Start of the Ben Nevis climb
Scottish Mountain Walks

Climbing Ben Nevis – The Big One

If you go hillwalking in the UK, sooner or later your mind is going to turn to climbing Ben Nevis.  Ben Nevis is the highest mountain in the UK, and as such, it is challenging! […]

Loch Turret from Ben Chonzie
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Ben Chonzie from Coishavachan

If you fancy a straightforward, easy ascent of a Munro (if climbing any Munro can be described as easy) then Ben Chonzie is ideal. There is a track leading a large part of the way […]

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Ben Vorlich (Loch Lomond)

Having climbed the munro, Ben Vorlich at Loch Earn earlier this year, I felt I should also climb “the other Ben Vorlich munro” at Loch Lomond. But, having read up on it before hand, it […]

Ben Vorlich
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Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn)

There are actually two Munros called Ben Vorlich.  One is near Loch Lomond, and one is beside Loch Earn. This report is about the Loch Earn Ben Vorlich (985 m). I have often seen Ben […]

Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas
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Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas

If you are looking to get a few Munros under your belt, then this is a great opportunity to climb two at the same time.  Ben Lawers (3984 ft)  is the tenth highest Munro, but […]

The Cobbler Mountain
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Climbing The Cobbler

Isn’t Scotland Magnificent?  You’ve just driven over the spectacular road known as the Rest and Be Thankful, heading towards Loch Lomond, and almost at Arrochar you look up to see the unmistakable craggy shape of […]

The view from the summit of Dumyat hill
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Dumyat Hill

Dumyat At only 418m high, Dumyat is more of a brisk walk than a climb.   It lies at the western end of the Ochil Hills, near Sherriffmuir, looking down onto Stirling and the river Forth. […]

Loch Lomond from Conic Hill
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Conic Hill, Loch Lomond

Conic Hill At only 361 m high, Conic Hill may be lacking in height, but it certainly makes up for it in terms of the magnificent views over Loch Lomond. If it’s a bit of […]

Edinburgh from Allermuir Hill
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Allermuir, Caerketton and Swanston Village

Allermuir, Caerketton and Swanston Village Easily accessible, even by the local Edinburgh bus service, this Pentland Hills climb gives great views over the city of Edinburgh, the Forth bridges, and fine views of the Pentlands […]

Ben Vrackie
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Ben Vrackie

Ben Vrackie Its height of  2759 feet makes Ben Vrackie a Corbett.  (Corbetts are hills over 2500 in height) It is easily accessible from Pitlochry with free parking available. The first part of the climb […]

Loch Tay from Sron a'Chlachain
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Sron a’Chlachain

Sron a’Chlachain Sron a’Chlachain is an ideal climb if you are in the area and looking for a quick climb with beautiful views. It is not very high at 400 metres, but it is very steep. […]