Ben Vorlich via Loch Sloy
Ben Vorlich is a bulky and very rugged mountain, the most northerly of the Arrochar Alps. It is possible to walk a fine circuit taking in the Little Hills from Ardlui to the north, but the ascent here, from Inveruglas via the Loch Sloy dam road, is the quickest and most popular. The ascent is steep and boggy but the views are superb.
Good tracks for the approach then very steep climb up an eroded and initially boggy path; broad rocky ridge above.
Citylink buses from Glasgow run along the shores of Loch Lomond past 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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.
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