Ben Hee, from West Merkland

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Ben Hee - which appears to be a fairly rounded hill from the A838 road - has some hidden corries and steeper slopes on its eastern and northern sides. It gives a reasonably straightforward hillwalk - revealing spectacular views.

Terrain

Approach track; boggy path up by burn. Upper part of hill and descent route are both pathless.

Public Transport

None to start.

Start

West Merkland. Map and 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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