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||0||0.0 miles|
|1200||Track S to bridge at end of ridge, NN630212||360||260||1.5 miles|
|1240||Path S to cairn on ridge crest.||~700||600|
|1320||S up ridge to M Ben Vorlich, OS Post||985||885||3.0 miles|
|1325||ESE to Ben Vorlich, E top||984||890|
|1330||WNW back to Ben Vorlich OS post||985||895|
|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.
|1445||Go horizontally left for 100 yds over boulders,
then steeply up first main gully to: Ridge
|S to M Stuc a'Chroin (Orange)||975||1140||4.6 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
|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|