Garbh Bheinn, Loch Leven

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Garbh Bheinn has a fine conical form and encloses the southern side of Loch Leven. The ascent is short but unremittingly steep, with outstanding views throughout.


Very boggy ground lower down; drier but very steep ascent higher up. Rocky ridge to the summit.

Public Transport



Laybys on B863 east of Caolasnacon. Open start point in Google Maps for 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 Skills page for basic information on the essential skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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