Ben Challum

Summary for Ben Challum

Ben Challum is a route in “The Glen Lochay” region / range which is located in the Loch Tay to Loch Rannoch area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 6:05 am
Sunset 8:36 pm
14 hours 31 minutes(s) daylight
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21 km/ 13.05 miles830 m/ 2723.1 ft6 hours plus
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An interesting ascent starting at the road end in Glen Lochay, this gives the chance to view the more noteworthy northern side of the mountain but involves a nine kilometre walk / cycle up the glen to the foot of the pathless eastern ridge.

On a clear day as this is a central munro gives excellent view

Route points for Ben Challum

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN466364246° WSW3.76 (3.76)Start from Kenknock start of the track lead west into Glen Lochay
NN431350229° SW2.38 (6.14)Pass the old crofts at Badour
NN41273358226° SW1.69 (7.83)Leave the track and gain height gradually over grassy hills
NN39993247258° WSW1.36 (9.19)point at top of the steep section. From here climb the summit of Ben Challum and return the same way.
NN386322174° S9.01 (18.2)The summit Ben Challum - 1025 ( metres)
Munros covered on Ben Challum
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
106 1025 Ben Challum Malcolm's Mountain Ben Challum