Ben Wyvis, Glass Leathad More

Summary for Ben Wyvis, Glass Leathad More

Ben Wyvis, Glass Leathad More is a route in “The ” region / range which is located in the Loch Broom to Easter Ross area of the Scottish Highlands as defined by the Scottish Mountaineering Club.

On this route you return by same way

Sunrise 4:47 am
Sunset 9:43 pm
16 hours 56 minutes(s) daylight
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16 km/ 9.94 miles1080 m/ 3543.31 ft6 hours plus
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A route up the isolated humped backed munro Ben Wyvis which dominates Beauly Firth and locally known as 'the Ben'. The route climbs up the western ridge of An Cabar (top - 946m) which is the normal route of ascent of approximately 8000 walkers a year. Then onto a wide ridge leading northeast to the summit. Descent is via the northern ridge of Ben Wyvis via another top Tom a'Choinnich and down south western ridge into Garbat forrest and back to Carpark.

The summit point is marked with a trig point inside a stone enclosure. On a clear day

Route points for Ben Wyvis, Glass Leathad More

QGrid Ref.BearingDistance(km)Description
NH41066779166° SSE0.35 (0.35)Start from the Car Park head along road to path starting north side of bridge
NH4108673395° E0.33 (0.68)Cross the bridge over the Allt a' Bhealaich Mhoir
NH41416728112° ESE0.23 (0.91)Follow the path which has been extensively maintained and winds up onto An Cabar
NH4303665078° ENE0.85 (1.76)Climb steeply up onto the top An Cabar
NH450665N0.22 (1.98)Ben Wyvis - An Cabar
NH4525672835° NE0.25 (2.23)Head along onto summit of Ben Wyvis then continue along the northern ridge to a col
NH463683N0.76 (2.99)The summit Ben Wyvis - 1046 ( metres)
NH4642694319° NNE0.25 (3.24)From col onto summit of Tom a'Choinnich
NH463700249° WSW1.16 (4.4)Ben Wyvis - Tom a'Choinnich
NH45246968232° SW0.38 (4.78)Descend grassy south western ridge to Allt 'a Gharbh Bhaid
NH43946876208° SSW0.49 (5.27)Follow streem down to Garbat forest
NH43276796256° WSW0.39 (5.66)Continue along narrow path on north bank of burn
NH42216789147° SSE0.08 (5.74)Cross over Allt na Gharbh Bhaid
NH41626718292° WNW0.23 (5.97)Rejoin the path and follow back to car park
Munros covered on Ben Wyvis, Glass Leathad More
Ordersort icon Height Munro Meaning Pronunciation
85 1046 Ben Wyvis Big green byn wivis