Ben Lawers

Route: Ben Lawers and Beinn Ghlas

Munros: Beinn Ghlas, Ben Lawers

Date walked: 09/10/2016

Time taken: 4.5 hours

Distance: 10.5km

Ascent: 968m

Well being kind of new to this munro climbing thing :)
We decided to do this one as its generally classed as easy and we were going to do it a couple of weeks ago
but I twisted my ankle then the next week I was on call and finally a week later all was good and we were in the car park looking up at Beinn Ghlas.
This was when I heard the first warning signs " hey Wull that's a big mountain " yeah my mate was not up for this one
anyway cut a long story short he didn't even make it half way up Ghlas !!! "give me the keys to the car " was the cry.
After lots of moral support and when that didn't work ..abuse I gave him the keys and he headed back to the car.
I think we should have a page on this site for naming and shaming the lazy ones who talk the talk but cant walk the walk no pun intended .
So anyway I gave him the keys and carried on and as headed down the hill .
But as luck would have it I bumped into another guy and got chatting and we done the walk together cheers for the company Russell.
Anyway back to the walk Beinn Ghlas is a short but good walk and its not long before you are rising above most of the hills around you the views are great but I have to admit the best one is the view of the primary objective Ben Lawers.

first view ben lawers.jpg
Ben Lawers from Beinn Ghlas

The summit of Beinn Ghlas is nothing to write home about so its a couple of pics and onto the Lawers which is well easy ...well for most.
When we were at the summit of the Lawers we saw 2 kids around 10\12 year old running up to the summit and once there they were shouting at there dad to hurry up ...he was nowhere in sight :) .
anyway here is a couple of pics from the summit.

Click to mark this as a great report. Register or Login
free to be able to rate and comment on reports (as well as access 1:25000 mapping).

Comments: 1

Big Wull

Place: loch awe
Gear: petzl head torch
Ideal day out: a walk to the pub and if there is a hill in the way so be it :-)

Munros: 6
Grahams: 1
Donalds: 1
Sub 2000: 1

Filter reports



Trips: 1
Distance: 10.5 km
Ascent: 968m
Munros: 2

Joined: Mar 18, 2016
Last visited: Apr 04, 2017
Total posts: 6 | Search posts