The Cobbler, Arrochar

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The Cobbler - also known as Ben Arthur - has the most distinctive outline of any mountain in the Southern Highlands and makes a fantastic short day out. Extremely popular, the path on the way up has been improved in recent years and once past the initial zig zags makes a pleasant ascent. This route explores both peaks of the Cobbler before descending on a rugged path between the two. Alternatively the route can be made easier by returning the same way.


Clear paths with some steep rocky sections particularly on the descent.

Public Transport

Traveline Scotland.


Succoth car park, Arrochar. Map and directions.

Deer Stalking infomation

Land south-west of Bealach a'Mhaim and Allt Coiregrogain, including the Cobbler and Beinn Narnain, managed by Forestry Commission Scotland. No stalking issues.

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