Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin from Ardvorlich
by shuggley » Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:02 pm
Route description: Ben Vorlich and Stuc a'Chroin
Munros included on this walk: Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn), Stuc a'Chroin
Date walked: 27/11/2008Register or Login free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).
by Paul Webster » Thu Nov 27, 2008 8:16 pm
by goth_angel » Thu Nov 27, 2008 11:04 pm
Next time I have a go at this one I will make sure it is a nice sunny summer day!
by shuggley » Fri Nov 28, 2008 5:46 pm
by Rekrab » Sat Nov 29, 2008 1:52 am
we normally do a munro or two on new years day so i've said to her we've got to go back and do stuc a chroin.
has anyone done the monster walk from callander to these bad boys? the glen cronnish trek has been refered to as a Monster also (which i've done) how does it compare?
by Alan S » Sat Nov 29, 2008 12:34 pm
it was no bother a few weeks later but i couldnt see stuc a chroin in the heavy mist.
i would recommend doing stuc from loch lubnaig then from glen ample bagging a corbett on the way beinn each i found this quite easy on a summers day and never met anyone up or down only at the top
by squirrel » Mon Dec 01, 2008 7:58 pm
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by goth_angel » Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:46 pm
ALAN SHERRY wrote:it seems in not the only one not to make ben vorlich on the first attempt i tried in early february but was beaten by heavy snow i turned back only 100ft from the summit (i was gutted when i seen how close i was on the next trip)
I'm glad to know I'm not the only one, you were even closer than me, I think we were less than 500m away when we turned round but could see b*gger all. I think we will now leave this one for the summer and a good day (if we get any next year ) and tack on Stuc as well.
by Rekrab » Tue Dec 09, 2008 1:46 pm
by goth_angel » Tue Dec 09, 2008 2:36 pm
Rekrab wrote:i'll be making me second attempt on stuc a chroin this friday bbc weather says it's 2 degrees 13 MPH winds from the south, poor vivbility and heavy rain. should be fun!!!!!
by Rekrab » Fri Dec 12, 2008 9:27 pm
only bagged the Ghram Ben our. our intention was to use ben our. then slide down her slopes and then cross the burn i forget the name now and accend the easy slopes of the western side of stuc a chroin. we missed he start of the route not payin attention so we just went off route and satrted to climb the eastern faceof ben our once we realized our mistake views were pretty good and then about 600m the clouds took us away and the snow came in and we we're in a beautifull white out. lots of batteries in the GPS so we decided not to coninue to stuc and to decend our original accent route.
we had a laugh and the wind was very strong stinging us with snow but we built a snowman on he sumit and watched as the dog attacked it, then slid down some of the steeper hard packed snow bits on our buts and or bellies. using the GPS we walked the ridge and easily found the road back down and back to the car park at loch earn.
it was very nice and it reminded me of my childhood in Canada, the wife was annyed wih the wind sinin but i didn't mind it it was nice bein in those conditions if i were on my own and had some ski goggles i would have contunied.
by HILLFITTER » Thu Jan 01, 2009 1:01 pm
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