Ben Vorlich and Stùc a' Chròin

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These two Munros on the southern fringe of the Highlands appear as an identical pair in many distant views. Closer up, they are more different. Ben Vorlich is a very popular hillwalk from Loch Earn and a fine viewpoint, whilst the continuation to Stùc a' Chròin is a more serious walk with steep, rocky ground.

Terrain

Straightforward hillwalking to Ben Vorlich. Route on to Stùc a' Chròin involves steep, rocky terrain with some slight scrambling, whilst the return crosses boggy, eroded ground.

Public Transport

No public transport to the start; buses do run to Lochearnhead and St Fillans.

Start

Ardvorlich, Loch Earn. 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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