Ben Vane

Summary for Ben Vane

Ben Vane is a route in “The Arrochar Alps” region / range which is located in the Loch Lomond to Loch Tay area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 7:07 am
Sunset 7:15 pm
12 hours 7 minutes(s) daylight
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11 km/ 6.84 miles920 m/ 3018.37 ft4 hours plus
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Ben Vane is a relatively easy walk (only just making munro status and also near to a road) in decent weather, but after leaving the hill road the going can be very wet for a little way. The last few hundred feet also offer the chance of a bit of scrambling if so inclined.

Route points for Ben Vane

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN32140985210° SSW0.71 (0.71)From the Car Park head south a few hundered metres to the private road
NN31760925295° WNW0.18 (0.89)Continue up the private road upto the First Bridge
NN30310919309° NW0.24 (1.13)Over the First Bridge
NN29810951217° SW0.27 (1.4)Over the Second Bridge then leave the track and head up the hillside
NN29060921287° WNW0.36 (1.76)Climb Steeply up the eastern slopes of Ben Van directly to the summit
NN28720933308° NW0.21 (1.97)Continue North West over many simple crags
NN28140983276° W0.19 (2.16)Approx 750m head west for the Summit of Ben Vane.
NN27950986254° WSW0.34 (2.5)Pass a false summit. Climb onto the summit and return via ascent route
NN2762097974° ENE0.34 (2.84)The summit Ben Vane - 915 ( metres)
Munros covered on Ben Vane
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
283 915 Ben Vane Middle hill Ben Vane