The Cobbler Mountain
Scottish Mountain Walks

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
Scottish Mountain Walks

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
Scottish Mountain Walks

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
Scottish Mountain Walks

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
Scottish Mountain Walks

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
Scottish Mountain Walks

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. […]

Turnhouse and Carnethy Hills and Scald Law
Scottish Mountain Walks

Scald Law and Carnethy Hill, The Pentlands

Scald Law and Carnethy Hill, The Pentlands The Pentland Hills lie just to the south of Edinburgh, and the highest hill at 609m is Scald Law. This is a circular route, and also takes in […]

Ben Hope from Loch Hope
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Hope and Loch Hope

Ben Hope is the most northerly Munro and is situated at the south end of Loch Hope in one of the true remaining wildernesses of Scotland. Loch Hope is famous for its Sea Trout and […]

Ben Venue from the main road
Scottish Mountain Walks

Climbing Ben Venue in The Trossachs

Climbing Ben Venue in The Trossachs Ben Venue is one of our favourite Trossachs mountains – see also Ben Aan and Ben Ledi. Although at 725m, it isn’t the highest, it probably has the most rewarding […]

Ben Ledi
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Ledi

Ben Ledi Ben Ledi, which means the mountain of god, lies just past Callander  in the Trossachs. If coming from Stirling, and the M9 motorway, take the junction 10 exit, signposted for Callander and Crianlarich, […]

Loch Katrine from the Summit of Ben Aan
Scottish Mountain Walks

Ben Aan

Ben Aan in the Trossachs is one of Scotland’s most popular hills.   At only 454 m high, it doesn’t take too long to climb, and the views at the top are truly stunning.  It should […]