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Conic Hill from Balmaha

Nat Park - Loch Lomond and Trossachs

County/Area - Stirling

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres

Grade - easy/mod

Start - OS grid reference NS420909
Lat 56.084712 // Long -4.540736
Postcode G63 0JQ (approx. location only)
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Route Outline

Loch Lomond is one of the scenic jewels of Scotland. This walk enables you to enjoy some excellent views of the lake both from above and from the lochside. Using a section of the West Highland Way the way does involve some uphill work but the views compensate for the effort. Conic Hill is the summit of ridge consisting of a number of rounded hills made from puddingstone (conglomerate).

GPS Files - Notes

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GPS files do not show topography and dangerous terrain and should be used in conjunction with paper maps. Suitable maps are listed below. The preferred scale is 1:25000 especially in hilly and mountainous areas.

These walks have been published for use by site visitors on the understanding that Walking Britain is not held responsible for the safety or well being of those following the routes as described. It is worth reiterating the point that you should embark on a walk with the correct maps preferably at 1:25000 scale. This will enable any difficulties with route finding to be assessed and corrective action taken if necessary.

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Ordnance Survey Explorer OL38Sheet Map1:25kBUY
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Ordnance Survey Landranger 56Sheet Map1:50kBUY
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It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

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