Where: Ben Vorlich, by Inveruglas at Loch
Lomond in central Scotland
When: April 2013
The 3,093ft Ben Vorlich is situated on the
west side of Loch Lomond by Inveruglas
Visitor Centre, 4 miles north of Tarbet, 38
miles northwest of the city of Glasgow.
The image below is from the Inveruglas
Visitor Centre at Loch Lomond looking at the
east side od Ben Vorlich. This is the main
car park for the hikes to the Munro's named
Ben Vane and Ben Vorlich.
This is one way to the top of Ben Vorlich,
straight up then over to the right to the
The main route is to follow the hill road
up and round to Loch Sloy Dam, then up the
west side of Ben Vorlich.
Inveruglas Road Map . Large Image
The image below is from Inveruglas Visitor
Centre looking at the Hydro Power Station and
the 2,785ft A'Chrois.
The main hiking route to Ben Vorlich from
this car park is to follow the good roadside
path past the power station, south towards
A'Chrois. About half of a mile south, you
will see the hill road lead to the right, up
under a railway bridge. That hill road leads
2 miles up to Loch Sloy Dam.
The hiking route onto Ben Vorlich is just
before the dam.
The image below is from about 1 mile up
the Loch Sloy Dam road where it passes
through part of the power station.
Just past this part of the power station,
the road winds its way round Ben Vorlich to
the right. On the left as you walk round, as
seen in the image below, you will see the
2,785ft A'Chrois, the 3,316ft Beinn Ime well
out in the centre, and the 3,005ft Ben
The image below is of Loch Sloy Dam. The
3,005ft Ben Vane is the one on the left here,
and the 3,093 Ben Vorlich on the right.
The hiking route up Ben Vorlich is between
here and the dam. There is a small cairn
along here on the right side of the road
where most people start the climb, but you
can start climbing anywhere from here as
there are no trails on this mountain.
The image below shows the main route up
Ben Vorlich. just before Loch Sloy Dam. Once
you reach the top here, you get the first
view of the summit that sits high above Loch