Ben Vorlich [Loch Earn]

Summary for Ben Vorlich [Loch Earn]

Ben Vorlich [Loch Earn] is an munro in Scotand and is located in the area Loch Lomond to Loch Tay as defined by SMC. (and lies in region known as Loch Earn )

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HeightGrid Ref.PronunciationMeaning
985 metres / 3232 feetNN629189Ben VorlichHill of the bay
LocationAccess
Loch Lomond to Loch TayArdvorlich Estate, tel: 01764 685260
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Details for Ben Vorlich [Loch Earn]

Ben Vorlich is a mountain located in the southern part of the Highlands of Scotland. It lies in an area of land bounded to the north by Loch Earn, and to the west by Loch Lubnaig. It is one of Scotland's best known & popular munros as it is seen prominently from many locations and best seen from the south-east where it appears as a pointed conical peak. Collectively with the Stuc a' Chroin munro on the south west the two hills are often called the Loch Earn Hills.

The main ridge of Ben Vorlich runs from the north-west along to south-east with the summit ridge being around 100m long. The summit point is marked with an trig point and is situated on the north-western side of the summit ridge, the other side of the ridge is marked with a small cairn which is 1m lower in altitude. The south western ridge is of interest as it joins the neighbouring munro Stuc a' Chroin by Bealach an Dubh Choirein.

Ben Vorlich usually climbed from Ardvorlich to the north which give the best access via a path leading up Glen Vorlich, and then onto the rocky northern ridge. From this ascent the summit is only 4 km from Ardvorlich and alot of walkers then continue on to the neighbouring hill, Stuc a' Chroin via Bealach an Dubh Choirein. Alternatively, access from Glen Ample and onto Bealach an Dubh Choirein where the summit can be accessed via the south-east .

From the summit there are good views over Loch Earn to the north, and to the south west Stuc a' Chroin's main feature it's steep north-east facing cliff face with impressive rocky buttress rising dramatically above Bealach an Dubh Choirein.

The number of registered munro-madness users who have climbed Ben Vorlich [Loch Earn] is Seventy-Seven

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