Ben Vane, from Inveruglas
Ben Vane may be only just high enough to make Munro status, but it is a steep, rocky little mountain with real character, like a wee terrier that refuses to acknowledge its lack of stature amongst its higher neighbours. The ascent is short by hillwalking standards but there are several false tops and the climb is a sustained one.
Track for the approach, then path up steep, rocky hillside.
Citylink buses from Glasgow pass Inveruglas.
Inveruglas visitor centre.
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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