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How long does it take to walk Ben Lawers?

How long does it take to walk Ben Lawers?

Height: 1214 metres (3983 feet). Making it one of Scotland’s most accessible Munros. Time Taken: Around 5 hours return. Allow time for food stops, photos and factor in bad weather if applicable.

How do you walk up Ben Lawer?

From Stirling take the A84 via Callander, Strathyre and Lochearnhead then after Glen Ogle, turn right at Lix Toll through Killin to the north Loch Tay road. 3 or 4 miles east of Killin turn left onto the Ben Lawers road and up to the nature reserve car park.

What height is Ben Lawers car park?

1400 ft.
Ben Lawers is not really in the Trossachs but it’s a great climb and you get a head start from the carpark at 1400 ft.

How much is the car park at Ben Lawers?

The machine at the Ben Lawers car park sits more than 400 metres above sea level in the mountains above Loch Tay and was targeted last week. The site, which is almost two miles from the main A827 road, is a popular spot with walkers looking to spend a day in the hills and costs £3 per day to use.

How long is the walk from Beinn Ghlas to Ben Lawers?

Distance 5 miles/8km (or 11 miles/17km taking in An Stuc, Meall Garbh and Meall Greigh). Maps OS Landranger sheet 51 or Harveys Ben Lawers. Start/parking Ben Lawers visitor centre. GR: 609380. Grading A fairly easy trek until the upper reaches of Beinn Ghlas are approached. Suitable for fit adults and older children.

Why is Beinn Ghlas important to Ben Lawers?

Read our Privacy Policy Beinn Ghlas is a little known Munro but one of the most frequently climbed, the reason being that it is visited on the usual path used en-route to Ben Lawers. Almost never climbed in its own right, it supports a wonderful arctic flora and is part of the Ben Lawers National Nature Reserve.

What’s the best way to walk Ben Lawers?

Easy day starting from 460m on well maintained paths and continuing on moderate grass slopes. There is a broad eroded path on Beinn Ghlas, a similar path on Ben Lawers. An Stuc is less frequently climbed. Ridge walk with a fair bit of up & down.

Where to start the walk to Beinn Ghlas?

Begin the walk by heading through the walled intepretation area and on the surfaced path to a gate. Go through this and cross the road to continue on the path, with views to Beinn Ghlas ahead.