BEN LOMOND

WALKING IN LOCH LOMOND

The West Highland Way
The West Highland Way was Scotland’s first official long distance route.
Originally conceived in the 1960s, it was completed in October 1980. The Way links Milngavie to Fort William – a distance of 152km (95 miles) - from the outskirts of Scotland’s largest city to the foot of its highest mountain, following the shores of its largest freshwater loch. 
Rowardennan is the 4th stop over along the way and Ben Lomond gives you a great reason to stay an extra night in this beautiful location and climb the solitary and distinctive Ben Lomond peak overlooking Loch Lomond.
Climb Ben Lomond - Walk this famous Scottish Mountain

Ben Lomond walk from Rowardennan

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Gaelic = Beacon mountain
Distance 7 miles
Height 3250ft
Approximate time 3-4hrs
Although a very popular walk, this is a serious walk in winter conditions - be properly prepared and add 50% to your time.

Ben Lomond, easily accessible from most parts of central Scotland and offering magnificent views from its summit, is Scotland’s southernmost ‘Munro’ (mountain over 3,000ft) and and is probably one of the most climbed hills in Scotland.

For all its popularity it should not be treated lightly especially in stormy or wet weather when the unexpected onset of heavy rain and cloud can find the unwary walker dangerously close to sheer rock faces and falls .
the west highland way runs past the rowardennan lodges .there are many short walks in and around rowardennan short and long easy or hard .

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OTHER WALKS AND LINKS

BALMAHA FOREST AND CONIC HILL WALKS

EASY FOREST WALK BEHIND BALMAHA,CLIMB CONIC HILL FOR GREAT VIEWS OF THE LOCH
DAVID MARSHALL LODGE VISITOR CENTRE
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www.forestry.gov

RSFS FOREST TRUST CASHEL IS ONE OF 77 MFS PROJECTS PROMOTING RESTORATION AND REGENERATION OF SCOTLANDS NATIVE WOODS. Balmaha Tel: 01360 870450 www.cashel.org.uk

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