Ben Vorlich (Loch Lomond)
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Ben Vorlich towers above the west side of the head of Loch Lomond; although close to the road its steep sides mean it is still a tough ascent. The Inveruglas hydro-electric power station is on its eastern flanks, with pipelines running through the mountain from Loch Sloy. It is usually climbed by a steep ascent on the Loch Sloy side though a more interesting circuit can be had from Ardlui.
Region: Loch Lomond
Altitude: 943 metres
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Other routes and challenges
The other main option is to ascend from Stuckendroin on the A82. Above the farm a tunnel under the railway gives access to the hill, heading up via the Little Hills ridge. An alternative descent is to head for the bealach at NN300144, then down into the boggy coire. Eventually a rough track heads back under the railway south of Ardlui.