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Ben Lomond

Ben Lomond Cottage Loch Lomond | The Trossachs, Rowardennan, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0AR, Scotland
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good22%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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2 weeks ago
“good first monroe”
3 weeks ago
“Great walk!”
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Ben Lomond Cottage Loch Lomond | The Trossachs, Rowardennan, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park G63 0AR, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I climbed this mountain with a full rucksack via Ptarmigan which is the scenic if a little more challenging route, the other way (which I took down) is a little easier but less seanic, it was slightly misty at the top but views were still...More

Thank CharlesGraham79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Admittedly helped by having a fantastic day for it, but I really enjoyed this as my first Munro. Nice path, a slightly tricky section towards the top, but for the height of the mountain a pretty "easy" walk. Brilliant views from around halfway up, and...More

Thank Al M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here and had a small walk as was staying nearby; it was a really hot day and the car park was full to the point of people parking on verges. There are public toilets and options to complete longer walks on Ben Lomond, this...More

Thank Rubyroored
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Walked up to the summit yesterday with my friend...neither of us have experience but we managed it and it was amazing, well worth doing... Be prepared to be sore the next day, I currently can't move my legs properly cause my hips are very sore......More

Thank Christina H
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Very straight forward path up to the summit. Very busy with people on a sunny day (Arrive early if you want to be able to park). Took the ptarmigan path down, away from the crowds and a little more scenic. Good views over loch lomond.

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had a wonderful walk up Ben Lomond yesterday inspite of the very windy weather. We walked up the ptarmigan path which is quite steep at times and more difficult than the tourist path but we were glad we did this route as it was...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Path up ben Lomond no better than goat track very unsafe and badly maintained needs smoothed out to be more user freindly

3  Thank alistrei1
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We arrived at the car park around 11.15 am and we had troubles allready to find a spot. With some luck we parked after 5 min. We knew from reviews that there are 2 ways to go up the mountain from here. 1) the longer,...More

3  Thank Marijn V
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

A very satisfying hike with great views at the top if you are lucky with the weather! The path is very clear all the way to the top (on the main tourist route) so you shouldn't get lost, and the walking isn't too technically difficult...More

Thank WalkSeeEatRelax
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great mountain with an incredible view on the Loch Lomond. The foot - path is fantastic, the ranger are doing a great job to protect the nature.

Thank Britta48
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BallochBilly
Hi what's the best month to climb Ben lomond weather wise? I don't want it to be roasting hot, and what exercise should I do in preparation for the climb?
9 May 2017|
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Response from Britta48 | Reviewed this property |
I think, May, June, September might be the best months. Ben Lomond is considered to be an 'easy' mountain, so you don't need special mountaineering skills to climb it. The foot - path is great, you won't have any problems... More
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yasdnil24
How long does it take to hike Ben Lomond? Or how much time would you allocate to hike it?
9 January 2017|
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Response from Hannah F | Reviewed this property |
I would say atleast 5 hours
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Raghu_Rao
Heyy... We are a group of 6 [not so experienced hikers] and would like to hike Ben Lomond over the Christmas break this year. I have a couple of questions and would really appreciate if you can help me out please: 1. I am checking weather reports and it is snowing a bit there. Would you say that ice axes and crampons are recommended or would you say that they are an absolute must? 2. Can we not hike it with proper hiking boots only and winter clothing? 3. Honestly, would you recommend it over the December long break? Thanks in advance.
15 December 2016|
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Response from louise b | Reviewed this property |
not sure I would do it at this time..I'm not an experienced hiker by any means..walked the great Glen before and climbed the Ben twice..first time was in April and it was so windy at the top and there was still some snow up... More
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