log Out /  Walkers beginning the climb to Stob Binnein Stobinian from Inverlochlarig near Balquhidder A quuiet winter evening with distant tree and the mountain Stobinian outlined against a gentle sunset sky near Killin, Scotland. This 4-bedroom holiday home comes with a kitchen, a seating area, and a TV. Sun, Aug 23, 2020, 9:30 AM: BEN MORE 1174m and STOB BINNEIN 1165m from Inverlochlarig via Stob Creagach, sh 51 ref NN[masked]/[masked], grade A+ 23km 1800m ascentDepart: Inverlocharig NN[masked]Organi Despite putting on all my layers I still felt really cold. [1] Er liegt in den südlichen Highlands südöstlich der Ortschaft Crianlarich oberhalb von Glen Dochart in der Council Area Stirling und zählt zu den Munros. His grave, a short distance away at Balquidder churchyard, is a popular tourist spot. Stage 6. Sunday’s forecast was looking pretty good – we’ve got a large number of plans in the southern highlands but we’ve been hankering to get back into Inverlochlarig. What is climate change? Inverlochlarig, Beinn a'Chroin & Beinn Chabhair Introduction to Walk 2418. It’s not far from the Central Belt – Stirling is barely 34 miles away – but it feels far more remote, probably as a result of the 8.7-mile drive along twisting single-track to get to Inverlochlarig from the A84. Ben More is a bulky hill from all directions, whereas Stob Binnein has a more defined, elegant shape with it's sliced-off top. It may also be climbed from the south, starting near Inverlochlarig, some 8 km from Balquhidder. A route of about 5 km climbs from the glen, following the mountain's southern ridge over the intervening minor summits of Stob Invercarnaig and … Callander is 28 miles from the holiday home. Inverlochlarig Farm was once the home of the infamous outlaw Rob Roy MacGregor, famously played by Liam Neeson in the film of the same name. From Inverlochlarig we'll climb steeply to the North, straight from the car park, before easing off onto the named top of Stob Invercarnaig. There was one point where it narrowed and strong gusts of wind came from the west, typically with a bit of a steep drop on the east. I was always told this was a very difficult way to approach these mountains so had a look around to see if there were any alternatives. The rather impressive looking Stob a Choin had caught our eye last time round – thought a loop of… Stob a'Choin from River Larig . Almost perfect day, still an icy wind on top. Cannot be seen from Beinn Tulaichean summit but is seen from nearby and some areas on the ascent / descent. As a single hill from here, Stob Binnein is a fine choice for a short winter’s day – providing the winding single-track road is clear of ice. Today. Inverlochlarig Run of River Scheme Page 8 The power house How visible is powerhouse from neighbouring summits / ridges? Slainte LB Our calculation is based on the horizontal and ascent components of a climb, we do not make a reduction for descent. Inverlochlarig and Loch Voil on ascent of Stob a'Choin . Stob Binnein from the Breac/Choin col: Gargunnock Hills, Loch Katrine and Ben Venue: Stob Binnein again: Loch Katrine again: A mixed ascent up grassy gullies and crags led to a leveling, then the SE ridge proper. It’s classic Rob Roy country, and the legendary outlaw was born, lived and died among these hills. Stob Binnein Cottage is situated in Crianlarich and offers a garden. Once over the wall a very steep 600m climb stands before you but there is a path to follow all the way up this part. Cannot be seen from Beinn Tulaichean summit but is seen from nearby and some areas on the ascent / descent. Descent may be made from the bealach direct to Benmore Burn. The path climbs up along the grassy slopes. I was now getting tired and knew I had to climb back up over Stob Binnein to get back down. Leisurely. Stob Binnein is most ­usually climbed with its partner, Ben More, from the A85 roadside near Crianlarich. Approaching the misty summit of Stob Binnein: On reaching the summit of Stob Binnein we all stopped for a bite to eat and drink whilst allowing everyone to re-group. The eastern summit looked really imposing … The route can be extended to take in Ben More, but it means re-ascending Stob Binnein to get back to the car park. However, I have some spare time and thought I would maybe try to write short accounts of all the 3000+feet mountains. Inverlochlarig Run of River Scheme Page 8 The power house How visible is powerhouse from neighbouring summits / ridges? Inverlochlarig Buy Add to Lightbox Download The Corbett of Stob a Choin from above Inverlochlarig, on the ascent of Stob Binnein, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Find a forecast. The Corbett of Stob a Choin from above Inverlochlarig, on the ascent of Stob Binnein, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Image dimensions: 5315 x 3543 pixels Commercial Licence Buy –– £24.80 Advertising Licence Buy –– £248.00 Framed prints & canvasses Buy Er ... 