Ben Lawers from Beinn Ghlas Looking north from Beinn Ghlas. Ben Lawers is the highest mountain in Perthshire and the tenth highest Munro in Scotland; at 1214m it reaches nearly 4,000ft. Ben Lawers. By this point, you will probably be realising just how long it would take you to ‘bag’ all 282 Munros. Although Ben Lawers is the main attraction of the walk, Beinn Ghlas is a fine mountain in itself, a shapely pointed and picturesque peak with a big drop off to one side, yet it seems almost incidental in the pursuit of Ben Lawers since it is passed en route. When we came off Ben Lawers on the way back you can either go back up Beinn Ghlas or there is a low path round the mountain, which at least adds a bit of variety. Ben Lawers (Scottish Gaelic: Beinn Labhair) is the highest mountain in the southern part of the Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km. Ben Lawers is one of the most popular climbs in Scotland due to the beauty of the surrounding area. The path descends along Beinn Ghlas’s northeast ridge dropping 100 metres to reach a col from where a steep climb on an eroded path takes you to the summit of Ben Lawers to find a nice cairn and a crumbling trig pillar. x. Be aware that the weather is very changeable so you need to be kitted out for all eventualities. The weather forecast wasn’t very optimistic and the immediate rain that met us still didnt take away any high hopes we had for the hike, still cosy and warm from the car ride. Inspired by a talk at the National Trust for Scotland offices in Killin, I set off the next day to explore the wildflowers of Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas. Of course what is missing in Scotland is this!!! Its now a fairly steep downhill descent for 100 metres then a relatively easy walk to the top of Beinn Ghlas and I arrive there at 14:50. We made sandwiches and breakfast for in the car, packed rucksacks and had an early night ready to take on Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers the next day! Time to start multiple bagging! Went iover to Beinn Ghlas then headed down it's SE corrie. The hike to the summit of Beinn Ghlas involves 3.7km of trudging and 670m of ascent. Loading... Unsubscribe from MUNROSnCORBETTS? Ben Lawers (Gaelic: Beinn Labhair) is one of the highest mountains in the southern part of the Scottish Highlands. Ben Lawers Mountain Photos. Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers Beinn Ghlas. That is truly something special to be part of. An Stuc is quite steep, but has great views. This is a wonderful feature of the hill and great spot for snow shelters. Beinn Ghlas is a mountain in the Southern Highlands of Scotland.It lies on the north shore of Loch Tay and is part of the Ben Lawers Range. Leave the small cairn on Beinn Ghlas behind and head north-east on a well-worn path heading gently downhill for 1km. Ben Lawers not only has a cairn but also this rather precariously perched trig point. Or use our wind forecast to find the wind speed today in Beinn Ghlas (Ben Lawers group) or to have a look at the wind direction tomorrow at Beinn Ghlas (Ben Lawers group). Ben Lawers is always close to my heart. Add to Lightbox. Excellent snow at 800m, hpefully it'll hold on through the week. As Billy Connolly said, in Scotland we have June and winter. The classic view looking along the ridge from Beinn Ghlas to Ben Lawers was closed for business due to dense mist. Time - 2hrs to Beinn Ghlas / 0.75hrs to Ben Lawers / 1hr to An Stuc / 0.5hrs to Meall Garbh / 1.25hrs to Meall Greigh / 3hrs return to visitor centre. It lies on the popular path to Ben Lawers from the National Trust for Scotland car park, with the result that many walkers traverse the summit of Beinn Ghlas without realising it. Barry Ferguson 665 … Can be done as part of a ridge of hills … Beinn Ghlas first and then Ben Lawers. The easiest way to bag your first multiple Munros is to climb Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers. These units are often used by sailors, kiters, surfers, windsurfers and paragliders. We set off perfectly on time, 7 am, with Matts dad, Steve, his sister, Emily, and Bruno the dog joining us for the day, and pulled into the Ben Lawers car park about 10 to 10. We started from Tombreck and took a direct line up the South face of the hill, finishing on the SW ridge. Why? Plotted with the plotaroute.com route planner. Stage 1: Car park to summit of Beinn Ghlas. It can be done by first summitting Beinn Ghlas. Check the wind forecast for Beinn Ghlas (Ben Lawers group) when you search for the best travel destinations for your kiteboarding, windsurfing or sailing vacations in United Kingdom. Weather/Conditions: Amazing weather! Author - Peter Smyly. ... Ben Lawers NNR - Duration: 4:47. Feeling refreshed, we set off on the short and gentle descent to around 1000m before a much steeper ascent towards the summit of Ben Lawers. Weather - Day one: sunny intervals with cloud around the height of the peaks. A beautiful climb in the Scottish Mountains. Two Munros are featured in this walk to the tenth highest summit in Britain. Climbed - 2007. Webcams at Beinn Ghlas (Ben Lawers group) are discoverable on a map for further exploration or a convenient list view sorted by distance up to 25 kilometers from this spot. County/Area - Perth and Kinross. Click on the photograph to see this panoramic photo of Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas from the summit of Meall Corranaich. Beinn Ghlas at 1103m is a substantial Munro, its small cairn perched at the edge of its north face which falls steeply into Coire Odhar. Gaelic meaning : Hill of the loud stream . Time - 5 hours 50 minutes. Beinn Ghlas is 1,103m high, and is often overlooked or forgotten about, it is not simply just Ben Lawers’ plus one! OS Map : Ben Lawers. Difficulty rating :4 . At the 3,619' (1,103 m) high summit of Beinn Ghlas, the 3,912' (1,214m) summit of Ben Lawers seems a