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Benvane

Corbetts: Benvane

Date walked: 28/04/2021

Time taken: 7 hours

Distance: 22km

Ascent: 1100m

A sunny, but cold morning as I parked in Balquhidder for the pleasant walk along the minor road to Ballimore.

Benvane from the road.jpg
The approach road to Benvane


There was a beaten out path leading up the north ridge, which made the going a bit easier and after just over an hour, I arrived at the first top of the ridge. It was good to feel progress as I got above Creag Mhor and could see the Crianlarich hills.

Creag Mhor and Crianlarich hills beyond.jpg
Creah Mhor and the Crianlarich hills


As I made my way along the ridge, I got a view of Loch Lubnaig and the Ben Vorlich group to the east.

South from the ridge.jpg
Looking south from the ridge


Ben Vorlich from the ridge.jpg
The Ben Vorlich group from the ridge


The going all of the way to the cairn was pleasant, even if the wind was cold.

Ben Ledi from the summit.jpg
Ben Ledi from the cairn


Crianlarich hills from the summit.jpg
The Crianlarich hills from the summit


There was also a lovely view of the Lawers range from the top.

The Lawers group from the summit.jpg
The distant Lawers range


I then dropped down to the west as I wanted to pick up the summit of Carn Mhor, before walking out. A couple of hail showers on the walk down the glen, but that didn't detract from what had been a lovely day.

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Attachment(s) Munros: Ben Vane
Date walked: 22/04/2021
Distance: 19km
Ascent: 1200m
Views: 103


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Attachment(s) Corbetts: Cnoc Coinnich
Date walked: 15/04/2021
Distance: 19km
Ascent: 1000m
Views: 90


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Attachment(s) Grahams: Beinn a'Mhanaich, Beinn Chaorach
Date walked: 09/04/2021
Distance: 14km
Ascent: 1200m
Views: 141


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Attachment(s) Grahams: Ben Venue
Date walked: 31/03/2021
Distance: 14km
Ascent: 900m
Views: 172


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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Steele's Knowe
Date walked: 25/03/2021
Distance: 19km
Ascent: 1100m
Views: 139


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Attachment(s) Donalds: King's Seat Hill
Date walked: 17/03/2021
Distance: 22km
Ascent: 1100m
Views: 184


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Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Ben Bowie
Date walked: 12/03/2021
Distance: 16km
Ascent: 550m
Views: 146


Carleatheran & Stronend

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Carleatheran, Stronend
Date walked: 03/03/2021
Distance: 22km
Ascent: 800m
Views: 201


Duncolm

Attachment(s) Sub 2000s: Duncolm
Date walked: 26/02/2021
Distance: 16km
Ascent: 700m
Views: 189

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Activity: Stravaiging

Munros: 55
Corbetts: 26
Grahams: 33
Donalds: 41
Hewitts: 4
Sub 2000: 34



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Statistics

2021

Trips: 10
Distance: 183 km
Ascent: 9650m
Munros: 1
Corbetts: 2
Grahams: 3
Donalds: 1
Sub2000s: 5

2017

Trips: 12
Distance: 174.4 km
Ascent: 12350m
Munros: 13
Corbetts: 3
Grahams: 3

2016

Trips: 34
Distance: 548 km
Ascent: 32750m
Munros: 12
Corbetts: 10
Grahams: 10
Donalds: 17
Sub2000s: 14
Hewitts: 2

2015

Trips: 5
Distance: 55 km
Ascent: 3000m
Sub2000s: 4


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Last visited: May 04, 2021
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