Beinn Dubh - Glen Striddle horseshoe, Luss
The circuit of the hills above Glen Straddle makes an excellent short hillwalk. The ascent up the grassy ridge rising from Luss is a delight and the views over Loch Lomond and towards the Arrochar Alps are superb.
Grassy hillwalking; some areas of peat on the plateau and some wetter sections of path lower down.
Regular buses from Glasgow and Crianlarich as well as Citylink coaches which stop on the A82.
Luss car park.
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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