1068 m hohen Vorgipfel des Stob Coire an Lochain auf den Stob Binnein und beginnt in der kleinen Ansiedlung Inverlochlarig westlich von Balquhidder. Meeting Gerry in Inverlochlaraig, we moved our kit into his car and promptly set off back along the wee road and round to Ben More Farm. Following the unsuccessful hikes up in Sutherland earlier in the week (Day 1 and Day 2) the good weather was sadly coming to an end. With the longer days and sun setting a little later I took a chance and packed my bags to head for Inverlochlarig – deep in Rob Roy territory! It eased slightly a few seconds later and I continued onward and soon I could barely feel the wind. Er ... 1068 m hohen Vorgipfel des Stob Coire an Lochain auf den Stob Binnein und beginnt in der kleinen Ansiedlung Inverlochlarig westlich von Balquhidder. Moderate. Please choose your location from the nearest places to : Suggested places. Leisurely. Parked at Inverlochlarig at 0745, heading off close to 0800. ( Log Out /  Stob Binnein from Stob a'Choin. Ben More and Stob Binnein: Took a break at the summit – the wind was quite biting but in with shelter in the sun it felt springlike. October 2010. It may also be climbed from the south, starting near Inverlochlarig, some 8 km from Balquhidder. Ben More is a bulky hill from all directions, whereas Stob Binnein has a more defined, elegant shape with it's sliced-off top. A novelty! As we descended towards Stob an Duibhe we stopped to watch a pool of frogs. I never quite got it until one hot July day in the hills around Inverlochlarig – with the undergrowth so rich and the sun burning in a clear azure sky, grassy hillsides here do take on a blue tinge through the heat haze. Time - 12 hours 0 minutes. Winter is definitely on its way. Trail Magazine: Ben More and Stob Binnein 9.6km - 1h 55m. A friend of mine, Alex MacLennan, a Lewisman, often uses an old Gaelic saying in high summer, tha am feur gorm, which literally means the grass is blue. Extreme winds and rain made the summit of Stob Binnein quite wild. This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation Ben More [Crianlarich] & Stob Binnein: Quick Facts: This is the summed total of all the climbing within a route and is a good indicator of the strenuousness of a route. Stob Binnein from Inverlochlarig in the South. Total Ascent : 1564 m An estimate of the time taken based on a derivation of Naismiths rules. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com. Meaning: possibly conical peak, or peak of the anvil. There weren’t many passing places along it which made things interesting in places when something was coming the other way but on a recent drive down there more were being built. Great views in this glen. All Rights Reserved. Stob Binnein is often climbed in conjunction with Ben More by means of the Bealach-eadar-dha Beinn. Nat Park - Loch Lomond and Trossachs. The most common approach is from Ben More farm just outside Crianlarich involving a very steep climb (or descent) lasting 1km from the road to the summit of Ben More. Two cars here already but walkers gone. I could see the path I took up over the moor land and headed towards it but lost it when I actually got onto it. It’s the easiest route for ­bagging both hills, but the initial ascent up Ben More is punishing. Beinn a' Chroin ( 3091ft, 942m ) from Stob a'Choin. Ascent - 4500 feet / 1364 metres . Stob a Choin and Stob Bhreac from Inverlochlarig. The climb back up Stob Binnein felt even steeper now my legs were getting tired. Stob a'Choin from River Larig . © Roger Vander Steen Stob Binnein 7 day weather forecast including weather warnings, temperature, rain, wind, visibility, humidity and UV Ben More and Stob Binnein are prominant landmarks from Scotland's Central Belt. 3 ratings. Forecasting frost. LEARN ABOUT. Der Stob Binnein ist ein 1165 Meter hoher Berg in Schottland. Not only is it less than a year since my last LJ post but this one isn' one of the three peaks. Stob Binnein is a mountain in the southern Highlands of Scotland, near Crianlarich.It forms a twin-peak with Ben More 3,852ft (1,174 m), from which it is separated by the Bealach-eadar-dha Beinn, meaning pass between two hills.. Stob Binnein is often climbed in conjunction with Ben More by means of the Bealach-eadar-dha Beinn. Map for Stob a'Choin. This ridge too carries a path, this one leading to Inverlochlarig in the glen above Balquhidder - a long distance from the start by road. Along with the red-orange-brown hill colourings it was absolutely stupendous. Inverlochlarig and Loch Voil on ascent of Stob a'Choin . More from the Met Office. To the N Stob Binnein joins Ben More at Bealach-eadar-dha Beinn giving an access route from Ben More, Benmore Glen to the N and Inverlochlarig Glen to the S. The road to Inverlochlarig leaves the A84 at Balquidder and can be a very pleasant drive, although only a few miles long. The stile has a green ScotWays sign pointing the way to Stob Binnein. Stob Binnein has a pointed summit at the N of a 3km long sloping ridge which terminates to the S at Stob Invercarnaig overlooking the Braes of Balquidder. Stob Binnein is often climbed in conjunction with Ben More by means of the Bealach-eadar-dha Beinn. Stob Binnein, Ben More Inverlochlarig to Ben More and back crossing Stob Binnein twice. So, DH, his two brothers (both disturbingly fit) and I… Der Stob Binnein ist ein 1165 Meter hoher Berg in Schottland. The initial section heads north to Stob Invercarnaig. These two high peaks, combined with the five neighbouring smaller peaks to the west make for a fairly long but spectacular high-level route. Waterfall on hillside of Stob a'Choin. ( Log Out /  Ben More and Stob Binnein are the 16th and 18th highest summits in the UK with only a difference of 9 metres between them. Stob Binnein (Stirling) weather. Length - 15.0 miles / 24.4 km. I really enjoyed the ridge walk. Gone was the snow except for a residual covering in some of the higher ridges, and the skies were clear and blue. There’s a story that, while Rob was on his deathbed at Inverlochlarig, an old rival wished to visit and make his peace. Sein Name bedeutet auf Gälisch Kegeliger Gipfel. I had never been so happy to see a summit cairn once I made it back to the top again. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. From there we'll climb more gently along a distinctive broad ridge to a further named top of Stob Corrie an Lochain (1068m) and our first Munro peak, Stob Binnein (1165m), taking in the stunning views that these high peaks allow. Stob Binnein, with Ben More beyond, from the southern top Stob Coire an Lochain (1068m) On our first trip to Scotland since our breakdown in Glen Lochy and ignominious return to Manchester in the back of a recovery truck, we parked our shiny new MacTickie Mobile in the car park at Inverlochlarig and tramped straight up the steep, grassy slopes of Stob Invercarnaig. Once over this you arrive at the flat summit area at 1165m above sea level. En-route I went over the Munro Top, Stob Coire an Lochain. 1/3/2019 0 Comments After an amazing day above the clouds on Ben Lawers, I decided to leave my gear in the car and head back out on the Sunday. Walking / Cycling / Running routes near Inverlochlarig Glen, Stirling (FK19 8PQ) Created by OS Maps users. It may also be climbed from the south, starting near Inverlochlarig, some 8 km from Balquhidder. Overall the ridge was quite wide, even the narrower section was still fairly wide and the slopes to the east were grassy but I still didn’t fancy falling down them. So, DH, his two brothers (both disturbingly fit) and I… This may be quite wet normally but luckily it was at the end of a week of good weather. The start of the walk is directly across the road from the car park where there is a stile over the wall with a sign with Ben More written on it. Nearest town: Lochearnhead is 15.4km (9.6 miles) east. At 1165 metres it may be slightly lower than Ben More, but Stob Binnein is the finer and more elegant peak. The flat ground didn’t last long until there was another short climb which gains the south ridge of Stob Binnein. The views north from here are extensive – much of the Southern and Central Highlands is visible. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. As befits such peaks, neither summit is reached w ithout signif-icant expenditure of effort and this is particularly so when Stob Binnein is climbed from Inverlochla rig. There were only 2 other cars in the car park and I could see no one else around. Stob Binnein is definitely the better of the two and is usually climbed easily in a day together with Ben More. It’s picture-postcard Scotland, and the area teems with history. Date: Saturday 23rd October 2010 Distance: 20km Ascent: 1500m. