Ben Volich (Loch Lomond)

Summary for Ben Volich (Loch Lomond)

Ben Volich (Loch Lomond) 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.

This is a mainly circular route but there are parts where you need to retrace your footsteps

Sunrise 8:39 am
Sunset 4:20 pm
7 hours 41 minutes(s) daylight
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14 km/ 8.7 miles940 m/ 3083.99 ft4 hours plus
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Ben Vorlich is a steep sided mountain much like it's neighbour Ben Vane. Follow the road upto Loch Sloy and steep ascent up grassy slopes returning via the long southeast ridge which is a steep descent.

Route points for Ben Volich (Loch Lomond)

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NN321098212° SSW0.73 (0.73)Head south a few hundered metres to the private road
NN31730923275° W0.76 (1.49)Continue up the private road upto the First Bridge
NN29830952329° NNW1.71 (3.2)Continue up the tarmac road upto the dam
NN2902110332° NNE1.1 (4.3)From the dam there are 2 steep grassy slopes that can be climbed to reach the summit of Ben Vorlich
NN296119346° NNW0.5 (4.8)Contunue upto the summit and return to this point.
NN295124166° SSE0.5 (5.3)The summit Ben Vorlich [Loch Lomond] - 943 ( metres)
NN306101165° SSE0.91 (6.21)Continut down the long south sout-east ridge
NN30840926174° S1.43 (7.64)Continue back down the tarmac road to the visitor centre
Munros covered on Ben Volich (Loch Lomond)
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
229 943 Ben Vorlich [Loch Lomond] Hill of the bay Ben Vorlick