Created: Nov 11, 2007 Boydie. google_color_bg = "FFFFFF"; Head up the short road, then turn left as signposted - Loch Lubnaig and hill routes via Glen Ample (a well-trodden right of way) - and follow the track by the west bank of the Burn of Ample. A serious walk in winter conditions - be properly prepared with winter gear and add 50% to your time. Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) My All Time Hill Race Results; My All Time Road … Accompanied by Rhona, my route started from the Falls of Edinample on the south-side Loch Earn road, map ref 601225, west of the rebuilt twin-arched bridge that straddles the rocky ravine. Summary:These two Munros on the southern fringe of the Highlands appear as an identical pair in many distant views. Great to be able to share the day with fellow mountain professional @outdooradventurescotland . google_ad_channel =""; It's all dying back now (extra) though its millions of seeds will be busy getting ready for next year. Lawers, Tarmachen Ridge & Glen Lyon - OS Map, Map and Route Description for Ben This probably comes from its steep north-east face with its rocky butress giving the peak … 06131 / 3923975) … I was undeterred and started to plan another long trip, this time in summer. On the first trip, in October, the rain hammered down and didn't let up till late afternoon. Pleased to have an image in Outdoor Photography magazine, with an image of Stuc a’Chroin, a Munro in the South-East Highlands of Scotland, which they chose for their Viewpoint section. google_ad_height = 90; 150 eilean donan Kenny MacFarlane 198 Theodora goss snow whte 204 The flying trunk artus scheiner 180 Alan lee mythical scene 204 Swedish cat 117 Scotland highlands map 150 Scotland arran 150 Raoul Dufy Paris printemps 117 Winter landscape and woman 140 stirling castle and stuc a' chroin 108 Nordroom living cappucino2 108 Nordroom living cappucino 130 Nordroom christmas shed and tree … Stuc a Chroin is also the race that marked the start of my hill running life. The 3D image below, taken from the race website and originally courtesy of Geomantics gives a good overview of the route: We posed for a couple of pics before making our way along the ridge to the summit cairn. Besides Ben Vorlich and Stuc a’ Chroin there are many other hills in the area. Fine day on Stuc a Chroin. After the incessant rain yesterday today has been a delightful contrast. With its position on the southern edge of the Highlands, it offers unrivalled views over Scotland's central belt - a remarkable contrast to the view to the north. The walk in among the hydro works – Stuc a’Chroin in and out of the clouds up ahead. Written by Graham and sabine Timmins on 06 Mar 2006: This may be a relatively uneventful walk in summer. Total ascent is 3998 feet (Vorlich is 3250ft, Stuc a Chroin is 3217ft). Stuc is a cheeky wee race that kids-on it is a half marathon in distance with a few hills and bogs along the way. Probably the best known stùc, by sight if not by name, is 'hill of the sheepfold'. Head east, crossing the track, and follow a small path between the forest and estate buildings to join a track coming in from the left. A serious walk in winter conditions - be properly prepared with winter gear and add 50% to your time. The sun was now more friend than foe as we settled down for a bite to eat and to absorb the stunning scenery. Chasain-szikla. //-->, , Ben Joining as a junior member cost £1. google_ad_width = 728; Back the same way. Sig [Signification]: An overhanging rock, &c from Stuc. Looking down the glen towards Stirling . Happily we have been meaning to link Beinn Each and Stuc a Chroin for a while, so this seemed the day to do it. //-->,