Ben Chonzie via Glen Lednock

Summary for Ben Chonzie via Glen Lednock

Ben Chonzie via Glen Lednock is a route in “The Glen Lednock” 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 8:32 am
Sunset 4:23 pm
7 hours 50 minutes(s) daylight
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12 km/ 7.46 miles710 m/ 2329.4 ft4 hours plus
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The route up Ben Chonzie can be climbed in a shortish day and is a relatively easy summit to bag. It's the highest peak of a large area of moorland and rounded hills between Loch Earn and Loch Tay, and has a broad, flat summit and very few distinguishing features, it is often regarded as one of Scotland's least interesting Munros.

Starting from Glen Lednock head to the buildings at Coishavachan turn which leads to a rougher track. Continue along the track which crosses a bridge and eventually leads to a small dam on the Invergeldie forks. Where it forks keep to the left and ascend uphill heading north of Creag Gharbh continue up and eventually get to an old metal fence which leads on to the summit.

On a clear day expect views over to Ben Lawers Hills on the north west and on the sout west over to Loch Earn Hills

Route points for Ben Chonzie via Glen Lednock

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN74212729354° N0.17 (0.17)Start from the road from Glen Lednock (Coishavachan)
NN74252747350° N0.46 (0.63)Follow the path by Coishavachan
NN74512877128° SE0.14 (0.77)Cross the Invergeldie Burn at a small burn
NN7545290466° ENE0.5 (1.27)Take the right fork which leads north of Creag Gharbh
NN7642292474° ENE0.25 (1.52)Contine up the last part of the landrover track
NN76852980343° NNW0.52 (2.04)Follow the line of fences north-west then north east
NN7678304849° NE0.58 (2.62)Continue along the south west ridge onto summit
NN77243084229° SW0.58 (3.2)The summit Ben Chonzie - 931 ( metres)
Munros covered on Ben Chonzie via Glen Lednock
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
249 931 Ben Chonzie Mossy hill Ben ee hoan