MUNROS AND SCOTTISH MOUNTAINS
CLOSE TO THE DROVERS INN, SCOTLAND
The Drovers Inn is ideally located for many Munros in the Scottish Highlands. There are 14 Munros in the local area.
Here are a few Munros and other mountains right on our doorstep. This makes The Drovers Inn the perfect place to stay, eat, drink and relax in our famous atmosphere.
These are the most popular routes with tourists and are without difficulty in normal weather conditions. They can usually be climbed in 2.5 hours.
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Car Park at Beinglas Farm Campsite.
Quite long, but beautiful. Lower paths grassy and can be boggy, higher up paths become better.
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Loch Long Car Park or alternatively from Inveruglas, following the “hydro” road.
Footpath climbs steeply up the south-east ridge. At one point the main path goes to The Cobbler but for Beinn Ime don’t follow the main path, continue following the stream until you reach the grassy slopes and you’ll reach the summit.
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Car park at the north shore of Loch Achray.
Suitable for beginners, although some parts are quite steep. Varied route, with a lot of scrambling up rocks, constant changing views.
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Car park at A82 between Tyndrum and Crianlarich.
Relatively high but quite easy, suitable for walking in summer and winter, but rather uninteresting for rock climbing.
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Car park near south of Loch Lubnaig at the A84 (NN 587 090).
Ideal for beginners and can be combined with a visit to the Falls of Leny, Callendar or Brig O Turk, paths clearly visible and not very challenging.
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Next to Rowardennan Pier, signedposted from car park. Or from Inversnaid, or from Loch Dhu (in the west).
The most popular with tourists. Official routes are without difficulty in normal weather conditions and can be climbed in 2.5 hours.
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At Benmore Farm, or from car park at Loch Lubhair (NN 420 263).
Quite challenging for advanced hill walkers, especially in winter. A popular loop many visitors do includes Ben More and Stob Binnein, about 9km long, and takes about 4.5 hours.
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Car park at Dalrigh, 1 mile south of Tyndrum on the A82.
Most visitors combine climbing Ben Oss and Beinn Dubhchraig as both mountain peaks are very close together and connected from west to south-west.
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Car park at Inveruglas Pier, next to the A82.
The lower paths of Ben Vane are quite easy, but further up there are rocky outcrops, particularly in the north west up to the ridge.
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Car park at the A821 west of Loch Achray.
Ben Venue is popular among hill-walkers and rock-climbers; it is one of the rockiest hills in the Trossachs.
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Car parking between Ardlui and Stuckendroin Farm.
One of the most popular mountains in Scotland, Ben Vorlich has many rocky outcrops and 3 summits, some basic navigation skills are necessary.
Ben Vorlich (Loch Earn) & Stuc a Chroin
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Car park in Ardvorlich at the southern shore of Loch Earn.
Ben Vorlich and Stuc a’ Chroin belong to the easiest accessible Scottish mountains from Stirling, Glasgow and Edinburgh, always popular among hill walkers. Climbing can be quite tough, especially in snowy conditions. Most starting points can be reached from the road, five starting and finishing points in the area.
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Benmore Farm (3km from Crianlarich), or from Inverlochlarig Farm (west of Balquhidder)
Starting west of Balquhidder is the most popular, the path climbs up the grassy slopes and this route is also the easiest. Can be combined with some routes of neighbour mountains such as Meall na Dige (966m), Stob Creagach (904m) and Ben More (1174m).
Ben Arthur (The Cobbler)
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At the Loch Long car park, north-west of Loch Long at the A82
The Cobbler is an interesting mountain for advanced mountaineering but also suitable for beginners in good physical condition. For those who want to reach the peaks, some scrambling ability is essential. The most exciting place for rock climbing is the east face of the north peak with its stunning view.