short arm-length away across a gentle, grass-covered saddle-pass (col). Image Id: DPPS_107083750 (RF) Image Credit: Cornfield: Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers . It's only as you near the summit that you are rewarded with clear views of the next target, Ben Lawers. Two Munro's for the price of one! Ben Lawers is a challenging walk on well maintained paths from the Ben Lawers nature reserve car park. Howling winds blew us off our feet, grabbed my bunnet and transported it 100m up the mountain. We did it comfortably in 5 hours. Windy. Ben Lawers (Scottish Gaelic: Beinn Labhair) is the highest mountain in the southern part of the Scottish Highlands.It lies to the north of Loch Tay, and is the highest point of a long ridge that includes seven Munros. Mainly because I have led so many people to it’s summit as part of their first ever munro journey. Climbing photos at Ben Lawers uploaded by users of mountain-forecast.com It is also designated as a National Nature Reserve and run by the National Trust for Scotland. The views get much better as you move up along the ridge to the steeper ground before the summit of Beinn Ghlas (1103m). Height : 3,619 feet Walk distance : 6.5 miles. Route map for 'Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers and Meall Corranaich' - a 12.47km walking route near Killin, UK. Meall Greigh 1001m, Meall Garbh 1118m, An Stuc 1118m, Ben Lawers 1214m and Beinn Ghlas 1103m. The mist rolled in and out but, despite waiting a few minutes, there were no really good summit views so I headed off down the south east ridge towards the Lawers Burn. Ben Lawers Munro. I decide that, due to the cramp and the fact I am tired, I will not be adding the 6 th and 7 th Munro’s today. Last Saturday I managed to get two in one go: Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas. Tom & I were up on Ben Lawers. It was touch and go here as to whether we should switch to crampons or wait. We left Dundee at about 6am and with just a wee bit under 2 hours drive, arrived at Ben Lawers car park. Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers Introduction to Walk 1054. Ben Lawers is easily accessed from the Killin side either including or traversing around Beinn Ghlas so it is a popular hill in all weathers. Errosion takes its toll on this and often the path is quite loose underfoot. With continuing low water today, the Teith went on the back burner and a jaunt up Beinn Ghlas followed by the 4000 foot Ben Lawers seemed like a reasonable alternative. Again, the path here was fantastic and the occasional section of stone steps certainly helped make the ascent slightly easier on our tiring legs. Reach the bealach below Ben Lawers, where a well constructed path heads uphill east-north-east. Gaelic meaning : Grey, green mountain. In many ways this path reminds me of those superb mountain paths in Switzerland. Image Details. Day two: Overcast at first with peaks in the cloud. Units We use knots and degrees Celsius as our default units. Crystal clear air, vast blue skies and mountains marching away in every direction. Despite a summer gale at the top of Ben Lawers, the low path gave us a sunny, sheltered, one hour walk back to the car park. OS Explorer Map - OL48 . It lies to the north side of Loch Tay, and is the highest point of a long ridge that includes seven Munros. Difficulty - 4/5. Beinn Ghlas & Ben Lawers ~ 4th/5th june 2016 MUNROSnCORBETTS. Height : 3,983 feet. Difficulty rating :3. We had no views with visibility about 30m but the damp cloud … Often regarded as a mere point on the way to its more lofty neighbour Ben Lawers and its 4000ft magic contour, Beinn Ghlas is a very fine hill in its own right. After dropping of the hill I took the delightful path up to the bealach between Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas (the one in blue on the map). Hiking Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas. Where - Beinn Ghlas, 1,103m/3,619', Munro; Ben Lawers, 1,214m/3,984', Munro; Meall Corranaich, 1,069/3,507', Munro; Map 51 I left the house with the intention of doing a new Marilyn in the borders but the weather was better than forecast so at the end of the street I turned left instead of right and headed for the highlands! From Ben Lawers Car Park (NN 60858 37712) - Beinn Ghlas - Ben Lawers. A dry day but very windy on both summits. david230201: 12/09/2017: 1/2 (Bheinn Ghlas/Ben Lawers) Fergalh: 28/05/2017: On Day 7 of TGO Challenge. Also climbed on 29/11/86. Phreerunner : 18/05/2017: TheDev and I set off from the re-located Scottish … Beinn Ghlas - 1103m Ben Lawers - 1214m Creag an Fhithich - 1047m An Stuc - 1118m Meall Garbh - 1118m Meall Greigh - 1001m Monday 7th November 2011. The walk starts at the Ben Lawers car park and follows a nature trail through woodland with wild flowers and views of the Edramucky Burn. Grade - mod/hard. Seas of cloud, barely a breath of wind, bright sun and fresh air. There are great views over Loch Tay and to the Cairn Mairg range of hills in Glen Lyon. Nice relaxing way to end the day. Total 8.5hrs. Snow capped Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers in late evening sunlight Killin, Scotland. Beinn Ghlas is just one of seven Munros in the Ben Lawers range, and every one of these hills offers great ski touring when the conditions are right. Stomachs rumbling we found a sheltered, craggy, hollow just east of the summit for a lunch stop. Yet if it were in the Lake District, it could well be considered in the same bracket as a Bowfell, a Red Pike or a High Stile. The easy descent from Beinn Ghlas summit to the 990m high col is pastoral, broad, and, on … Ascent - 2900 feet / 879 metres . 6 & 7 – Beinn Ghlas & Ben Lawers, Loch Tay. Thick fog in the valleys below 1000 feet. I seem to recall we went over Beinn Ghlas (1103m) in 2 hours and had reached Ben Lawers (1214m) summit within 3. 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