Beinn Ghlas and Ben Lawers

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The Lawers range of hills includes 8 munros, the highest being Ben Lawers at a height of 1214 metres which places it at number 10 on the munro list and the highest munro outside the Nevis and Cairngorm ranges. The Lawers Visitor Centre was demolished in 2010 and replaced by a car park for around 100 cars, there are no longer any facilities at the start, only an excellent interpretation trail leading you from the car park back to the road. From the road the route continues uphill through the Edramucky Nature Trail and then follows reconstructed paths along the steep southwest ridge ridge line to the summit of Beinn Ghlas, the first munro of the route. The path descends along Beinn Ghlas’s northeast ridge dropping 100 metres to reach a col from where a steep climb on an eroded path takes you to the summit of Ben Lawers to find a nice cairn and a crumbling trig pillar. There are great views over Loch Tay and to the Cairn Mairg range of hills in Glen Lyon. The route returns to the col and then makes a gentle descent on a good path through the bealach between Beinn Ghlas and Meal Corranaich and finally retraces the route through the nature trail to the car park.

Scotland - Northeast Scotland - Perth and Kinross - Loch Tay

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Birds, Butterflies, Great Views, Mountains, Munro, National Trust, Nature Trail, Wildlife

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