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Ben Lomond from Loch Lomond
Introduction to Walk 3009

Photo from the walk - Ben Lomond from Loch Lomond

Nat Park - Loch Lomond and Trossachs

County/Area - Stirling

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 7.5 miles / 12.2 km

Ascent - 3160 feet / 958 metres

Time - 7 hours 0 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

Ben Lomond overlooks Loch Lomond and this walk takes the direct approach to gain the summit. Superb views across the hills and lochs of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park are your reward for the effort required to reach the summit. Remember this Scottish hill can be busy so choose a quiet day when the visibility is good.

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

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