by Lowlight » Sat May 28, 2011 1:28 pm
Route description: Ben Vane, from Inveruglas
Munros included on this walk: Ben Vane
Date walked: 27/05/2011
Time taken: 5.5 hoursRegister or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
Went up there yesterday. Great weather and some wee walk.
Here's some pics. Photography tip: Always check your ISO settings. 400 for every shot. D'oh!
Meant to add £20 return on the bus from Buchanan St to Loch Sloy. What's that all about? No wonder people don't use public transport. Only £10.90 return from Kelvinbridge to Tarbet though. That's a brilliant scam.
Easy walk on the way in from the power station.
View towards Loch Lomond
The Sound Of Music
Loch Sloy Dam
by Relayer2112 » Sat May 28, 2011 1:38 pm
Whatcha shooting with?
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by Lowlight » Sat May 28, 2011 2:21 pm
Haven't been using my main computer lately (faulty PSU) so using laptop and I can't help thinking that all my shots are looking a little soft. I'm becoming obsessed with it.
Could be worse. Might be a -40 windchill outside
by Del246 » Sat May 28, 2011 6:28 pm
by Lowlight » Sat May 28, 2011 7:32 pm
Easy road in from the power station then it's pretty much a relentless ascent. On the way down my thigh just died on me. No idea what happened but it didn't work the way is was supposed to so the descent took ages as I hobbled and slipped over every rock in front of me.
Amazing views all round and I'd love to do it again sometime.
by Del246 » Sun May 29, 2011 1:12 am
by Lowlight » Sun May 29, 2011 10:24 am
by Fudgie » Sun May 29, 2011 12:27 pm
Del246 wrote:Cheers. Is the path easy to find ? I have done Ben Vorlich and it was tricky to find !!
As lowlight says, once you go over the bridge the path is about 300 yards or so ahead on the right. The start of it isn't that clear but when you reach a very small bridge thats where most people cut off the road.
It's a steep wee hill although I did enjoy it. I agree with lowlight about the false summits!
by Lowlight » Sun May 29, 2011 1:46 pm
We even had the added bonus of a wee bit of snow.
by Del246 » Sun May 29, 2011 2:35 pm
by atseacliff » Wed Jun 08, 2011 2:31 am
Photography tip: Always check your ISO settings. 400 for every shot.
I can beat that - recently spent a week post processing to fix noise only to discover I had somehow set the camera at iso 3200.
Ben Vane - high on the must do list for July.
by Caledonia84 » Wed Jun 08, 2011 8:19 am