Ben Ledi

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Ben Ledi is a familiar landmark from Callander and the highest mountain in the main part of the Trossachs. It is a very popular hillwalk and its position on the edge of the Highlands makes it an excellent viewpoint.


Well walked paths, rough with some very boggy sections, particularly on the descent. As with any mountain walk, hillwalking gear must be carried.

Public Transport

None to start (cycle path from Callander to start). Traveline Scotland.


Parking area over bridge from A84. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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