Colin's Munros


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 milesNN63272321
1130 Ardvorlich House 105   50.2 milesNN63232297
1200 Track S to bridge at end of ridge 3602601.33 milesNN63002118
1240 Path S to cairn on ridge crest. ~7006002.3 miles~NN62931965
1320 S up ridge to M Ben Vorlich, OS Post 9858852.8 milesNN62911892
1325 ESE to Ben Vorlich, E top 984 2.87 milesNN63041888
1330 WNW back to Ben Vorlich OS post 985 2.95 milesNN62911892
1400 Follow line of fence posts W/SW down to Bealach 725  3.6 milesNN62171833
1420 Continue line of fence posts SW for 400m
beyond bealach to base of cliff.
8309903.8 milesNN61981804
1445 Go horizontally left for 100 yds over boulders,
then steeply up first main gully to ridge
93511104.0 milesNN61821786
S to M Stuc a'Chroin (Orange) 97511504.25 milesNN61691745
1525 Returned by same route to base of cliffs. 830  4.7 milesNN61981804
1555 Descend NE to bealach NN621183, then path
N skirting next bealach
70011355.6 milesNN62001940
1615 Path contouring E to rejoin main Ben Vorlich path ~600  6.3 milesNN62951997
1630 Path N to bridge at track end 360   7.1 milesNN63002118
1655 Track N to Ardvorlich House 105  8.3 milesNN63232297
1700 Lochside parking at Ardvorlich, Loch Earn 100   8.5 milesNN63272321

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