When you’re making your way back down the path, careful for the rocks, they can be loose or slippy. The pair provide an excellent day out, with fine views to the Ben Lawers range to the north. Ben Vorlich Dominating the Arrochar Alps with it’s neighbour Stuc a’ Chroin this mighty munro rises above the southeast side of Loch Lomond. Ben Vorlich is located just south of Loch Earn and the two of these mountains (or one in our case) make for a … Great views at the top. Ben Vorlich is a relatively straightforward path. This probably comes from its steep north-east face with its rocky butress giving the peak its great character. Follow the ridge SSW swinging SSE for 0.5km up to the summit of Ben Vorlich (985m, GR629189). In between those two adventures was Beinn Narnain, Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin. Not sure how Stuc a’Chroin is yet, the visibility was poor and we didn’t want to risk it. Located on the southern fringe of the Highlands, Ben Vorlich is one of two Munros that often appear as an identical pair from a distance. Munro: Stuc a’Chroin. Often it is combined with Stuc a'Chroin by those want to tick off as many munros as possible. Route description: Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin Munros included on this walk: Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn) , Stuc a'Chroin Time taken: 6 hours Distance: 13.5 km Ascent: 1145m Deriving from the Gaelic for Hill of the Bay, this 3232 feet pyramid shaped mountain is easily recognisable and is visible for many miles. Ben Vorlich and her neighbour Stuc a 'Chroin stand on the southern edge of the Highlands and the easiest way to access them is from the southern shore of Loch Earn. Nat Park - Loch Lomond and Trossachs. On a better day than we experienced the walk up Ben Vorlich can be easily combined with Stuc a' Chroin. Weather looks great! The views … Stùc a' Chroin requires some climbing and the descent is steep no matter which way you take. A hegy csúcsán át húzódik Perth és Kinross és Stirling megye határa, ugyanakkor a Loch Lomond és Trossachs Nemzeti Park területén található. This bealach separates Ben Vorlich from Stuc a'Chroin. Ascent: 1150m. Your best starting position for an ascent of Ben Vorlich is by way of the hill path at the rear of Ardvorlich house in Ardvorlich. Date walked: 02/11/2008. But their is an … A little after 10h we began the gentle walk in, passing through the valley and the micro hydro scheme. Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn) Mountain Photos. If tackled head-on the northeast buttress of Stuc a' Chroin gives some good scrambling on which it's possible to vary your line and the difficulty (from grade 1 to rather harder than that). A Stùc a' Chroin északi oldala sokkal sziklásabb, és meredekebb, mint az északkeleti szomszédjáé, hagyományos módon mégis innen, a Ben Vorlich csúcsán keresztül közelítik meg. Distance: 13 km. < Back to Ben Vorlich and Stuc a Chroin summary page < Ben Vorlich and Stuc a' Chroin 1st story < Back to Scotland page with links to other walks < Back to Crieff and Strathearn intro page. But what Vortich lacks in distance it makes up for in rocky steepness. Limited parking is available at the end of the Bracklinn Falls road that leaves Callander by the golf course (NN 636 107). Stuc a' Chrion on the other hand is entirely different. Route Map Walk Grading. Climbing photos at Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn) uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com The true summit is at the OS Trig Point. To descend retrace your steps. Beinn a’ Chroin is a Scottish mountain located six kilometres south of Crianlarich in the Stirling Council area. The translation of Stuc a'Chroin (pronounced: stook a kroin) from Gaelic is Peak of Danger. Day meet possibility tomorrow Saturday 7th. We walked down towards … Climbed Ben Vorlich & Stuc a' Chrion on 6th of June '09, using this route. Stuc a’Chroin from Ben Vorlich. Return to Edinample – and a brief mention of the World Cup! They are adjacent to each other and situated in the southern part of the Highlands of Scotland. Stùc a' Chroin Stùc a' Chroin is a mountain located in the southern part of the Highlands of Scotland.It lies to the south of Ben Vorlich, which is itself bounded … Time taken: 4 hours. On closer inspection, Ben Vorlich is a very popular walking route offering spectacular views from the peak, while the second Munro, Stuc a’Chroin, is a far more challenging hike with steep, rocky ground. For an easier day, you can summit the wonderful Ben Vorlich and return via the same path. Ben Vorlich is a 6.1 mile out and back trail located near Lochearnhead, Stirling, Scotland that features a lake and is rated as difficult. Most hikers hike straight out over Ben Vorlich to Stuc a'Chroin, then skirt around Ben Vorlich on the way back, following a faint path. 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