Ben Vuirich

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Ben Vuirich is a rather shy Corbett, hidden away in quiet country behind the much better known Ben Vrackie. This circular route includes some sections of rougher going but also offers solitude, overshadowed by the great bulk of nearby Beinn a'Ghlo.


Good track for approach, but pathless and boggy heather slopes to cross on the ascent / descent. Return includes the fording of a large burn, though this can be avoided.

Public Transport

None to start; nearest public transport is rail and bus at Blair Atholl, 4km from start.


Parking at end of public section of Monzie road, near Loch Moraig. 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 Essentials page for basic information on the skills, techniques and knowledge needed for winter hillwalking.

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