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Ben Venue

Ben Venue

Postby Coop » Fri Oct 27, 2017 3:38 pm

Route description: Ben Venue from Loch Achray

Grahams included on this walk: Ben Venue

Date walked: 27/10/2017

Time taken: 4.333 hours

Distance: 14 km

Ascent: 725m

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A bit closer to home and after having seen Venue on a programme the other week I just had to go.
After a wee bit you get a good view of it and you could be mistaken for being somewhere up north albeit on a smaller scale.
Nice water feature as you cross over the wooden bridge
Good path (wee bit wet in places ) all the way to the large cairn. Time for a wee break before turning right and heading up. The trig point " summit" looks further than it is but you're there in no time. Great views up Achray and Venachar.

Ben lomond also looks great from up here. So different from the view I normally get sitting having a coffee in Tarbet car park.
Back down a bit then up to the proper summit and great views of Loch katrine and northwards from here.

Time to head down

Bumped into a couple of Austrians
"Its wet in Scotland and there aren't waymarked paths everywhere like we have in Austria. You don't bump into many people either. It's so busy in Austria "

Well described- The Wee Mountain

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