Ben Starav and Glas Bheinn Mhor

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Ben Starav is the magnificent hulk of a mountain on the south side of Loch Etive. It is a fantastic viewpoint and gives an excellent traverse in combination with Glas Bheinn Mhor.

Terrain

Steep and rocky mountains giving tough walking including bogs and very simple scrambling.

Public Transport

None. Traveline Scotland.

Start

Rough parking by start of Coiletir track. Map and directions.

Hillwalking in Winter

Please note that hillwalking when there is snow lying requires an ice-axe, crampons and the knowledge, experience and skill to use them correctly. All route descriptions and difficulties given here are for summer conditions. See our Winter Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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