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Ben Vorlich & Stuc a' Chroin; Map 365; 2nd March 2007

Route: 8.5 miles, 5.5 hrs, 1160m=3800'.


Comments: This is the usual straight-forward route which makes a good day out. An alternative long day, including the two Corbetts Beinn Each and Meall na Fearna, is given here. It has the same starting point and is 14.6 miles with 1650m or 5420ft of ascent.

Conditions: Snow above 2500'; cloud above 3000'; rain/snow from 1530.

1125 Lochside parking at Ardvorlich, Loch Earn 100   00.0 miles
1130 Ardvorlich House 105   5 
1200 Track S to bridge at end of ridge, NN630212 3602601.5 miles
1240 Path S to cairn on ridge crest. ~700600 
1320 S up ridge to M Ben Vorlich, OS Post 9858853.0 miles
1325 ESE to Ben Vorlich, E top 984890 
1330 WNW back to Ben Vorlich OS post 985895 
1400 Follow line of fence posts W/SW down to: Bealach 725   
1420 Continue line of fence posts SW for 400m
beyond bealach to: Base of cliff.
830995 
1445 Go horizontally left for 100 yds over boulders,
then steeply up first main gully to: Ridge
9351100 
1455
-1500
S to M Stuc a'Chroin (Orange) 97511404.6 miles
1525 Returned by same route to base of cliffs. 830   
1555 Descend NE to bealach NN621183, then path
N skirting next bealach at NN620194
7001160 
1615 Path contouring E to rejoin main Ben Vorlich path ~600   
1630 Path N to bridge at track end, NN630212 360   7.55 miles
1655 Track N to Ardvorlich House 105   
1700 Lochside parking at Ardvorlich, Loch Earn 100   9.0 miles


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