Ben Lawers Ridge

Summary for Ben Lawers Ridge

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

This is a route between two seperate points

Sunrise 8:20 am
Sunset 3:47 pm
7 hours 26 minutes(s) daylight
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16 km/ 9.94 miles1440 m/ 4724.41 ft7 Hours
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This is the most popular way to transverse the five peaks on the main Lawers ridge. The Ben Lawers range is mostly grassy with less rugged crags exposed rocks found in other areas.

Due to the National Trust vistor centre the paths between the centre and Ben Lawers (2nd Munro) can be extremaly busy in the summer months

Route points for Ben Lawers Ridge

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN60937914° NNE1.46 (1.46)Start from the SNT Visitor Centre car park, follow the well marked path through the Nature trail
NN61339345° NE1.62 (3.08)The mountain opens up at the shielings
NN62540442° NE1.41 (4.49)The summit Beinn Ghlas - 1103 ( metres)
NN635414358° N0.8 (5.29)The summit Ben Lawers - 1214 ( metres)
NN63542222° NNE0.98 (6.27)Ben Lawers - Creag an Fhithich
NN63943143° NE0.7 (6.97)The summit An Stuc - 1118 ( metres)
NN64443672° ENE1.33 (8.3)The summit Meall Garbh 'Lawers region' - 1118 ( metres)
NN6573440090° E1.53 (9.83)This is a col between Meall Garbh - Meall Greigh
NN67264393112° ESE0.2 (10.03)Small cairn. This is a subsidary top
NN674438181° S1.9 (11.93)The summit Meall Greigh - 1001 ( metres)
NN67354195159° SSE2.07 (14)Lawers Burn. Follow the track on the eastern side down to Machuim Farm
NN68033999216° SW0.57 (14.57)on the road head for the village. Refreshments at the Hotel
NN67683954225° SW1.08 (15.65)Lawers Village / Hitch back ?
Munros covered on Ben Lawers Ridge
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
10 1214 Ben Lawers Hill of the loud stream Byn Lors
34 1118 An Stuc The steep hill Un Stook
35 1118 Meall Garbh 'Lawers region' Rough hill Miaowl Gree
47 1103 Beinn Ghlas Green hill Bine Glaz
136 1001 Meall Greigh Hill of the horse studs Miaowl Gree