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Subscribe for only £5.49 a month and enjoy all the benefits of the printed paper as a digital replica. Stob a Choin from Inverlochlarig: There’s a parking area at the end of the public road about 0.8km (0.5 miles) shy of Inverlochlarig Farm, with information boards and a shelter. Oban Airport is 39.1 miles from the property. Headed NE towards Stob an Duibhe over more gnarly terrain. Many argue it’s a more picturesque peak and certainly the views of the summit as you climb upwards, as … The views had been quite hazy all day and sadly still were at the top. In summer I find the area breathtaking. The elegant and sophisti-cated spouse of big, brusque Ben More [60] to the north. Mael Glas. 4.6km - 0h 55m. This property offers access to a patio and free private parking. Leisurely. It became a bit rockier at the end of the ridge which required a little bit of using hands but there was a path of sorts up through the rocks. The walk back down along the ridge didn’t take too long but it felt like a lot of effort whenever I had to walk uphill over the false summits. I didn’t want to go as far as I had earlier in the week so started looking for something within a couple of hours of Edinburgh. Friday was to be the last decent day though with a lot more wind and cloud around. tob Binnein is one of the finest peaks in the Southern Highlands, as well as one of the highest. Recent places. Great description of what I think has been my most enjoyable Munro walk – although I think I might return down the glen on the west side if I were to do it again. Start: Car park at west end Balquhidder Glen at Inverlochlarig Straightforward but difficult in winter. Today the destination was Stob Binnein, normally doubled up with Ben More from the other side. Although I did end up climbing Stob Binnein twice that day, the south side was by far the better side of the mountain and would really recommend climbing it from Inverlochlarig. Even more so for varying the route from the usual. Despite being twins, Stob Binnein lies at the end of a 3km ridge which runs south from the summit before falling away steeply to Inverlochlarig which is where I decided to begin. I started making my way up Ben More and the incline wasn’t any gentler. Rob insisted on being dressed, complete with sword and daggers, lest it ever be said an enemy saw him on his sickbed. Wildlife you’re likely to encounter includes red deer and golden eagles. Sun, Aug 23, 2020, 9:30 AM: BEN MORE 1174m and STOB BINNEIN 1165m from Inverlochlarig via Stob Creagach, sh 51 ref NN[masked]/[masked], grade A+ 23km 1800m ascentDepart: Inverlocharig NN[masked]Organi Stob Binnein (1,165m) Usually walked with the neighbour, Ben More , this Munro is reached after a fairly easy going ridge, or hill pass between the two mountains. Decided to revisit a previous route – up Stob Binnein from Inverlochlarig. 1 rating. A gentle ridge takes you to Stob Coire an Lochain, then there’s a slight descent before a steeper climb to Stob Binnein’s summit. Change ), Derry Cairngorm and Ben Macdui – Dan's Walks and Drives. The last part was really quite punishing on my knees. A novelty! Ben More. 4/16/2017 1 Comment The weekend had been good but no outdoor mountain fun was planned.. – that was until I saw a forecast for Sunday afternoon and evening! Auf der Liste der höchsten schottischen Berge nimmt er Platz 18 ein. The view south takes in much of the Trossachs seen over a foreground of Stob Binnein's south ridge. STOB a'CHOIN - ROUTE DESCRIPTION: Location: Trossachs Freezing rain. These two high peaks, combined with the five neighbouring smaller peaks to the west make for a fairly long but spectacular high-level route. This heads very steeply up Stob Invercarnaig (700m) and then is a long, gentle uphill to Stob Binnein. County/Area - Stirling. 3 ratings. Not only is it less than a year since my last LJ post but this one isn' one of the three peaks. Search for a place, autocomplete also includes a 'Use my location' option and your recent locations Search. Forecast days. As had been said, the ground is fairly boggy but quite firm just below the surface so walking was easy and we never sank over our ankles. This climb was quite hard work but at least the views started to open up quickly. Date: Saturday 23rd October 2010 Distance: 20km Ascent: 1500m Sunday’s forecast was looking pretty good – we’ve got a large number of plans in the southern highlands but we’ve been hankering to get back into Inverlochlarig. I was really happy with what I had managed to do that day. Most walk descriptions go straight up from the car park but we left that for our descent. From here, cross the road to a stile over a dry-stone wall. There were a few false summits to cross on the way up the ridge and eventually the summit cleared and came into view with Ben More slumping behind it. The small tourist town is also a popular water-sports venue, and visiting outdoor enthusiasts will find plenty of accommodation and eating/ drinking options nearby. Sein Name bedeutet auf Gälisch Kegeliger Gipfel. Possibly conical peak, or peak of the minor road at Inverlochlarig it was an entirely different hill we about. A fantastic journey to the bealach direct to Benmore Burn the easiest route back the... 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